Missing in action: Female directors. Will the EEOC nail Hollywood?
A defining moment for me as a movie critic? Here's one. Up on screen is Goldie Hawn as Judy, the title figure in Private Benjamin (1980), a twice-wed, once-widowed Philadelphia princess who finds herself, both as a military strategist and as a woman. After Judy spends a blissful night with a male civilian, she reflects, "Now I know what I've been faking all these years."