The Biggest Winners And Losers In Movies In 2017 So Far
After a breakneck start to the year, Hollywood has backslid into one of the worst summer slumps in its history. Here are the actors, filmmakers, studios, and franchises that have reason to celebrate, and the ones that really, really, really can’t wait for 2017 to be over.
Hollywood Is Confused About What Really Counts As Progress
Today, blockbusters are generating hype and controversy for far less significant moments of representation than the interracial on-screen kiss that sparked KKK protests in 1957. But in 2017, it takes more — on and off screen — to truly push boundaries.
Hollywood Is Getting Outsized Credit For Seriously Small Moments Of LGBT Inclusivity
Power Rangers has gotten attention for featuring the "first queer superhero," and Beauty and the Beast was heralded for its "exclusively gay moment." But these scenes feel so slight when we actually see them, even though they're still causing issues overseas.