An actress in her thirties—a woman, that is, still playing characters of baby-making age—may have it even tougher than actresses in their forties and fifties. Unless she is exceedingly glamorous, à la Charlize Theron, she can all too easily get stranded in the land of mom roles: Hair twisted into a messy bun, she's perennially grabbing her purse to whisk the kids off to soccer or dance; meanwhile, the dog has grabbed the meat off the counter—again! That on-screen image is a cartoon distillation of the trade-offs women make in real life: These movie women are... More >>>