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.

Jessica Chastain speaks out

Sarah Posted by Sarah at May 30, 2017 16:16:35 May 30, 2017 16:16:35
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The Cannes Film Festival closed down with an award ceremony and press conference, and during the presser the jury took the stage to talk about their festival experience. Jessica Chastain specifically talked about how the representation of women on screen “disturbed” her: Say that, @jes_chastain Full Story

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Sofia Coppola & Patty Jenkins: from festivals to the box office – but will Hollywood notice?

Joanna Posted by Joanna at May 29, 2017 16:28:57 May 29, 2017 16:28:57
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Sofia Coppola won the Best Director prize at the Cannes Film Festival over the weekend and became just the second-ever female filmmaker to receive that honour. It’s a big deal. And if you ask her The Beguiled star Nicole Kidman, she’ll probably say it’s an even bigger deal because, like she noted at the press conference: “Still only about four percent of women directed the major motion pictures of 2016. Full Story

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Dear Gossips,

The 70th Cannes Film Festival begins today. Sofia Coppola’s new film, The Beguiled, will be screening in competition for the Palme d’Or before its theatrical release on June 23. In support of The Beguiled, Sofia and Kirsten Dunst are on the cover of the new issue of Variety  Read Full Intro

Monday, April 24, 2017

Dear Gossips,

On Friday, at the Variety Power of Women event, where Blake Lively was being honoured alongside Chelsea Clinton, Gayle King, Shari Redstone, Audra McDonald, and Jessica Chastain, Blake “popped off  Read Full Intro

Kerry Washington’s art and activism

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at April 4, 2017 18:57:04 April 4, 2017 18:57:04

I’m in a fight with Scandal because of what happened at the end of season 6, episode 7. I won’t tell you what happened because #nospoilers but let’s just say that Olivia Pope and Shonda Rhimes are usually my imaginary besties but lately, I’ve been yelling obscenities at my television directed at them both. Full Story