Movies

Me too.

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Seen and Not Heard

From the LA Times: Women may make up 51% of the population, but actresses nabbed only 29.9% of the 4,379 speaking parts in the 100 top-grossing films of 2007, or so says a new study released by University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, which was conducted by professor Stacy. L Smith. […]

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But The Animal Companions Are Doin' It For Themselves

But The Animal Companions Are Doin’ It For Themselves

(click to embiggen) Via Sociological Images, where the wise commenters note that the three most recent princesses are excluded. Pocahontas, Mulan and Giselle — and upcoming princess Tiana — are redeemed despite their character assets (which are debatable once Disneyfied) in part because of their ever present animal companions? I’ve watched my share of Disney […]

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