Because you like Ava in Ex Machina
Riggan Thomson is a washed-up movie star running from his inner demons. Alas those inner demons look just like the superhero he used to play. See them in Birdman.
Though she can seamlessly flit between glamorous identities, Sydney Prosser is more vulnerable than she pretends to be. See them in American Hustle.
Marge Gunderson embodies the very best of the American Midwest. She's kind, friendly, and fiercely honest. See them in Fargo.
Hayley Stark is a sarcastic 14-year-old with an unusual passion. See them in Hard Candy.
Major Marquis Warren is a talkative, sharp-eyed, and cold-hearted Civil War soldier-turned-bounty hunter. See them in The Hateful Eight.
Frances Ha is a free spirit feeling old at 27. See them in Frances Ha.
Rayon is kinder to the world than the world is to her. See them in Dallas Buyers Club.
Stuck in space, Ryan Stone will either make it back to Earth and have one hell of a story to tell. Or she will burn into the ether. See them in Gravity.
Imperator Furiosa is a badass patriarchy toppler. She'll do anything to secure a better, freer future for the women she cares for. See them in Mad Max: Fury Road.
Maya Lambert is an obsessive intelligence officer with tunnel vision leading toward Osama bin Laden. See them in Zero Dark Thirty.
Jackie Brown is not your everyday flight attendant. See them in Jackie Brown.
Hans Landa doesn't seem to have issues with Jews, but he hunts them because he's determined to do his job well. See them in Inglourious Basterds.