The Waves

Hollywood Needs an Overhaul

The Academy does need a “crisis team.” Just not for the reasons they think they do.


Episode Notes

On this week’s episode of The Waves, Slate culture writer Nadira Goffe is joined by film producer and Stay Gold Features founder Daniela Taplin Lundberg to discuss the challenges of film production and the importance of movies that tell women’s stories, even when they seem too risky to make.

In Slate Plus, Nadira and Daniela talk about their favorite (surprisingly) feminist movies.

Podcast production by Cheyna Roth and Tori Dominguez with editorial oversight by Daisy Rosario and Alicia Montgomery.

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Each week a pair of writers and guests talk through one news story we can’t stop thinking about, and unpack what gender has to do with it.

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