When actresses do come out against Hollywood abusers or sexist practices, they’re generally already well-established; fame gives these women a buffer against blacklisting or being labeled difficult or un-hirable. This isn’t to say that these A-lister’s statements aren’t brave and important, but rather to point out that it seems nearly impossible for a young actress to call out misogyny or harassment while it’s happening and remain professionally unscathed. This summer, Alison Brie shared a sketchy incident from her past, recalling, “Early in my career, I auditioned for three lines on an episode of ‘Entourage’ that I had to go on in a bikini!” she said. “Or, like, shorts and the tiniest shorts. And they were like, ‘OK, can you take your top off now?’” While Brie ultimately never appeared on Entourage, her anecdote invokes all of the lesser-known actresses who were likely subjected to the same … [Read more...] about Amber Tamblyn and the Women Calling Out Chauvinists in Hollywood
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And The Godfather III has so many memorable scenes. The first conflict between Mancini and Zasa, ending with the former biting the ear of the latter during a fraternal embrace, is both mesmerizing and repulsive. The Atlantic City massacre, with a heliocopter hitman taking on a penthouse full of gangsters, is outlandish yet unforgettable. The last 30 minutes of the movie rank among Coppola’s most ambitious sequences, and stand out as the quintessential cinematic depiction of Girardian reciprocial violence. Above all, the final tableau of the decimated Corleone clan on the steps of the Palermo opera house is one of the most haunting images in the entire trilogy. … [Read more...] about Why Is ‘Godfather III’ So Disrespected?
“I apologized for liking that church sign. I said I regret it. I shud [sic] have thought before recklessly suppprting [sic],” she wrote at the time. “You won’t accept this but black people are targeted by Trump’s GOP for voter supression [sic]. Charlottesville was about Trump supporters hating [people of color] and Jews.” … [Read more...] about Debra Messing Teaming with Biden Campaign for ‘Value of Women Voters’ Fundraiser
“I was lucky enough to be invited on the red carpet to the Emmys and the Golden Globes, and that was the same time that ‘Ally McBeal’ (1997) was at its height and Calista [Flockhart] was the ‘It’ girl and Portia de Rossi also was so, so slim, and she’s spoken openly about her anorexia, so it’s all within sort of the same theme,” Messing said, agreeing with Jamil’s sentiment. … [Read more...] about ‘Will & Grace’ star Debra Messing says she was ‘too skinny’ while on show
Diaz has in recent years shifted her attention to writing—she's authored two books—as well as building a wine business. She married in 2015 and earlier this year, became a new mom, at 47, to daughter Raddix. Presumably, her more than 20 years of success in the film business set her up financially to make that shift—to do, in midlife, what she wants to do instead of what she feels she has to. … [Read more...] about What Cameron Diaz doesn’t have to explain