All storytellers, writers, script interpreters, and directors of all race deserve a chance to fail, but also a chance to succeed.
Jennifer, you’ve become the absolute woooooorst.
She recounts the time a producer threatened to end her career when she wouldn’t pose nude to promote a film.
“Am I a feminist? F— yeah, I’m a feminist. I think that unfortunately people who are maybe threatened by feminism think that it’s about setting your bra on fire and being aggressive, and I think that’s really wrong and really dangerous.” – Jenny Slate
Netflix, wine and pizza
And you in your A&F sweats
Us up all night talking about nothing in jest
My favorite place in the world to be
Hollywood dreams on TV, but the reality of you and me
The version of Lawrence who doesn’t kowtow to patriarchal douchebags is the Lawrence who started much-needed conversations about sexual power and wage inequality in Hollywood and beyond, and the world needs that Lawrence more than it does the chick with the butt plugs and Doritos.
DO make friends from far away places.
DON’T forget to phone home.
Be consistent in the delivery of your characters. Your characters are the sole essence of your film and it’s important to maintain their defining characteristics uniformly throughout the movie.
“She was an unusual woman — a little ahead of her times. And she didn’t know it.”
Of course Hollywood will jump at the chance to demonize and vilify Catholics and fraternities, but as soon as the child molesters and serial rapists are revealed to be imams and rabbis and hotshots in the Hills, all of a sudden the spotlight mysteriously fades.