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Is It Just Me or Does Renee Zellweger Look Exactly Same?

Galanty Miller | Posted 10.23.2014 | Celebrity
Galanty Miller

Actually, most of the words I've read are not judgmental, but are merely making note of how much Zellweger's face has changed. Renee Zellweger is a public figure. We've seen her in movies. She looks totally different now. Of course one is going to notice. Like I'm not going to point it out?

Jennifer Garner Slams Hollywood Sexism In Speech

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.23.2014 | Women

Jennifer Garner is not immune to sexism in the entertainment industry -- and she made a point to shed light on the issue with a speech at Elle's annua...

Jessica Chastain Calls Out Hollywood For Lack Of Female Roles

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 08.29.2014 | Entertainment

Jessica Chastain is the latest actress to speak out against the lack of female roles in Hollywood. In a recent round of press for "The Disappearance o...

Carolina Moreno

Why Jessica Alba Says Actresses Shouldn't Do ‘Hot Girl' Roles In Movies | Carolina Moreno | Posted 10.07.2014 | Latino Voices

Jessica Alba may not be the dame to kill for in Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez’s Sin City sequel, but she’s certainly a dame looking to kill. ...

Meet The Female Directors Redefining What It Means To Be A Woman In Hollywood

T Magazine | Lauren Tabach-Blank | Posted 08.14.2014 | Women

No longer content just to be making movies, a new generation of critically heralded female directors is rivaling the male establishment at the box off...

Carrie Preston Talks True Blood, Female Directors and Shooting Sex Scenes

Taylor Cole Miller | Posted 10.08.2014 | Entertainment
Taylor Cole Miller

Some know her as True Blood's sassy Southern ginger Arlene Bellefluer, while others fell in love with her as The Good Wife's deceptively ditzy Elsbeth Tascioni. But Carrie Preston also has her hands in directing and producing through her independent film company Daisy 3 Productions.

The Sad State Of Women Directors In Hollywood

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 06.24.2014 | Entertainment

This infographic depicts the depressing era of women directors in Hollywood. Created by Indiewire's Women and Hollywood blog, the image shows that les...

Kerry Washington And Cate Blanchett On Why Women Need To Take Risks

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 06.16.2014 | Women

Although making a mistake -- whether at work or in life -- can be petrifying, Cate Blanchett and Kerry Washington think it's necessary. At the Wom...

Amber Heard: 'It's Not Creatively Fulfilling To Just Be Sexy'

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 05.28.2014 | Women

Women in Hollywood are often expected to play sexy roles, and Amber Heard is over it. In an interview with W magazine, the "Paranoia" actress expla...

Nina Bahadur

Shailene Woodley Doesn't Understand What Feminism Means | Nina Bahadur | Posted 05.06.2014 | Women

Shailene Woodley is a smart, talented young Hollywood star, who is known for picking some badass female roles. But her definition of feminism is sadly...

Dear Hollywood, Women Make You Better Movies And More Money

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 04.02.2014 | Women

Even though most moviegoers are female, Hollywood still seems to have a major woman problem. Whether it's directing, writing or acting -- roles for wo...

The Academy's Celluloid Ceiling

Martha Burk | Posted 04.30.2014 | Entertainment
Martha Burk

If you look only at the categories for acting, women come in for an equal share of the Oscars, and are often held in higher esteem than the men. But peeking behind the velvet curtains, the scene shifts.

How to Fix Hollywood's Gender Age Wage Gap

Paige Morrow Kimball | Posted 04.13.2014 | Women
Paige Morrow Kimball

In Hollywood or in the corporate world we're still paid less, we keep hitting the glass ceiling and we continue to try to climb the proverbial ladder. (This is for those who may have lived under a rock for the last 100 years.)

Geena Davis Has A Simple Fix For Hollywood's Women Problem

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 12.16.2013 | Women

Geena Davis, the actress who inspired a generation of young women to dream of being baseball stars and the founder of the Geena Davis Institute on Gen...

What Michelle Rodriguez Thinks Is ‘Pathetic' About Hollywood

Posted 11.21.2013 | Latino Voices

Hollywood is a man’s world and Michelle Rodriguez thinks it’s “pathetic.” The 35 year-old actress is known for portraying strong women on t...

Why She Thinks You Should Ditch Your Backup Plan

Posted 10.22.2013 | Women

"Don't have a backup plan, if you mean business." That's some of the advice "In A World..." director, actress and writer Lake Bell offers in a vide...

'As A Woman You're Still Expected To Constantly Prove Yourself'

Posted 10.21.2013 | Women

When "Juno" and "Paradise" writer Diablo Cody tried her hand at directing, she was surprised by how much being a woman made a difference in how her wo...

Stunning Melissa: Tipping Point Take on Elle Cover

Emme | Posted 12.21.2013 | Style

Clearly there is much more going on here than an image of a stunning Melissa McCarthy being wrapped in a luxuriously divine and on trend boxy cashmere Marina Rinaldi coat.

Lost Movie by First Film Superstar Found

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 12.03.2013 | Entertainment
Thomas Gladysz

More than a century ago, a petite and rather pretty young actress then known only as the "Biograph girl" and "Little Mary" appeared in Their First Misunderstanding, a comedy about young newlyweds.

'The Scripts Are So Sh-tty And Stupid And Superficial'

Posted 08.20.2013 | Entertainment

Melanie Griffith has had enough with Hollywood, which she says tosses her nothing but "sh-tty," "stupid" and "superficial" opportunities. The toug...

Women in Film: A Prevailing Imbalance Continues

Lisa Levart | Posted 10.08.2013 | Arts
Lisa Levart

My heart skipped a beat when I heard the reknowned film director Deborah Kampmeier was in production for a movie based on the Sumerian Goddess Inanna.

In A World of Women, What's Happened to the Female Voice?

Jaime Lubin | Posted 10.07.2013 | Entertainment
Jaime Lubin

As a woman with a naturally high pitch (dear God, please don't tell me I sound like a sexy baby), I'm conscious of the fact that people do generally tend to pay less attention to female speakers.

Greta Gerwig: 'I've Never Been Overweight,' But 'I Struggle With It Anyway'

Posted 08.07.2013 | Women

Even women who have never really struggled with their weight are prone to bouts of self-loathing -- and that applies to movie stars, too. Greta Ge...

What Lake Bell Thinks 'Our Responsibility As Women' Is

Posted 08.06.2013 | Women

Lake Bell may be a woman, but she's tired of people assuming that her gender is the most important thing about her. Bell, star of TV series "Child...

'People Are Obsessed With Actresses Being Hairless, Fatless Barbie Dolls'

Posted 08.06.2013 | Women

Gaby Hoffman has something very important to say -- about body hair. In an interview with the New York Observer, the "Crystal Fairy" star sounded ...