She has put herself in a dicky situation His baser urges take control He succumbs to temptation He Gets horny Gets a tad bit impatient Is a little too forward Is an unprincipled horndog Just can’t keep those shorts on sex-crazed demons that we are men just can’t stop trying to degrade our heroine And when the rapist is castratedThis is very much a female empowerment ﬁlm every male in the theater will cross his legs in empathy he seems genuinely hurt– by the rejection as much as the castration. In a bloody, nightmarish, young-romantic way, it’s kind of touching.
Jillian Buckley is a full-spectrum doula and tenants' rights organizer. Last week, she saw a baby born inside the amniotic sac. Unrelatedly, she is being sued for $31,000,000 for slander. Other writing has appeared in DIAGRAM, Yes! Magazine Online, and TheMarker. You can reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org.