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Girls on film, from Twilight to Brave: Hollywood’s new young female leads

August 11, 2012

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Source: The Guardian by Ryan Gilbey Pixar’s new film, Brave, finally features a female lead. With the likes of Twilight and The Hunger Games also doing big box office, is Hollywood starting to wake up to what audiences want? Princess Merida (centre) in Pixar’s Brave. Young girls benefit from seeing characters whose gender plays no […]

Favorite Women-Empowering Movies of Recent Memory

August 3, 2012

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Source: The Huffington Post By Juliette Fretté The last time I compiled a small list of women-empowering or even ostensibly feminist movies was in 2009. Since it’s been a while, it might be prudent and even fun to remind ourselves that movies and our corresponding culture are becoming more woman-friendly in ways that inspire us […]