Casey Affleck

Clint Capela had the funniest role in the Rockets-Clippers locker room fiasco

Here are some theories on what he was up to.<p>I’ve read about 10 different things on the Rockets’ locker room heist at the Staples Center. It’s pretty much my favorite sports story of the year. It’s not often we get an <i>Ocean’s Eleven</i>-esque caper in sports, and when that includes Chris Paul, James …

Sports

'OITNB' Star Lea DeLaria F*** Casey Affleck 'I Care About the Woman That He Raped ... Allegedly'

<b>Casey Affleck</b> is a dirty scumbag who should be banned from attending the Academy Awards because he's a predator ... so says "<b>Orange Is the New Black</b>" …

Entertainment

2018 Oscars: 5 reasons why Allison Janney will win Best Supporting Actress for ‘I, Tonya’

If there’s anything that we Derbyites love, it’s a hot Oscar race in a major category. A toss-up. A free-for-all. A complete mystery. A case where we …

Entertainment

Matt Damon: ‘I should close my mouth for a while’

Matt Damon is taking measures to avoid putting his foot in his mouth again.<p>The Oscar winner, who previously worked closely with Harvey Weinstein and …

Kathie Lee Gifford

Christian Bale movies: 12 greatest films, ranked worst to best, including ‘The Fighter,’ ‘Batman,’ ‘American Hustle,’ ‘Empire of the Sun’

Though only 43, <b>Christian Bale</b> is thought by many to have become an “actor’s actor.” He is fully committed to his characters, often staying in …

Award Shows

DVD and download reviews: A Ghost Story; I Am Not a Witch; It; Dina; The Rehearsal

A man in a white sheet goes cosmic, a Welsh-Zambian newcomer blazes a witchy trail, and a Stephen King adaptation provides scary comforts<p>When any film names itself plainly after a particular genre, chances are it’s not going to do exactly what it says on the tin. So it proves with <b>A Ghost Story</b> …

Film (UK)

Will Casey Affleck Present At This Year’s Oscars? Petition Hopes To Prevent It

Casey Affleck is not welcome at the 2018 Oscars, this is according to the more than 19,000 signatures found on an online petition demanding The …

The Oscars

2018 Critics’ Choice Awards winners: Oscar preview again?

The Critics’ Choice Awards, which were handed out by the Broadcast Film Critics Assn. on Jan. 11, could well be a preview of the Academy Awards on …

Awards

Some Oscar voters are having a case of James Franco remorse

“Can I change my vote?”<p>That was the question several motion picture academy members were asking after five women accused actor James Franco of inappropriate or sexually exploitative behavior in a Times investigation published Thursday.<p>The allegations — two of which showed up on Twitter Sunday, the …

Celebrity News

Now Stream This: The Best Movies Streaming Right Now

<i>(Welcome to</i> <b>Now Stream This</b><i>, a column dedicated to the best movies streaming on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and every other streaming service out …

Horror Movies

Oscars 2018: the four big problems the Academy needs to fix

From Casey Affleck and James Franco, to how to top the Golden Globes show of solidarity, this year’s awards ceremony has a number of difficulties to address<p>The 90th Academy Awards ceremony has, as I see it, four main problems, though in the manner of large organisations with four problems you can …

Golden Globes

2018 Oscars: Will Sam Rockwell (‘Three Billboards’) be the latest ‘SNL’ host to win?

<b>Sam Rockwell</b> (“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”) won a Critics’ Choice Award for Best Supporting Actor Thursday night, but he missed the …

TV

Michelle Williams Is Ready to Lead

Consider the curious career of Michelle Williams. She is, at 37, regarded as one of the best actresses of her generation, with four Oscar nominations …

Entertainment

Production Designer Jade Healy Brought Her Own Figure Skating Experience To Bear On ‘I, Tonya’

With Craig Gillespie’s rebellious and unconventional Tonya Harding biopic <i>I, Tonya</i>, production designer Jade Healy faced a number of hurdles, …

Tonya Harding

Hollywood Won’t Destroy Sexism, But We Can

This month’s Golden Globes were the first awards ceremony held since #MeToo went viral. To commemorate it, celebrities brought social justice …

