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You Wouldn't Know It From The Oscars, But Women Directed Films Last Year Too

In the Oscars' 88-year history, only four women have been nominated for Best Director, and this year's ballot prompts another damning Hollywood statistic: Of all the non-documentary narratives up for an Academy Award, only one -- Deniz Gamze Ergüven's "Mustang" -- was directed by a woman.<p>What …

Women: Director Gillian Armstrong on Film Making Challenges in Hollywood

<b>Women: Director Gillian Armstrong on Film Making Challenges in Hollywood</b><p>With the focus on the #OscarsWhysoWhite campaign, gender and minority issues are finally being talked about in a way that has long been overdue. During the Toronto Film Festival, I saw a documentary: <i>The Women He's Undressed</i> …

Kate Winslet Is So Right About Women In Film

Let's not give all the awards to The Revenant, k?<p>It was such a pleasure see Brie Larson make off with the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Drama last night. <i>Room</i>, the movie for which she won, is a smaller movie that's going underseen, probably because its subject matter makes it sound forbiddingly …

Christmas Eve

Women in film – we need to talk

Sometime last year, with nearly 50 films, an Academy Award and a Golden Globe under her belt, Sandra Bullock reached the end of her tether.<p>Fed up with the scripts she was being sent – the doting wife, the humourless killjoy, the love interest who exists solely to help a man reach an emotional …

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12 Times Women Won Film Roles Written for Men

Sandra Bullock nabbed 'Our Brand Is Crisis' out from underneath Clooney's nose, but she's not the first actress to have a character's pronouns rewritten. Here, our abridged history of triumphs.<p>Last year, after accepting an award at the Critics' Choice Movie Awards, Jessica Chastain told ELLE.com …

Where are all the women in American film?

As an actor and a member of SAG, I have to ask: Why must we put a woman in a bathtub to give her a voice?<p>I am an actress and a member of the SAG-AFTRA actors union. This year, I finally paid my dues on time, which made me eligible to receive the SAG-AFTRA Awards “screener” DVDs and vote in the …


More diversity in film and TV? New report says women and minorities are actually falling behind

With all the attention bestowed on diversity in Hollywood in recent years, minorities must be making big gains in film and TV, right?<p>Not quite, according to a new report from UCLA that looked at media portrayals as well as employment behind the camera.<p>Over the past two years, people of color posted …

Power of Women in and Behind Films

Viola Davis' historic Emmy win and inspiring acceptance speech was truly a moment to celebrate, but it also brought to light the wide gap that still exists for women and especially African-American women, in the entertainment industry. Women in television and movies still remain drastically …


Sky News - First For Breaking News From The UK And Around The World

Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>The officer who fell ill after investigating a nerve agent attack on a former …

Emma Watson Just Perfectly Called Out Sexism In The Film Industry

"I have been directed 17 times by men and only twice by women."


Marion Cotillard says feminism has no place in the film industry

Surprise comments follow Emily Watson’s claim at the San Sebastián film festival that equal pay was not her ‘personal quest’<p>The Oscar-winning actor Marion Cotillard has said there is no place for feminism in Hollywood because the very term itself creates “separation” between the sexes.<p>Interviewed …