Sofia Coppola Learns What The Bechdel Test Is During An Interview

June 20, 2017

So when a reporter for GQ asked the director about the Bechdel test, the feminist litmus test for film, her response was, in a word, confusing. actors Nicole Kidman, Elle Fanning, director Sofia Coppola and actor Kirsten Dunst attend the premiere of Focus Features’ ‘The Beguiled’ at Directors Guild Of America on June 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Although the film has been hailed for a progressive cause, Coppola has also been the target of criticism over her …


‘Blood of Steve Scalise is on your hands!’ Protesters disrupt ‘Julius Caesar’

June 18, 2017

… run cold seeing Americans cheering a depiction of their president being stabbed 100 times with 100 blades.” He said it turned his stomach.  “This Manhattan Central Park crowd was on their feet cheering – they were cheering as an actor dressed as the president was stabbed to death,” he told me.  Not all conservatives are cheering the disruption. “This is total, complete horse crap,” conservative columnist Ben Shapiro wrote on Twitter. “She …


Los Angeles lights Bat-signal for Adam West

June 16, 2017

(CNN)Holy Bright Knight! Related: ‘Batman’ actor Adam West dies The actor played his premiere role as millionaire Bruce Wayne and superhero Batman in the 1960s television series. The Bat-signal was used in the show when the fictitious Gotham City Police Department needed to summon the superhero. According to an announcement from DC Comics, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Police Chief Charlie Beck joined “Bat-guests” to light the Bat-signal in …


Stephen Colbert Likens Trump Presidency To Worst Musical Ever

June 12, 2017

… PHOTO / ANGELA WEISS (Photo credit should read ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images) NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 11: Ben Platt, winner of the award for Best actor in a Musical for ‘Dear Evan Hanson,?’ poses in the press room during the 2017 Tony Awards at 3 West Club on June 11, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions) More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsSocial Suite …


Latinos thrive in radio and TV despite Trump

June 11, 2017

… Another actor from “East Los High,” J.D. Pardo, was cast in the principal role in FX’s “Sons of Anarchy” spinoff “Mayans MC.” The writers’ room for “East Los High” included predominantly Latino and female writers, such as Evelina Fernandez, Charo Toledo, Luisa Leschin and Nancy De Los Santos. Just as Showtime’s “Resurrection Blvd.” did 17 years earlier, a multiyear, Latino-themed show and cast yields experienced …


Brad Pitt Forecasts ‘No Future’ Thanks To Trump

June 9, 2017

… Jefferies, clearly a little startled by the news, then asked the weather man/Pitt about any future forecasts. Climate change is an issue Pitt has spoken out about for a while, so the surprise appearance in response to Trump withdrawing from the Paris Accord makes sense for the actor, as ridiculous as it was. …


Tom Hardy’s Fundraiser For Manchester Victims Has Already Surpassed Its Goal

What happened last night at the [Ariana Grande] concert in Manchester was a tragedy; families and children attacked and murdered; in a place where they should be safe and enjoying a concert, the actor wrote on his Just Giving page. It is an inconceivable atrocity. There is no bringing back those who have been lost, pointlessly, in such a cowardly and brutal fashion. I am truly saddened by what I have witnessed and there is no doubt that Terrorism is an evil thing. Hardy, who is from London, …

May 26, 2017

The story everyone’s sharing about Roger Moore

(CNN)It’s the touching tale being shared across social media following Roger Moore’s death. Londoner Marc Hayes recalled a story about the actor, who was best known for his portrayal of James Bond in the ’70s and ’80s, on Facebook. The post is a poignant reminder of why we idolize television and movie stars. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended …

May 24, 2017

Emmy-Winning Character Actor Powers Boothe Dies

Boothe died in his sleep Sunday morning of natural causes, his rep tells Variety. He also played Gideon Malick for eleven episodes on Marvels Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. As a voice actor, he voiced Gorilla Grodd and Red Tornado on the animated Justice League series. In 1980, Boothe took home the Emmy for lead actor in a limited series or special for playing infamous cult leader Jim Jones in Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones. Fans, friends and colleagues took to social media overnight to …

May 16, 2017

Powers Boothe, actor in “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D,” dies at 68

(CNN)actor Powers Boothe, known for his roles in “Sin City,” “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D,” and “Deadwood,” has died at 68, his publicist, Karen Samfilippo, said. The Emmy-winning actor passed away Sunday of natural causes in his sleep at his Los Angeles home. A private service will be held in his home state of Texas, Samfilippo said. …

May 15, 2017