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Cast your ballot at the box office

By rania | Week of Wonders June 10, 2008 at 5:57AM

Cast your ballot at the box office

It's as if every ticket sold is a vote cast for fair representation in Hollywood.

"Sex and the City," now an international hit, is the latest to galvanize an underrepresented constituency, (as the female population sadly is).

"The Passion of the Christ" and "Brokeback Mountain" come to mind as previous campaigns-at-the-movie-theater, for Christian and gay electorates. Did those films permanently alter the moviemaking landscape?

And is it inevitable that the Hollywood status quo will steal this election?

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