Passengers - Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence has addressed the sexism elements that led to the critical trashing of her 2016 disappointment Passengers. Since her Oscar nomination for the 2010 backwoods thriller Winter’s Bone, Lawrence’s career has been on fire with monster hits like The Hunger Games saga, three more Oscar nods (which resulted in one win, for Best Actress for Silver Linings Playbook) and few career missteps. While she’s been been a part of films that have not exactly been hits with critics (see X-Men: Apocalypse), she’s rarely been called out for criticism for a film that she had a had a lead role in.

That all changed last year when critics took exception to Passengers, a sci-fi adventure starring Lawrence and Chris Pratt as the solo ...

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