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Megan Fox, and 9 Other Women Michael Bay Added to Our Desktop Wallpapers

AskMen.com | Posted 07.14.2014 | Entertainment
AskMen.com

If we go back over the past 20 years, we can really see that not much has changed when it comes to his casting process. But that doesn't mean we shouldn't take the time to make sure we really see the journey up close. So... let's meet Bay's babes.

For Ruby Dee, Who Made Me Believe

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 06.13.2014 | Entertainment
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

There was something happening out there -- mostly in New York, I gathered, as a little black girl growing up on Chicago's South Side in the 50s. I didn't understand it, but I could see and feel it, whenever I saw Ruby Dee on TV or the big screen.

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.)

Gravity Review: In Space, Nobody Can Hear Your One-liners

Michael Morgenstern | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Morgenstern

It really had the opportunity to transcend, and despite being a cinematic masterpiece, I'm not sure it is a film I will want to watch again once it's out of IMAX.

8 Actresses Who Created Parts For Themselves

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 08.15.2013 | Women

"Quality roles in studio films are just not available in great numbers for women, period," Joe Reid succinctly wrote for the Tribeca Film Festival's b...

Kerry Washington: Olivia Pope 'Fully Owns Being A Woman'

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.02.2013 | Women

Another day, another reason to love Kerry Washington. Washington portrays high-powered political crisis manager Olivia Pope on ABC's hit show 'Sca...

Summer Movie Women Finally Get Some Respect

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 06.20.2013 | Women

Summer blockbusters are notoriously guy-centric, and this summer is no exception, as movie-goers can witness men (both superhuman and not) team up and...

How Putting Celebrities On Magazine Covers Has Affected Body Image

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 06.01.2013 | Style

The era of models-as-cover-stars came to an end around the time Anna Wintour took over at Vogue. There, she popularized the casting of celebrities -- ...

Hey Baby, What's Your Number?: Step Off the Scale

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 07.15.2013 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

Allure's highlighting of Saldana's weight reduces this talented performer to a one-dimensional image, reinforcing the strange and fraught relationship women (and men) have with one of the most reviled twentieth-century innovations: the bathroom scale.

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...