Here’s an old, extremely creepy Family Guy joke about Kevin Spacey

The continued unearthing of long-buried sexual assaults within Hollywood has led to a massive reassessment of not just the power structure that enabled this abuse but also the media produced by people in the know. Older movies, TV shows, and even one-off jokey asides are worth looking at with fresh eyes now that we…

Even James Gunn is sick of nerds fighting about Batman V Superman

Fighting over superheroes fighting onscreen has become a pastime for even more casual fans, but James Gunn thinks we’re all wasting our breath/140 characters raging about the DC films in comparison to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 1 and 2 director shared a thread about just how…

Paul Manafort surrenders to FBI after being indicted on money laundering charges

Following a first act that involved having his home raided by federal authorities, the inevitable political thriller based on Paul Manafort’s alleged money laundering and tax lobbying schemes reached its second phase with the former Trump campaign manager surrendering to the FBI Monday morning. As …

Kevin Spacey apologizes for sexually assaulting a 14-year-old Anthony Rapp, also comes out as gay

Kevin Spacey has posted an apology to Anthony Rapp for making what the Star Trek: Discovery actor described as a “sexual advance” in 1986, back when Rapp was 14 and the House Of Cards star was 26. Although he claims not to remember scooping up the barely-in-his-teens Rapp and lying him on his bed after all the other…

Anthony Rapp claims Kevin Spacey made a “sexual advance” on him when he was 14

Speaking with BuzzFeed, actor Anthony Rapp has accused Kevin Spacey of making a sexual advance on him when Spacey was 26 and he was just 14. Rapp says he has barely told anyone since it allegedly happened in 1986, and he hasn’t spoken to Spacey at all since, but he says his “stomach churns” at the thought of Spacey’s…

Anthony Bourdain criticizes Quentin Tarantino's "complicity" with Harvey Weinstein

During a recent Q&A session, celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain casually dropped a reference to Quentin Tarantino as an example of why it can be bad to value money too much, explaining that he once turned down a lucrative merchandising deal because he and his producing partners weren’t “comfortable” with the person…

Allison Williams to play another creepy villain in The Perfection 

For six seasons, Allison Williams’ Marnie was essentially the villain of HBO’s Girls, and Williams embraced her antagonistic talents for a surprise evil turn in Jordan Peele’s Get Out. Now, it looks like she’s going to get another chance to play a creepy baddie in The Perfection, a new horror-thriller from director…

Facebook's AI head wants us to stop worrying about Terminators

In an interview that sounds suspiciously like that scene in a movie where one misguided person tries to convince everyone else that the monsters are harmless, the head of Facebook’s AI research facility has suggested that we should stop worrying about Terminators trying to wipe out mankind—or, at the very least, that…

Eminem will donate his New Zealand lawsuit money to hurricane relief 

Last week, New Zealand awarded Eminem about $415,000 as part of his lawsuit against the country’s conservative National political party, which had used a suspiciously Eminem-esque song titled “Eminem-esque” in a campaign ad. Now, according to Page Six, a representative for Eminem has explained that he didn’t actually…

Ahmed Best calls out Andy Serkis for ignoring Jar Jar's contributions to VFX

A lot of Star Wars fans probably wish they could forget Jar Jar Binks, the annoying kid-friendly mascot who stumbled his way through The Phantom Menace and then helped make the Galactic Empire possible by granting emergency political powers to Chancellor Palpatine during the Clone Wars, but he was still a pretty…

Motion Picture Academy grants special Oscar to Alejandro Iñárritu's VR project

The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences rarely hands out the Special Achievement Academy Award, possibly because doing so is an acknowledgement that the medium can change and grow in new and weird ways. It’s exclusively for important or exciting achievements in films that doesn’t specifically relate to an…

Trump dismisses Michael Moore's limited engagement Broadway show as a flop

Michael Moore’s Broadway show The Terms Of My Surrender didn’t accomplish its stated goal of bringing down Donald Trump once and for all, but it did successfully complete its 12-week limited engagement run earlier this month. Trump, meanwhile, has never been one for the arts or for a basic awareness of facts, so when…

Trump crony Roger Stone Jr. got his Babadook-wannabe ass suspended from Twitter

Yesterday, CNN sent shockwaves through the political Twittersphere when it reported that special counsel Robert Mueller—the man charged by the Justice Department with investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election—had gotten a federal grand jury to approve charges against at least…

Not even trick-or-treaters are immune to Trump's petty-ass war on the press

Say what you like about Donald Trump, but the man’s a real innovator when it comes to the fields of petty grudges and small-hearted bullshit. Yesterday, Trump proved his passive aggressive bona fides yet again during a Halloween event for White House journalists, who were invited to bring their kids to the Oval Office…

Annabella Sciorra has accused Harvey Weinstein of rape

Another prominent actress came forward with accusations of sexual assault against producer Harvey Weinstein this week, with Annabella Sciorra—perhaps best known from her starring role in The Hand That Rocks The Cradle, and a season-long, Emmy-nominated stint as Tony Soprano’s girlfriend Gloria Trillo on The Sopranos—…

Mark Hamill's Joker kidnaps Mark Hamill, voice actor, in a fun new Justice League Action short

Cartoon Network’s Justice League Action has been putting out some pretty great animated shorts over the last few months, allowing the series to get even sillier with the mountains of DC backstory at is disposal than it does in its regular run. This week, the show offered up a real treat for all the voice-acting nerds…

Connie Britton's on the line in the World Series trailer for Ryan Murphy's 9-1-1

Ryan Murphy’s latest TV project, 9-1-1 has been kicking around for a while now, steadily picking up a pretty hefty cast of TV talent—Angela Bassett, Connie Britton, Peter Krause—to tell its stories of harried first responders and the beatific, Mrs. Coach-esque voice directing them on their calls. World Series…

Taika Waititi is working on a U.S. TV version of What We Do In The Shadows

One of the many reasons we’re rooting for Thor: Ragnarok to be great—besides the fact that it just looks charming and cheerful and fun—is that a successful Hollywood blockbuster is likely to give director Taika Waititi carte blanche to follow whatever weird, interesting creative impulses happen to be driving him at…

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