Why Women Are Vanishing From Blockbuster Movies “Not all heroines are sexualised, though. Some are just pathetic, and to be honest I can’t work out what is more depressing. For example, Lois Lane in Man of Steel is a confident, intelligent journalist. Who falls in love with Superman after approximately two conversations. “ Advertisements
“That was never a comedy for me.” Hoffman breaks down into tears explaining the motivation behind playing Dorothy in TOOTSIE.
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New Statesman article by Laurie Penny “Men grow up expecting to be the hero of their own story. Women grow up expecting to be the supporting actress in somebody else’s.”
Originally posted on Flavorwire:
Hey, remember back when Bridesmaids came out, and everybody was all, “It’s your social responsibility to support female-driven comedy,” and then it was a hit, so yay for funny ladies? And then The Hunger Games came out, and everybody was all, “It’s your social responsibility to support a female-driven blockbuster,” and…