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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?

No TV show or movie about women behind bars has been as brutal as real life in the Julie Tutwiler Prison for Women.

The Federal government is now stepping in and investigating conditions at the Alabama institution where rape and beatings of the inmates by guards are frequent occurrences, the New York Times  is reporting.

According to a Justice Department investigation, more than a third of the… Continue reading Inmates Raped & Beaten At Alabama Prison, Feds Intervene As Women Are Forced To Trade Sex For Basic Necessities

Reviews, Features and Interviews

The Women Who Ruled the 2014 Sundance Film Festival by Jeff Bayer and Erik Davis

Sundance at Midnight: ‘Cooties’ Finds Elijah Wood and Rainn Wilson Fighting a Pack of Zombie First Graders by Erik Davis

Zach Braff’s ‘Wish I Was Here’ Is a Pretty Terrific Spiritual Sequel to ‘Garden State’ by Erik Davis

The Kevin Costner Renaissance Has Only Just Begun by Alexander Huls

Five Things Every First Timer Should… Continue reading Best of the Week: The Women Who Ruled Sundance, Plus the Benefits of the 'Batman vs. Superman' Delay and More

Every year at the Sundance Film Festival, you see a few films and then decide there is a pattern. At least that is what I’ve heard. This is my first Sundance, but luckily the films I’ve seen have left the following impression on me: women rule. It didn’t take me 37 years and this film festival to discover that; after all I am a work-at-home… Continue reading The Women Who Ruled the 2014 Sundance Film Festival

dominic-cooper-lara-pulver-fleming-bbc-america.jpgBBC America will explore the life of author Ian Fleming in its miniseries “Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond” — and it won’t necessarily be the most flattering portrait.

The four-hour biopic traces Fleming’s (Dominic Cooper) time as an intelligence officer for the British navy, his frustrations with his first career and the way he channeled them into creating his most