Basically, male roles are dominant — three for every female role — and this has not changed since 1946.
On average, Californian women earn 84 cents per each dollar earned by a man. The national average is 79 cents.
On Tuesday, California equipped itself with a law considered one of the most progressive in the United States to defend salary equality between genders. The measure was praised in Hollywood.
As is the case with all essentially monopolistic regimes, the studio system ended up crumbling under its own weight. At the end of the '50s and the beginning of the '60s, the advent of television combined with a series of gigantic flops (“Cleopatra,” “Doctor Dolittle”) brought the major studios to their knees. [Read more]
With the arrival of summer, the film market will be positively sizzling once more. Although China is now recognized as being a gold mine for padding Hollywood box office figures, it is a quality that has apparently earned the Chinese market little respect. Some in the foreign media have even suggested that China is [Read more]
[T]he commonalities between Hollywood and groups affiliated with Islamic State are being overlooked.
Somehow the word 'American' makes it not only acceptable but epic, admirable, even glorious and certainly ordained by a Christian God.
The most popular film of this year in the U.S. is causing the biggest disputes in years. Is Clint Eastwood's “American Sniper,” nominated for Oscars in six categories, a portrait of a psychopath or a hero?
American conservatives are happy. There it is: a movie about the war in Iraq that we don't need to be [Read more]
A new generation of filmmakers is succeeding in a Hollywood where global intelligence is being absorbed.
Ninety-three percent of Academy members are white, and the majority of them are men.
Blacks and Latinos don’t even make up a third of the workers in the business.
The black lobby, led by Oprah Winfrey, is ready to go to battle.
The controversy erupted minutes after the announcement of the Oscar [Read more]
Although Russia isn’t getting good press right now, foreign journalists did not hesitate to award a Golden Globe to Andrey Zvyagintsev’s “Leviathan” instead of the Polish “Ida.” The most important Golden Globes were awarded to Richard Linklater's “Boyhood” and Wes Anderson's “Grand Budapest Hotel.”