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You'll Never Guess Who This Beauty Is

Posted 04.04.2013 | Fifty

She went on to become a comedy icon.

Frauds on the Red Carpet? True Confessions of Academy Award Winners

Dr. Valerie Young | Posted 04.28.2013 | Entertainment
Dr. Valerie Young

It's a challenge to maintain a consistent level of confidence when you know you are only as good as your last performance, when even the brightest stars fade quickly, and where success requires that you prove yourself over and over again in ways few others must.

What Are Some of the Great Acting Performances That Were Overlooked by the Oscars?

Quora | Posted 03.05.2013 | Entertainment
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Mark Hughes, screenwriter and Forbes blogger In terms of great performances that were nomina...

Happy Birthday Anne! 14 Reasons To Love Anne Hathaway On Her 30th Birthday

Posted 11.12.2012 | Women

She's moved (way, way) beyond the Princess Diaries. She held her own opposite Meryl Streep in "The Devil Wears Prada." Her Katie Holmes im...

12 Best Quotes From Hitchcock Heroines

TresSugar | Posted 10.11.2012 | Women

The trailer for Hitchcock has been released, heightening our already Halloween-inspired itch for an Alfred Hitchcock movie marathon. The film stars An...

Where the Girls Aren't: What the Absence of Female Friendships on Network TV Reveals

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 12.01.2012 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

Perhaps the lack of prominent female friendships in network television is the response to a kind of cultural anxiety in the wake of books and articles trumpeting "the end of men."

The Rise Of The Bland Female Actress

Slate XX | Posted 09.18.2012 | Women

My friend, the Time television critic James Poniewozik, in discussing "Revolution", NBC's new post-apocalyptic television drama about a world without ...

Afghan Actress' Murder Spreads Fear

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 09.10.2012 | World

On Aug. 20, sisters Areza and Tamana and their friend Benafsha were minutes away from moving out of their conservative Kabul neighborhood when the nei...

"Just Look Busy!": On Life as a Background Actor

Zachary Stockill | Posted 10.13.2012 | Arts
Zachary Stockill

You will see them mouthing fake conversations, pulling fake files, scribbling imaginary diagnoses, and generally trying to move about like people in a hospital do. They are, however, not in a hospital.

Sutton Foster Talks 'Girly' TV

Salon | Posted 08.13.2012 | Women

Every week on “Bunheads,” the ABC Family show from “Gilmore Girls” creator Amy Sherman-Palladino, Sutton Foster gives a clinic on delivering d...

Is Carla Gugino the Jeremy Lin of Actresses?

Rick Schwartz | Posted 05.12.2012 | Entertainment
Rick Schwartz

Gugino moves seamlessly from family films to horror to studio blockbusters to tiny independent movies to theatre. That would be like Lin playing all week for the Knicks, suiting up for the Liberty on weekends and hitting the local Y late night just to keep his game sharp.

Fresh Meat: Horror Ingenues

Tribeca | Posted 04.13.2012 | Entertainment
Tribeca

In honor of Sara Paxton's compelling genre work, here are our picks for up-and-coming horror ingénues that are well on their way to becoming new age scream queens.

Are You A Meryl Or A Helen?

www.thirdage.com | Posted 01.23.2012 | Fifty

They're two of today's most admired Boomer actress: both blonde, in their 60s (Meryl's 62, Helen's 66) and incredibly alluring. Helen's earthy, Meryl'...

This Year's Hottest New Actress

Posted 10.13.2011 | Celebrity

Attention, moviegoers: Here is the preemptive answer to the question each one of you will, inevitably, ask at some point over the next six months: ...

The Freshest New Faces In Film

Posted 10.16.2011 | Celebrity

We all love A-List stars, but there are few things more exciting than catching a rising star at the beginning of his or her career. After all, who ...

The Highest Paid Actors & Actresses

Posted 10.02.2011 | Celebrity

Turns out that being a movie star is a pretty profitable enterprise. Forbes has released its list of top paid actors and actresses in between May 2...

PHOTOS: Child Stars Who Avoided 'The Curse'

Posted 09.10.2011 | Celebrity

When "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2," hits theaters on Friday, it will mark the final chapter in the beloved wizard saga, the largest m...

PHOTOS: Who Is The Greatest American Film Actress Ever?

Posted 09.03.2011 | Entertainment

Like most other fields, professions, hobbies and, well, really, anything else, to truly succeed, on a lasting level, as a woman in show business has r...

Women in Entertainment

Christine Bork | Posted 08.29.2011 | Chicago
Christine Bork

The summer movie season is upon us, and while there is an increase this year in the number of films geared toward women in lead roles, I feel disappointed about the lack of diversity in roles for women.

The Mysterious Disappearance of Hollywood's Trailblazing Women

Francine LeFrak | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Francine LeFrak

Last year was a painful one for movies about fearless women struggling for rights, freedom and equality. Has feminism in film become passe?

Aging Gracefully In Hollywood

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

My eye caught something about the 2011 Globes that goes slightly underneath the surface and that I haven't seen discussed, written or blogged about, as of yet.

On Annette Bening's Wrinkles and Lesbian Sex Scenes

Sharon Waxman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Sharon Waxman

Lunch with Lisa Cholodenko, the writer-director of The Kids Are All Right, is not the typical Beverly Hills girl chat.

Howard Stern Can Shove It, Gabby's Hot!

Laura Beck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Laura Beck

I love that Gabourey Sidibe is making America look at her. If every young woman had her confidence, we'd see a fraction of the body issues that plague us today.

The Last Station: Better than Anna Karenina

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

A movie about Tolstoy's struggle to balance his desires as a philosopher and writer with his love for his wife is funny, sad, and quite surprising, and meets highly with my approval.

When 'Mad Men' Types -- and Hollywood-- First Played a Key Role in Politics

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

When pundits labeled last year's presidential campaign "divisive" and "dirty," I had to laugh. The champion of all dirty races in this century, in fact, was the 1934 contest between Upton Sinclair and Frank Merriam.