Michael Bay's Remake of The Birds Is Going to Suck Ass

In life, there are few things one can predict with accuracy, even after years of training. Just ask a financial analyst who works for 80 hours a week studying the intricacies of stock price movement only to finally manage a fund that consistently underperforms the market. Just ask a couple divorcing after 30 years of… » 3/13/14 4:45pm 3/13/14 4:45pm

New York Times's New Lady Public Editor Slams Writer for Being Sexist

Mega-successful author Jennifer Weiner, a fervent supporter of women writers, has taken the New York Times to task for favoring male authors on a number of occasions. Now — finally — she has an ally at the paper: awesome new public editor Margaret Sullivan, who risked what we're sure is some internal backlash from her … » 10/11/12 10:45am 10/11/12 10:45am

Tippi Hedren Reveals "Evil, Deviant" Hitchcock's On-Set Sexual Harassment

Alfred Hitchcock has long been accused of putting his "cool blondes" through the ringer on movie sets; as a kid, I remember my mom telling me that Tippi Hedren had a real-life nervous breakdown on the set of The Birds after she filmed the famous attack scene, during which actual birds were hurled at her face for hours.… » 8/04/12 2:30pm 8/04/12 2:30pm

Alfred Hitchcock: Genius? Misogynist?

As a casual viewer of Nick-at-Nite reruns of Alfred Hitchcock Presents » 11/06/08 1:30pm 11/06/08 1:30pm, I knew him only as the cartoonishly portly British man with the protruding lower lip and signature silhouette. But according to a new , was anything but a cuddly cartoon: the director famously mistreated the always-blonde heroines of his classic…