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Five Need-To-Know Facts About Bridget Jones

Bridget Jones, the clumsy, eternally embarrassing singleton struggling to navigate modern life, played by Renée Zellweger, is back. This time, it’s for the third film instalment of the rom-com trilogy, Bridget Jones’s Baby. Read More »

11 Awesome Helen Mirren Quotes On Modern Womanhood

Film, television and stage actress Helen Mirren has long been a national treasure. Mirren has worked with the Royal Shakespeare Company, performed at the National Theatre and on Broadway, and won an Oscar. Read More »

Meryl Streep Had to Ask for a Higher Salary to Play Miranda Priestly

That's right, even the boss lady of the 2006 film "Devil Wears Prada" — which grossed more than $300 million worldwide — says she had to negotiate her salary because she wasn't making enough. Read More »

Alicia Keys Releases a Powerful Short Film for Refugees

While we are constantly confronted with headlines about dangerous journeys across seas and overcrowded migrant camps, it's hard to really understand the scope and gravity of the refugee problem around the world. Read More »

Miranda July Produces Stunning Indie Film with Female-Led Cast and Crew

Premiering at the Los Angeles Film Festival until June 9, Amber Sealey's film "No Light and No Land Anywhere," executive produced by Read More »

Oprah to Star in HBO Film About Henrietta Lacks Whose Cells Changed Medical History

MAKER Oprah Winfrey will be starring in a new HBO film she describes as a "passion project" that was  Read More »

Get an Exclusive Sneak Peek of "The Danish Girl"

Breakout star Eddie Redmayne, most known for his exquisite portrayal of scientist Stephen Hawking in "The Theory of Everything," is starring in yet another film nominated for several major titles this awards season. Read More »

Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, and Cheryl Strayed Are Re-uniting

It's been nearly a year since "Wild" earned two Oscar nominations and critical raves, but the adaptation of Cheryl Strayed's best-selling memoir is living on in some unexpected ways. Read More »