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8 of the Best Films to Watch for Women's History Month

One of the best ways to celebrate Women's History Month is to learn the stories of the women who came before us, through books, films, music, and more. Read More »

Leading Roles for Women in Movies Have Increased — But It's Not All Good News

We were all ecstatic to leave 2016, but it turns out not everything about last year was terrible. Read More »

10 Movies for When You Need to Fight the Man

Sometimes the news is so bad that even protest feels useless. Sometimes we need to get ourselves fired up for change and "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington" just isn't going to cut it. Read More »

Your Go-To Feminist Holiday Movie Guide

If you are anything like some of us on the MAKERS team, you have been counting down the days until the holiday season since, well, long before it was acceptable to do so. Read More »

Actress and Producer Alysia Reiner On "Equity," Mentors, and More

Is there anything Alysia Reiner can't do? From producing, to acting, to being a mother, her résumé is impressive to say the least. Read More »

90 Female Directors Who Could Help Solve Hollywood's Predator Problem

There's no rule, moral or otherwise, that to work in Hollywood you have to have a spotless past (what adult does?). Read More »

11 Life Lessons We Learned From “Legally Blonde” (in Honor of Its 15th Birthday)

It is hard to believe but "Legally Blonde" turned 15 years old on Wednesday. It was the summer of 2001 when this film starring a relatively unknown young actress named Reese Witherspoon was released. 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 »

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