Archive For January 24, 2017

‘Hidden Figures’ Is The First Movie With Multiple Female Leads To Remain No. 1 Since 2011 | The Huffington Post

‘Hidden Figures’ Is The First Movie With Multiple Female Leads To Remain No. 1 Since 2011 | The Huffington Post

The last one with two top-grossing weekends was “The Help.” Source: ‘Hidden Figures’ Is The First Movie With Multiple Female Leads To Remain No. 1 Since 2011 | The Huffington Post

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Barry Jenkins Quietly Makes History With Oscar Nomination Trifecta | The Huffington Post

Barry Jenkins Quietly Makes History With Oscar Nomination Trifecta | The Huffington Post

No other black writer-director has been nominated for Best Director, Picture and Screenplay. Source: Barry Jenkins Quietly Makes History With Oscar Nomination Trifecta | The Huffington Post

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Get to Know A24, the Film Company Behind ‘Spring Breakers’ and ‘Moonlight’ – WSJ

Get to Know A24, the Film Company Behind ‘Spring Breakers’ and ‘Moonlight’ – WSJ

Boasting a series of critically acclaimed projects, the entertainment upstart A24 hopes to claim the mantle once owned by Miramax by nurturing its outsider status. Source: Get to Know A24, the Film Company Behind ‘Spring Breakers’ and ‘Moonlight’ – WSJ

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The Writers, Directors, and Producers who Make Films that Fail the Bechdel Test

The Writers, Directors, and Producers who Make Films that Fail the Bechdel Test

Examining the Gender of Writers, Producers, and Directors Who Make films that fail the Bechdel Test Source: The Writers, Directors, and Producers who Make Films that Fail the Bechdel Test

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Reese Witherspoon on lack of complex women on film: ‘Things have to change’ – CNN.com

Reese Witherspoon on lack of complex women on film: ‘Things have to change’ – CNN.com

Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman are hoping their upcoming HBO limited series “Big Little Lies” is one small step toward big changes in Hollywood. Source: Reese Witherspoon on lack of complex women on film: ‘Things have to change’ – CNN.com

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This Is Why Diverse Wins At The Golden Globes Are So Important|VULTURE

This Is Why Diverse Wins At The Golden Globes Are So Important|VULTURE

How will Hollywood respond to Trump? The Golden Globes may give some indication. Hollywood’s come a long way since #OscarsSoWhite. But it still has a ways to go (some might say, over the “Hidden Fences“). Despite flubs from a red carpet correspondent and Michael Keaton conflating Hidden Figures with Fences, two movies starring mostly Black…

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