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‘Alarmingly sexist’: Variety review boosts calls for more diverse film critics – The Guardian

Dennis Harvey’s comments on Carey Mulligan’s looks highlight ‘double standards’ across board, say some in industry

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FilmMale writers comments on Carey Mulligans looks said to highlight double standards in industry
Film criticism is facing renewed condemnation over a lack of diversity after a review deemed by many including its subject to be alarmingly sexist.
I just couldnt believe it, said Carey Mulligan, who was judged by the veteran Variety reviewer Dennis Harvey to be insufficiently attractive to convince in her latest role.
He was basically saying that I wasnt hot enough, Mulligan told the New York Times….

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