How Lauren Graham Is Fighting Hollywood’s Gender Bias

Note: Originally posted on Medium on June 6. In a recent interview on the Gilmore Guys podcast, Lauren Graham talked a bit about the gendered perception of Gilmore Girls. Podcast host Kevin Porter brought up how the WB’s marketing of Gilmore Girls was so different than the the content of the show. Since it aired …

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Jodie Foster & Money Monster

Money Monster, Jodie Foster’s fourth directorial effort, received a standing ovation at Cannes and earned $15 million during its opening U.S weekend, an 180 degree difference from her last film, The Beaver, which opened amidst a storm of controversy surrounding lead actor Mel Gibson’s bigotry. But no matter the media frenzy, Foster navigates it all … Continue reading Jodie Foster & Money Monster

‘Based on Real Events’: Five Movies That Should Get Made

Although Academy Award predictions are now favoring The Revenant to win Best Picture, two films based on real events, The Big Short and Spotlight, received numerous accolades and critical acclaim in 2016’s awards race. While real event based and true story films are common throughout film history, there has been a spate of these films … Continue reading ‘Based on Real Events’: Five Movies That Should Get Made