J. Paul Getty

11 Books-Turned-Movies You Should Read This Awards Season

As Steve Jobs once paraphrased Picasso, “Good artists copy. Great artists steal.” While it’s debatable whether the best films are original stories or …

Greg Sestero

‘All the Money in the World.’ But Not Enough to Pay Men and Women the Same

<i>This article first appeared on Verdict.</i><p>Thank you, Hollywood, for providing law professors with the perfect exam hypothetical about pay …

Mark Wahlberg

Third sexual assault investigation opened against Kevin Spacey in U.K.

Scotland Yard has opened a third investigation into sexual assault allegations against Kevin Spacey, police said Wednesday.<p>The latest accusation was …

Kevin Spacey

With 'The Post,' 'Darkest Hour' and more, filmmakers show that they often mine the past for stories to enlighten the present

It’s often said that history repeats itself. But when it comes to the Oscars, history, or more specifically, the feting of real-life historical characters, has been a recurring rite since 1931, when George Arliss collected the third-ever lead actor award for his portrayal of British Prime Minister …

Darkest Hour

Kevin Spacey accused of racism on ‘House of Cards’ set

Amid a wave of sexual assault accusations, Kevin Spacey faces a new claim of racism on set of “House of Cards.”<p>During filming of the first season of …

Netflix

Our fascination with the super-rich on TV and at the movies is dangerous

What's up with this fascination with the very, very rich for our entertainment? It's a fair question and especially piquant here at the centre of the entertainment industry.<p>Behind and underneath the giddy coverage of the fast reshoot to replace Kevin Spacey with Christopher Plummer in the movie <i>All</i> …

Christopher Plummer

In The Chilly Dawn Of Oscar Nominations Day, The New Awards Politics Will Be On Display

In the chilly dawn of Jan. 23, a week from Tuesday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will pass judgment on the weighty issues and …

Award Shows

OOPS! SoCal Theater Shows ‘All the Money In The World’ Trailer With Kevin Spacey (!) — “Like Seeing A Unicorn”

All the money in the world can’t completely erase disgraced actor Kevin Spacey from Ridley Scott’s <i>All the Money in the World</i> – at least not from the …

Movies

Does Amazon’s Bezos - the World’s Richest Man - Need So Much Government Cronyism?

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos – is doing ok.<p>Jeff Bezos Is the Richest Person in History: “The Amazon CEO’s net worth reached $105.1 billion Monday, …

Conservative View

'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Christopher Plummer ('All the Money in the World')

The legendary actor of stage and screen, who made his film debut 60 years ago and, at 88, is still going strong, reflects on why he long felt that …

Christopher Plummer

‘Succession’ An Amalgam Of Dynastic Media Families, Creator Insists

HBO’s <i>Succession d</i>ebuting in June, about the uneasy transition of power in a high-profile media family is not about Rupert Murdoch, series creator …

Entertainment Industry

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

Watch The Adrenaline-Fuelled Trailer For Danny Boyle's Jean Paul Getty Drama

With all the news surrounding Kevin Spacey’s removal from Ridley Scott’s <i>All The Money in the World</i>, we almost forget there was another star-studded J. Paul Getty drama in the works.<p>In his upcoming TV series , Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle tells the story of how oil tycoon Jean Paul Getty …

Danny Boyle

ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD -- My review

There’s a great old joke in Hollywood. “Who do I have to fuck to get <i>off</i> this picture?” Well, the joke actually applies to Kevin Spacey and ALL THE …

Screenwriting

Donald Sutherland has no time for Donald Sutherland’s movies, thank you

Donald Sutherland won't be seeing his new film, <i>The Leisure Seeker</i>. He sees very few of his films. His characters don't want him to.<p>"I can watch myself in the rushes, because that's part of a process," he said last September, in a hotel-room interview during the Toronto International Film Festival. …

Ecuador wants Julian Assange out of London embassy

A deeper dive into the day's most notable stories<p><i>Welcome to The National Today, which takes a closer look at what's happening around some of the</i> …

Tim Hortons

'All the Money,' apparently, went to Mark Wahlberg

More money, more problems<p>Many of the stars who dressed in black in solidarity at the Golden Globes are collectively hissing at the news that one of their own, Michelle Williams, was paid less than 1% of what her male co-star made. We explain: Ridley Scott’s kidnapping drama, <i>All the Money in the</i> …

Mark Wahlberg

John Paul Getty III's Kidnapping Is Still One of the Wildest True Crime Stories in History

The true crime TV series just keep coming, and we are sooo here for it! While American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace is the top FX …

John Paul Getty III

‘Trust’ Trailer: Danny Boyle’s FX Series Shows a Scarier, Lion-Owning Version of J. Paul Getty

The new ten-part series will cover some of the same historical ground as "All the Money in the World."<p>Ridley Scott may have beat them to the punch, …

Entertainment

Ridley Scott on cutting Kevin Spacey from his new movie

<b>The man who made Alien, Thelma and Louise, Gladiator, The Martian and Blade Runner - director Ridley Scott - joined Brenda Donohue on The Ray D'Arcy</b> …

News (Ireland)

Danny Boyle and Simon Beaufoy Take on J. Paul Getty III's Kidnapping in "Trust"

Now that Ridley Scott has presented his take on the story of J. Paul Getty and his kidnapped grandson, Danny Boyle and Simon Beufoy are here with a …

Danny Boyle

All the Money in the World featurette explores the recasting of J. Paul Getty

A new featurette has arrived online for drama <b>All the Money in the World</b> which sees Ridley Scott and cast members Michelle Williams, Mark Wahlberg, …

Christopher Plummer

Trust Trailer: Danny Boyle's New FX Show Tells a Familiar Tale

It took a tremendous amount of restraint for me not to include the words “Brendan Fraser” and “cowboy hat” somewhere in the headline of this article, …

John Paul Getty III

The Official Trust Trailer Is Here!

Brendan Fraser and his sweet cowboy hat have arrived in the official trailer for FX's anthology series, <i>Trust</i>.<p>The 10-episode installment follows John …

TV

Keep the work of sexual predators accessible. Let viewers make up their minds.

It’s easy for HBO to pull Louis C.K.’s work. But viewers still face tough moral and aesdecisions.<p>The men of film, television, and radio who have been charged with sexual harassment and abuse are rapidly disappearing from the entertainment landscape.<p>Minnesota Public Radio has decided to stick reruns …

Politics

Michelle Williams found big challenges and even bigger opportunities in 'All the Money'

To say that Michelle Williams did not spend the Thanksgiving holiday as she intended is something of an understatement. The 37-year-old actress was scheduled for a short break from filming the 2018 Sony/Marvel tentpole “Venom” in Atlanta. Instead, she found herself traveling to London and Rome to …

John Paul Getty III

Colby Cosh: Here's to Christopher Plummer winning All the Trophies in the World

Do you like betting on the Oscars? Maybe you throw an annual tenner into one of those Oscar pools? My hot tip for you in 2018 is this: go long on …

Christopher Plummer

The best and worst moments of the 2018 Golden Globes

Gone are the days when the Golden Globes Awards meant Jack Nicholson mooning the crowd, Helen Mirren demanding more champagne for her table onstage …

Entertainment

How the Time's Up Movement Made Itself Heard at the 2018 Golden Globes

The Golden Globes are never <i>not</i> a party. But while jokes were told, champagne was sipped and movies, television and talent were indeed celebrated, …

Awards

Who Got Snubbed At The 2018 Golden Globes? We’re Still Fuming Over These Calls

Every year, the Golden Globes snubs someone. After all, there are only so many nomination slots, and there can only be one winner per category. Even …

Dating