New data confirms that, of the top 100 films released in 2016, women starred in a record-high 29 percent of them, with more representation in ensemble casts and more speaking roles overall. What do you think?


“It’s just so encouraging to see that more studios are taking on the huge risk of hiring women.”

Lynne Darcy • Cow Brander

“All the more impressive since they make up, what, 18 percent of the population?”

Griff Bettner • Trapeze Repairman

“Those kinds of movies just aren’t for me.”

Roger Lubbock • Twig Snapper