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The only thing more satisfying than a perfectly articulated, completely justified rant is a perfectly articulated, completely justified rant set to the tune of "I'm a Woman" (as sung in 1963 by Peggy Lee). Enter "Hey Academy, I'm a Woman," a musical diatribe about the sorry state of gender inequality in Hollywood.


Kimberley Dalton Mitchell, Susan-Kate Heaney, and Kim Kalish namecheck successful female filmmakers like Nora Ephron, Penny Marshall, and Kathryn Bigelow (who, yes, is somehow still the only woman to win an Academy Award for directing) while sarcastically questioning their own creative abilities and "tiny lady brains." The video arrives just in time for the Oscars, for which not a single non-dude was nominated for directing, screenwriting, or cinematography this year.

Molly Fitzpatrick is senior editor of Fusion's Pop & Culture section. Her interests include movies about movies, TV shows about TV shows, and movies about TV shows, but not so much TV shows about movies.

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