I love DeNiro but I didnt like or appreciate how his character was verbally abusive and violent towards his wives. It made his second wife look so weak when she didnt stand up for herself or say much. She just went with it all.
Women are equally valuable as men are in Gods eyes, they are helpers, friends not slaves or a puppet. Feminism is the other extreme but a woman has a right to be treated with love, respect, pretection and stand up for herself. Sadly this is not the case with a lot of cultures and it gets portrayed in movies, books, etc. Its wrong and its not true that because women are the weaker sex they should be mistreated, used and abused and just accept it. I think the mentality comes also from misunderstanding what the Bible says about women. You dont take everything in there literally because the language is old, 2000 years old. Its important to look up the meaning of the verses. God does not condone the negative way women are treated and portrayed.