Meryl Streep Goes Into Labor While Reading Traffic Report

Meryl Streep stopped by The Ellen Show yesterday to talk about all the amazing things she's been doing lately (everything Meryl Streep does is amazing, by the way. She probably blinks better than the rest of us). Unfortunately, Ellen missed the opportunity to have Streep teach the audience how to expertly fling coats… » 1/18/14 11:30am 1/18/14 11:30am

Genius Jumpsuits at the Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards

Last night at Women In Film's 2013 Crystal + Lucy Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, actresses celebrated the 40th anniversary of Women In Film. Forty-nine year old Laura Linney received the Crystal Award for excellence in film and said: "There certainly is a wider diversity of roles… » 6/13/13 6:30pm 6/13/13 6:30pm

The Big C's Big Black Problem

I am a loyal fan of The Big C. It is beautiful in its poignant portrayal of a woman living with cancer, yet deeply flawed in its characterization of a young black woman. I'm talking about Gabourey Sidibe's character, Andrea. Of course, the fact that actresses like Sidibe are given supporting roles in shows about… » 1/17/12 6:00pm 1/17/12 6:00pm

How Did The "Elite" Ladies Of The Globes Fare?

Angelina Jolie is one step closer to winning the Oscar for The Tourist! Maybe Aaron Sorkin can write her next winning role as a sassy computer programmer. Okay, maybe not, but other women did just fine at The Golden Globes. » 1/17/11 10:10am 1/17/11 10:10am

Mrs. Uptight Is TV's Latest Female Stereotype

Over the years, film and TV have fostered the birth of lots of female stereotypes: the Fast Talking Dame, The Fashionista, The Woman who has to hold Matthew McConhaughey upright, and of course, the Manic Pixie. Now, meet Mrs. Uptight. » 8/19/10 6:32pm 8/19/10 6:32pm

See All The September Covers, By The Numbers

Here are 29 covers from the hallowed, heavy September fashion issues (click to soak it all in). So how do Vogue, Elle, and the smaller titles stack up? Let's put September to a full statistical analysis. » 8/18/10 3:00pm 8/18/10 3:00pm

Curtain Up! It's Tonys Fashion!

The Tony awards may be Broadway's biggest night, but between Denzel and Cate and Catherine and Viola and Scarlett and Naomi and Jada, you'd be forgiven for mistaking it for the Oscars. Wait, scratch that: the clothes were all Broadway! » 6/14/10 10:30am 6/14/10 10:30am

The Big C Preview: Laura Linney, Gabby Sidibe Join The Cable Pantheon

Showtime has posted a preview of the new Laura Linney series The Big C, apparently from the pilot. Bonus: Gabby Sidibe as a smart-ass student, in what has turned into a regular role. » 3/24/10 6:30pm 3/24/10 6:30pm

Brangelina's Heart May Go On, Andy Dick's Roaming Hands May Not

Best Supporting Actresses: The Wives Of Great Men Onscreen

Using Creation and The Last Station as examples, a USA Today feature says more filmmakers are paying attention to the women behind, or alongside, great men. If so, why? » 1/21/10 2:00pm 1/21/10 2:00pm

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Lindsay Lohan & Sean Penn: Spotted Snuggling!!!???

"Fishy" Is Fabulous: Oscar Fashion 2008

Thank God for Oscar fashion because the awards themselves dragged... on... forever. And on last night's red carpet? Lots of, well, red. Heidi Klum, Miley Cyrus, Katherine Heigl, Anne Hathaway, Ruby Dee, and Helen Mirren were just some of the women who matched their gowns to the carpet they were posing on. But the… » 2/25/08 10:30am 2/25/08 10:30am

Oscar Noms 2008: Women Can Write, Not Direct

The Oscar ceremony may not happen this year, but the nominations themselves, just announced, prove that women are making inroads as writers. In addition to actress noms for Cate Blanchett (for both I'm Not There and Elizabeth: The Golden Age) and Julie Christie, Marion Cotillard, Laura Linney, and Ellen Page, the Best… » 1/22/08 9:30am 1/22/08 9:30am

Scarlett Johansson Is One Bad 'Nanny'

We're going to be honest: We've sorta been looking forward to the release of the film version of The Nanny Diaries. Our hatred of Scarlett Johansson + our love of Laura Linney + the endless intrigue surrounding the world of nannying + so-so chick lit = Perverse fascination. But today the critics have spoken: The movie » 8/24/07 12:30pm 8/24/07 12:30pm

Amy Winehouse: They Tried To Make Her Stay In Rehab, She Said No, No, No