Posts tagged "heroines"

Miyazaki’s “Ponyo” Is One Fly Fishy

A new heroine, Ponyo, will be making her debut on American screens on August 14. The film made a whopping $165 million in Japan, where it was originally produced, and won the Japanese Academy's award for best animation film and best score.

By: Carrie Wasterlain / June 26, 2009

Retired Police Woman Takes Down Bank Robber With Sleeper Hold — Learn How!

This Saturday, another woman played super hero, taking down a bank robber at a Southern California Albertson's store. Cyndi Orel, a 128-pound retired police woman, grabbed the robber and put him in a sleeper hold. The hold blocked the blood flow to his brain, causing the 220-pound guy to pass out (twice) while they waited…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 24, 2009