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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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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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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Women Flat on Their Backs but Sparkling Once Again for Oscar Week – Women and Hollywood’s Great Video Tribute
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Jordan Ruimy’s Top 10 movies directed by women
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Jordan Ruimy’s Top 10 movies directed by women

In its 87 years of existence, only four women have ever been nominated for a…

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Best Picture 2015: When History Comes Knocking, Don’t Close the Door
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Best Picture 2015: When History Comes Knocking, Don’t Close the Door

This year’s race for Best Picture has some wonderful films in the lineup suddenly. There…

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Best Actress: The Performances of the Year
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Best Actress: The Performances of the Year

This year was a wakeup call, or should have been, for anyone paying attention to…

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Best Picture: Why Selma is a threat, and not just in the Oscar race
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Best Picture: Why Selma is a threat, and not just in the Oscar race

Women directors have much to live down before they can be taken seriously. Most of…

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Unbroken takes Box Office on Christmas, Despite Reviews
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Unbroken takes Box Office on Christmas, Despite Reviews

Both Unbroken and Selma were headed for the box office on Christmas day, along with…

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The State of the Race: And Then There Were Women
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The State of the Race: And Then There Were Women

As the 2014/2015 Oscar race begins to take shape, pundits are circling the possibilities.  They…

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Gone Girl Sparks Debate about What Defines Strong Women or Cool Girls
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Gone Girl Sparks Debate about What Defines Strong Women or Cool Girls

(SPOILERS) “Kubrick is after a cool, sunlit vision of hell, born in the bosom of…

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The State of the Race: Will be the Year of the Female Anti Hero?
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The State of the Race: Will be the Year of the Female Anti Hero?

**Slight Spoiler Warning*** Women don’t get to be anti-heroes much, at least where Oscar wins…

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Lucy rules. But why can’t films starring women catch a break with critics?
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Lucy rules. But why can’t films starring women catch a break with critics?

We ask for more movies starring women (that aren’t just love stories or romantic comedies).…

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Infographic: Women Directors Need More Support
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Infographic: Women Directors Need More Support

There are so many articles lately about how difficult it is for women to get…

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What it Means to Blame Violence on Art
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What it Means to Blame Violence on Art

Above is Ann Hornaday’s video explanation — which needed to be clarified since so many…

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At Cannes Stories About Women Dominate, even if Female Filmmakers are Rare
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At Cannes Stories About Women Dominate, even if Female Filmmakers are Rare

In case you’ve been wondering why it’s so difficult to get movies about women made…

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What it Feels Like for a Girl: Olivia Wilde on the “New Normal” of Sexism in Hollywood
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Danielle Henderson Savages The Other Woman in Best Review Ever
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Danielle Henderson Savages The Other Woman in Best Review Ever

WGA Diversity Report Says Women Screenwriters Lose Even More Jobs
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WGA Diversity Report Says Women Screenwriters Lose Even More Jobs

The WGA diversity report, released on April 15, delivered this rather devastating news about women…

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The State of the Race Part Two: The Vanishing Stories of Women
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The State of the Race Part Two: The Vanishing Stories of Women

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