‘Transparent’ won at the Golden Globes; Woody Allen is developing a new series for Amazon; Netflix’s shares are soaring. Netflix and Amazon have already proven their mettle in the TV space, but both have plans to take on hollywood at the box office. Show More Summary
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Dunham also spoke openly about reproductive freedom and campus assault, the latter of which she admitted to being a victim of in her memoir.
Lena Dunham deftly illustrated the double standard that she's held to as someone who creates and stars in her own TV show: women don't get separated from the characters they play, whereas men like "real perv" Woody Allen do.
The "Girls" star sat down with Mindy Kaling, Kristen Wiig, Jenji Kohan and Emily Nussbaum to talk politics & sexism
Other topics include Woody Allen, reproductive rights and sexual assault
At the Power of Story: Serious Ladies panel at Sundance, in which Lena Dunham, Mindy Kaling, Kristen Wiig, and Jenji Kohan discussed life as female artists, Dunham brilliantly pointed out the obvious regarding Woody Allen’s repeated onscreen “perv” behavior. Dunham is frequently taking the heat for the screw-ups of her “Girls” character Hannah Horvath, as [...]
During the Power of Story: Serious Ladies panel at this year's Sundance, Lena Dunham discussed reproductive rights, campus sexual assault and, separately, the way that female auteurs are constantly compared to their characters while men like, say, Woody Allen, can sexualize teenagers in their movies for years and never get shit for it. Read more...
Lena Dunham called Woody Allen a 'Perv,' and addresses campus rape and abortion at "Serious Ladies" Sundance Panel.
Lena Dunham and Mindy Kaling spoke to a packed room in Park City about humor as a conversation piece, sexual assault, and of course, Woody Allen. Dunham has talked about Woody Allen in the past. The Girls creator has said the allegations...Show More Summary
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“America is at its most puritanical,” Lena Dunham proclaimed to a group of (mostly female) patrons at a Sundance panel discussion on Saturday afternoon. "People are forgetting that humor is a tool for debate and a tool for expression." The...Show More Summary
The Girls creator left the packed Egyptian Theater in Park City today with no doubt about what she thinks about attacks on pushing the boundaries of humor, the director of Manhattan and sexual assaults on America's campus'. "In someShow More Summary
Everyone, it seems, had an opinion about Woody Allen signing a deal recently with Amazon to produce a TV series for its video streaming service. Some praised Amazon for aligning with one of America’s most celebrated creative figures. Others worried about the fallout from sexual-abuse allegations levied by Allen’s daughter, Dylan Farrow, in 1993 that [...]Show More Summary
The accusation that Woody Allen abused his daughter 20 years ago has been in the news again recently. The accusation was revived by his daughter in a letter published in the New York Times. One thing is completely clear from reading her letter—she was and she remains traumatized by her childhood experiences. Less clear is the nature of those traumatizing experiences.
What do Woody Allen, Cher, Hilary Swank and Kevin Spacey have in common? They have all won Oscars for films that screened at the Sundance Film Festival. Two of 2014's most critically acclaimed films, both of which premiered at Sundance,...Show More Summary
So, Boehner is asking Netanyahu to speak before Congress on Iran, which is sort of like Woody Allen pulling out Marshall McLuhan from behind a wall in Annie Hall. House Speaker John Boehner announced Wednesday he is inviting Israeli Prime...
Since the news came out that Gov't Mule--the power trio that began as a part-time side project for then-Allman Brothers Band guitarist/singer Warren Haynes and bassist Allen Woody but which, along with drummer Matt Abts, was so well-received that the southern-roots jam band ultimately took on an une...
“It’s not that I’m afraid to die, I just don’t want to be there when it happens.” - Woody Allen, Death (A Play)
First Amazon's Transparent won big at the Golden Globes, then the company scored a Woody Allen television series ; the trifecta comes as the behemoth announces the rollout of Amazon Original Movies—a series of up to a dozen full-length flicks a year that "focus on unique stories, voices, and characters...