The numbers are almost identical to the U.S. situation, which isn’t terribly surprising: the movies are mostly the same. [This post is not behind the paywall.]
Women make up 50 percent of the moviegoing public, but telling stories about women continues to not be a primary concern for Hollywood. [This post is not behind the paywall.]
This is how you squander a female protagonist: Don’t let her make any decisions about her own life and make sure she is in constant need of rescue by a man. [This post is not behind the paywall.]
The answer is ridiculously obvious, in fact…
Sees no need to engage metaphor or dispense with cliché, so when you haven’t seen it before, you can’t believe what you’re seeing. And not in a good way.
Here are the few films coming in 2014 that are not sequels, remakes, reboots, or based on a stage show, the Bible, young-adult novels, comic books, cartoons, or — someone make it stop — toy lines.
This looks potentially interesting, apart from the presence of Channing Tatum.
The calendar has turned, a new year is here, and it’s a good time to look ahead.