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Academy Award nominations highlight impact of #MeToo movement, remaining need for progress

On Jan. 23, Oscar nominations were announced to — almost shockingly — general satisfaction. After decades of male-dominated nominations, as well as the rise of #OscarsSoWhite after only white lead and supporting actors were nominated in 2015 and 2016, it seemed as though the films of 2017 — and their prioritizations of female and nonwhite narratives — were being justly recognized. On ...

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Academy Award nominations highlight impact of #MeToo movement, remaining need for progress

On Jan. 23, Oscar nominations were announced to — almost shockingly — general satisfaction. After decades of male-dominated nominations, as well as the rise of #OscarsSoWhite after only white lead and supporting actors were nominated in 2015 and 2016, it seemed as though the films of 2017 — and their prioritizations of female and nonwhite narratives — were being justly recognized. On ...

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Jennifer Lawrence Slays in Jaw-Dropping Plunging Black Dress at London Photocall

Jennifer Lawrence stunned on Tuesday afternoon in chilly London, England.  Braving the 48-degree weather, the 27-year-old actress posed at a photocall for her film, Red Sparrow, in a plunging black gown that boasted velvet panels down the sides with crisscross straps in the back that pinned like suspenders. Lawrence paired the eye-catching ensemble with strappy black heels and simple stud earrings. As for her make… ...

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'Annihilation' author Jeff VanderMeer prepares for his 'weird fiction' to go Hollywood

There might be no contemporary writer operating on a weirder wavelength than Jeff VanderMeer. With his wife, the sci-fi and fantasy editor Ann VanderMeer, he compiled the fiction anthologies “The Weird” and “The New Weird,” and he’s steadily acquired a cult following for his novels about mysterious humanoid fungi and cities ruled by giant bioengineered grizzly bears. Now, with the ...

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Academy Award nominations highlight impact of #MeToo movement, remaining need for progress

On Jan. 23, Oscar nominations were announced to — almost shockingly — general satisfaction. After decades of male-dominated nominations, as well as the rise of #OscarsSoWhite after only white lead and supporting actors were nominated in 2015 and 2016, it seemed as though the films of 2017 — and their prioritizations of female and nonwhite narratives — were being justly recognized. On ...

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Academy Award nominations highlight impact of #MeToo movement, remaining need for progress

On Jan. 23, Oscar nominations were announced to — almost shockingly — general satisfaction. After decades of male-dominated nominations, as well as the rise of #OscarsSoWhite after only white lead and supporting actors were nominated in 2015 and 2016, it seemed as though the films of 2017 — and their prioritizations of female and nonwhite narratives — were being justly recognized. On ...

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