Contrary To Popular Belief, Movies Made By Women Make Big Money

Remember last fall when Warner Brothers chief Jeff Robinov issued a studio-wide freeze on movies with female leads » 11/14/08 3:00pm 11/14/08 3:00pm, under the rationale that those films do not bring in any money? Well if he looked at , like Melissa Silverstein did for the Women's Media Center, Robinov would have found that movies with women, like…

Things Are Looking Up For The Women In Hollywood

Ever since Sex and the City turned out to be a money making juggernaut, Warner Brothers has decided to aggressively market The Women. "This is an about-face from the studio's earlier decision to leave plans intact for about-to-shutter Picturehouse to debut the chick flick in limited release and with a small P&A," says… » 7/02/08 12:30pm 7/02/08 12:30pm

"Cordial", "Charming" Studio Chief Explains Why Women Can't Sell Movies (Except Julia Roberts)

Last week the legendary L.A. Weekly movie business reporter Nikki Finke broke news that Warner production chief Jeff Robinov had issued a studio-wide freeze on movies with female leads. (The rationale: a Jodie Foster movie for which the movie posters had misspelled "Jodie Foster" bombed.) Okay, so then, naturally, he… » 10/11/07 9:30am 10/11/07 9:30am