AFC East 

Production Suspended On Morgan Spurlock’s Docuseries About Women’s Rights

TNT has suspended production on Morgan Spurlock’s docuseries exploring women’s rights after the filmmaker admitted to a history of sexual misconduct last week.  Spurlock tweeted a letter indicating that he was accused of rape while in college and that he settled a sexual harassment claim with his former assistant eight years ago. The revelation came as Spurlock was working on a... Read More
AFC East 

The Force Is Still Strong: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Has Second-Best Opening Of All Time

“Star Wars: Episode VIII: The Last Jedi” was first at the box office this weekend, taking in $220 million in North America. It was the second-biggest domestic opening of all time behind only 2015′s “The Force Awakens.” Coming in at a distant second this weekend was the animated feature “Ferdinand” ($13.3 million), followed by “Coco” ($10 million), “Wonder” ($5.4 million) and... Read More
AFC East 

These Are The Real People Who Follow The Jedi Religion

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” arrived in theaters Friday, and for most moviegoers, that galaxy far, far away fades from our imaginations once the film itself fades out. We chuck our popcorn tub into the garbage (hopefully), walk out of the cineplex and return to our blasterless, Yodaless, Millennium Falconless world. For small sects of the fanbase, however, the line... Read More
AFC East 

Gene Simmons Denies Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Rock star Gene Simmons denies he made “sexually offensive contact” with a TV and radio broadcaster, as alleged in a lawsuit filed against him on Friday. Simmons tweeted on Sunday that he intends to “vigorously” counter the allegations, which include “forcibly” flicking the accuser’s throat and touching her buttocks during an on-camera interview last month. “For the record, I did not... Read More
AFC East 

Second Director Says Weinsteins Blacklisted Actress Mira Sorvino From Film

A second director has stepped forward this week with claims that Harvey and Bob Weinstein blacklisted actress Mira Sorvino and prevented her from being cast in films. Terry Zwigoff, director of “Bad Santa,” wrote on Twitter on Saturday that he’d been interested in casting Sorvino in the 2003 comedy. Zwigoff alleged, however, that every time he mentioned her name “over... Read More
AFC East 

‘The Voice’ Is Great TV. It’s Just Not Always Great For The Winners.

Currently in its 13th season, NBC’s “The Voice” seems to have officially cracked the secret reality-TV code and struck gold. Fresh off a third consecutive Emmy win for outstanding reality-competition program, the show has proved that, six years into its run, it’s still capable of reeling in viewers. Recent ratings rival its debut season; this week, nearly 10 million people in... Read More
AFC East 

Merry Christmas, Losers! Baldwin’s Trump Boasts ‘Best Year On The Planet’ On ‘SNL’

The “Saturday Night Live” gang gathered in the ersatz White House for the last show before Christmas while “all natural, all American coal” burned in the fireplace, noted Alec Baldwin’s Donald Trump. “The war on Christmas is over, and it will still be replaced by the war with North Korea,” Baldwin declared in the cold open with Melania (Cecily Strong) at... Read More
AFC East 

Mark Hamill To Ajit Pai: Corporate Shills Have No Right To Wield A Light Saber

Jedi Luke Skywalker, aka actor Mark Hamill, has blasted Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai for posing with a light saber in a giddy video plugging the death of net neutrality. “You are profoundly unworthy to wield a light saber,” Hamill tweeted on Saturday. “A Jedi acts selflessly for the common man — NOT lie 2 enrich giant corporations.” Cute video... Read More
AFC East 

Anita Hill Tapped To Cure Hollywood’s Epidemic Of Sexual Misconduct With New Commission

Attorney and Brandeis University professor Anita Hill has been picked to lead a new commission tasked with addressing rampant sexual misconduct in the entertainment industry, trade publications reported Friday. Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy and other top film executives elected Hill to guide the newly established Hollywood Commission for Eliminating Sexual Harassment and Advancing Equality in the Workplace. The announcement comes 11... Read More
AFC East 

‘Last Jedi’ Director Explains How He Hid A Classic ‘Star Wars’ Easter Egg

Following the release of “The Last Jedi,” some fans had a bad feeling the movie was missing one iconic staple. But director Rian Johnson is here to set the record straight. Fans feared that the new “Star Wars” movie had omitted a classic line that’s been uttered throughout the franchise ― some variation of the phrase “I have a bad... Read More
AFC East 

Ranking The Best New Shows On Netflix You Can Stream Right Now

For the weekend of Dec. 16, Streamline recommends “Easy” in the top Netflix spot for the second time. The comedy series has much to say. It follows the struggles of contemporary young people who are trying to get ahead in the gig economy or sorting through the nuances of contemporary social progressivism. But it’s really fun! The characters are mostly people you’d... Read More
AFC East 

Alyssa Milano Educates Matt Damon After His Horrid Response On Sexual Misconduct

Actress Alyssa Milano taught a master class on the problems of sexual misconduct Friday night. Her student? Matt Damon. Damon raised more than a few eyebrows this week when he suggested that sexual harassment and sexual assault “shouldn’t be conflated,” then gave examples of how he and others should handle different levels of sexual misbehavior in an ABC News interview. “I do... Read More
AFC East 

White Critics Love ‘Three Billboards’ Like They Love Their Racist Uncles

“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” is one of the most divisive films of the year, but it’s poised for an impressive award season. In the past week alone, the film received major nominations from both the Golden Globes and the Screen Actors Guild Awards (where it leads among motion pictures with four nods). Experts predict that nominations for best picture... Read More
AFC East 

Matt Damon Opens Up About Sexual Misconduct And It’s Kind Of A Mess

Matt Damon — a man who disclaimed any knowledge of Harvey Weinstein’s alleged misdeeds and then admitted he knew the producer had harassed Gwyneth Paltrow — has a few opinions about the slew of sexual misconduct scandals rocking Hollywood. And they’re … interesting. The Oscar-winning actor, who got his big break when Weinstein picked up his film “Good Will Hunting,” spoke with ABC... Read More
AFC East 

Ex-‘Today’ Staffer Rips Matt Lauer In Tell-All About Their Affair

Celebrities React To Harvey Weinstein Ashley Judd Ashley Judd <a href=”https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/05/us/harvey-weinstein-harassment-allegations.html” target=”_blank”>told the New York Times</a>&nbsp;that Harvey Weinstein&nbsp;invited her to his hotel room and asked her if&nbsp;he could give her a massage or if she wanted to watch him shower.&nbsp;<br><br>She told the Times that she thought, &ldquo;How do I get out of the room as fast as possible without alienating... Read More
AFC East 

Carrie Fisher’s Dog Saw ‘The Last Jedi’ And ‘Perked Up’ When She Was On Screen

Carrie Fisher’s dog, Gary, clearly misses his mom as evidenced by his behavior at a screening for the latest “Star Wars” film, “The Last Jedi.” Reporter Veronica Miracle tweeted a video of Gary on Thursday night saying she had seen “The Last Jedi” with the canine and that he had an adorable reaction to Fisher appearing on screen. “The late... Read More
AFC East 

‘Harlem Shake’ Creators Threaten Legal Action Against FCC Chairman Ajit Pai

The brains behind the viral hit “Harlem Shake” are threatening legal action against Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai for his use of the song in an advertisement for the repeal of net neutrality rules. After famed DJ Diplo tweeted at the song’s producer Harry Rodrigues ― a DJ better known as Baauer ― about Pai’s use of the song,... Read More