entertainment

Several male film critics praised ‘Joker.’ Here’s why female critics aren’t sold.

Todd Phillips’s new Batman villain origin film grossed $94 million at the box office last weekend

Renée Zellweger shines as Judy Garland in ‘Judy,’ which depicts the star at the end of her life

Zellweger’s Garland both leans into the myth and slightly subverts it

During her Emmy acceptance speech, Patricia Arquette advocated for trans rights. Here’s why.

Arquette’s sister, Alexis, was a transgender actress and advocate who died in 2016

Geena Davis made children’s TV more feminist. Here’s how.

She has been commissioning research on the representation of women and girls on screen and sharing results with decision-makers and content creators

In her novels and screenplays, Attica Locke seeks to elevate the story of blackness in America

Locke is clearly having a moment, both with her latest novel release and in television

7 must-watch Meryl Streep movies, according to the woman who wrote the book on Meryl Streep

‘Queen Meryl: The Iconic Roles, Heroic Deeds, and Legendary Life of Meryl Streep,’ by Erin Carlson, comes out Sept. 24

‘Hustlers’ shows what happens when you put women in charge of movies

Research shows that when women work as a director, they change the nature of what we see on screen

‘Hustlers’ is about ‘friendship and money,’ but it isn’t a female empowerment flick. Director Lorene Scafaria explains.

The caper stars Jennifer Lopez and Constance Wu as dancers at a strip club who drug wealthy men and max out their credit cards

‘Unbelievable’: In this new series, a rape investigation goes horribly wrong

The television show, available Friday on Netflix, is based on a true story

Wait, is Nicki Minaj actually retiring?

She apologized for her ‘abrupt’ and ‘insensitive’ retirement tweet. But what does that mean?