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Old 06-16-2017, 01:40 PM
 
Location: Colorado Springs
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I think trying to shove in female leads to appease feminists is a mistake just make fun movies.
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Old 06-16-2017, 03:34 PM
 
Location: Henderson, NV, U.S.A.
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And in other news:

Elizabeth Banks apologises for Steven Spielberg diversity comments

Elizabeth Banks Apologizes to Steven Spielberg After Calling Him Out for Lack of Female Leads
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Old 06-16-2017, 04:27 PM
 
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One female lead out of how many movies he's made?
There's been other Speilberg movies with a female lead. Banks has a problem with talking without thinking or researching.
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Old 06-16-2017, 05:20 PM
 
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There's been other Speilberg movies with a female lead. Banks has a problem with talking without thinking or researching.
And yet, no one has named any.
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Old 06-16-2017, 05:34 PM
 
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And yet, no one has named any.
That's pretty shameful for a movie forum.
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Old 06-16-2017, 07:04 PM
 
Location: Miami,FL
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What other examples are there from his decades long career? It's the only one I've come across. There may be others, but no one's mentioned them (on various media outlets and opinion sites)

I'm genuinely curious.
There's one, big deal. So there isn't any other, boohoo. Ohh what now Spielberg is a sexist? It's always the same with you miserable people. Always find something to complain about.
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Old 06-16-2017, 07:09 PM
 
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And yet, no one has named any.
Sugarland Express.
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Old 06-16-2017, 07:11 PM
 
Location: Pittsburgh
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I think trying to shove in female leads to appease feminists is a mistake just make fun movies.
So if a movie has a woman as the lead it's not a fun movie?
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Old 06-16-2017, 07:14 PM
 
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Storm in a teacup. The real question is, how did this throwaway comment from a D-list non-celebrity make the top celebrity news of the day? Must be a slow week for People magazine, ET, etc.

By the way, Spielberg was raked over the coals by black women activists when it was reported he would direct their beloved The Color Purple. Look it up.

Damned if he does and damned if he doesn't.
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Old 06-16-2017, 07:50 PM
 
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There's one, big deal. So there isn't any other, boohoo. Ohh what now Spielberg is a sexist? It's always the same with you miserable people. Always find something to complain about.
Sad that you can't have a conversation without resorting to insults.
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