Archive for March 8th, 2008

March 8, 2008

>Strong ladies in their own unique way

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Thelma and Louise

Volver

The Hours

Hard Candy

Kill Bill Vol. 1 and Kill Bill Vol. 2

It’s been a while I wanted to post this, and today is the perfect day. How about more women’s positive portraits in the movies and less misogynism? This is a very short list, so anyone who knows other films of the sort, just let me know!

Update:

-Any actress who portrayed Elizabeth Bennet in any Pride and Prejudice adaptation
-Natalie Portman in V for Vendetta
-Natalie Portman in Closer
-Ellen Page in Juno
-Gwyneth Paltrow in Shakespeare in Love
-Juliette Binoche in Chocolat
-Judy Garland in The Wizard of Oz
-Lee Yeong-ae in Lady Vengeance
-Jodie Foster in The Accused, The Silence of the Lambs and so many other films.
-Hilary Swank in Million Dollar Baby
-Meryl Streep in Sophie’s Choice
-Holly Hunter in The Piano
-Salma Hayek in Frida
-Vivien Leigh in Gone With the Wind
-Pam Grier in Jackie Brown
-Lucy Liu in Kill Bill Vol. 1
-Julia Roberts in Erin Brokovich
-Julia Jentsch in Sophie Scholl
-Winona Ryder in Little Women
-Rachel Weisz in The Constant Gardener
-Angelina Jolie in A Mighty Heart
-Sally Field in Not Without My Daughter
-Andie MacDowell in Harrison’s Flowers
-Carrie Fisher in Star Wars
-Nathalie Press in My Summer of Love
-Maribel Verdú in Y tu mamá también
-Kirsten Dunst in Bring It On
-Emily Lloyd in Wish You Were Here
Keep posting your suggestions! 😉
Note: Some videos I hosted might contain spoilers.