Amy Schumer

Since the inception of the cinema, women have drawn in audiences. But today’s heroine is far from the sassy, vulnerable and well-rounded characters of decades past, writes Amal Awad.
When The Hunger Games series hit the silver screen, the phenomenally profitable franchise was held up as proof that women can carry a film, at a time when their box office power was in question. More specifically, strong, kick-arse heroine...