Harvey Weinstein's sexual assaults may have been written into his contract

It turns out Harvey Weinstein’s long history of sexual assault may not have been supported solely by an endemic, institutionalized power structure based in exploitation and abuse that’s as old as showbiz itself. It may have also been literally written into Weinstein’s contract, according to the latest revelation to…

People are gleaning some wild shit from The Last Jedi trailer

Since the latest trailer for The Last Jedi debuted online Monday night, fans have been combing over every frame, attempting to decipher the plot points of the upcoming Star Wars installment, taking only the occasional break to giggle at some Porgs. While there’s so much packed into this two-and-a-half-minute video…

Hey Chicago, Chance The Rapper bought you tickets to see Marshall today

Ordinarily, we’d take the time to make some kind of joke about how you’ll be taking your chances on a movie ticket giveaway, but if you’re in Chicago, the clock is ticking on the opportunity to see Marshall for free. Chance The Rapper has bought out two 3 p.m. showings at Chicago theaters: the Kerasotes Chicago…

A cartoonist longs for companionship in this exclusive Present preview

Leslie Stein’s Bright-Eyed At Midnight was one of The A.V. Club’s best comics of 2015, a collection of “page-a-day” comics that spotlighted her talent for introspective, emotional storytelling while detailing her growth as an artist over the course of a year. After releasing the latest in her Eye Of The Majestic…

Jane Fonda found out about Harvey Weinstein a year ago, is “ashamed” she didn’t speak up sooner

These are tumultuous times in Hollywood, with new revelations about one of the film industry’s worst/best kept secrets popping up at such a rate that Oliver Stone can’t keep track of how many women he’s dismissing. Along with all those disclosures, we’ve seen statements of support for the dozens of survivors who were…

Bill Murray is trying to get Trump’s attention about Puerto Rico in a very Bill Murray way

On the same day that President Trump received criticism for a series of tweets vaguely threatening to remove “FEMA, the Military, and First Responders” out of hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico, Bill Murray appeared on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert to remind the President about his responsibility to the suffering…

Jordan Peele showed up to surprise a class of students studying Get Out

Horror was a refuge for black filmmakers in the ’70s, which saw the release of a number of memorable titles, whether it be the campy Blacula or the artful and resonant Ganja & Hess. And while the subsequent decades have seen a few solid horror flicks from black directors—Tales From The Hood the best among them—it was…

Oliver Stone clarifies Harvey Weinstein comments, should do a quick Google search first next time

We’ve kept a running tally of the worst takes on the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault and harassment revelations, one that is probably going to need another update soon enough. Oliver Stone’s defense of the ousted movie exec, who could end up being the subject of criminal investigations, might have made that list, as…

Harvey Weinstein defender Oliver Stone may have his own sexist misdeeds to deal with

Earlier tonight, Oliver Stone—who’s currently in South Korea for the Busan International Film Festival—decided to weigh in on the numerous allegations currently circling ousted Weinstein Co. mogul Harvey Weinstein, putting forward an attitude that could be safely described as “Hey, let’s cut the guy a break.” “It’s…

#WomenBoycottTwitter tomorrow to fight back against social media silencing

Twitter is a lot of things to a lot of people. For some, it’s a news aggregator. For others, a joke-writing platform. Others see it as a way to build communities, or as a method of checking whether the President Of The United States has declared any nuclear wars in the last few minutes. Twitter is first and foremost a…

There's a new animated Addams Family movie in the works

24 years after Addams Family Value arrived in theaters, introducing us all to Wednesday Addams’ very particular take on Thanksgiving, a new film centered on Hollywood’s favorite creepy, spooky, kooky family is now in the works. (Presumably, someone heard The Munsters were coming back, and rushed to get a competing…

Jason Momoa apologizes for terrible 2011 rape joke 

Today, a clip from Comic-Con 2011 resurfaced, featuring Jason Momoa making a terrible joke about rape. He was still on Game Of Thrones at the time, playing barbarian warlord Khal Drogo, and he explained that he likes working in sci-fi and fantasy because “there are so many things you can do, like rip someone’s tongue…

Woman trades a packet of the Rick And Morty Szechuan Sauce for a car

McDonald’s Rick And Morty-inspired Schezuan Sauce promotion ended without anybody seeming like they really got what they wanted out of it: McDonald’s came off like out-of-touch, withholding monsters for underestimating how badly people would be craving the promotional sauce. Rick And Morty looked bad by association.…

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross recorded a cover of the Halloween theme

According to Consequence Of Sound, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross are planning to release a cover of John Carpenter’s iconic Halloween theme, but in what seems to be an embarrassing movie mix-up, the track is apparently going to be released tomorrow, October 13—a.k.a. Friday the 13th. As everyone but Reznor and Ross is…

Blade Runner 2049’s title could’ve been much, much sillier

Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep? is a great title, a science-fiction koan that looks great in any era’s typography and instantly marks the dystopian novel as the work of Philip K. Dick. But just like “We Can Remember It For You Wholesale,” “Second Variety,” or How About A Cyborg Pope, Do Androids Dream Of Electric…

JAY-Z might be looking to acquire Harvey Weinstein's stake in The Weinstein Company

Before The New York Times published its story exposing the many allegations of sexual harassment that have been brought against producer Harvey Weinstein, JAY-Z had been working with him and The Weinstein Company on a few documentary projects—specifically Spike’s Time: The Kalief Browder Story and an upcoming Trayvon…

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