Aaron Sorkin

Jordan Peele On Harvey Weinstein: ‘First Of All, F*ck Him’

<i>The Hollywood Reporter</i> held its annual Writer Roundtable last month. Screenwriters behind some of the year’s most critically acclaimed and/or critically discussed films gathered to talk shop heading into awards season: Jordan Peele (<i>Get Out</i>), Aaron Sorkin (<i>Molly’s Game</i>), Darren Aronofsky (<i>mother!</i>), …

Movies

Molly's Game Review

Aaron Sorkin is one of the most instantly recognizable writers of the modern era, whether or not you have any idea what he looks like. The creator of …

Steve Jobs

Manifesto review: 13 different Cate Blanchetts all have something to say

A film birthed out of an art installation, Julian Rosefeldt’s <i>Manifesto</i> project has been given second life. Originally projected concurrently on 13 …

Art

Aaron Sorkin Says 'Molly's Game' Is No Documentary: "It's Still A Painting, Not A Photograph"

"Life doesn't play itself out, as a series of scenes that form a perfect narrative," the writer said about adapting 'Molly's Game' on THR's Writer …

Steve Jobs

Jeff Daniels is drawn to the unexpected — his role as a moody villain in a TV western filled that bill

Over the span of his 37-year career, Jeff Daniels has repeatedly defied what kind of career a square-jawed, 6-foot-3-inch, light-haired Midwesterner belongs in. He’s played all manner of ordinary suits, from the secretly feckless (“Terms of Endearment”) to the in-over-his-head (“Something Wild”). …

Steve Jobs

Allison Janney (‘I, Tonya’) on giving heart to a monster: ‘I hooked into her sadness’ [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW]

In “I, Tonya,” <b>Allison Janney</b> takes on the real-life role of <b>LaVona Golden</b>, the mother of troubled Olympic figure skater <b>Tonya Harding</b> (<b>Margot Robbie</b>). …

Entertainment

14 Movies Worth the Haul to the Multiplex in December 2017

Get ready for Awards Season.<p>Films interested in qualifying for next March’s Academy Awards must receive at least a token theatrical release before the end of 2017—meaning that this December is, per tradition, going to be absolutely overflowing with A-list projects. New movies from Steven Spielberg, …

Movies

Martin Sheen on ‘Anne of Green Gables,’ True Patriotism and Explaining America to Canadians

Martin Sheen has a lot of reasons for wanting to play the retiring old bachelor Matthew Cuthbert in “L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables,” which …

West Wing (TV Series)

Writer Roundtable: Jordan Peele, Aaron Sorkin and More Explain Why the Job Feels Like "Exorcising a Demon"

Scribes behind six of the season's most unusual scripts — including Darren Aronofsky, Anthony McCarten, Emily V. Gordon and Fatih Akin — reveal the …

Jordan Peele

Jordan Peele Says 'Get Out' Was "Meant to Be a More Direct, Brutal Wake-Up Call"

"The power of story is that it is one of the few ways we can really feel empathy and encourage empathy," the writer/director said about his film 'Get …

Jordan Peele

All 8 Aaron Sorkin Movies Ranked From Worst to Best (Photos)

How does his directorial debut, “Molly’s Game,” stack up against classics like “A Few Good Men” and “The Social Network”?

Entertainment

Jessica Chastain Talks Sexual Harassment Allegations, Working With Aaron Sorkin

For THR's Actress Roundtable, Chastain discussed her new film 'Molly's Game' and making changes in the entertainment industry.<p>Jessica Chastain joined</i> …

Award Shows

Justin Trudeau might be a TV star, but he's not quite living up to the West Wing

A playwright asks the prime minister to end the culture of 'talking points' and just give a straight answer<p>A few weeks before the Liberal government …

Canada

What to do in Toronto this week: November 20 to 26, 2017

<b>The second coming of Jay-Z</b> <br>1For a while, it seemed like Jay-Z had called it a career, content to take a back seat to his superstar wife and let the …

Lifestyle (Canada)

Jessica Chastain Mocks Sexist Auditions on ‘The Tonight Show’: ‘Can You Try It Again, but Hot? — Watch

You can tell she's had to deal with this many times.<p>Jessica Chastain is one of Hollywood’s most outspoken feminists, speaking out about gender …

