[Editorial] Batwoman Matters

written by Kate Danvers

Years ago I wrote an editorial titled “Representation Matters” about, well, just that: how much representation matters to marginalized people who don’t always get to see characters who are like them in movies and TV shows. I’ve been very lucky to experience that in recent years with shows that not only feature people like me, but take the time to develop them and truly show their dedication to good representation.

The characters of She-Ra and the Princesses of Power matter to me. Several characters from the CW’s superhero shows—Anissa Pierce, Alex Danvers, Kelly Olsen, Sophie Moore, and Kate Kane—matter to me.

Kate Kane matters. That’s why this hurts.
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[Review] Batwoman Episode 1×17: “A Narrow Escape”

written by Kate Danvers

Okay okay okay, I know I said there was an episode the week after the last review, but the world, production schedules, and premiere dates are all kind of in flux right now and time makes fools of us all.

Damn it, I should have started the Legends review with that! $%#&;! @#%$! #@$#&;$! Spoiler cut! Goddamnit.

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[Review] Batwoman Episode 1×15: “Off With Her Head”

written by Kate Danvers

Content Warning: I’m going to forego the usual funny before-the-cut goof to say hey, this episode has some messed-up stuff in it like child abuse, lots of blood, DIY first aid with tools not meant for that, gore, suicide attempts, and two kinds of gratuitous murders. I’ve got to describe this stuff in the review because that’s my job, but I’ll try not to get too graphic. Still, as pivotal as this episode is, there’s some really rough stuff in it, so be advised.

And if you still want a goof before the cut, um…butts.

I tried.

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