After failing to acknowledge disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein during the season premiere, “Saturday Night Live” did so — but carefully.
Korea’s recently-elected President Moon Jae-in took a stance on Sunday in favor of the editorial independence of the Busan Film Festival. He is not the first president to visit the festival, but is the first to have made an official speech in the event’s 22-year history. “Festival director, Kang Soo-youn and chairman Kim Dong-ho have […]
The Harlem rapper proudly took credit for taking down a foul-mouthed subway bigot with a swift slap and bowl of soup.
Italian filmmaker Asia Argento has the full support of boyfriend Anthony Bourdain after she accused Harvey Weinstein of raping her.
Hurley surprised passengers on three Delta flights this week to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Amazon Prime Video takes the eight-part series, set in the international world of organized crime, for more than 200 countries and territories, excluding the U.S., Canada, Britain and China. read more
Harry Knowles, the movie blogger who founded Ain’t It Cool News, is taking a leave of absence from the popular fan site after being accused of sexually assaulting a number of women. Knowles allegedly groped and harassed five women over the past few decades, according to multiple reports this week from IndieWire. “Therapy, detox, and […]
“Young Sheldon,” premiering tonight on CBS, comes with all the social media bonafides to keep the clickbait culture in a state of apoplexy, with some 31 million views of the trailer since May. Fortunately this prequel to “The Big Bang Theory” is also extremely clever and well acted by an ensemble cast headed by nine-year-old…
Star Trek: Discovery cast takes a knee in premiere night protest Not all the TV stars taking a knee on Sunday were playing NFL games. Sonequa Martin-Green, Anthony Rapp, Shazad Latif and more of the Star Trek: Discovery cast pointedly kneeled for an Instagram post. Read more.
Oprah Winfrey convened a group of voters to examine the nation’s bitter political and cultural divide in her first segment as a special contributor to CBS’ “60 Minutes.” Winfrey held a roundtable session with 14 voters from West Michigan, evenly split between Donald Trump supporters and detractors. Winfrey pressed the group on Trump’s track record… […]
Where was the wind beneath her wings this time?
Morgan Spurlock is back baiting the big food industry with “Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken!” In 2004’s Oscar-nominated “Super Size Me,” the filmmaker took on McDonald’s, and now tackles the chicken industry by opening his own fast-food chicken franchise to investigate and challenge the multibillion-dollar business of chicken. The fast food business has… […]
Political and social commentary struck a major chord at Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards.
Gross takes readers back in time to a turbulent and terrifying era.
The show’s fan-favorite robot is zinging more than just the houseguests. read more
Wieland Speck is set to take on a new role as consultant on the official program for the Berlin Film Festival. Speck (pictured left) will move his focus to the festival’s main program having spent 25 years as head of its Panorama section. Speck helped build Berlin’s autonomous Panorama program, joining Manfred Salzgeber in 1982… […]
Six upcoming horror titles have been acquired for a mix of North American and U.K. rights by Shudder, the horror SVOD service run by AMC Networks, it announced Monday. The acquisition comes ahead of the U.K.’s FrightFest horror festival, which runs Aug. 24-28, and will see all six features make their U.K. premieres. The acquisition… […]
The resistance has a new uniform and it’s pretty sweet.
With icy precision, “Ingrid Goes West” skewers our culture of online best-life performance. Its double-barrel satire is aimed both at those who curate their lives through merrily sun-dappled photos, and their followers, who drink it in as reality. Aubrey Plaza’s Ingrid is an emotionally damaged loner who lives her life through Instagram, where a kind…