Here’s an interesting report on the heels of the notoriously white Oscars this year: according to a study looking at entertainment over the period of 2012-2013 (via The Hollywood Reporter), audiences preferred diverse casts on both big and small screens. And yet Hollywood is still doing a terrible job of representing minorities and women in front of and behind the camera.
This… Continue reading New Study Proves Audiences Want More Minorities and Women in Movies and TV
Here’s a great little stat courtesy of IMDb: According to their end-of-year lists based on the amount of page searches across its site, the top 10 stars of 2014 are all women. The annual list — which is comprised entirely of women for the first time — has been compiled for a decade and is one of several the site releases each year. … Continue reading Here's Some Good News: The Top 10 Stars of 2014 Are All Women
When it comes to Jason Reitman’s “Men, Women & Children,” you can feel all the films that came before it (movies that tackled technological unease… Continue reading 5 Movies That Inspired Jason Reitman's 'Men, Women, & Children'
There are certain movies that just feel like home, and others that spend a lot of time with characters who are trying to figure out what “home” even means. Jason Reitman’s Men, Women & Children is both. When I was growing up, home was quite literally the house I lived in with my parents and my dog. That was home. That was the only home… Continue reading Toronto Review: Jason Reitman's 'Men, Women & Children' Feels A Lot Like Home
Six years ago, in an interview for the promotion of City of Ember, Bill Murray stated that he thought “it’d be funny to have a girl Ghostbuster.” That got some of us wondering which actresses might look good with a proton pack strapped to their back. At a site that doesn’t exist anymore, I considered an entire gender-swapped remake… Continue reading Discuss: Who Would You Cast As the Women Ghostbusters?