Reel Women - Page 5

Reel Women: Why Jennifer Lawrence Is the Best Choice for Young Han Solo

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by Britt Hayes February 7, 2013 @ 3:39 PM
20th Century Fox/Vogue
With Lucasfilm and Disney making a standalone 'Star Wars' film focusing on the adventures of young Han Solo, we started thinking about the young actors that could possibly fill those shoes, and only one name made sense: Jennifer Lawrence. Too bad she's a woman.

Reel Women: 'King Kelly' and the Indictment of Women Raised on Social Media

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by Britt Hayes November 27, 2012 @ 9:15 AM
GoDigital Media Group
In its first 15 minutes or so, 'King Kelly' appears to be a grating portrait of an obnoxious cam girl, but stick with it long enough and you'll find an indictment of our current generation and the way modern young women are shaped by the social media that has raised them.

Reel Women: 'Sexy Baby' and Unrealistic Expectations

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by Britt Hayes November 16, 2012 @ 8:10 AM
Two to Tangle Productions
The new documentary 'Sexy Baby' tracks the lives of three different women and the way that our hyper-sexual media and culture has shaped, or is shaping, their lives. The film explores the digestive nature of media and what it is we leave behind to teach emerging generations of young women.

Reel Women: 'The Sessions' Has Some Naked Problems

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by Britt Hayes November 9, 2012 @ 9:30 AM
Fox Searchlight
'The Sessions' -- out now in limited release -- is based on the true story of poet, journalist and cripple Marc O'Brien, a man confined to an iron lung for most of his life who seeks out the help of a sex surrogate to experience the act for the first time. But for all its talk of body comfort and its cavalier attitude toward nudity, 'The Sessions' spends a lot of time obscuring Marc's body while giving us full access to that of his surrogate.