On the other hand, they also reinforce the unspoken idea that in order for a female character to be worth identifying with, she should really try to rein in the gross girly stuff.
Hugh Laurie (awesome), Kenneth Branagh (awesome), and has been with Greg Wise since 1995. MAGGIE (beat Ellen Page in Round One): married to a British actor named Robert Stephens in the 60s and 70s and widowed by her second husband, British writer Beverley Cross, in 1998.
Liv Tyler is tall — as in, supermodel tall — with a distinctively breathy voice and a direct gaze that, on film, has won over heavies and heroes and Tuscan villages. "I always wear a different smell for every character," she says.
In both movies, she's used as an object in men's competition, whether it's self-made hero Rainn Wilson squaring off against drug lord Kevin Bacon or fundamentalist Patrick Wilson using her as a bargaining chip with atheist Charlie Hunnam.
But therein lies the beauty: Her character was once a joyous woman filled with life, who's been reduced to an object.
AMERICA (beat Gillian Anderson in Round One): only relationship is to some normal named Ryan Williams, and they've been married since 2011. RASHIDA (narrowly beat Alexis Bledel in Round One): Jeremy Renner, Tobey Maguire, Seth Meyers, John Krasinski, Charlie Hunnam, Garrett Hedlund, Colin Jost, and is currently dating Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig.
EMMA (absolutely destroyed Amy Schumer in Round One): possibly the shortest and best dating history ever... This might be the best pairing in terms of dating history. , the obvs marriage to Tom Cruise, the weirdest divorce rebound ever in Lenny Kravitz, and currently eleven years into a marriage with Keith Urban.
Just like last week, we're looking at one particular aspect of these ladies' lives - who they've dated.
And, no, it's not because that's the only thing that makes them valuable.
These “role models” are horribly unrealistic, and actually alienate the female audiences they're meant to inspire: Of course, I get the point of characters like these.
They do serve as a kind of gateway drug to slightly more realistic — or at least representational — representations of women.
Charlie further went to Queen Elizabeth Grammar School in Penrith, Cumbria.