In 65 Years of the Cannes Film Festival, Only One Woman Has Been Awarded the Palme D'Or

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 1:10pm5/17/12 1:10pm

Spring Breakdown Reflects A Break Down For Women In Comedies

Just over a year ago I wrote a post »11/06/08 3:30pm11/06/08 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…