Despite a year of reckoning and rabble-rousing in Hollywood, the Academy Award nominees this year are disappointingly familiar.
When he made history in 2018 with his Academy Award win for Get Out, Jordan Peele described the work of his peers at this moment in our culture as a renaissance. But my mission is to create a world where sharing the diversity of our experiences is less of a moment and more of a permanent expectation of inclusion—so the work isn’t done.
We talked to Amanda Palmer about the jarring and powerful new music video for her #MeToo anthem, “Mr. Weinstein Will See You Now.”
Moonves wasn’t just a boss who leveraged his power to justify his bad behavior. He was a cultural gatekeeper. And in a scathing new essay by “Designing Women” creator Linda Bloodworth Thomason published by The Hollywood Reporter, the hit-maker reveals the ways in which his sexism shaped the media landscape.
Despite the big opening predicted for the groundbreaking all-Asian cast in “Crazy Rich Asians,” a recent report revealed disappointing data for women in Hollywood—and particularly women of color—this week. It also offered solutions for getting closer to parity.
Frances McDormand ended her acceptance speech at this year’s Academy Awards ceremony with an emphasis on two powerful words: “inclusion rider.” On Wednesday, she reflected on her speech—and decorated her own backside with the phrase—at Women in Film’s Crystal+Lucy Awards.
Less than a year after a jury declared a mistrial in the charges levied against the television star by Temple University employee Andrea Constand, and in the wake of the #MeToo movement, justice has finally been served in her case.
The New York Times has launched Overlooked, the new project in which they are publishing the obituaries of past figures disregarded by the paper and by society at large.
Amidst the glittering and fantastical sets onstage at the Dolby Theatre this year, something else seemed to shine bright at the 90th Academy Awards—talks of diversity and inclusion. But despite #MeToo moments and Oscar speeches championing the marginalized, only six women left with awards.
Despite the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, Oscar remains very male.