James Franco

This Is a Turning Point for #MeToo – But It's Not the End

Newest round of allegations suggests the movement is advancing a conversation about the pervasive misogyny that lurks beneath most industries<p>After …

Award Shows

Alec Baldwin Criticizes Woody Allen Backlash

Alec Baldwin has responded to the growing celebrity backlash against Woody Allen, stating that the filmmaker deserves better. Despite the fact that …

Timothée Chalamet

A Week In Minneapolis, MN, On A $60,000 Salary

<i>Welcome to</i> Money Diaries<i>, where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they</i> …

U.S. Bank Stadium

#MeToo Repels Men By Infantilizing Women With Petty Complaints

This week, a woman who dated actor Aziz Ansari went to Babe.com to complain he continually made advances despite her “non-verbal cues” that she …

Conservative View

January Jones Is Dating … Oh My God, Who?

<i>Welcome to</i> <i>You Know What I Heard,</i> <i>the Cut’s weekly celebrity gossip column about the peregrinations of the rich and famous. Have gossip? Email me at</i></i> …

Jack Antonoff

Solo: A Star Wars Story Gets Official Synopsis

Disney has officially unveiled a synopsis for <b>Solo: A Star Wars Story</b>, confirming the film will cover how Han met his beloved co-pilot, Chewbacca …

Star Wars

Loony Feminist Actress: #MeToo Movement is ‘Ushering in Sacred Matriarchy’

<p><em>Divergent </em>actress Shailene Woodley, in a gushy paragraph written on her Instagram account, about what the Golden Globes and the Time’s Up …

Conservative View

What makes some art so bad that it's good?

“The Disaster Artist” – which just earned James Franco a Golden Globe for his portrayal of director Tommy Wiseau – tells the story of the making of …

Tommy Wiseau

Ant-Man and the Wasp Suit Up in New Official Image

A new official image shows the titular characters in <b>Ant-Man & the Wasp</b> dressed up in their superhero costumes and ready for action. With all the …

Superheroes

Wreck-It Ralph 2 Gets Official Synopsis & New Image

Ralph and Vanellope journey to the world wide web in a new image and synopsis from <b>Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2</b>. Disney’s animation …

Walt Disney Company

Time’s Up?

All the frocks at the Golden Globe Awards this year were black, bar three. The unofficial dress code was to publicise Time’s Up, a new organisation …

Michelle Obama

Ben Affleck Was Approached to Direct Flashpoint Movie

Ben Affleck was approached to <i>The Flash</i> movie <b>Flashpoint</b>, but the DC Films Batman actor passed on the offer. A solo film for Ezra Miller’s iteration of …

Batman

Venom Movie Rumored to Include Spider-Man

Sony’s <b>Venom</b> movie is rumored to include a cameo from Tom Holland’s Spider-Man. After the Andrew Garfield-starring <i>The Amazing Spider-Man 2</i> failed to …

Superheroes

Sharon Stone hints she was sexually harassed in Hollywood as she reveals she was given 5% chance of survival following haemorrhage

Sharon Stone has revealed that job offers dried up following a brain haemorrhage because she was seen as a "broken person" in Hollywood.<p>The American actress revealed she was given a five per cent change of survival after she suffered a brain haemorrhage in 2001 and had to re-learn "everything" as a …

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19 B-List Stars Who Became A-List Thanks To Marvel

Every year we see some many actors come and go, never to be heard of again. Making it big in Hollywood is no easy task and it requires talent, hard …

Movies

James Franco Time's Up on Sunset Blvd. ... What a Disaster

<b>James Franco</b>'s art and life are getting uncomfortably close ... 'cause the Time's Up movement is breathing down his neck on Sunset Blvd.<p>A new …

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Ashley Judd Condemns 'Binary Thinking' Following Unexpected James Franco Praise

