Hollywood is in the business of representation. Actors pretend to be others, directors control artistic images, PR departments manage their clients’ images, and agents—if Entourage’s totally convincing portrayals are to be believed—claw each others’ eyes out to represent actors. But Hollywood also fairly regularly…
Live musicals aired on TV are now a thing, so it's not a surprise that one of Broadway's most popular hits, Grease, is next in succession.
The MPAA just released their annual report on box office statistics, and women continue to make up the majority of filmgoers. Women make up 52% of movie theater audiences and we purchase 50% of tickets. So why are women so poorly represented on screen and behind the scenes?
Amani Starnes is a working actress who happens to be racially ambiguous. Hollywood is basically the Baskin-Robbins of racism (so! many! flavors!). Mix the two well and you get a forehead slapping concoction that would be hilarious if it weren't tragically true. You get the new web series "The United Colors of Amani."
Yesterday Forbes released its annual list of the top-earning comedians, and it's a fucking sausagefest consisting of 9 men and 0 women and 1 Daniel Tosh, who technically counts as two men due to his supercock. What gives? Where are all the wit women at?
For the longest time, the film industry largely regarded aging actresses as disposable, creating roles for younger women who hadn't yet outlived their use of being innocent and fertile and sexually appealing to that all-important male audience to which studios catered. But the tide seems to be turning. The average age…
If you were bothered and confused by the choice to cast Demi Moore as Gloria Steinem in the new Linda Lovelace biopic, I've got some good news and some bad news: The good news is that Moore has whippetted her way out of the part. The bad news is that the part's been recast. So who's going to play the feminist icon?
In this week's compilation of pop culture crap, the legends are dominating our TV sets. Liza Minnelli laughs at her encephalitis! Barbara Walters eats a feather boa! Elaine Stritch yells at a studio audience! Aretha Franklin scratches her butt!