Tag: #WomenattheBoxOffice


Despite Inequality, Women Refuse To Be Frozen Out At Box Office
09 May 2015

Despite Inequality, Women Refuse To Be Frozen Out At Box Office

  The smaller presence of women on the big screen reflects society at large.  Often, women are still relegated to a lesser seat at the big table.  Shocking when you consider author and commentator Anita Finlay’s comments that “Women are driving 60% of ticket sales today, yet it’s still tough to find story lines where we’re not window dressing.  Clearly we’re going out to see...

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27 Oct 2014

Did Renee Zellweger and Frances McDormand Capture Our Struggle with Aging?

I recently asked if we are now a Botox Nation, preferring Barbie and Ken’s wrinkle-free faces, boobs of steel that say Hi! to the ceiling and six pack abs to a less glamorous reality. It was both surprising and encouraging that so many readers voiced their objections to the lack of value our society places on those who age “gracefully” – or at least naturally.  Teacher...

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