No need to spend one more moment of your time wondering when the Coen brothers will offer their invaluable insight into the #OscarsSoWhite discussion.
Fresh Off the Boat star Constance Wu has landed a starring role in the independent film, You and Me Both.
Tina Fey is working with Girls writer Sarah Heyward on the gambling comedy You Bet! which is based on, wait for it.........a Good Housekeeping article.
Speaking at the Makers Conference earlier today, Halle Berry said that she was “heartbroken” over the continued lack of inclusion and diversity in Hollywood films. Berry, who made history in 2002 when she became the first woman of color to win an Oscar for a leading role, called Hollywood’s sameness the “elephant in…
Have ya heard that the Oscars have a diversity problem? In one of multiple subtle and not so subtle moves to remind the public that the Academy does actually know that people of color exist, they’ve added some oh so diverse new presenters to the ceremony.
The Bechdel test, as you know, asks whether female characters in a film speak to each other about things other than men; the DuVernay test, newly minted by the New York Times, asks how many times minorities speak about things other than white people. You know, like people of color actually do!
Leonardo DiCaprio gazed knowingly (as if he knows something), Laverne Cox brought her charm, and the most unattractive couple on the planet threw their love in everyone’s faces at the “diverse” SAG Awards on Saturday night. More Grecian looks and ill-fitting prom gowns below.
The Birth of a Nation, Nate Parker’s Sundance darling period piece about the deadliest slave insurrection in American history, was purchased by Fox Searchlight on early Tuesday morning for $17.5 million. It was the largest deal in Sundance history, and coverage immediately suggested that The Birth of a Nation will…
Aspiring actors and artists have long turned to the restaurant industry for extra cash, but they’ve found a far more convenient alternative: driving for Uber, Lyft, or in some cases, both.
In response to the overwhelming whiteness of this year’s Oscars (and Hollywood’s diversity problem in general), and as promised by president Cheryl Boone Isaacs, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has introduced a major overhaul to their membership process.
Reese Witherspoon and Jim from The Office have added to the growing criticism about the Oscars’ lack of diversity.
George Clooney has jumped into the conversation surrounding the embarrassing lack of diversity in this year’s Oscar pool specifically as well as in Hollywood in general.
After expressing frustration over this year’s all white Oscar nominees, the Academy’s president Cheryl Boone Isaacs is making moves to try to diversify its membership.
A new study about the representation of women in Hollywood thoroughly confirms what you have probably long ago come to perceive: most films do not come anywhere close to passing the Bechdel Test.
The push for diversity in film and TV has proved that people in Hollywood are clueless when it comes to explaining what diversity means to them and/or how it should be executed. Take, for example, the Nancy Drew series currently in development.
The limelight, man. It’ll chew you up and spit you out. No one knows this better than Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, the notorious drug cartel king who was finally arrested this week after months on the lam.
In an interview with Vogue UK, Dakota Johnson spoke openly about the ageism her mother and grandmother face in Hollywood. Johnson—the daughter of Melanie Griffith, 58, and granddaughter of The Birds star Tippi Hedren, 85 (both of whom share the distinction of having been mauled by lions)—said that at the age of 26,…
Earlier this week, a U.K. paper claimed that Beyoncé was working on a movie about the tragedy of Saartjie Baartman, widely known as Hottentot Venus. The idea immediately seemed off.
In November, Kate Winslet declined to take part in a conversation about the pay gap in Hollywood—a conversation that Jennifer Lawrence and Sandra Bullock, among others, have publicly championed since the Sony hacks. At the time, Winslet called the conversation “vulgar,” adding, “I don’t think that’s a very nice…
Matt Damon is gunning for an Oscar for his role in the extremely overrated film The Martian. As part of the song and dance for the Academy, he sat down for an interview to do some damage control regarding the dumb shit he’s said this year.