What Makes A Perfect Female Action Hero?

Action heroines are rare creatures. The earliest were female versions of pre-existing male heros, like Wonder Woman, BatGirl and SuperGirl. Some more recent heroines have their roots in fantasy or sci-fi, like Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Selene from Underworld, or Alice from Resident Evil. But while there are plenty of … » 5/06/11 3:29pm 5/06/11 3:29pm

Mariska Hargitay Calls Herself "Full-Figured"; Have Body Descriptors…

The ladymag blogger over at Glossed Over » 10/13/08 12:30pm 10/13/08 12:30pm says that 's November covergirl Mariska Hargitay's description of her own figure and "jaw-dropping." The star says "I'm a full-figured woman," and blogger writes, "I can’t decide what’s sadder: the idea that the healthy-looking Hargitay is a Hollywood version of…

Manohla Dargis Is Over Judd Apatow And His Merry Band Of Man-Children

Writer/Producer/Director/Hollywood sweetheart Judd Apatow's alleged sexism has been oft-discussed 'round these parts, and in her review of the new Apatow production Step Brothers, the NY Times' Manohla Dargis explores Judd's comedic man-child meme and rips it a new asshole. Quick plot summary: Step Brothers stars Will… » 7/25/08 3:20pm 7/25/08 3:20pm