Women and film

No Good Deed

Change is good for business

Change is coming. It’s that moment right at the beginning when the ground starts to swell and there is the inevitable push to stamp it down – people starting to stand up against their own fear of the consequences of […]

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Ida Lupino: Why Hollywood is still ‘On Dangerous Ground’

“I used to be the poor man’s Bette Davis. Now, I’m the poor man’s Don Siegal.” In reality, she was a true original: writer, actor, director, producer, at a time when no one in Hollywood had the balls to hire […]

Columbia Pictures

How a warrant for my arrest lead me to Columbia Pictures

While my first Hollywood job was not my first industry job, my decision to migrate from the East Coast to the West was a journey that could easily have ended not only my career in the movie business, but my […]

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The making of ‘Uggs for Gaza’

When I was nineteen and a theater student, I ushered for a play starring Morgan Freeman. Cheeky, I told Freeman I was a fan, and after graciously thanking me, he asked, “What do you want to be when you grow […]