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6 Female Movie Characters Who Overcome the Odds

Movies have the special ability to transform real-life tales into captivating, compelling stories. And no stories are more empowering (or complex to translate onscreen) than those of women who achieved greatness against all odds. Read More »

Angelina Jolie Pitt to Produce Film Based On Afghan Girl's Life

Angelina Jolie continues to show off her producing and directing chops with her Read More »

Salma Hayek On Being Inspired By Women

Actress Selma Hayek appeared on AOL's BUILD series Thursday at AOL headquarters in New York. The actress talked about her latest project, "The Prophet," an animated film released Friday, adapted from Kahlil Gibran's book of the same name. Read More »

Here's Everything We Know About Amy Schumer's Next Big Comedy Movie

We're starting to feel an Amy Schumer void: The season-three finale of "Inside Amy Schumer" has come and gone. We've obviously seen (and loved) "Trainwreck." So what's a Schumer lover left to do — besides YouTube clips of her hilarious stand-up routines? Read More »

Vanessa Bayer On Starring In "Trainwreck"

In the last few years, Vanessa Bayer has gone from the relative new kid on the "Saturday Night Live" block, peeking out from behind comedy giants like Bill Hader, Read More »

Exclusive Sneak Peek: "Ricki and the Flash" Is the Meryl Streep Movie We've Been Waiting For

It's been a summer of blockbuster comedies and animated films, but what the theater seems to be lacking is a smart, engaging film that captivates a more grown-up audience. Read More »

#SquadGoals: The 9 Most Iconic Famous Female Friendships

Taylor Swift is no stranger to celebrating female-formed friendships with her band of fellow superstars. Her loyal following is often pictured in photos on her social media, and on the stage of her worldwide "1989" concert tour. Read More »

Coming 2017: "Pitch Perfect 3"

"Pitch Perfect 3" is slated for a 2017 release, Variety confirmed Monday. Universal Pictures will release the movie on July 21, 2017. Read More »

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