Perabo says it's because female viewers want an escapist fantasy when they're working hard balancing families and careers.
Not every escapist action flick has such moments of political resonance.
Reality intrudes anyway, in another moment that breaks through the escapist fantasy.
escapism es·cap·ism (ĭ-skā'pĭz'əm)
The tendency to escape from daily reality or routine by indulging in daydreaming, fantasy, or entertainment.