Female directors

Danny Boyle on why he hasn't had more female leads in his films.

Danny Boyle’s reasoning for the lack of female leads in his films shows we need more male allies

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  • Female director Olivia Wilde on Booksmart
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    How the rise of women in indie film can help change the industry

  • Lena Dunham
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    Lena Dunham has announced her new TV show, and it’s being filmed in the UK

  • Ava DuVernay
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    Ava DuVernay knows EXACTLY why Hollywood isn’t asking her to make more movies

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Olivia Wilde’s frank message to anyone who illegally streamed Booksmart

Wilde shared an urgent tweet over the weekend

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Ava DuVernay
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Why being on an Ava DuVernay film set is so different from anything else in Hollywood

How the director is making the industry better and more diverse, both in front and behind the camera.

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Guess which male actor has worked with the most female directors?

The answer would surprise you.

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Greta Bellamacina
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Cannes just turned a female filmmaker away because she is a mother

British director and actor Greta Bellamacina claims that she was refused entry to the festival because she was with her baby.

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Cannes 2019: This director perfectly sums up why you shouldn't ask this question about sexism

"Ask the people who run film schools..."

Awkwafina stars in the forthcoming film The Farewell
Life

The trailer for Awkwafina’s new film will make you laugh and cry

The Farewell is the actor's first dramatic turn.

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Sarah Shaffi
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People

Lizzo is making her film debut in a movie that sounds unbelievably good

Lizzo, Oscar winner? With this cast and this director, anything is possible.

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Life

Why Netflix’s Someone Great is the perfect rom-com about female friendship

We speak to star Gina Rodriguez and director Jennifer Kaytin Robinson about their must-watch movie Someone Great.

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People

Meet the awe-inspiring teenager who just became Hollywood’s youngest ever producer

Marsai Martin is taking over the film industry, one female-led movie at a time.

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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Actress Greta Gerwig enters the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum on May 07, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Ray Tamarra/GC Images)
People

Greta Gerwig confirms baby rumours in most low-key way ever

The Oscar-nominated actress, writer and director definitely caught her fans by surprise with this announcement

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

The trailer for Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut Booksmart is here, and it looks so good

Trust us, you need to watch this

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Megan Murray
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The Time’s Up challenge to end Hollywood’s gender gap is already working

Tessa Thompson got the ball rolling – and now, everyone from Reese Witherspoon to Jennifer Lopez has committed to working with female directors

Life

Birds of Prey: everything you need to know about Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn spinoff

Including who will play the villain and why everyone is so excited about the team behind it

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Life

This filmmaker just summed up why there aren’t enough female directors in Hollywood

Yet again, there were no women nominated for Best Director at the Oscars

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Life

Netflix now has a category just for female directors

It’s the only section of the streaming service you could possibly need.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Nicole Kidman and Charlize Theron at the 2019 Critics Choice Awards
People

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

People are extremely unhappy about this oversight, and for good reason.

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Kayleigh Dray
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People

Tom Hanks pays tribute to A League of Their Own director Penny Marshall after her death

The actor collaborated with the filmmaker on two iconic projects.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Life

This is what Ruth Bader Ginsburg says her biopic got wrong about her life

Set to release later this year, On The Basis Of Sex takes a look at Ginsburg's lifetime battle against gender discrimination

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This is the category the Golden Globe nominations got wrong this year

We can’t believe we’re having this conversation again.

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Why isn’t the female director of Clueless a bigger Hollywood success story?

It’s one of the most iconic high school movies ever made. But why has its writer and director found it so hard to get more of her work made?

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