Advertisement

Movie Mom

Movie Mom

Miss Representation

posted by Nell Minow

Every parent, educator, and teenager should watch the documentary “Miss Representation,” about the way that media shapes our perceptions of what it means to be male and female.

 

YouTube Preview Image
  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Nancy S

    Thanks so much for posting this link. Even the trailer is thought-provoking. I have been concerned about this issue for so long, but have always felt like a lone voice. Now I am mother to a strong 20-year-old daughter who knows her worth is not tied to her looks, yet can be comfortable with her femininity. But it has been a long struggle, even back to the days of explaining why I wouldn’t give her teeny-bopper music with the “you say you don’t want it, but you really do” kind of lyrics. I’m glad someone is bringing this message to a wider audience.

    • Nell Minow

      Thanks, Nancy! Your daughter is very lucky to have you as a Mom.

Previous Posts

Interview: Lorne Balfe, Composer for "Terminator Genisys"
Lorne Balfe composed the score for "Terminator Genisys," the fifth in the series, which takes place in three different time period, some very ...

posted 3:32:31pm Jul. 01, 2015 | read full post »

Exclusive Clip: The Dovekeepers
[jwvideo vid='TMTJEKgu' pid='GvkPWNBE'] NCIS star Cote de Pablo gives a behind the scenes look at the making of the Roma Downey/Mark Burnett produced miniseries, The Dovekeepers. Adapted from Alice Hoffman's novel, "The Dovekeepers" follows ...

posted 11:15:01am Jul. 01, 2015 | read full post »

Coming in July 2015: Magic Mike XXL, Terminator: Genisys, Minions, and Amy Schumer's Trainwreck
Happy July! As usual, this July is going to be filled with blockbusters, sequels, remakes, raunchy comedies, and superheroes, but there are some worthwhile smaller films as well. Opening today, for the holiday weekend, we have two sequels. ...

posted 8:00:49am Jul. 01, 2015 | read full post »

Magic Mike XXL
"We're healers," one of the male exotic dancers, explains to another in "Magic Mike XXL."  They're here to bring a smile to women who ...

posted 6:02:11pm Jun. 30, 2015 | read full post »

Terminator Genisys
"I'll be back," Arnold Schwarzenegger said in the first "Terminator" movie. He had the title role but only 16 lines, with about a total of 80 words. But those ...

posted 5:15:15pm Jun. 30, 2015 | read full post »

Advertisement


Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.