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 Some discussion points to think of while you watch:

  • How is the masculine body presented throughout the film?
  • Are there any differences in the body types and how masculine their character is?
  • The body as object – how are male vs female bodies objectified differently?
  • What difference are there in the types of actions/dialogue in the male vs female characters?
  • How does the male body type affect the character and the perception of that character by others?
  • Is there any correlation between the character body type and what super powers they have?
  • How does the physical body influence identity for a character, or the audience perception of that character?
  • How is costume used to present the male figure?
  • What issues of identity are brought up by having 2 constructed beings in the film?

Other Topics:

  • What is the film saying about masculinity and society?
  • What is it saying about femininity and society?
  • How does the environment affect or influence the portrayal of masculinity?

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