Showalter, Amelia
February 2014
Newsweek Global;2/28/2014, Vol. 162 Issue 9, p111
The article discusses the results of a study by the author that analyzed data on acting and best picture nominations for Academy Awards from over 80 years for patterns related to women-centric films. Findings include that best actress nominations are more likely to come from roles in films not nominated for best picture than best actor nominations, women-centric films are less likely to win best picture, and that patterns have not changed over time.


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