Thelma and Louise Is Even More Awesome Than I Remembered

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Thelma and Louise: The ultimate road movie, feminist revenge flick, 128 minutes of vicious male-bashing, the one where Brad Pitt is stoopid sexy, a punk-rock Western — however you think of this iconic 1991 film from Oscar-winner Callie Khouri and director Ridley Scott starring Geena Davis as the fun-loving Thelma, and … » 1/13/14 2:20pm 1/13/14 2:20pm

Hollywood Actresses: It's on Us to Play Full-Fledged Women

The Hollywood Reporter's annual Emmy Roundtable is always super fun; we get to see some of our favorite actresses be funny and honest and like each other – and be predominantly in their 40s – whilest sitting in a semi-circle. This year's batch is Connie Britton (Nashville), Anna Gunn (Breaking Bad), Kate Mara (House of … » 5/29/13 2:30pm 5/29/13 2:30pm

Michael Moore Calls Zero Dark Thirty a '21st Century Chick Flick'

Controversial bon bon Michael Moore wrote a piece defending Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty in Time magazine (with a longer version on his Facebook page, naturally). It raises some interesting arguments, and not all are easy to agree with. But then, this is Michael Moore, what do you expect? I'd love to see him end … » 1/29/13 10:15pm 1/29/13 10:15pm

Watch Tavi Gevinson Talk About My So-Called Life, Freaks and Geeks,…

Rookie founder and high school student Tavi Gevinson gave a talk at a TEDxTeen event about "strong female characters," feminism, and how the narrow ways in which popular culture views women impacts teen girls, both in fiction and in real life. It's funny and astute, and Gevinson calls for more TV shows with complicated… » 4/12/12 6:30pm 4/12/12 6:30pm

Anna Kendrick Isn't A Fan Of Dumb Beauty Questions

While interviewing each other for Moviefone, 50/50 co-stars Anna Kendrick, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen chatted about how the press treats male and female actors. While there was a time when Rogen was fielding far too many questions about his diet and eating habits, generally reporters don't hound guys about… » 9/27/11 12:27am 9/27/11 12:27am

Overboard: Stockholm-Syndrome Sex And Class Comeuppance

The horrifying rumor is that Jennifer Lopez will star in an Overboard remake. She's no Goldie Hawn, though, as my sister says, Matthew McConaughey is inevitable for the Kurt Russell role. Let's look back at the flawed but addictive original. » 7/01/10 2:00pm 7/01/10 2:00pm

Teen Witch: Feathered, Ruffled, Locker-Room-Dancing Splendor

There is no feminist subtext to Teen Witch. No class critique. Instead, this poor woman's Sweet Sixteen spiked with witchcraft should be remembered for its inexplicable yet splendid song-and-dance sequences. » 5/13/10 4:20pm 5/13/10 4:20pm