Is "Jurassic World" sexist?

Joss Whedon seems to think so

Published April 10, 2015 7:00PM (EDT)


Joss Whedon, whose mega-blockbuster “Avengers: Age of Ultron” will storm screens later this month, had some harsh words for “Jurassic World” director Colin Trevorrow on Twitter late last night.

After a clip from the film was released showing some flirtatious bickering between Bryce Dallas Howard's park operations manager Claire Dearing and Chris Pratt's Owen Grady, Whedon called out the film for its seeming reliance on retrograde gender stereotypes.

As he put it:

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Does “Jurassic World” really have a sexism problem, or is Whedon just trying to throw some shade on his summer blockbuster competitor? We’ll have to wait to June 12th to find out. In the meantime, you can check out the scene below:

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