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From ‘The Hunger Games’ to ‘Kick-Ass’: How Hollywood is falling in love with female leads, Arts

From ‘The Hunger Games’ to ‘Kick-Ass’: How Hollywood is falling in love with female leads

In the 1985 comic strip The Rule, Alison Bechdel introduced a simple test that troublingly highlighted the gender bias present in mainstream movies.

By | Arts, Film | Thursday, 20 December 2012 at 1:34 pm

Top of the posts: Dangerous dogs, everyday sexism and Georgy Porgie makes the girls cry, Notebook

Top of the posts: Dangerous dogs, everyday sexism and Georgy Porgie makes the girls cry

The most viewed blogs this week, as determined by stats.

By | Notebook | Friday, 24 August 2012 at 5:51 pm

Who is the fairest in Hollywood? Celebrities such as Kristen Stewart face heavy moral pressure, Arts

Who is the fairest in Hollywood? Celebrities such as Kristen Stewart face heavy moral pressure

It seems the world of celebrity has experienced some strange moral epiphany all of a sudden. With the news that Kristen Stewart could lose her part in the new Snow White film because of her affair with Rupert Sanders comes a new implication about stardom: that having any kind of morality lapse could actually damage your career.

By | Arts, Notebook, Opinion | Tuesday, 21 August 2012 at 6:00 am

Vince Cable, George Osborne, North Korea, Kristen Stewart, RIP Mary Tamm, Notebook

Vince Cable, George Osborne, North Korea, Kristen Stewart, RIP Mary Tamm

What’s trending and why?

By | Notebook | Thursday, 26 July 2012 at 10:43 am

ONS, Christian Bale, US Weekly, Rome, Notebook

ONS, Christian Bale, US Weekly, Rome

A look at the trending topics on social networking sites and search engines today, to see what we’re interested in, and why.

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 25 July 2012 at 10:37 am

Caught & Social: A big night for vampire lovers, Notebook

Caught & Social: A big night for vampire lovers

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Thursday, 17 November 2011 at 12:37 pm

Sandra Bullock and the incredible, shrinking star salary, Arts

Sandra Bullock and the incredible, shrinking star salary

Lost in the endless coverage of Forbes magazine’s annual list of the best paid celebrity this week is a small, but nonetheless important point: very few of the actresses in the magazine’s top ten have actually enjoyed a particularly lucrative year.
These things are relative, of course, but by the (admittedly outrageous) standards of Hollywood, most [...]

By | Arts, The Foreign Desk | Thursday, 5 August 2010 at 7:37 pm

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