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Quotes: Manohla Dargis On The Gender Glass Ceiling In Hollywood

On why women in Hollywood aren’t faring any better:

Manohla Dargis

“This business is really about clubby relationships. If you buy Variety or go online and look at the deals, you see one guy after another smiling in a baseball cap. It’s all guys making deals with other guys. I had a female studio chief a couple of years ago tell me point blank that she wasn’t hiring a woman to do an action movie because women are good at certain things and not others. If you have women buying that bullshit how can we expect men to be better?” – Manohla Dargis, NY Times film critic, (via Jezebel)

Here is a funny (phone) interview with Manohla Dargis in 2008 (starts at 1:51) about being a “movie killer”:

She’s great, right? For more, read Dargis’ recent article in the New York Times, “Women in the Seats but Not Behind the Camera.”