Enter the Destroyer: the rise of the feminist detective
The Guardian -

Two new films aim to break the cinematic dominance of the male cop, whose taciturn, violence-prone profiles have been off limits to women for decades

The surprising presence of two thrillers at the Toronto film festival featuring women in the lead role of detective underlines how rare such films are. Destroyer and Out of Blue represent a pair of refreshing entries to a male-dominated genre. But this shortage isn’t just a symptom of good old-fashioned Hollywood sexism – it also seems to have its...

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