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Lupita Nyong’o Writes Op-Ed About Harassment by Harvey Weinstein: ‘He Said He Wanted to Take Off his Pants’
October 19th, 2017, 07:40 PM

Lupita Nyong’o has come forward with her own alleged experiences of harassment by Harvey Weinstein in an op-ed written for the New York Times. In the op-ed, Nyong’o detailed several encounters with Weinstein. The second of these meetings was a screening of a movie at Weinstein’s house in Westport, Connecticut. ... More »
The Good Place Recap: All Aboard!
October 19th, 2017, 07:40 PM

Okay, that’s more like it! After a middling episode that made the viability of The Good Place’s season-two premise seem iffy, this week’s “The Trolley Problem” is both funny and focused, with some of the best uses yet of the show’s anything-goes aesthetic. This half hour had exciting plot developments, ... More »
Former Actor Blaise Godbe Lipman Accuses Hollywood Agent of Sexual Assault
October 19th, 2017, 07:40 PM

More actors are opening up about the widespread culture of abuse in Hollywood in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal. Former actor turned filmmaker Blaise Godbe Lipman says Agency for the Performing Arts (APA) agent Tyler Grasham sexually assaulted him in 2007 when Lipman was a teenager. Lipman first ... More »
Penn Badgley Just Reminisced about Gossip Girl in the Most Dan Hunprehy Way Possible
October 19th, 2017, 07:40 PM

Penn Badgley’s next project seems like something right out of Lonely Boy fan fiction: In Lifetime’s You, Badgley plays a bookstore worker who stalks a pretty, aspiring writer’s social media to orchestrate running into her and sparking a romance. Sound familiar? When TV Line asked Badgley about the similarities to ... More »
Harvey Weinstein Is Being Investigating by the LAPD Over a Rape Accusation
October 19th, 2017, 07:40 PM

As dozens of women have come forward with allegations of sexual harassment, assault, and even rape against Harvey Weinstein, various law-enforcement groups have opened investigations into the disgraced Hollywood mogul. According to the Los Angeles Times, the LAPD is looking into a claim from an Italian model and actress, who ... More »
12 Oscars-Race Takeaways From the Gotham Awards Nominations
October 19th, 2017, 07:40 PM

Get ready for some prognosticating! Awards season officially started Thursday with the announcement of nominations for the 27th Annual IFP Gotham Awards. As I’ve written before, no one looks to the Gothams to read the tea leaves for what will happen at the Academy Awards — the Gothams focus on ... More »
Quentin Tarantino Admits He Was Aware of the Harvey Weinstein Allegations: ‘I Knew Enough to Do More Than I Did’
October 19th, 2017, 07:40 PM

Days after the sexual-assault and harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein became public, his close friend and collaborator Quentin Tarantino said he was “stunned and heartbroken” by the news, but needed time before making a full statement. That statement has now come in the form of an interview with the New ... More »
What Does Roy Price’s Departure Mean for Amazon Studios?
October 19th, 2017, 07:40 PM

It would be nice to think that former Amazon Studios chief Roy Price resigned from his job because company founder and CEO Jeff Bezos simply couldn’t tolerate the idea that one of his key executives had sexually harassed a key producer. Unfortunately, there’s little evidence to support that notion. Quite ... More »
Weinstein Company Employees Ask to Be Let Out of Their NDAs Saying They ‘Perpetuate a Culture of Silence’
October 19th, 2017, 07:40 PM

Staffers of the Weinstein Company are asking to be freed from their non-discolsure agreements so they may speak out about the dozens of allegations of sexual misconduct surrounding former co-chair Harvey Weinstein. In a letter to The New Yorker, employees said their former boss formed “a toxic ecosystem where his ... More »
Katy Perry Got Stuck Midair During a Concert, Reminding Us of That Time She Fell Over and Over Again
October 19th, 2017, 07:40 PM

As sure as climate change, stage mishaps happen. They happen particularly when you have elaborate stages and enjoy floating in the air above your audience as one Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson does. Last night at the Nashville stop on her Witness tour, Katy Perry was sitting on a little planet soaring ... More »
So What Exactly Is Going On With Gerard Butler’s Geostorm?
October 19th, 2017, 07:40 PM

In the middle of this fall’s big tentpole movies — Justice League, Thor: Ragnarok — sits little Geostorm, the Gerard Butler movie just trying its very best. Without having seen Geostorm, because it is, ominously, not screening for critics, I can say that it looks like a total cinematic turducken: a ... More »
David Blaine Accused of Raping Former Model in 2004
October 19th, 2017, 07:40 PM

Magician David Blaine has been accused of raping a former model more than a decade ago. The Daily Beast reports that police in London are investigating a claim made by Natasha Prince that Blaine allegedly raped her at a private home in Chelsea during the summer 2004, in the months ... More »
The Real FBI Agents and Serial Killers Who Inspired Netflix’s Mindhunter
October 19th, 2017, 07:40 PM

If you’re watching Mindhunter, the Netflix drama based on the true story of the man who pioneered the science of profiling serial killers, you’re probably wondering just how much of it is true. The show’s fictional profiler, FBI agent Holden Ford, makes reference to infamous criminals like Charles Manson and ... More »
Tracking the Wild History of Leatherface
October 19th, 2017, 07:40 PM

Leatherface, the eighth entry in the Texas Chainsaw Massacre Cinematic Universe, finally hits theaters this weekend — which means it’s time to refresh our memories on the misadventures of our favorite chain-saw-wielding super-killer. While Leatherface has stayed mostly on the back roads of Texas since he first picked up a ... More »
Here’s What It Was Like Inside the Weinstein Co. When the Allegations First Surfaced
October 19th, 2017, 07:40 PM

Earlier this month, both the New York Times and the New Yorker published reports on decades of sexual harassment and assault allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. And now, the New Yorker offers an inside look into what it was like at the Weinstein Co. on the days both exposés were released.The day the Times story was ... More »