STYLE  ·   August 28, 2014

Women on screen can kick butt but not stereotypes

- This summer on screen, characters like Angelina Jolie's enchantress in "Maleficient" and Scarlett Johansson's force of nature in "Lucy" redefined what it means to act like a lady. But, according to Post movie critic Ann Hornaday, those roles also showed that female leads in movies still have their limits. ()

- This summer on screen, characters like Angelina Jolie's enchantress in "Maleficient" and Scarlett Johansson's force of nature in "Lucy" redefined what it means to act like a lady. But, according to Post movie critic Ann Hornaday, those roles also showed that female leads in movies still have their limits. ()

Women on screen can kick butt but not stereotypes (1:33)

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