Patricia Arquette Says She Still Makes Less Than Her Male Co-Stars Because of 'Bullshit Structure'

Remember the time Patricia Arquette made Meryl Streep stand up at the Oscar and shout “Yes! Yes!” by talking about ending the gender pay gap in Hollywood? That was over four years ago, and producers are still giving Arquette poor deals and finding new and creative ways to pay her less than her male co-stars.

Chris Pine's Outlaw King Dick Shot Has Him Thinking About Double Standards

Critics may have you believe Chris Pine’s latest movie Outlaw King is about some angry white men in Scotland, but based on the press so far, it’s really about his dick and the fact that audiences will get a full-frontal glimpse of it in one glorious, too-short scene. As Vulture described it, “Our hero strips off his…

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.

Director Desiree Akhavan on The Miseducation of Cameron Post and Reimagining the Teen Movie

On paper, Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner The Miseducation of Cameron Post might sound like the making of a somber tearjerker. Chloë Grace Moretz stars as the titular Cameron, a teenage girl growing up in Montana in 1993 whose boyfriend dramatically discovers her making out with her best girl friend on homecoming…

Evangeline Lilly Refused to Do Nudity on Lost After Shooting One Scene Left Her 'Crying My Eyes Out'

In the first five minutes of a recent episode of The Lost Boys podcast, Evangeline Lilly says she would describe starring on the TV show Lost as her destiny. “I would say it was my destiny because it certainly wasn’t my agenda,” she told host Jacob Stolworthy (who is also a writer for the Independent). She wasn’t…

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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