WEEK IN WOMEN awards season news roundup: ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ and Oprah win at Golden Globes, ‘The Shape of Water’ receives Critics Choice and AWFJ honors

WEEK IN WOMEN awards season news roundup: ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ and Oprah win at Golden Globes, ‘The Shape of Water’ receives Critics Choice and AWFJ honors

‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ and Oprah win at Golden Globes, while ‘The Shape of Water’ receives Critics Choice and AWFJ honors

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WEEK IN WOMEN news roundup: Natalie Portman wins Israel’s Genesis Prize, Iran makes first Academy Award submission directed by a woman, Sundance Selects acquiring Rachel Dretzin’s documentary ‘Far from the Tree’

WEEK IN WOMEN news roundup: Natalie Portman wins Israel’s Genesis Prize, Iran makes first Academy Award submission directed by a woman, Sundance Selects acquiring Rachel Dretzin’s documentary ‘Far from the Tree’

Natalie Portman wins Israel’s Genesis Prize, Iran makes first Academy Award submission directed by a woman, Sundance Selects acquires Rachel Dretzin’s documentary ‘Far from the Tree,’ and Kathryn Bigelow, Kate Winslet and more are honored by SAG-AFTRA Foundation.

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THE WEEK IN WOMEN news roundup: Oscar nominations to be announced Tuesday, SAG to honor Lily Tomlin, Reese Witherspoon and Natalie Portman speak out

THE WEEK IN WOMEN news roundup: Oscar nominations to be announced Tuesday, SAG to honor Lily Tomlin, Reese Witherspoon and Natalie Portman speak out

Oscar nominations to be revealed Tuesday The nominations for this year’s Academy Awards will be announced Tuesday. As previously reported, Oscar winners Brie Larson (Room) and Jennifer Hudson (Dreamgirls) will help announce this year’s Academy Award nominees on Jan. 24. According to the Associated Press, Oscar nominees Jason Reitman and Ken Watanabe and Oscar-winning cinematographer […]

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Number of women directors falls – and female characters have less to say in movies

Number of women directors falls – and female characters have less to say in movies

In the past week, I’ve learned that the number of female feature film directors has fallen, that female characters have far less chance to talk in movies and that the gender pay gap in Hollywood is bad. None of this information is a particular surprise, but, boy, is it disheartening. There was reason to be […]

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‘Inside Out’ sets box office records and shows it’s time to embrace the emotion of acceptance

‘Inside Out’ sets box office records and shows it’s time to embrace the emotion of acceptance

The box-office success of Disney/Pixar’s “Inside Out” sparks a feeling of satisfaction – and hopefully should bring about a feeling of acceptance in Hollywood suits clinging out outdated ideas.

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