Holiday Films: Does This Year’s Crop Misrepresent Women?

Soraya Chemaly for Huffington Post:”The Holiday movie season is here! And, true to form, as revealed in USC’s Annenberg School’s most recent study of gender in the 100 top grossing films of 2009, we will blithely consume great movies that consistently marginalize and sexualize girls and women. The male to female ratio in film hasn’t changed since 1946. In the upcoming round of seventeen “Must See” Holiday Movies for families recommended by Common Sense Media, only one has a female lead character: ‘Breaking Dawn.'”