You asked for it, so here’s an occasional open thread to bitch about anything tangentially related to history, costume, movies, or TV shows! Or whatever else is on your mind right now. Note that URLs are automatically held for moderation, but most anything else goes as long as you’re not bitchier than we are!
A recent report by the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain found that barely 11% of U.K. movies and 28% of British TV drama was written by women, despite the fact that “that films written predominantly by female writers tend to have higher revenues, both domestically and internationally, than those written predominantly by their male counterparts.” Shows like Victoria and Call the Midwife have female scriptwriters and are worldwide hits, but the fucking patriarchy says that’s enough chicks writing filmed stories, right? UGH.
What’s your opinion?