Have times changed in Hollywood?

Today Pamela Scully tweets “Hollywood ‘Still Refuses to Let Actresses Age at all’  and gives this blog address:  http://thesocietypages.org/socimages/2013/09/19/wrinkle-washed-female-faces-in-film-marketing/

In this blog Doug Barry writes about  Susan Sontag  and quotes her.

“The Double Standard of Aging” was published in The Saturday Review a fairly long time ago (41 years this weekend, actually) . 

Have things changed as I was saying a few days ago? The four posters that the  Jezebel site gives as an example are very telling of the enduring sexism/ageism of cinematic images. But more disturbing is the same prejudices expressed in some of the  comments on that blog.

About rinaross

Born in 1935. MA in Film and Television Studies at the University of Westminster 1998. Studying the representation of older women in film since then.
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One Response to Have times changed in Hollywood?

  1. Dr Joan Padro says:

    plus ca change!!!!!!!!

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