Because after that looooong journey down the yellow brick road it turns out the great and powerful Oz is a completely obnoxious moron and all you needed the whole time was some confidence and a pair of ruby-studded heels. A lesson here for feminists? I would say so…
So! This year, I’ve decided to create a new tradition for New Year’s day! Why not watch the Wizard of Oz every year? After all, the film is all about transitions and self-awareness – Kansas to Over the Rainbow, Black and White to Technicolour, and thinking you’re useless to finding your real potential!
This year the Femme will be watching for:
- Portrayals of powerful men as humorous dolts
- Representations of lonely old ladies as wicked witches
- Depictions of beauty vs. ugliness
Happy New Year to all and especially to my friends who have encouraged me to keep blogging!