Reel Women

Isabelle Huppert Opens Up About Playing the Tortured Hero of 'Mrs. Hyde'

With over 130 acting credits to her name, Huppert knows she's the queen of "disturbing and daring" roles. She tells Broadly about transforming for her recent film, a kooky adaptation of "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde."
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim

The Woman Who Created a Rotten Tomatoes with All-Female Critics

Miranda Bailey founded CherryPicks—a site featuring all-women critics who review film, theater, video games, and music—as an antidote to Rotten Tomatoes' overwhelmingly male critics.
Linda Yang
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Instagram's Wildly Popular Gem Sorceress Wants to Heal You with Crystals

We asked crystal connoisseur Amaris Rivera about starting your journey into the world of crystals, sound healing, and meditation.
Linda Yang

The Hero Student Journalist Who Asked Richard Spencer About Getting Punched

We talked to Eman Elshahawy, a self-proclaimed "beautiful brown woman" who confronted the white nationalist during his speech at the University of Florida on Thursday.
Gabby Bess

A Pregnant Woman Goes on a Killing Spree at Her Fetus's Behest in 'Prevenge'

We spoke to the director of "Prevenge," an extremely dark comedy about the horror of impending motherhood—who was eight months pregnant when she directed and starred in the film.
Emily Cassel

'More Justice and Some Peace': Mariame Kaba on Ending America's Violence

We talked to the community organizer about her decades-long work to transform the conditions that lead to police brutality and gendered violence in Chicago, where she lived for 20 years, and New York, where she grew up.
Gabby Bess

You’re Being Cheated on to Pay a Karmic Debt, According to a Psychic Matchmaker

Scientists have proposed a host of neurobiological reasons for infidelity—but could there be a more esoteric explanation? We turned to the star of TLC's "The Psychic Matchmaker" for some answers.
Suzannah Weiss

Rebecca Solnit: How to Find Hope in a New Era of Darkness

In the shadow of Trump's inauguration, Solnit revisits the lessons of her landmark book, "Hope in the Dark," to explain why despair during this time is premature.
Steven Blum

Debunking the Toxic Myths Around College Hookup Culture

In her new book, "American Hookup," sociology professor Lisa Wade investigates the biggest misconceptions about casual sex on college campuses—and tries to reach an understanding that more accurately reflects realities about gender, race, and class.
Suzannah Weiss

Behind the Stories of Black Female Friendship in 'Hidden Figures'

Screenwriter Allison Schroeder talks being a woman in STEM and bringing the story of three black female scientists to the screen.
Sarah Hagi

Doula, Musician, and Mother Domino Kirke on How to Stay Sane in the New Year

Brooklyn singer, birth worker, and sister to 'Girls' actress Jemima Kirke speaks to Broadly about her work as a mother, a doula, and why she wants us to accept ourselves as we are in 2017.
Leila Ettachfini
Private Eyes

Music Supervisor Brienne Rose on How to Choose the Perfect Music for TV

Brienne Rose is one of the hottest up-and-coming music supervisors in Hollywood today. We caught up with Rose to talk to her about the value of music in film and television, what bands excite her most right now, and how it feels to score an iconic TV...
Jonathan Parks-Ramage