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

How Have Women Fared in Film? An Infographic
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How Have Women Fared in Film? An Infographic

Fairly enlightening, this. And depressing. Don’t make me start talking about the three holes again.…

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Oscar and the Bechdel Test
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Oscar and the Bechdel Test

This morning on Twitter, Ryan, Paddy, Tero and I were discussing women in film, specifically,…

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The State of the Race: Will There be a Hillary Effect on the Oscar Race?
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The State of the Race: Will There be a Hillary Effect on the Oscar Race?

Imagine as we enter Oscar race 2013 three strong films written and directed by women,…

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Lake Bell’s Writing Earns Notice, Naked Bod Doesn’t Hurt
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Lake Bell’s Writing Earns Notice, Naked Bod Doesn’t Hurt

Lake Bell’s new film, In a World, has been getting mostly good notices – a…

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Lynda Obst Grabs New Hollywood by the Balls and — SQUEEZES
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Lynda Obst Grabs New Hollywood by the Balls and — SQUEEZES

More on the Lynn Ramsay Story…
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More on the Lynn Ramsay Story…

Lynn Ramsay was brought in to direct Jane Got a Gun, with Natalie Portman as…

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Jennifer Lawrence on her Photoshopped Dior Ads, “Nobody Looks like That.”
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Jennifer Lawrence on her Photoshopped Dior Ads, “Nobody Looks like That.”

Jennifer Lawrence’s honesty is refreshing in Hollywood.  Shame on Dior for photoshopping anything on Lawrence…

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Ann Friedman Asks, Why Do Women Hate Anne Hathaway and Love Jennifer Lawrence?
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Ann Friedman Asks, Why Do Women Hate Anne Hathaway and Love Jennifer Lawrence?

She confesses this: I can’t figure out why I don’t like Anne Hathaway. Or rather,…

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Old White Guys Prefer Hot Young Babes
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Old White Guys Prefer Hot Young Babes

I know, sort of like saying green plants like sunlight. But nonetheless,  one of our…

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