That's What She Said

Discussing women in TV and film.

Notes on James Olsen’s Imminent Death

With great heroism comes great sacrifice. Could James Olsen, aka Guardian, be the first ally Supergirl loses?

Arrow’s Black Canary: An Unfulfilled Life

After only 15 months as the Black Canary, Laurel Lance is dead. Here are four things she should have done before she died.

How Arrow Failed Laurel’s Eulogy

Can there be a Black Canary without Laurel Lance? “Canary Cry” certainly spends a lot of time separating the hero from the mantle.

Arrow Tore Down the Wall

Like Shado’s and Moira’s before hers, Amanda Waller’s death paves the way for another woman’s promotion.

DCTV’s Female Leads on Male-Driven Series

Some women have all the luck ... others, not so much. When it comes to the leading ladies on male-centric superhero shows, they're either the pinnacle of support or an overwhelming hindrance.

Five Women We Wish Were Still Alive

Hydra has a saying, “if a head is cut off, two more will take its place.” “Arrow” has a practice, if you have two female characters, kill one to advance the other.

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