Feminism

Oscars So Awkward? Trying to Top the Globes Won’t Be Easy

The women of Hollywood have every reason to view the Golden Globes as a smashing success. Their Time’s Up campaign to combat sexual harassment wholly defined and stole the show, eclipsing such trivial matters as who exactly won which award.<p>Instead, the big stories of the night were the women’s …

Awards

James Franco’s Carefully Worded Denial Of Sexual Misconduct Claims Raises Lots Of Questions

Last night, Stephen Colbert asked the actor to address recent allegations against him. Franco gave a nuanced answer that we’re still deciphering.<p>James Franco had less than a day to bask in his Golden Globes victory–he won Best Actor in a Comedy for his role in <i>The Disaster Artist</i>–before the …

James Franco

Men of Hollywood, spare us your ‘solidarity’ and actually speak up, for once in your over-privileged lives

A-list men tore up the sartorial rulebook and wore black tuxes to the Golden Globes to show their support for the women’s protest? Not enough, guys. Not enough<p><b>After the fuss over actors and actresses</b> <b>wearing black to the Golden Globes</b><b>, is protesting by fashion the most effective form of protest for</b> …

Award Shows

Why did Stephen Fry quit as Baftas host after 12 years as Joanna Lumley prepares to takes over?

Stephen Fry quit as host of the Bafta Awards after 12 years at the start of this year.<p>Having fronted the annual awards ceremony since 2001 – with a …

Awards

If Awards Season Teaches Us Anything, It’s That Everyone Is Problematic

It's tempting to call bulls**t on Hollywood protests of sexual harassment, but no one is innocent when it comes to complicity.<p>Lucy …

Feminism

Golden Globes 2018: What Exactly Was Seth Meyers Trying to Say About James Franco?

Last night were the 2018 Golden Globes, and what a time it was for James Franco. He won a trophy for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy for his …

James Franco

The Cognitive Dissonance of the #MeToo Golden Globes

At Sunday night’s Golden Globes, as the Hollywood elite walked the carpet in synchronized swaths of black, many observers compared the effect to that …

TV

Golden Globes

The 75th annual Golden Globes took place in Beverly Hills on January 7, 2018, celebrating the films, series, directors and actors that defined 2017. …

Golden Globes

What’s Streaming On Netflix Tonight: ‘The Conjuring’ + More

Mondays may be the worst day of the week, but thanks to your favorite streaming platforms, we’ve got the perfect way to wind down. In addition to …

Entertainment

Netflix: What’s new? What’s worth it?

<b>The Babadook</b><p>It’s not often I’ll recommend a horror flick, in a film landscape where it’s one of the most divisive genres.<p>But The Babadook is a film …

Movies

James Taylor Performs at Star-Studded Haiti Benefit Honoring Leonardo DiCaprio

James Taylor performed "Sweet Baby James" and other classic rock favorites at Sean Penn & Friends Haiti Rising Gala benefiting J/P Haitian Relief …

Leonardo Dicaprio

Gary Oldman is being called this year's Casey Affleck at the Golden Globes

Last year, Casey Affleck won the Golden Globe for his leading role in <i>Manchester By The Sea.</i> His win caused upset due to the two reports of sexual …

Golden Globes

‘A Ghost Story’ On Amazon Prime Video: This Daring, Divisive Movie Is Worth Your Time

You’ve probably heard one of a few things about <i>A Ghost Story</i>; Rooney Mara eats an entire pie in a scene that caused people to walk out of the …

Entertainment

Best movies of 2017

From Get Out to Thor: Ragnarok<p><i>Polygon is kicking off its best of entertainment series, which will run through the end of December and beginning of January, coming to a close just before the 2017 Golden Globes. These personal essays will examine the best, most important and weirdest moments that</i> …

Award Shows

Golden Globes 2018: Gary Oldman's win once more sees an Oscar frontrunner with a problematic past

The Time’s Up movement became the very centre of this year’s Golden Globes – a collective roar from Hollywood that declared that no longer will …

Gary Oldman