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The New York Times Celebrates Hollywood's Year of the Heroine Worship

By Dustin Rowles | Trade News | December 10, 2012 | Comments ()


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Over on the NYTimes, the Hollywood issue of the Times magazine is celebrating 2012 as the year of cinematic heroine worship, lining up an array of stunning women for a series of stunning photos to complement A.O. Scott's piece on the rise of female heroes. Scott obviously stops well short of proclaiming that there's been a role reversal between the genders, and in rounding up the Year of Heroine Worship, he revisits the preposterous debate about women not being as funny as men (spearheaded this year, I believe, by that doofus Adam Corolla), the expansion of meaty roles available to women, and -- of course -- Lena Dunham's voice in all of this in 2012.

It's a great piece, and a visually splendid slideshow. Here's a sampling of the images.

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