Man, I see in Fight Club the strongest and smartest women who’ve ever lived. I see all this potential, and I see squandering. God damn it, an entire generation pumping gas, waiting tables; slaves with white collars. Advertising has us chasing cars and clothes, working jobs we hate so we can buy shit we don’t need. We’re the middle children of history, man. No purpose or place. We have no Great War. No Great Depression. Our Great War’s a spiritual war… our Great Depression is our lives. We’ve all been raised on television to believe that one day we’d all be millionaires, and movie gods, and rock stars. But we won’t. And we’re slowly learning that fact. And we’re very, very pissed off.
Fight Club (1999)
How about we dont genderbend a movie exclusively about men for a reason kthxbye
how about we genderbend a movie about men and masculinity and see the effects that gender has on a plot like fight club because we want to know whether a generation of women raised by single mothers and abandoned by fathers has the same effects on them as they do on men raised by women
We’ve all been raised on television to believe that one day we’d all be millionaires, and movie gods, and rock stars.
how about we also look at the other sides of fight club like the mental break the narrator goes through, irrelevant to his gender, over his bleak life and inability to achieve the american dream or be rich and famous like the society he was raised in promised
there is literally no gender relevance to the quote i picked for a reason
the failure to achieve fame and glory and ultimately a life culminating in apathy, consumerism and deindividualization is a depression and inadequacy that can affect anybody
if you think fight club is all about men proving they are manly men by fighting other men in their man club i’m not sure what to say other than
watch the film again
and even if we’re not genderbending for the sake of seeing how much the character dynamics shift how about we genderbend it because it just pleases us to see the aesthetics in a movie where women can beat the shit out of each other to relieve inner frustrations in a non sexualized, raw and violent way, because there is a lack of movies in which a woman’s inner frustrations and aggressions are dealt with in this way
when we’re angry at what society never delivered
men get fight club and women get ‘shut up bitch’ or ‘you’re overreacting’
if you haven’t unfollowed me, tumblr user goodtimeorgoodstory, do it right the fuck now
ps: never end an argument in ‘kthxbye’ you look like a sanctimonious twat