Miranda Richardson discusses this season's premiere feminism-themed film about the real-life strike at the UK Ford plant that challenged and changed British laws on equal pay. Just how far have we come since 1968 in the fight for gender equality in the workplace?
18 Nov 2010
Barbequing with Legends: Robert Duvall and Sissy Spacek on Cinema, Cinephilia and Good-Looking Shoes
On the eve of the release of Get Low, PopMatters talks with film legends Sissy Spacek and Robert Duvall about food criticism (sort of), film critics (without mentioning any, ahem, names), and of course, cute shoes (and a few other things).
29 Jul 2010
Endorsed by the esteemed Susan Sontag as among the best films about women, Fassbinder's unique approach to the feminine psyche remains as daring today as it was when released in 1972.
18 May 2010
Korea has quickly become a hot spot for some of the most engaging female film performances in the world. This reputation is only bolstered by Kim Hye-ja's sharp turn as the resourceful Mother. PopMatters interviews Director Bong Joon Ho.
11 Mar 2010
Mazur checks out the year's best female acting and offers up a mostly alternative opinion to the boring Oscar-begging consensus picks including some you might not have heard about, yet.
07 Jan 2010
On the eve of the release of her tenth album, Amos chatted about collaborating with rock Gods and Goddesses, how bootlegs could potentially cause divorce, and why a gal sometimes just needs a good wig to add an extra element of surprise to both her marriage and her live show.
21 May 2009
HBO’s dedication to quality parts for women gallantly shows through and has even changed the landscape of television as we know it.
16 Apr 2009
In Winslet’s clever, low-key performance, all of the character’s ambiguousness remains intact, making Hanna her most complicated, mature creation to date.
07 Dec 2008
Claudel discusses how the women who have surrounded him his entire life proved to be among the best inspiration for I’ve Loved You So Long's daring, modern feminist parable.
09 Nov 2008
Kristin Scott Thomas delivers the performance of the year in Philippe Claudel’s I’ve Loved You So Long, and tells Mazur how she did it.
09 Nov 2008
Bonneville is not terrible, but it isn’t befitting of the American acting royalty that acquiesced to star in it, either, though the three women do their best with what they are given, smiling gamely through it all, and in the process deconstructing ageism in a subtle, necessary way.
05 Aug 2008
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