In 65 Years of the Cannes Film Festival, Only One Woman Has Been…

The 65th Cannes Film Festival is kicking off as we speak, and some 30,000 people gather in the sunny South of France — directors, producers, glamourous stars — in the name of cinema. Films from all over the world are screened. Often, good buzz at Cannes can launch a small film into a global sensation (last year's The… » 5/17/12 1:10pm 5/17/12 1:10pm

When Women In Films Get Short Shrift

I spend most of my time checking out films by and about women. But I believe it's equally important to see other types of films, which is why I watched The Town. » 9/29/10 4:55pm 9/29/10 4:55pm

If Women Like It, It Must Be Stupid

That's the title of the interview with Elizabeth Gilbert in this week's Entertainment Weekly, and it's my exact perception of how Hollywood feels about women. » 8/05/10 5:40pm 8/05/10 5:40pm

Spring Breakdown Reflects A Break Down For Women In Comedies

Just over a year ago I wrote a post » 11/06/08 3:30pm 11/06/08 3:30pm about the dearth of female-driven comedies, and mentioned that I was excited about , the Warner Brothers comedy starring Amy Poehler, Parker Posey, and Rachel Dratch. I remembered the movie the other day and went to IMDB to see when it was going to be released. Well the answer seems…