AFI gala honoring Julie Andrews, Geena Davis’ Bentonville Film Festival and more pushed back over coronavirus concerns

AFI gala honoring Julie Andrews, Geena Davis’ Bentonville Film Festival and more pushed back over coronavirus concerns

The outbreak has disrupted the global theater marketplace, forcing the shuttering of theaters in Italy, Korea and China — and the latter is the second biggest movie market in the world behind the U.S.

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge talks about her work on script of ‘Bond 25’ to ensure it will ‘treat women properly’

Phoebe Waller-Bridge talks about her work on script of ‘Bond 25’ to ensure it will ‘treat women properly’

An Emmy Award nominee for her writing on the first season of “Killing Eve,” Waller-Bridge becomes only the second woman in Bond history to be credited on a script after Johanna Hardwood, who wrote on 1962’s “Dr. No” and 1963’s “From Russia With Love.”

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38 and ‘second-class citizens’: How Hollywood’s ageism denies actresses their ‘Prime’

38 and ‘second-class citizens’: How Hollywood’s ageism denies actresses their ‘Prime’

Remember back in 1970, when 36-year-old Maggie Smith was considered ‘prime’ enough to win an Oscar as Miss Jean Brodie? These days, 30-something actresses from Liv Tyler to Maggie Gyllenhaal are finding themselves out of contention for prime roles because of Hollywood’s ageist attitudes.

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Of high heels and ageist filmmakers who are real heels

Of high heels and ageist filmmakers who are real heels

While the Cannes Film Festival created a controversy over its rule that women wear high heels to some screenings, back in Hollywood, it became clear that some filmmakers are real heels of the ageist variety.

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