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Keanu Reeves is an internet hero thanks to his “hands-off” photos with women

These photos prove Reeves is the male feminist that Hollywood needs

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How George Clooney ensured that women had a voice on his new television show

George Clooney has revitalised female characters in Joseph Heller’s classic novel Catch-22 in his new television adaptation of the book.

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This report on gender equality around the world makes for sobering reading

Thought life was improving for women worldwide? Think again

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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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Lucy Mangan: “Going on ‘sex strike’ isn’t enough – women can do better”

Withholding sex as a form of protesting the abortion ban makes Lucy Mangan deeply uncomfortable – and she wants women to think bigger

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Charlize Theron’s rejected Wonder Woman role proves how bad ageism still is in Hollywood

She described it as being a 'slap in the face'

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Rebel Wilson blames sexism for The Hustle’s “extremely unfair” R-rating

“I thought it was extremely unfair that a reboot of that was given an R-rating just because two sexy ladies were in it,” she said.

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Charlize Theron gives a lesson in consent after TV host kisses her interpreter

And the internet is here for it

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Sandra Bullock was the original choice for Neo in The Matrix, and can we watch this movie?

Matrix producers approached the Bird Box star for the lead role long before they did Keanu Reeves.

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Glenn Close says The Wife took 14 years to film, for this very depressing reason

The critically-acclaimed film almost went unmade due to (of course) Hollywood sexism.

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SAG Awards 2019: Emma Stone joke brilliantly skewers Hollywood’s ageism

Host Megan Mullally asked everyone in the room to mourn for Stone’s career now that she has recently turned 30.

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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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How the Critics’ Choice Awards subverted the ‘women vs women’ narrative

By naming Glenn Close and Lady Gaga as joint winners in the Best Actress category, the Critics’ Choice Awards turned into a celebration of sisterhood.

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Kate Beckinsale has the most Kate Beckinsale response to Pete Davidson rumours

She is absolutely not here for the gossip mill

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This is the Hollywood taboo the director of The Night Manager wants to tackle

Surprise - it’s beauty based

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BREAKING NEWS: Woman gets cold, tabloids absolutely destroy her for it

Apparently Emily Blunt is “not so sweet” for daring to go indoors when she gets cold. Yes, really.

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Catherine Zeta-Jones talks about the #MeToo allegations against her husband, Michael Douglas

"It was a really hard position for me"

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Why this video of Ellen Pompeo ‘snapping back’ at a magazine is going viral

The actress is through with working on projects that don't have any people of colour behind-the-scenes.

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Why Claire Foy hates the term “strong woman”

"It’s a way of making women more acceptable in a male world"

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6 brilliant horror films directed by women to watch this Halloween

Some people still think women don’t direct horror films. They’re wrong.

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