Marius de Vries . Petersburg Times critic Steve Persall found that the most offensive fact about the film was that it "suggests that all this objectification of women makes them stronger. Snyder expressed his interest in the film's content:. Sucker Punch also drew criticism for its depiction of women. Gorski realizes that Blue has forged her signature and summons the police, who apprehend Blue as he attempts to sexually assault a lobotomized Babydoll. Snyder had also been decided on the film's title for some time, stating it is a pop-culture reference. The Reception and Feminism of Sucker Punch.
Snyder had tapped Amanda Seyfried first for the lead role, Babydoll.
A while ago I had written a script for myself and there was a sequence in it that made me think, 'How can I make a film that can have action sequences in it that aren't limited by the physical realities that normal people are limited by, but still have the story make sense so it's not, and I don't mean to be mean, like a bullshit thing like Ultraviolet or something like that. The fantasy sequences include dragons, aliens, and a World War I battle. Blue informs Babydoll that her virginity will be sold to a client known as the High Roller Jon Hamm , who is actually the doctor scheduled to perform the lobotomy. Retrieved February 14, Archived from the original on It is actually very much about the sexualization of women in popular culture, rather than just using those tools to make pointless exploitation fare.