Okay. I know. Thor. Shouldn’t have expected much. But is it too much to ask that if you’re going to have a female character who’s ostensibly a brilliant physicist that you not force her to simper in the presence of buff white men? I’m not always crazy about Bones’ Temperance Brennan, but thank god she can operate a motor vehicle while Angel’s in the car with her.
Why does Hollywood continue to believe that the only way to make intelligent women palatable is to either dress them up like hookers or to turn them into twelve-year-olds?