Please read this awesome article about how singletons are viewed in movies.
I find this enlightening that someone noticed, other than me!
Modern gal: frustrated and dated
Terrorised or teased, single women on film are cast in a narrow stereotype, writes Wesley Morris.
American movies do right by a lot of things - war, westerns, young women running for their lives. The lives of single people, meanwhile, are a different story.
Bridget Jones, she of the stammering, self-doubt and face-first collapses, is what passes for a sophisticated representation of being single: the bachelorette as Jerry Lewis.
Bridget, now at The Edge of Reason, is the natural byproduct of a medium that's never quite known what to do with unmarried characters other than marry them off. Or kill them.
In 1977, when Diane Keaton went Looking for Mr Goodbar, the search ended in blood. And Julianne Moore, the ambitious and nosy friend in The Hand that Rocks the Cradle, died a grisly death as she closed in on Rebecca De Mornay's plot to conquer a suburban household. So if Bridget Jones doesn't have a husband and she's not dead, then there's only one place for her to go: crazy.
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