Women's Issues Articles

Women's issues hilighted through celebrity pop culture including pay inequality, sexism, misogyny, role limitations with age, and other societal issues also present in Hollywood.

Mean Girls is getting an unwanted remake

Sarah Posted by Sarah at August 31, 2017 15:55:27 August 31, 2017 15:55:27
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Today in Did You Even Read That Book news, filmmaking duo Scott McGehee and David Siegel, the directors behind What Maisie Knew and The Deep End, have closed a deal to write and direct an adaptation of William Golding’s Lord of the Flies but with a TWIST!, and the TWIST! is that this time it’s all girls stranded on the island. Full Story

Sit DOWN, James Cameron

Sarah Posted by Sarah at August 25, 2017 16:09:04 August 25, 2017 16:09:04

James Cameron famously invented the Strong Female Character when he made Terminator, and there has never been another Strong Female Character since Sarah Connor. As the leading expert on Strong Female Characters and the only person in the world whose opinion matters on the topic of women in action cinema, The Guardian asked Cameron about Wonder Woman, and Cameron, the only person capable of creating Strong Female Characters, said no, she isn’t as Strong as Sarah Connor, because Sarah Connor is an inscrutable badass and a sh*tty mom and ugly to boot. Full Story

Amy Schumer asks for more

Sarah Posted by Sarah at August 23, 2017 18:18:29 August 23, 2017 18:18:29
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In a depressing and thorough review of the state of equal pay in the film and television industry, Variety includes an anecdote that Amy Schumer, after seeing the headline-making deals that comedians Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle got from Netflix, went to the streaming company and asked for increased compensation based on their deals. Full Story