Harassed Out of Hollywood: A Veteran Stuntwoman Reflects on Life in the Movies and on the Blacklist

Throughout the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s, Jean Coulter was a leading stuntwoman in Hollywood, racking up hundreds of credits on shows like Charlie’s Angels, Wonder Woman, M*A*S*H*, and Days of Our Lives. She is perhaps most recognizable from Jaws 2, in which she played the ski boat driver who attempts to set the villainous…

Virginia Madsen on AIDS Drama 1985 and the Harassment She Experienced as a Hollywood 'Hot Babe'

“It’s expected that I’m going to have an opinion about things,” actor Virginia Madsen said Thursday in a Midtown cafe. We were meeting to discuss 1985, Yen Tan’s acclaimed black-and-white drama about a man named Adrian (Cory Michael Smith) who goes home to visit his family during the titular year, knowing it may be…

Mindy Kaling Says Keep Shaming White Men in Hollywood About the Pay Gap, It's Working

Mindy Kaling said in an interview with Variety (at the Palisades Village opening gala in L.A.) that she’s seen “an enormous amount of change” in gender parity in Hollywood recently, which if true, is a nice development in an otherwise bad news cycle that is threatening to make me lose all faith in institutions.

Variety Talks 'Women Behind the Camera' in a Room With Only Men Behind the Cameras

Variety recently gathered a panel of seven leading women directors—including Tracee Ellis Ross, Jodie Foster, and Helen Hunt—to highlight “women behind the camera” and talk about “the challenges they’ve faced” in Hollywood. Which is very cool—it’s just that Variety captured that meeting with a room full of men behind…

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