Kathryn Bigelow, director of The Hurt LockerAccording to the most recent estimates, 51 per cent of planet earth's human population is female - although this simple fact is yet to be realised in the cinema where it remains a man's world.

At least that's the finding of a recent study by the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism in America who analysed the 100 biggest box office hits of 2007 - which included such blockbusters as Spider-Man 3, Transformers, I Am Legend, Knocked Up and Bourne Ultimatum - and discovered that women remain a considerable minority both on screen and behind the camera.
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