Entertainment

As Jeff Daniels series 'Godless' lands on Netflix, we rank his 12 greatest TV/movie roles

Outspoken news anchor. Faithless husband. Lovable nitwit. Father of our country. Depraved cowboy.<p>Where other movie stars portray the same character …

Detroit

Kendrick Lamar, DJ Khaled, Hailee Steinfeld Honored at Inaugural Variety Hitmakers Event

At 1 p.m. on Saturday, music artists and execs mixed and mingled at the inaugural <i>Variety</i> Hitmakers event that celebrated the launch of <i>Variety’s</i> first …

Kendrick Lamar

The 10 Best Thanksgiving Television Episodes to Stream This Turkey Day

From 'Cheers' to Charlie Brown to a very special episode of 'Bob's Burgers.'<p>By<p>Nov 17 2017, 6:17 PM<p>Updated Nov 20 2017, 7:39 AM<p>YoutTube/Peanuts …

TV

12 Brilliant Performances By Actors In Unsuccessful Movies That Sadly Went Unapplauded

Bollywood has its own share of great performances and great films every year. But every once in a while, there are great performances that go …

India

Movie Biz Attempts to Grapple With Diversity Crisis

Building diversity in cinematography – and in the film industry in general – is a career-long goal for most members of the Camerimage film festival …

Diversity

AFI FEST Announces 2017 Winners: ‘The Insult,’ ‘Bodied,’ ‘What Will People Say,’ and More

The Grand Jury Award winners for Live-Action and Animated Short will be automatically eligible for the Academy Award shortlists in the Best Live …

Award Shows

Ryan Seacrest disputes 'reckless' misconduct allegations

On Friday, Ryan Seacrest released a statement calling decade-old misconduct allegations "reckless."<p>According to <i>Variety</i>and<i>The Hollywood Reporter</i>, the allegation stems from an alleged incident reported by a former stylist who worked at E! News when Seacrest worked there. <i>Variety</i> says the details of …

News (U.S.)

Review: Jessica Chastain's 'Molly's Game' Deals A Winning Hand

<b>The Box Office:</b><p>Tonight’s AFI closer, a quick substitution after Sony had to pull <i>All the Money in the World</i>, Aaron Sorkin’s <i>Molly’s Game</i> is another attempt to offer “proof of concept” for STX Entertainment. They came about in 2014 as a distributor of old-school, mid-budget, star-driven adult …

Jessica Chastain

Sexism In Hollywood Is Still Pervasive. Here’s What’s Changing And What Still Needs Work.

“Nobody says, ‘This is abusive. This is awful. This is toxic. This is dark. Let’s shake it out. Let’s confront what's raw.’ ”<p>If 2017 has proved …

Feminism

GQ’s guide to the only 3 newly released movies you must watch this November

GQ’s guide to the only 3 newly released movies you must watch this November<p>The big screen beasts are here and streaming simply won’t do. November has …

Steve Jobs

First-Time Directors Are Stealing Awards-Season Sizzle: Peter Bart | Deadline

Greta Gerwig is buzzing around Hollywood this week, smiling patiently while interviewers heap praise on her. Her oddly titled new movie, <i>Lady Bird</i>, is …

Jordan Peele

Jessica Chastain Praises Bravery of Sexual Assault Victims at ‘Molly’s Game’ Premiere, AFI Fest Tribute to Aaron Sorkin

Just days after it was announced Ridley Scott’s “All the Money in the World” was being pulled as the closer for AFI Fest following sexual misconduct …

Hollywood

Amazon Developing’Mercury 13′ Based On Book As Miniseries | Deadline

Amazon has put into development <i>Mercury 13</i> based on Martha Ackmann’s book <i>The Mercury 13: The Untold Story of Thirteen American Women and the Dream of</i> …

TV

Jessica Chastain, Martin Sheen and Barking Dog Turn Up to Honor Aaron Sorkin at AFI Fest Closing

After 8 days filled with 137 films from 53 countries, AFI Fest (presented by Audi) wrapped up in Hollywood with Aaron Sorkin's 'Molly's Game' filling …

Steve Jobs

Stephen Curry Is Teaching an Online Class on How to Shoot Like Him

MasterClass Online Classes give regular people the opportunity to get instruction from luminaries in various fields like filmmaking (Martin …

Stephen Curry