Post Tagged with: "female characters"

Comic Book Illustrator Nicola Scott On Drawing Wonder Woman & The Importance Of The Female Gaze

Comic Book Illustrator Nicola Scott On Drawing Wonder Woman & The Importance Of The Female Gaze

With the massive success of the ‘Wonder Woman’ film at the box office (making nearly $400 million), the emphasis on the female gaze has never been more important. When we […]

August 15, 2017 ×
New ‘Star Wars: Forces Of Destiny’ Animated Series Features Female Characters At The Center

New ‘Star Wars: Forces Of Destiny’ Animated Series Features Female Characters At The Center

With the release of the last two Disney/Lucasfilm movies in the ‘Star Wars’ saga featuring some much needed diversity, especially when it comes to lead female characters, it’s easy to […]

July 18, 2017 ×
Director James Cameron On Creating Some Of The Most Iconic Female Characters In Film

Director James Cameron On Creating Some Of The Most Iconic Female Characters In Film

He may have a reputation for being difficult to work with on set despite claims he has “turned a new leaf” in recent years. And while many websites dedicate their […]

August 30, 2016 ×
This Infographic Shows Female Oscar Winners More Likely To Play Characters That Don’t Have A Job

This Infographic Shows Female Oscar Winners More Likely To Play Characters That Don’t Have A Job

The Academy Awards – it gives us anxiety just thinking about the controversy surrounding the prestigious film industry award ceremony. Normally associated with ground-breaking speeches and jaw-dropping ball-gowns, the past […]

March 4, 2016 ×
Forget DC & Marvel, Female-Founded Emet Comics Is Focusing On Female Characters Like No Other

Forget DC & Marvel, Female-Founded Emet Comics Is Focusing On Female Characters Like No Other

When you think of comic books, you think of DC or Marvel, and mostly male characters like Batman, Superman, Ironman and the rest. It has traditionally been a male-dominated industry […]

December 28, 2015 ×
Marvel Won’t Make The Female Character Merch We Want So This Mom Did It Instead!

Marvel Won’t Make The Female Character Merch We Want So This Mom Did It Instead!

Remember that time Marvel released Black Widow merchandize and the sales were so astronomical that they realized their mistake in ever sidelining female characters on screen and elsewhere? Yeah we […]

August 10, 2015 ×
If Female Characters In Video Games Weren’t Sexualized Here’s What They’d Look Like

If Female Characters In Video Games Weren’t Sexualized Here’s What They’d Look Like

Earlier this year an eating disorder awareness organization called Bulima.com created a unique and clever campaign to raise awareness about the impact of media on body image. They created a […]

August 5, 2015 ×
Jada Pinkett Smith Doesn’t Have Any Interest In Not Playing A Strong Female Character

Jada Pinkett Smith Doesn’t Have Any Interest In Not Playing A Strong Female Character

Asking a female where she gets her strength from as if it’s some rare jewel is kinda insulting. Asking an actress why she chooses strong female characters is a bit […]

July 1, 2015 ×
Which Blockbuster Movie Just Passed The Bechdel Test? Insurgent!

Which Blockbuster Movie Just Passed The Bechdel Test? Insurgent!

The female cast of ‘Insurgent’, the second installment in the ‘Divergent’ trilogy based on the books by Veronica Roth, reads like a who’s who of Hollywood: Shailene Woodley, Kate Winslet, […]

March 23, 2015 ×
‘Vivian Apple’ Author Katie Coyle On Writing A Feminist, Diverse Female-Driven Series

‘Vivian Apple’ Author Katie Coyle On Writing A Feminist, Diverse Female-Driven Series

There are certainly no shortage of cool young adult book series featuring a lead female character. Just look at the huge success of Divergent, The Hunger Games, Twilight and those […]

February 24, 2015 ×
How Reese Witherspoon Is Taking Female Lead Characters Outside Hollywood Stereotypes

How Reese Witherspoon Is Taking Female Lead Characters Outside Hollywood Stereotypes

If you haven’t yet seen ‘Wild’, the movie starring and produced by Reese Witherspoon, please do yourselves a favor and indulge. She is tipped to win an Oscar for her […]

January 6, 2015 ×
Womanthology Series Redefining The Portrayal Of Female Comic Book Characters

Womanthology Series Redefining The Portrayal Of Female Comic Book Characters

If you’re a female comic book fan, you have probably wondered at some point about the lack of female characters and female artists in the comic world, right? Or if […]

December 22, 2014 ×
Hilary Swank On Sexism In Hollywood & Her New “Feminist” Movie

Hilary Swank On Sexism In Hollywood & Her New “Feminist” Movie

Hilary certainly isn’t the first male or female in Hollywood to point out that sexism and gender imbalance still exists. Although the Oscar-winner no doubt is able to voice her […]

December 4, 2014 ×
Upcoming Ghostbusters Movie Taking a New Direction

Upcoming Ghostbusters Movie Taking a New Direction

Since the mention of a new ‘Ghostbusters’ film on the horizon, speculation over casting choices has been rife – and that’s putting it mildly. We’ve heard talks of ‘Ghostbusters 3’ […]

November 2, 2014 ×
Helen Mirren Says As Women Progress In Real Life, So Do Women In Hollywood

Helen Mirren Says As Women Progress In Real Life, So Do Women In Hollywood

Helen Mirren is a true renaissance woman. At her age she should technically be relegated by Hollywood to only playing the boring roles for women reserved for them once actresses […]

August 27, 2014 ×