And the Oscar Goes To...: Cisgender Nominees Who Identify As Male or Female

This is not an issue unique to the Oscars.

Written Off: Why Aren’t Black Female Screenwriters Getting Their Due?

The exclusion of films written and directed by women, and particularly women of color, has long been an infuriating norm within the Academy.  Read more »

Douchebag Decree: The No-Host Oscars

Why didn’t the Academy ask us who should host? Read more »

Douchebag Decree: No One Asked for "Green Book"

Literally, no one asked for this film. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The Futility of Trump's Oval Office Address

Even Trump reportedly said the speech was pointless. Read more »

BitchWatch: 2018’s Best Horror Films about Women

From dancing witches to badass Final Girls! Read more »

Love is a War: “If Beale Street Could Talk” Presents a Warped Fairytale

It’s extraordinary that such a sensual tale of young love could also tackle the trauma born out of America’s faulty criminal-justice system. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Kevin Hart Is Not a Victim

The real question is, why didn’t he just apologize in the first place? Read more »

No Greater Agony: “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” is an Achingly Honest Portrait of a Writer’s Life

Though writing is the backbone of most industries, writers are often considered expendable and easily replaceable. Read more »

Eclipsing Fame: “A Star is Born” Treats Pop Music as a Telltale Sign of Selling Out

What Jackson comes to describe as Ally’s artistic insincerity is very nakedly the nascent bloom of his own jealousy. Read more »

You’ve Heard This One Before: The Zero-Sum Legacy of “A Star Is Born”

You can think of this story as a life-force transference, or, if you’re cynical, a law of nature. Read more »

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