Since being released last month, Lorene Scafaria’s Hustlers has become a cultural phenomenon. With that, people have noted its message of empowerment and women’s solidarity. Here are some key takeaways to drive that message home.
While there might not be traveling pants involved in this flick, there is definitely a lot of love to go around with the main characters. They’re genuinely supportive of each other; in finding work, clients, and opportunities.
There is very little self doubt in this whole adventure. These ladies are confident in themselves, their actions, and sometimes even the consequences. If you’re gonna be robbing men at a strip club, that’s something you’ve gotta do with confidence!
Everyone in this movie is constantly in it. It starts with Ramona’s furs and only gets better from there!
- Learning How to Work Men
Jennifer Lopez’s Ramona breaks down the inner workings of the male psyche. It might not be as complicated as you think, and could potentially make way for more women heists!
Can one even go wrong with Lizzo? Just seeing her on screen can unclog your pores, lower your cholesterol, and improve your credit score. She’s 100% that bitch.
- Sex Positivity
A movie about strippers isn’t a guaranteed win for the sex positivity movement, but this movie really drives that message home. Sexuality is shown as a source of pride, not one of shame or disgust.
- Female Focused
There are very few movies that primarily focus their attention on women. Even in those cases, it gets more rare to focus on the women, and not their relationship counterparts. This movie was a powerhouse of strong women actors, with some men in the background.
You might not have been expecting a feminist adventure when walking into your local theater, but it’s definitely what you leave with!