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Weekly Roundup: Critics, Criticism & Where Are All the Women?

New York Times critic Alessandra Stanley defends her article about Shonda Rhimes.

The Pioneering Women Directors of the DGA event was filled with celebration and discouraging statistics.

In a witty interview, director Nicole Holofcener talks directing features, the casting process, and much more.

A sad fact about fiction: Career women are more underrepresented on screen than in real life. 

Up-and-coming actress Karla Souza lands a role in the new show How to Get Away with Murder.

The Geena Davis Institute reveals the dearth of women in film is worldwide.

If any of these reasons are why you’re pursuing acting, stop your pursuit.

— KELLY GLOVER

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