Compares and contrasts the gender communication traits demonstrated through the movie âSteel Magnolias.â Please give specific examples. What about nonverbal traits? What about listening responses? Etc. Contemporary acting styles require realism. Is this accomplished? If so, how is it accomplished? What conclusions would you draw about gender communication styles from this motion picture? Your movie analysis is to focus upon gender communication. It should not be a “why I liked this movie” paper. Focus upon gender communication traits and how those traits were portrayed.