Tribeca Film Festival

The person behind the Sundance Film Festival’s blackest year ever

Brickson Diamond creates spaces for black creatives to thrive at the nation’s largest indie film festival<p>This time of year, every year for about the …

Lena Waithe

These Are the 300 Best Festivals in the World in 2018

We can all agree it’s been a rough year, and festivals have often been the only escape from all the turmoil and hatred filling the airwaves, …

Festivals

Watch the Trailer for the Charming Indie Rom-Com ‘The Boy Downstairs’

Zosia Mamet stars in (and owns) this Tribeca Film Festival favorite.<p>Zosia Mamet turned in one of our favorite performances at this year’s Tribeca …

Tribeca Winner ‘Keep the Change’ Bought by Kino Lorber (EXCLUSIVE)

Kino Lorber has acquired all North American rights to the romantic comedy “Keep the Change,” written and directed by Rachel Israel, Variety has …

Pepsi Brings Cindy Crawford Back for Super Bowl Ad

Pepsi is trying to reclaim its pop culture mojo with a Super Bowl ad featuring celebrities that have backed the soda over the years, including Cindy …

Advertising

Elisabeth Moss' Golden Globe Win Has Some Fans Crying Hypocrisy

On Sunday night, the Golden Globes handed out a number of awards all while pledging renewed support to women in the face of systemic sexual …

Elisabeth Moss

Billie Lourd, Laura Dern Host Moet Moment Film Festival Party

Jamie Chung, Alexis Knapp and more helped the LVMH Champagne celebrate its three-decade status as the official bubbly of the Golden Globes.<p>Golden …

Billie Lourd

Will 'Ten Days In The Valley' Return For Season 2? The Creator Is Confident There Are More Stories To Tell

If you're a fan of ABC's new Kyra Sedgwick mystery series… well, first of all, congratulations on being one of the few and the proud. Secondly, …

TV

This 22-year-old wrote an intoxicating film about a teacher-student relationship - Interview Magazine

Over a turmeric milk (she doesn’t drink caffeine), Shephard talks about her directorial debut, in which she gives a strong but controlled performance …

Racy

Anthony Bourdain’s Food Hall Will Not Open in 2018 (And Probably Not Ever)

The TV star has thrown in the towel on bringing Singapore-style street food to New York City.<p>For years, bad boy …

Restaurants

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner may move next to the Clintons

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner may move next to the Clintons<p>04 Jan 2018 at 13:34 ET<p>First daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner may be …

Donald Trump

2018's first LGBT film looks amazing

The first LGBT film to be released in 2018 has made waves at film festivals and with its first trailer.<p>Saturday Church tells the story of Ulysses, a …

LGBTQ

Shadowhunters season 3 spoilers: 9 things you need to know about Lilith

Shadowhunters season 3 is summoning Lilith, the mother of all demons to the screen, and her complicated family drama dates back to the creation of …

Entertainment

Year in Review: 2017 at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum closes out another significant year in its continuing efforts to preserve the memories of those killed on Sept. 11, 2001, …

Christopher Wray

Beyond VR: Why 2018 will be the year of XR

Extended reality encompasses all of the virtual and augmented reality ideas into one, fully immersive and potentially life-changing tech<p>We are at a …

Virtual Reality

Hoffman accusers thank John Oliver for confronting actor over sexual harassment

Seven women who have accused actor Dustin Hoffman of sexual harassment or assault on Wednesday penned a letter to HBO host John Oliver thanking him …

Dustin Hoffman

Kobe Bryant Aims To Inspire Youth With Animated Film 'Dear Basketball'

The film is currently shortlisted for an Oscar.<p>Kobe Bryant’s dream came full circle as he stood in the Staples Center in California watching the unveil of his No. 8 and No. 24 jerseys hanging high in the rafters on Monday night.<p>It was a proud moment. Though the Mamba’s numbers may be retired, …

African-American News

Olivia Wilde says she won her Emmy "for her mom" for the most unexpected — yet perfect — reason

It’s always meaningful to win an award, but Olivia Wilde’s Emmy for <i>Body Team 12</i> had more meaning to it than you may think. After arriving in the …

Olivia Wilde

'AUTO': A Realistic Look at the Human Impact of Near-future Technology

<i>AUTO</i> is a 360-video and morality tale available on Jaunt that takes a near-future look at the human impact of automation and emerging technology. …

‘AUTO’: A Realistic Look at the Human Impact of Near-future Technology

<i>AUTO</i> is a 360-video and morality tale available on Jaunt that takes a near-future look at the human impact of automation and emerging technology. …

Virtual Reality

The BBC is making a feature-length Harvey Weinstein documentary

The day before the explosive <i>New York Times</i> report on the harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein came out, the formerly influential movie …

Offbeat News

Kobe Bryant’s Oscar-Contending Short ‘Dear Basketball’ Launches On Verizon Platforms As His Iconic Laker Jersey #’s Are Retired

Kobe Bryant Oscar winner?<p>The basketball great is one step further along to that improbable feat since his first attempt at filmmaking since his …

Kobe Bryant

Tom Hanks WWII drama 'Greyhound' plans Louisiana shoot | NOLA.com

"Greyhound," Tom Hanks' forthcoming World War II Navy drama, appears to be setting sail for Louisiana. Producers of the Sony-backed film, which Hanks …

Tom Hanks

Stars who think bras are tops

Saving money or showing off? These celebs decided a shirt simply isn't necessary when you've got a great bra.

Salma Hayek

John Oliver Confronts Dustin Hoffman Over Sexual Harassment Claims at Public Interview

John Oliver and Dustin Hoffman got into a heated exchange on Monday night during a public Q&A session when the “Last Week Tonight” host grilled the …

Dustin Hoffman

Alec Baldwin whines Stephen Colbert and John Oliver are turning comedy shows into political ‘grand juries’

Alec Baldwin blasted Stephen Colbert and John Oliver on Twitter Wednesday, saying that their show is becoming their own form of a “grand jury.”<p>“Talk …

Liberal View

Lawyer frustrated by no grand jury yet in Weinstein case

NEW YORK (AP) — The lawyer for an actress who accused Harvey Weinstein of rape said Friday that she is frustrated prosecutors have not yet brought criminal charges.<p>"Boardwalk Empire" actress Paz de la Huerta publicly accused the movie producer of raping her twice in 2010. She began speaking with …

Crime

Russell Simmons steps down from companies amid new allegation

'I remember hoping that the Russell I knew would return any moment,' wrote Jenny Lumet<p>Def Jam Records founder Russell Simmons says he is stepping …

Jenny Lumet

Actress sues Weinstein, accusing him of sex trafficking

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York lawsuit accuses Harvey Weinstein of sex trafficking by luring an aspiring actress into a French hotel room and sexually assaulting her.<p>The lawsuit was filed Monday and says the movie producer went to London in 2014 and "groomed" Kadian Noble by telling her he had a film …

Harvey Weinstein

Shadowman — Quad Cinema

Predating Banksy by more than a decade, the late Richard Hambleton sparked the street art movement in 1980s New York, alongside contemporaries …

Filmmaking