Here are seven fun flicks led by female casts—you know, just to tide you over until it’s time to party in New York with Robin and Alice.
Category: Beyond the Bechdel Test
The Girl on Fire. The Mockingjay.
The first female action hero with her own juggernaut franchise?
Hearing about the fight for women’s rights is the first spark, but realizing that her voice will never be heard under the current law is what turns docile Maud into a flaming feminist.
30 percent. How many of the roles in the 100 highest-grossing movies from 2007 to 2014 were played by women, according to research from the University of Southern California.
Lawrence’s Tiffany is a step forward for women in film because she completely destroys the Madonna-whore dichotomy and any other binary that has limited how women are portrayed.
“Cinderella” is gorgeously produced, earnestly played and for a story about as old as time, refreshingly nuanced.
Laughably ambitious, “Crimson Peak” tries so hard to be a stunning Gothic horror masterpiece that the film never has a chance to breathe.
Beyond the Bechdel Test: ‘Blue Jasmine’ Is Probably One Reason Cate Blanchett Is Happy about Hollywood Roles for Women
“I think there’s a swathe of great roles for women and swathe of wonderful female performers. I think it’s just time to get on with it.”
Unfortunately, “The Intern” is more an exercise in Fascinating Films That Could Have Been than anything else.
Why do young women love “Pretty Little Liars”?