Sally Hawkins

From 'Black Panther' to 'Star Wars,' moviegoers are getting the heroines we deserve

From 'Black Panther' to 'Star Wars,' moviegoers are getting the heroines we deserve

The 2018 Oscar broadcast is a little over a week away, but we already know who won at the box office. And who didn’t.

According to the latest report from the Center for the Study of Women in Television Film at San Diego State University, just 24 percent of the protagonists in the 100 top domestic grossing films of 2017 were female. That’s a drop of 5 percentage points from the also-anemic protagonist numbers from 2016.

Despite the fact that the top three...

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