What 'Maleficent' Tells Us About the Future of Female Movie Protagonists
That catsuited character made a splash alongside the Avengers, but solo is another story. While it makes sense that actresses of or near Jolie’s commercial caliber have the most to gain from “Maleficent’s” ongoing triumph, I wouldn’t doubt that ...
Memo To The Media: In 2010, Add More Dynamic Female Characters
As we close out the decade, reflecting on the "best ofs", one thing noticeably missing is a list of iconic female characters of the aughts ... I'm not into sports stories, but Nobara, the main character was intriguing, apologetically athletic, and had ...
These Character Names Should be Banned Forever
There is, really, only one name that needs to be stopped entirely. Katherine needs to be stopped. Katherine, or one of its derivatives, is what you call your main female character when ... I'd have to argue that few actresses will have no Katherines ...
Jennifer Lawrence in the ‘Hunger Games’ and Five Other Actresses We Are Looking Forward to in Upcoming Movies in 2012
"The Hunger Games" is the most anticipated movie for 2012 and actress Jennifer Lawrence is one of the main reasons to get ... Bella is the only name that comes come to mind. She has played this "Twilight" character so well that fans may not be able to ...
How To Remember The Names Of The 'Game Of Thrones' Characters
Forget the giants and smoke demons and dragons (actually, never forget the dragons) -- the main way you know "Game of Thrones" isn't set in our world is by the characters' names: There are no Daeneryses, Cerseis, and Theons in your kids' schools!