“We don’t knock down Hollywood royalty actresses—or their salaries—because we need that constantly refreshing stream of young women to fuel male screenwriters’ film fantasies. Woody Allen keeps getting older, while the girls stay the same age. But an age-appropriate woman actually writing the lines and directing the scenes? Hasn’t earned it—you’ve got to be old to deserve to write about young people!”
— The silver lining to Lena Dunham’s fast-track to success.
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