Everything I Know About Feminism I Learned From Working Girl

The year was 1988. Margaret Thatcher became the longest-serving Prime Minister of the century, Canada struck down its anti-abortion laws and Joan Jett topped the Billboard charts. Women’s full-time employment had skyrocketed to 52%, university grads were increasingly female, and the wage gap was quickly closing.… » 10/25/13 1:20pm 10/25/13 1:20pm

The RomCom's Not Dead. Hollywood's Just Lazy.

Back in the good old days, all a Hollywood studio had to do to make tens of millions of dollars was release a film about a plucky, satisfyingly flawed female protagonist who finds quirky but ultimately bland love with a chesty yet tender-hearted man. Meet-cute, But I Can't Stand Him montage, scene where Everything… » 9/27/13 5:20pm 9/27/13 5:20pm

Wonder Woman Kicks Nazi Ass in New Short Film

Here's a short film starring danish singer Nina Bergman as Wonder Woman. She's kicking the evil Nazi asses of Peter Stormare and Sons Of Anarchy‘s Timothy V. Murphy, and she looks good doing it. Hence the awkward shot of her butt hanging out of her costume. Raise your hand if you'd like to see Captain America in… » 2/28/13 10:30pm 2/28/13 10:30pm

Peter Farrelly's Star-Studded Movie 43 Opens Friday and Nobody in…

Movie 43 was set to feature almost every star in Hollywood: Emma Stone, Anna Faris, Kate Winslet, Hugh Jackman, Naomi Watts, Halle Berry, Richard Gere, Chloë Moretz, Terrence Howard, and many more big, big names. However, the film, which is set to release this Friday, was fast-tracked to theaters with hardly any… » 1/21/13 10:30pm 1/21/13 10:30pm

Movie Studios Are Finally Cashing in on Female Protagonists

A slew, a cavalcade, a veritable quiver of lady-driven movies have come out over the last few years, and this exciting fact has led some observers to wonder if, perhaps, the era of the female action hero is upon us. Could it be? Have we grown weary of the steely-eyed, vein-choked action hero who kills Communists… » 7/27/12 10:40am 7/27/12 10:40am

This Is Happening: Lindsay Lohan and James Deen Are Gonna Make a Movie

Lindsay Lohan just got a job. Bret Easton Ellis Tweeted last night that the troubled actor will be joining porn star (and permanent crush of all straight ladydom) James Deen in the cast of The Canyons, the ultra-low-budget indie film Ellis wrote. Paul Schrader, of American Gigolo and Mishima fame, will direct. The… » 6/12/12 5:00pm 6/12/12 5:00pm

The Hunger Games Has Killed 90s Nostalgia This Weekend, Despite Having…

If you thought that this weekend's new cinema slate could muscle The Hunger Games off of its top perch with a combination of inflated 3D ticket prices and 90s nostalgia, you were sadly mistaken. Neither the 3Dified Titanic sinking, which grossed $17.4 million, nor the fourth tired installment of the American Pie » 4/08/12 5:05pm 4/08/12 5:05pm

Miley Cyrus Makes Pathetic Attempt to Be Bad

The movie LOL is supposed to signal to the world that Miley Cyrus is no longer a child, but apparently she's doing it in the most Disney way possible. Getting a D in math, drinking an unidentified substance from a Solo cup, and having sex with your boyfriend makes for a fairly tame teenage rebellion — particularly… » 1/10/12 10:50am 1/10/12 10:50am