It's Been 25 Years Since Thelma & Louise Sailed Into the Grand Canyon

Ridley Scott’s Thelma & Louise was released in theaters on May 24, 1991, which means its been exactly 25 years since Geena Davis (Thelma) and Susan Sarandon (Louise) decided to “just keep going” and drive their Thunderbird into the Grand Canyon. But though the movie is probably best known for that tragic final scene,…

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Geena Davis Wants to Give Hollywood a Heads Up That Female Characters Need Way More Speaking Roles

When Geena Davis waded through the miasma of G-rated movies with her young daughter, she noticed a troubling phenomenon: male characters outnumbered female characters by a pretty striking margin. What's more, male characters were more often portrayed in leadership positions, meaning that, if a young female viewer were…