INTERVIEW: Stars of 'Me Before You' On Playing Will and Louisa

The much-anticipated book-to-film drama Me Before You is a story about love and how it transforms you. It is already prompting discussions about disabilities in the context of relationships and about how people who are disabled are portrayed. Based on the critically-acclaimed, bestselling novel by Jojo Moyes,  Me Before You (New Line Cinema and MGM Pictures) stars Emilia Clarke from Game of Thrones and Sam Claflin from The Hunger Games. The film opens nationwide on June 3rd and is expected to be a summer sleeper.  ...more

Who Learns Liza's Big Secret in the 'Younger' Series Finale?

My favorite guilty pleasure on TV of late is TV Land’s new series Younger, a show produced by Sex and the City creator Darren Star that zeroes in on a subject more important than almost anything to many women like me who are ages 40 and up: the sexist social impact of aging. ...more
Caught the finale last night. Fun series, although I don't care for how racy it is sometimes ...more

10 Empowering Quotes from Women in the World 2015

I was lucky to attend the sixth annual Women in the World Summit in New York City over the last few days. Words can’t quite capture the experience of being at an entire event wrapped around the narrative on issues affecting women from Washington to Uganda, discussing the setbacks and successes of the women’s movement. With the potential for a female to run as the next President of the United States, the event was even more empowering than previous years. ...more

A Conversation with Elisabeth Moss on Going from Screen to Stage, Feminism and the End of 'Mad Men'

The Heidi Chronicles is a play that was written in 1988 by the legendry, now-deceased playwright Wendy Wasserstein. It traces 25 years in a woman named Heidi’s life, starting with her days as a teenager in high school and then at Yale, studying art history, graduate school in Chicago, and finally life as a adult in New York City where she ends up living amongst the people who spanned the course of her life.   ...more

How Amazon is Changing the Ratio with Great Shows for Women

According to the Geena Davis Institute on Gender In Media, only 31% of speaking roles are given to women.  The problem is even worse when you look beyond roles given to young, predominantly white, women in their twenties. It is hard for women to get meaningful roles and remain consistently working in the entertainment industry, and that goes for behind the scenes as well. ...more

A Conversation with 'Unbreakable' Ellie Kemper about Kimmy Schmidt

If you haven’t caught the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt bug yet, you’re about to. There is just so much to love about this new Netflix show. For one thing, it’s written and created by the team from 30 Rock, Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, so you have a little Liz Lemon, a lot of NYC and much snark. ...more
hollychronicles Love that show!more

The Skinny: Smart-Ass, Kick Ass Chicks Making a Difference

The Skinny, filmmaker and comedien's Jessie Kahnweiler's  current project produced by follows a young woman living in Los Angeles who struggles with bulimia. Playing the lead and addressing the eating disorder head-on, she hopes that her project will be part of a larger conversation about disordered eating. ...more

Nicole Kidman on Hollywood, Paddington, and Being Pushed Places She Hasn’t Been Before

Nicole Kidman has a resumé full of intense roles, but she’s the first to talk about the importance of choosing her films carefully. ...more
Took my 7 year old daughter last weekend. Very cute and funny movie.more

We're Making History! A New Political Party for Women

Yesterday in New York City Hillary Clinton, Governor Andrew Cuomo, Kathy Hochul, and Christine Quinn gathered to support equal pay for equal work for every New York woman. They were there to support a new political party called Women's Equality Party that's already received support from the likes of Lena Dunham, Anna Wintour, Christie Brinkley, and film producer Jane Rosenthal, amongst others. Check out the list here:

10 Reasons to See "This is Where I Leave You"

If you read This is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper, then you are most likely excited about this film adaptation, which was released in theaters this month.  Image: Warner Bros ...more
ElisaC I like that idea, go deeper instead of feeling disappointed. I'll give it a try!more