Did the drawbacks of featuring a female lead so outweigh the benefits of cow protagonism that a mass species sex-change was required in order for the project to go forward?Are hornless, uddered boy-cows the next big thing in aggressively marketed, reality-displacing fallacies, like Snackwells and intelligent design?There is much buzz on the internet, and disappointingly, not one supportive voice can be found for bovine transgender issues. If there was a point that writer/director Steve Oedekerk was trying to make with his strange transsexual bovines, itâ€™s lost on me.
But when suddenly put in the position of responsibility, the â€œudderlyâ€?
irresponsible cow finds the courage to be a leader.
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has earned almost $55 million since it opened a few weeks ago.
Generally, this would not be particularly newsworthy, except that that the main character is a boy cow named Otis. Is transgenderism becoming mainstream, or did the creators of this film fail biology when they were in grade school?The revulsion expressed at the idea of male cows violating the laws of nature and having udders may be extrapolated in to every day life and our notions of sex and gender. ) by sex characteristic seems very important to people writing about this movie.On the other hand, maybe I am making a mountain out of a molehill.Can comments about cows be interpreted to apply to the human race as well? If this movie were about people, perhaps there be more openness to the idea that males can take on traditionally female roles.Ultimately, In order to comment on Blog Her.com, you'll need to be logged in.On the far right side of the commentary spectrum, movieguide (â€œa ministry dedicated to redeeming the values of the mass media according to biblical principlesâ€?