Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: women in film

  • Study: Inequality in Gender, Race and LBGT Status

    Study: Inequality in Gender, Race and LBGT Status

    An extensive study from USC’s Media, Diversity, & Social Change Initiative (@MDSCInitiative) released last week. The 100 top‐grossing fictional films from 2007 – 2014 (excluding 2011) were studied. That was 700 films with 30,835 characters. All speaking or named characters were assessed. The study puts numbers to things we already knew were there, but here’s […]

  • Female Characters are Profitable

    Female Characters are Profitable

    Results from a large study by FiveThirtyEight show that having meaningful female characters in a film can be as profitable for filmmakers as the male led films. In a report at The Dollar-And-Cents Case Against Hollywood’s Exclusion of Women, FiveThirtyEight details how they conducted the study and the results. The measurement used in the survey, […]

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