Sage is one of Bustle's Associate TV Editors and a former entertainment journalism freelancer. She loves the high-stakes drama of fan conventions, hosts pop culture trivia after-hours, and will always have faith in every X-Files revival.
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Hayley Atwell Knows Classic Female Characters Still Matter — Even When They're Not Written By Women

There's this flawed mental image, Howards End star Hayley Atwell tells me, that people have of women as they existed at the turn of the century — that they were still, proper, stoic. It’s an image that has a tendency to bleed over into how period-bas…
By Sage Young

Why A Nuanced Female Role Shouldn't Come Once In A Blue Moon, According To Philippa Coulthard

When celebrities hang out with Bustle editors, we want to give them the chance to leave their mark. Literally. So we hand them a pen, a piece of paper, a few questions, and ask them to get creative. The rest is up to them. This time, Howards End star…
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This Primetime Soap Is Subverting Every Sexist Expectation Of The Genre & You're Missing It

In the era of Peak TV, judging a series by its cover is as easy as changing the channel. That may be why you've let The Arrangement, E!'s scripted drama about the $10 million marriage contract between an A-list movie star and a young ingenue, fly und…
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Mindy Kaling Has A Really Simple Solution For Getting More Women Behind The Camera In Hollywood

By this point in her career, Mindy Kaling is more than comfortable being the boss. It's kind of her natural state. After spending six seasons writing and starring in her first TV creation, The Mindy Project, Kaling moved on to NBC's Champions, anothe…
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Ice Dancers Maia & Alex Shibutani Talk Olympic Pressure & Absurd Internet Rumors

When celebrities hang out with Bustle editors, we want to give them the chance to leave their mark. Literally. So we hand them a pen, a piece of paper, a few questions, and ask them to get creative. The rest is up to them. This time, Olympic figure s…
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If You’re A Conflicted Feminist Watching ‘The Bachelor' In 2018, ‘UnREAL’ Season 3 Is About You

UnREAL star Caitlin FitzGerald doesn't watch The Bachelorette, but she kind of plays one on TV. The Lifetime show has captured audiences who love, hate, or love-to-hate the many dating shows of the Bachelor franchise with its juicy depiction of the b…
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How ‘Jessica Jones’ Made Its Most Confident Character Vulnerable Without Also Making Her Weak

Across a total of four Marvel Netflix series, Jeri Hogarth has cultivated a reputation of being an unyielding powerhouse you wouldn't want opposing you in any courtroom or boardroom. But in Jessica Jones Season 2, Jeri comes up against an enemy she c…
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Kilgrave Made His ‘Jessica Jones’ Return & It Was Creepy As Heck

Season 1 of Jessica Jones ended in a bang — or more accurately, a very loud crack — when Jessica snapped the neck of Kilgrave, her rapist and psychological jailer. For as much as he deserved that end, the villain unquestionably made for good TV. So i…
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'Jessica Jones’ Is Bleaker Than Ever For A Really Important Reason, According To Krysten Ritter

Jessica Jones still doesn't want to be your hero. After her own first season and the eight-episode Marvel team-up The Defenders, the private detective is known — inside and outside the world of the show. And while the 13 new episodes dropping on Netf…
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UM, Lauren B. Met Arie Before 'The Bachelor' Even Started & It Changes EVERYTHING

In the Mar. 5 Part 1 episode of The Bachelor finale, a bomb was dropped. One of Arie's finalists dropped a comment that has Twitter reeling. Did Lauren B. and Arie meet before The Bachelor? A previous history could explain a lot about why she's in th…
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Frances McDormand’s Oscars Win Turned Into A Feminist Moment That Will Bring You To Tears

Based on how the rest of the 2018 awards season went down, it wasn't much of a surprise to watch Frances McDormand win the Best Actress Oscar for her performance as Mildred Hayes in the film Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. Jodie Foster and…
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Watching Eddie Vedder's Incredibly Emotional Oscars Performance Will Destroy You

Each year during the award show, those who were lost in the world of film production and acting are honoring during the 2018 Oscars In Memoriam segment. This year, Eddie Vedder took to the stage to sing a cover of Tom Petty's "Room At The Top" while …
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The Meryl Streep Shouting Meme Has A Sequel, Thanks To The 2018 Oscars

Of course you know that Meryl Streep is an incredible actor, nominated for her staggering 21st Academy Award this year for The Post. But have you sufficiently recognized that Meryl Streep is also a world-class audience member? Her exuberant award sho…
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Jimmy Kimmel’s Oscars Monologue Had Twitter Pissed That A White Man Was Hosting The Show — Again

For the second consecutive year, late night personality Jimmy Kimmel hosted the Academy Awards. The comedian kicked off the 2018 Oscars broadcast with a witty monologue that brought up the epidemic of sexual assault and harassment in Hollywood, the P…
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You Have To See Anne Hathaway’s Hilariously Honest Oscars Throwback Post

Every first-time Academy Award winner takes home a lot of memories in addition to their trophy. And 2013 Best Supporting Actress winner Anne Hathaway confirmed as much with an Instagram post on Sunday night during the red carpet festivities. Anne Hat…
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Twitter Thinks This K-Pop Band From The Olympic Closing Ceremony Is The Next Group To Go BIG In The U.S.

You may already be on the BTS train, but the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, Korea has brought several other K-Pop artists to the international stage. K-Pop boy band Exo performed at the closing ceremony on Feb. 25, and Twitter lit up with fans …
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‘Mozart In The Jungle’ Shows That The Classical Music World Isn’t Immune To Gender Inequality

When audiences meet Lola Kirke's Mozart In The Jungle character Hailey Rutledge, she's an artist in that transitionary period between childhood prodigy and adult success. An oboist, Hailey may not have the skills to become one of the all-time greats,…
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This Year’s Super Bowl Was Nostalgic AF & You May Have A Better Week Because Of It

For a few brief hours on a Sunday in February, it didn't feel like 2018. And what a relief it was. The 2018 Super Bowl had throwback vibes all over the place, from the commercials to the halftime show to deja vu of the New England Patriots coming fro…
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Justin Timberlake’s Halftime Show Was Missing This One Thing & Twitter Is Calling Him Out

Leading up to the 2018 Super Bowl, Justin Timberlake was said to be "headlining" the Pepsi halftime show. And headline he did during the Feb. 4 live broadcast. No surprise guests joined Timberlake during his performance medley, and Twitter was both a…
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WHOA — Netflix Just Dropped A 'Cloverfield' Sequel Trailer & The Movie Is Coming Out TONIGHT

Thriller fans are getting a surprise gift at the end of the 2018 Superbowl. In a shocking move, the Cloverfield sequel is streaming on Netflix after the game. The trailer for The Cloverfield Paradox made its debut during the game just hours before th…
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