• Iron Man's Robert Downey Jr. Dances Into The New Year

    6 monthes ago - By Screen Rant

    Marvel's legendary Iron Man , Robert Downey Jr., danced his way into the new year and new decade. Despite only having one film release in 2019, it was a monumental year for the MCU's inaugural superhero. Not only did Avengers: Endgame release to an overwhelming response from critics and audiences, but it surpassed the gigantic box office business of Avengers: Infinity War , while also knocking off James Cameron's Avatar from the top spot of the worldwide box office list. 2019 was also significant for Downey Jr. as it marked the end of his historic 11-year-run as the genius, billionaire...
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  • Women Directed Record 12% of Top 100-Grossing Films in 2019, Study Finds

    Women Directed Record 12% of Top 100-Grossing Films in 2019, Study Finds

    6 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    A record 10.6% of the directors of 2019's top 100-grossing movies were women, according to the latest study by Stacy L. Smith and USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative.
    A woman directed or co-directed 12 of last year's biggest hits, the best gender representation since Smith and her team began studying the prevalence of female directors in 2007 - though the overall percentage remains 4.8% across all 13 years of the research. The top-grossing female filmmaker was Jennifer Lee, who co-directed the year's No. 4 domestic box office hit, “Frozen II,” with Chris Buck.
    “This is the first time we...
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  • Female Directors Of Top-Grossing Films Reach 13-Year High in 2019, Women Of Color Remain Highly Underrepresented

    6 monthes ago - By Deadline

    Dr. Stacy L. Smith and the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative have wasted no time in the new year when it comes to keeping tabs on diversity in Hollywood. On Tuesday morning, they released a new research brief that revealed 10.6% of the directors of 2019's top movies were women. This marks a watershed moment as...
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