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It’s the most wonderful time of the year: when a handful of raw data about the movie industry’s A-list gives us a peek into the current state of moving pictures. After dropping its list of the world’s highest-paid actors earlier this month, Forbes has released its corresponding ranking of actresses. Jennifer Lawrence unsurprisingly tops the list at $52 million, but beyond that, what do the hard numbers tell us about a year that’s seen more discussion of sexism in Hollywood than ever? Here are the major takeaways: