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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. It was actually a great year for women in movies, so... Read More »

10 Movies for When You Need to Fight the Man

Sometimes the news is so bad that even protest feels usele . Sometimes we need to get ourselves fired up for change and "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington"... 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... 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 impre ive to say the least. MAKERS recently talk... 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 spotle past (what adult does?). But it speaks to how sexism enables... 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 yo... Read More »

11 Awesome Helen Mirren Quotes On Modern Womanhood

Film, television and stage actre Helen Mirren has long been a national treasure. Mirren has worked with the Royal Shakespeare Company, performed at t... Read More »

This "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" Reunion Selfie Is Pretty Much the Definition of #FriendshipGoals

Now that we know a third "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" is in the works, we're naturally looking for any po ible signs that production is actuall... Read More »

Finally, Blockbusters We Can Get Behind

By Megan Angelo Of all the things in 2013's "The Wolf of Wall Street" that set women back — the girl with the cash strapped to her body, the hookers —... Read More »

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