<b>Ashley Judd</b> is pleading her case for backing <b>James Franco</b>.<p>As we previously reported, the industry vet shocked many when she applauded <i>The Disaster</i> …

Ashley Judd

SAG Awards predictions: Gary Oldman (‘Darkest Hour’) way ahead with 1/5 odds, but it’s not quite unanimous

The Oscar race for Best Actor was starting to look uncertain for <b>Gary Oldman</b> (“Darkest Hour”), but things seem to have gotten back on track. He won a …

Entertainment

This Insider Thinks the Fashion Industry Is on the Brink of Its Own #MeToo Movement

On Saturday, <i>The New York Times</i> published an exposé detailing allegations of sexual harassment against fashion photographers Bruce Weber and Mario …

Mario Testino

Gillian Anderson's Son Gave Her a Birds & Bees Scare

The Late Late Show with James CordenMore>><p>Updated:Tuesday, January 16 2018 5:46 PM EST2018-01-16 22:46:50 GMT<p>When James asks Gillian Anderson, also a …

Zac Efron

Oscar Race 2018: Whose Voice Is Loudest?

Two big things happened in the Oscar race this past week. One was the announcement of the Directors Guild Award nominations, usually a strong predictor of the Academy's Best Director and Best Picture choices.<p>The other was that Academy voters turned in their nomination ballots, long before they can …

Jordan Peele

Jimmy Kimmel on Hosting the 2018 Oscars: "Whatever I Do Will Be Criticized by Someone"

GQ's February cover star talked about how he's damned if he does, damned if he doesn't.<p>Jimmy Kimmel has hosted the Oscars before, but that was eons ago, in 2017. Since then, Hollywood's been hit hard by the Bad Men epidemic. Some of its biggest actors (from Kevin Spacey to James Franco), directors …

Jimmy Kimmel

Sharon Stone's brilliant reply to abuse question

Actress Sharon Stone has laughed when a US reporter asked her if she had ever been the victim of sexual harassment, saying she's "seen it all" during …

New Zealand News

"Black Lightning": Old comic book hero reborn in new CW series

Entertainment NewsEntertainment NewsMore>><p>Updated:Tuesday, January 16 2018 10:54 PM EST2018-01-17 03:54:11 GMT<p>Timothee Chalamet says he will donate …

Entertainment

California Inc.: State hopes for a fourth straight month of job gains

Welcome to California Inc., the weekly newsletter of the L.A. Times Business Section.<p>I'm Business columnist David Lazarus, and here's a rundown of upcoming stories this week and the highlights of last week.<p>The U.S. stock market is closed Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. When trading resumes …

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Was I naïve to put my faith in 'good dudes' like Aziz Ansari?

They say you shouldn't meet your heroes; perhaps, this year, the maxim should be "don't have heroes at all".

Aziz Ansari

K&C - Kirk takes on caller who hates the show; A possible Mut ban 1-15-18

WEEI Late Night - Should the Patriots actually be frightened by the Jacksonville Jaguars? 1-14-18<p>- January 15, 2018<p>1-14-18 Late Night with Patrick …

Rob Ninkovich

‘I Will Never Be Silenced’: Let This Gal Gadot Speech Change Your Day

Dressed like a sexy, lavender disco ball, Gall Gadot tossed her pre-prepared speech to the floor to applause from the crowd of A-listers. In a …

Jewish Culture

Essential California: Mud, darkness and destruction turned Montecito into death trap

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s <b>Monday, Jan. 15, Martin Luther King Jr. Day,</b> and here’s what’s happening across California:<p><b>TOP STORIES</b><p><b>Deadly mudslides</b><p><b>Montecito residents thought their community could survive the rains. Then the earth collapsed.</b> Boulders crushed …

California

Letters to the Editor, Jan. 15

<b>SO LONG, SEARS</b><br>Progress and change are constants of humanity. Sears stores, like Eaton’s, Woodward’s and others before them, have closed. Final …

Justin Trudeau