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Nancy Meyers Thinks Scrutiny of Her Gorgeous Kitchens Is Sexist, But That’s Only Part of the Problem

Nancy Meyers Thinks Scrutiny of Her Gorgeous Kitchens Is Sexist, But That’s Only Part of the Problem

Filmmaker Nancy Meyers knows you’re talking about her kitchens, but that doesn’t mean she’s excited about it. Over three decades into her career — which has included half a dozen directorial outings, screenplays for bonafide modern classics like “Private Benjamin” and “Father of the Bride,” and over $600 million in domestic box office receipts alone — Meyers’ films have persistently been called out for one particular element: dazzling sets and lavish production design.

During a Saturday afternoon conversation with Mindy Kaling at the PGA’s Produced By conference, Variety reports that Meyers was “asked how she feels about the attention paid to material objects in her women-centered films,” especially in films like “Something’s Gotta Give” and “It’s Complicated,” which feature dreamy kitchen sets.

“I don’t love when a journalist or critic will pick up on that aspect, because they’re missing why it works,” Meyers said. “It

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