Female athletes and women’s sports have been this blog’s focus lately, but I don’t want to neglect too much our cinematic heroines. So whilst I have a moment and the subject is on my mind, I will call attention to three films you might find interesting.
Amelia – A biopic of aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart. Starring Hilary Swank (you remember her). In theaters now:
Avatar – The latest creation from James Cameron (Terminator, Aliens). Gale Anne Hurd (his second wife) is quoted about him thus in a recent New Yorker article: “He felt that they [women] were underutilized in sci-fi, action, and fantasy, and that just about everything you could explore in a male action hero could be explored better with a woman.” You’ll recognize some welcome faces in the trailer as well. Set for a December 18 release:
Salt – Angelina Jolie continues her vocation as action star. To be released July 23, 2010: