Movie Heroines Bracket Game: Clarice Starling Vs. Erin Brokovich


Clarice Vs. Erin

With Cinderella and Insurgent in theaters, it seemed like an excellent time to rank our female heroes.  What exactly it means to be a movie heroine is open to interpretation.  We’ve got some of the action heroines you would expect.  But we also have some real world figures and some flawed protagonists.  Who’s the best movie heroine?  It’s time to find out.

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Girls Can Be Their Own Superheroes


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We’ve been talking about movie heroines here at the Le Blog for the last couple of weeks.  As the father of two little girls, it’s a subject that is always on my mind.  I am constantly frustrated by the role models my children are presented with.  This isn’t limited to any one medium.  It’s across the board.  Recently I saw a TED Talks presentation that really hit close to home.  It dealt specifically with the lack of female superhero toys.  And it’s pretty eye-opening.

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Movie Heroines Bracket Game: Princess Leia Vs. Dorothy Gale


Princess Leia Vs. Dorothy Gale

With Cinderella and Insurgent in theaters, it seemed like an excellent time to rank our female heroes.  What exactly it means to be a movie heroine is open to interpretation.  We’ve got some of the action heroines you would expect.  But we also have some real world figures and some flawed protagonists.  Who’s the best movie heroine?  It’s time to find out.

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Movie Heroines Bracket Game: Laurie Strode Vs. Ellen Ripley


Laurie Strode Vs. Ellen Ripley

With Cinderella and Insurgent in theaters, it seemed like an excellent time to rank our female heroes.  What exactly it means to be a movie heroine is open to interpretation.  We’ve got some of the action heroines you would expect.  But we also have some real world figures and some flawed protagonists.  Who’s the best movie heroine?  It’s time to find out.

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Movie Heroines Bracket Game: The Bride Vs. Sarah Connor


Sarah Connor Vs. The Bride

With Cinderella and Insurgent in theaters, it seemed like an excellent time to rank our female heroes.  What exactly it means to be a movie heroine is open to interpretation.  We’ve got some of the action heroines you would expect.  But we also have some real world figures and some flawed protagonists.  Who’s the best movie heroine?  It’s time to find out.

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Out Of Time: Highlander


A recent discussion here about movie series that outlived their expiration date got me to thinking about one that hasn’t really been discussed that much: Highlander.  Despite its cult popularity and the resulting sequels and the TV show, Highlander seems to have faded from the public consciousness.

Thinking about this led me to wonder if the original Highlander movie from 1986 still holds up.

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Movie Heroines Bracket Game: Erin Brokovich Vs. Norma Rae


Erin Brokovich Vs. Norma Rae

With Cinderella and Insurgent in theaters, it seemed like an excellent time to rank our female heroes.  What exactly it means to be a movie heroine is open to interpretation.  We’ve got some of the action heroines you would expect.  But we also have some real world figures and some flawed protagonists.  Who’s the best movie heroine?  It’s time to find out.

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The Walking Dead: Try


Walking Dead Try

I think we can all agree that Rick Grimes owes his buddy Shane an apology.  Shane was prone to ranting, plotting, making decisions based on his own interests and lusting after married women.  Now Rick is stealing his act.  In season two, that made Shane a villain who had to be put down.  In season five, it makes Rick an anti-hero?

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Movie Heroines Bracket Game: Clarice Starling Vs. Marge Gunderson


Clarice Starling Vs. Marge Gunderson

With Cinderella and Insurgent in theaters, it seemed like an excellent time to rank our female heroes.  What exactly it means to be a movie heroine is open to interpretation.  We’ve got some of the action heroines you would expect.  But we also have some real world figures and some flawed protagonists.  Who’s the best movie heroine?  It’s time to find out.

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Reese Witherspoon Gallery

Movie Heroines Bracket Game: Dorothy Gale Vs. Scarlett O’Hara


Dorothy Gale Vs. Scarlett Ohara

With Cinderella and the Divergent sequel in theaters, it seemed like an excellent time to rank our female heroes.  What exactly it means to be a movie heroine is open to interpretation.  We’ve got some of the action heroines you would expect.  But we also have some real world figures and some flawed protagonists.  Who’s the best movie heroine?  It’s time to find out.

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Matthew Broderick Gallery

Movie Heroines Bracket Game: Princess Leia Vs. Hermione Granger


Princess Leia Vs. Hermione Granger

With Cinderella in theaters and the Divergent sequel opening today, it seemed like an excellent time to rank our female heroes.  What exactly it means to be a movie heroine is open to interpretation.  We’ve got some of the action heroines you would expect.  But we also have some real world figures and some flawed protagonists.  Who’s the best movie heroine?  It’s time to find out.

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