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Nicole Kidman and Charlize Theron at the 2019 Critics Choice Awards

Critics’ Choice Awards 2019: how the awards show sparked controversy

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    “You’ll have to make a rom-com. With lots of kissing in it. Cos girls love kissing”

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    Revealed: the shocking extent of gender inequality in UK film industry

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