• ‘Skyscraper' is a Surprising Mark of Improvement for Disabled Representation on the Big Screen

    4 monthes ago - By Slash Film

    I initially had little interest in watching Skyscraper , the new action adventure feature starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. I hadn't watched any of the trailers and knew little more than “ It's Die Hard starring the Rock. ” I had even more trepidation upon discovering Johnson's character, Will Sawyer, is a disabled man with a prosthetic leg. As a disabled writer, I worried how the movie would use disability. Would the Rock be a man with a magical leg that did all manner of things? Would the disability be considered a curse his character resented until it benefited him personally? But in...
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