Weekly Roundup: ‘Tammy’ Is Here, Academy Invites Are Not

//embed.gettyimages.com/embed/451625684?et=Ma5QQpilTAd9gOfNuEgHHg&sig=eFnk15zkTrijFhEtG2kgTWv5OH3zRlDoAMROZsNWFqw=   Tammy star Melissa McCarthy is laughing all the way to the bank. #HireTheseWomen seems to be making an impact. Fox announces an initiative to increase the presence of women directors. Amazon and Final Draft seek original material; BitchFlicks needs writers. Screenwriting query tips to help your material get noticed. Want to relax between auditions? Here’s a list of NYC actor hangouts....


Flix Not To Miss: We Need To Talk About Kevin

The summer blockbusters are here to thrill and delight us with special effects; however, the psychological thriller is an overlooked genre that can deliver twists as jarring as any action movie. One such thriller We Need To Talk About Kevin (2011), a film based on the best selling book by Lionel Shriver, can easily be placed...


After 50 Years, Will We Finally Get a Woman Doctor Who?

Helen Mirren wants to be the next Doc (we love this idea!). Big news this week for Doctor Who fans: the show’s lead actor is out the door. For those who don’t watch the British hit series, Slate’s XX factor breaks it down: The Doctor is basically immortal. In the biggest power grab in the history of...