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Skepticism about film’s ‘year of women’


April 21, 2015

National Association of Theatre Owners President and CEO John Fithian declared 2015 as a progressive year for women in the film industry Tuesday at CinemaCon. “2015 will rock at the box office because it will be the year of women,” Fithian said to exhibitors at the conference. Fithian’s claim is unu...

Hollywood, meet Hollywood.

Hollywood, meet Hollywood.

Codi Mohr, Executive Editor

April 8, 2015

“Pitch Perfect 2” “Paper Towns” “Hot Pursuit” “Tomorrowland” “Aloha” “Spy” “Inside Out” “The Bronze” “Trainwreck” “Ricki and the Flash” These 10 films premiering this summer have something in common, something rarely seen in today’s film industry. Some are comedies, some...

Why I am rejecting the term “white feminism”

Jocelyn Gibson, Managing Editor

February 18, 2015

An idea persists among many modern feminists that mainstream feminism is “white feminism.” That is, it isn’t meant to help anyone other than white middle and upper class women. I firmly reject the term “white feminism.” I reject the term not because I think feminism as it stands is successful ...