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Lucy Beats Her Male Counterpart at the Box Office

Scarlett Johansson stars in the female protagonist action movie directed by Luc Besson. Read More »

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The Women of Cannes 2014

Since its start last Wednesday, we've seen the designer dresses and classy couples in attendance at the Cannes Film Festival.  But the event also has a few important players who have yet to be doused in the Parisian spotlight. Read More »

Shakespeare's Female Characters Through the Years On Screen

The women of Shakespeare are some of the most memorable, complex characters to ever walk the stage. Read More »

Trailblazing Female Film & Televion Directors Everyone Should Know (Photo Gallery)

This year, a record number of women are nominated for directing at the 2013 Emmys. Of this season's 10 Emmy nods for directing episodic television, fully half recognize women — three for comedy and two for drama. Read More »

11 Female Film Characters Who Were Ahead of Their Time

Film is an art form that welcomes the opportunity to showcase stories, fiction or real, that would have otherwise remained untold. We may not realize it while we're watching movies, but so many characters ahead of their times can have such an extraordinary impact Read More »