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November 10th, 2012 at 11:19:48 AM permalink
Pacomartin
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I enjoyed Zoe Saldana in Star Trek. She really updated the role and gave it a lot of charm, without going completely over the top. There were almost no women in the movie (except for Spock's mother, Kirk's mother, and the green girl) so Zoe gave the movie some sexiness.
November 10th, 2012 at 4:04:55 PM permalink
MonkeyMonkey
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Quote: Pacomartin


I enjoyed Zoe Saldana in Star Trek. She really updated the role and gave it a lot of charm, without going completely over the top. There were almost no women in the movie (except for Spock's mother, Kirk's mother, and the green girl) so Zoe gave the movie some sexiness.


Ironically, that's what I don't like about the roles many women have in Sci-Fi: set dressing, fan service, ...sexiness.

I think Sigourney Weaver's character in Galaxy Quest is a great parody of how women are viewed in Sci-Fi.
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November 10th, 2012 at 4:33:15 PM permalink
Mission146
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Jeri Ryan as Seven of Nine in Star Trek: Voyager was incredibly attractive.
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November 10th, 2012 at 4:36:50 PM permalink
Nareed
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Jeri Ryan as Seven of Nine in Star Trek: Voyager was incredibly attractive.


It was the voice and intonation she used.
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November 10th, 2012 at 5:40:06 PM permalink
Mosca
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Kelly Maroney and Catherine Mary Stewart in Night of the Comet.

November 10th, 2012 at 5:41:48 PM permalink
Mosca
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Allison Hayes as the 50 Foot Woman:

November 10th, 2012 at 7:23:51 PM permalink
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Yo quiero Summer Glau!
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November 10th, 2012 at 7:27:55 PM permalink
rxwine
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Quote: Mission146
Jeri Ryan as Seven of Nine in Star Trek: Voyager was incredibly attractive.


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November 10th, 2012 at 9:32:20 PM permalink
Mission146
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Nareed & RXWine,

You're both right. You guys forgot her eyes, hips, lips, hair and posterior, though, in that order. Voice would come after hips and breasts would cime after voice.
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November 11th, 2012 at 4:55:27 AM permalink
Pacomartin
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Quote: MonkeyMonkey
I think Sigourney Weaver's character in Galaxy Quest is a great parody of how women are viewed in Sci-Fi.


What is so classic about that role is that Sigourney Weaver was responsible for changing that image of woman in sci-fi by her role in Alien. She was gritty, self determined, and she approached men for sex. It wasn't that coquettish seduction either, it was a woman who was simply looking for a little physical release.

Given her acting history, it made her role in Galaxy Quest all the funnier. When someone got annoyed at her repeating the Captain's orders her character had one of the greatest lines: Look, I have ONE job on this lousy ship. It's STUPID, but I'm gonna do it, OKAY?
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