Recently, Anya Jaremko-Greenwold wrote a piece in The Atlantic about the dearth of films featuring young female leads. There's no one simple answer, and certainly it's not a conspiracy. There are consequences to the lack of those films, however.

Here, Miri Jedeikin, Roth Cornet, and Alicia Malone talk about the complex reasons for and the results of having so few young female leads in movies.

Take a look at our take in the player above or below and chat with us here or on Twitter!

Roth: @RothCornet

Miri: @MiriTheJedi

Alicia: @AliciaMalone

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Roth Cornet is a senior editor at Hitfix. She has worked as an interviewer, reviewer, and entertainment pundit for AMC Theatres, NBC Universal, IGN and more. Chat with her on Twitter @RothCornet!