Award-winning critic and historian Carrie Rickey debunks the most common rationalizations for women's underrepresentation behind the camera.
Sexual harassment is only one of many land mines women must dodge in an industry where men are predominantly in power.
A feature-length article in the magazine details accusations against the politically powerful Hollywood producer.
The Hollywood mogul is accused in The New York Times of sexually harassing employees for "over nearly three decades."
The final article in the series offers some closely guarded data about audience gender breakdowns, and insights from filmmakers Mira Nair (shown left), Ava DuVernay (shown right), Nancy Meyers and Stacy Title.
Those who emerged between 1966 and 1983 challenged the prevailing image of the central hero and marginal heroine by creating a "countercinema."
Dorothy Arzner and Ida Lupino were two exceptions to the women who found it increasingly difficult to launch film projects in the 20th century. (This is the second installment of a five-part series.)
Hollywood’s gender gap is most apparent with regard to female filmmakers, but their prospects weren’t always as bad as they are today. (Part 1 of our five-part series.)
It's unlikely that the beloved space saga's Episode VII -- regardless of whether it turns out to be a crowd pleaser -- has taken the risks George Lucas took with his installments.