The Other Half: Celebrating Women in Hollywood

Cindy Caponera
Margaret GardinerJuly 6, 2017

“What’s it like to be a guy? To just get to be funny and not have someone yelling something about your tits every time you step on stage?” The...

Patty Jenkins
Margaret GardinerJune 21, 2017

“I felt more experienced and more correct for the job than many people before me.” Notes Patty Jenkins, the director of Wonder Woman, which has...

Charlotte Bruus Christensen
Tina Jøhnk ChristensenJune 8, 2017

According to Denzel Washington, Charlotte Bruus Christensen is on the fast track to becoming a big star in Hollywood. And he knows what he is...

Diane Kruger, Jessica Chastain and Nicole Kidman
Margaret GardinerMay 30, 2017

Could 2017 go down as the year of the women despite men taking all of the top awards at the Cannes Film Festival, bar one? The Palme d’Or went to...

Diane Kruger
Margaret GardinerMay 28, 2017

“I certainly have not been paid the same as a male star. Sometimes I've had to accept (the pay disparity) for financial reasons, or because I...

Chloé Zhao
Margaret GardinerMay 23, 2017

The opening of The Rider - winner, with A Ciambra, of the Directors Fortnight- focuses on a horse’s mane, spreading and floating in slow motion as...

Jill Soloway and Kevin Bacon on the set of "I Love Dick"
Margaret GardinerMay 12, 2017

I Love Dick. The very title titillates. It’s a concept nice girls would never admit to, and uses vocabulary good girls never utter. But the show...

Mimi Leder with John Grillo scouting
Margaret GardinerApril 19, 2017

There is nothing left over about the executive producer/director-showrunner of HBO’s Leftovers. As the first woman graduate of AFI, Mimi has been...

 Thelma Shoonmaker attends the 53rd Annual ACE Eddie Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 23, 2003 in Beverly Hills, California.
Gabriel LermanMarch 31, 2017

She met Martin Scorsese at a 6-week class at New York University decades ago, and using the experience she gained adapting Fellini, Godard and...

Producer Ramsey Naito
Margaret GardinerMarch 15, 2017

“Often in my career I have been the only woman in the room”, notes Ramsey Naito, one of the producers of The Boss Baby, an animated movie about...