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jennifer yuh nelson The Smurf Ghetto: Hollywoods New Glass Ceiling for Women Directors
What’s the top-grossing film directed by a woman? (Hint: It’s not ‘Big’ or ‘You’ve Got Mail’ or ‘It’s Complicated,’ and it’s certainly not ‘The Hurt Locker.’)

Give up? It’s ‘Kung Fu Panda 2.’ As Entertainment Weekly’s Inside Movies blog notes, Jennifer Yuh Nelson’s summer 2011 cartoon hit has grossed $ 637.6 million worldwide, beating the record set by Phyllida Lloyd’s ‘Mamma Mia!’ ($… Continue reading The Smurf Ghetto: Hollywood's New Glass Ceiling for Women Directors


John Gholson is a life-long Avengers fanboy who has previously covered all manner of superhero news at AOL. After dabbling with comic book self-publishing in the ’90s, John moved on to study sequential art at the Savannah College of Art & Design, and currently produces a regular web comic, ‘Appetite for Destruction,’ for Tapsauce.com. He’ll also buy any comic with Hawkeye on the cover. You can read his Avengers Countdown here at

elle fanning crystal lucy women film awards Elle Fanning: Women In Film Crystal + Lucy Awards!

Elle Fanning wears Marc Jacobs for the Women In Film Crystal + Lucy Awards, held on Thursday (June 16) at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 13-year-old Super 8 actress met up with Katie Holmes at the event, which honoring achievement in film and television. The event is also Women In Film’s signature annual… Continue reading Elle Fanning: Women In Film Crystal + Lucy Awards!

-Death threats be damned! Selena Gomez must be one helluva hand-holder — She’s reduced the generation’s biggest tween star into a personal foot masseuse, complete with a cap that says [...] Continue reading Weinergate Explodes; Simpson Sisters Go Half On Clothing Line; Young Women A Little Too Knowledgeable About Celebrity Gossip; & More Evening Crunch Crumbs

Cannes honors women in independent productions

CANNES, France ? This year’s Cannes Film Festival is filled with big-budget movies like “Puss in Boots” and “Kung Fu Panda 2,” but on Thursday … Continue reading Cannes honors women in independent productions