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Daily Reads: Hollywood's Homophobia Problem, Why Filmmakers Fail and More

  • By Max O'Connell
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  • July 24, 2014 9:37 AM
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Plus: How Marvel became the envy and scourge of Hollywood, and why disabled characters are rarely played by disabled actors.

"The Other Woman" Flunks the Bechdel Test, and Many Others Besides

  • By Sam Adams
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  • April 25, 2014 11:27 AM
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  • 1 Comment
The fact that the three female leads in this comedy of revenge don't talk once in its 109 minutes about anything other than a man is only the beginning of how bad it is.

Cage Match: 'The Counselor'

  • By Sam Adams
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  • October 25, 2013 4:12 PM
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Two Sunshine State critics square off over the Michael Fassbender thriller, which is either "sleekly savage" or "silly, affected [and] self-important."