20 Years Later, and the Women of Angel Still Deserve More
October 9, 2019 8:12 AM Subscribe
"For a long time, [Joss] Whedon himself was lauded as a feminist ally and icon. But after two decades, Angel's feminist legacy doesn't hold up to a rewatch. Though the spin-off featured several nuanced, compelling female characters, too many of them met the same predictable end, sacrificed for male characters' emotional arcs." Lindsay King-Miller says The deaths of Darla, Fred, and Cordelia Chase were a waste. Charisma Carpenter replied, "I have never felt more seen or understood than by this journalist’s expression of all I have never been able to articulate or say myself."