Keira Knightley Confronts Fear of “Feminism”
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Keira Knightley Confronts Fear of “Feminism”

There are heroes in Hollywood who take a hit for speaking out. There aren’t many…

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Angelina Jolie Gives Great Speech to Kids
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Angelina Jolie Gives Great Speech to Kids

When Angelina Jolie won for Best Villain at the Kids Choice awards her daughters threw…

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Women are More Powerful at the Box Office Than Hollywood Gives them Credit For
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Women are More Powerful at the Box Office Than Hollywood Gives them Credit For

The headlines lately have ranged from shock to surprise to hope to despair about the…

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Imagining Best Picture since 2009 if There were only Five Nominees
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Imagining Best Picture since 2009 if There were only Five Nominees

The only upside to having five nominees for Best Picture that I can think of…

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The Entourage Trailer
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The Entourage Trailer

Top Five Reasons the Academy Should Embrace 10 Nominees for Best Picture
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Top Five Reasons the Academy Should Embrace 10 Nominees for Best Picture

The Academy will likely soon announce that they’ve decided to go back to five nominees.…

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Oscars 2016: Oscarwatching Rules and How to Start the Year as the Underdog
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Oscars 2016: Oscarwatching Rules and How to Start the Year as the Underdog

After the brutal let down of this year’s Oscar race, which mostly amounted to yet…

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Cannes 68th Poster Revealed
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Women Revolutionaries Stand Up to Online Trolling
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Women Revolutionaries Stand Up to Online Trolling

Ashley Judd has been standing up for women for a while now but recently Judd…

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The First and Final Frames of Films
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The First and Final Frames of Films

David Fincher’s Gone Girl gave Jacop T. Swinney the idea of comparing the first and…

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Alex Gibney’s Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief Has Oscar Qualifying Run in Theaters
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Alex Gibney’s Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief Has Oscar Qualifying Run in Theaters

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, acclaimed director Alex Gibney’s latest investigative doc,…

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SXSW Gives a Bump for Women in the Oscar Race
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SXSW Gives a Bump for Women in the Oscar Race

Per one of my commenters, I’m writing about SXSW in the futile attempt to highlight…

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Best Director: Why We Don’t Make Women into Icons
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Best Director: Why We Don’t Make Women into Icons

There are women who have become icons in literature, even if contenders for the “Great…

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Sean Penn and Bill Maher Talk the State of Political Correctness Online
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Sean Penn and Bill Maher Talk the State of Political Correctness Online

I have to mostly agree with this in light of how Patricia Arquette was needlessly…

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Richard Glatzer, Director of Still Alice Dies
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Richard Glatzer, Director of Still Alice Dies

Though it’s not today’s news but it’s worth mentioning, Richard Glatzer finally lost his battle…

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Trailer for Tomorrowland
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Trailer for Tomorrowland

Tomorrowland stars George Clooney and was directed by the very talented Brad Bird. But it’s…

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Early Oscar and Cannes Predictions Hit the Web
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Early Oscar and Cannes Predictions Hit the Web

Rope of Silicon’s Brad Brevet has waded the territory of early Oscar predictions. He’s humble…

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Best Actress Watch: Maggie Smith is The Lady in the Van
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Best Actress Watch: Maggie Smith is The Lady in the Van

Charlize Theron in Dark Places
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Charlize Theron in Dark Places

The next Gillian Flynn novel to hit the big screen will be Charlize Theron in…

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Hosting the Oscars is a Thankless Job
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Hosting the Oscars is a Thankless Job

“I don’t know that my family nor my soul could take it,” Neil Patrick Harris…

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