Women and Film

Sunday, June 26, 2005

Celluloid Ceiling - A Content Analysis of Women in the Film Industry

Women and the Celluloid Ceiling "On screen, male characters outnumbered females by more than two to one (72% males vs. 28% females). Seventy-seven percent (77%) of clearly identifiable protagonists were male and 16% were female. In general, female characters were younger and more likely to be identified by their marital status than their male counterparts." This makes for depressing reading!

Monday, June 20, 2005

Female Directors

Sunday, June 19, 2005

MediaGuardian.co.uk | Special reports | Big Mother: meet the new reality TV line-up

Lara Croft and Feminism

Images - Cleopatra Jones: 007

Friday, June 03, 2005

Baise-Moi - Post-Feminist Performance

The Film Journal...Passionate and informed film criticism from an auteurist perspective.: Analysis of violence, sexuality, identity and desire in the controversial French film.

Metroactive Movies | Tough Women in the Movies

Metroactive Movies | Tough Women in the MoviesAn interesting article on representation in Tomb Raider, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Fatal Attraction, et al.

Monday, May 30, 2005

Women in Cinema: A Reference Guide

Women in Cinema: A Reference Guide [Dec. 1994] A bit out of date, but useful nonetheless.

Mulvey's "Visual Pleaure and Narrative Cinema"

Deconstructing Disney

Deconstructing DisneyThis is only a review of the book - but it's useful in its own right.

Too Few Animated Women Break the Disney Mold

Women, race and culture in Disney movies

Women, race and culture in Disney movies: This is a fairly basic analysis, but it's a good 'jumping off' point.

The Animated Woman: The Powerless Beauty of Disney Heroines

Sunday, May 29, 2005

Researching Women and Film at A2