I’m a Muslim American and I Play the Hero in a TV Show. Here’s What My Experience Has Taught Me About How We Can Change Hollywood

Like most people, I remember where I was when the second plane smashed into the World Trade Center. I was in a sixth-grade Social Studies class in Unionville, Penn., surrounded by my classmates. Seventeen years later, I can vividly recall the images of the World Trade Center falling, just as vividly as I can recall […]

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‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ director Bryan Singer issued a scathing denial of a not-yet-published Esquire article

Director Bryan Singer responded to an upcoming Esquire article he claims will “rehash false accusations and bogus lawsuits” and be timed to the release of his film “Bohemian Rhapsody.” “In today’s climate where people’s careers are being harmed by mere accusations, what Esquire is attempting to do is a reckless disregard of the truth,” Singer […]

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Lena Dunham’s new HBO show starring Jennifer Garner, ‘Camping,’ is already hated by critics and audiences alike

HBO’s new comedy “Camping,” created by “Girls” creators Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner, is getting panned by critics. The show is an adaptation of a British series about a group of friends that goes on a big camping trip to celebrate a milestone birthday. The show has a 23% score on Rotten Tomatoes, with an […]

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Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson Are No Longer Engaged

Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson have ended their relationship, four months after the couple announced their engagement. “It was way too much too soon,” People reports, citing a source for the pop star who said, “It’s not shocking to anyone.” The 25-year-old pop star and the 24-year-old Saturday Night Live cast member first announced they […]

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‘Am I mature enough to lead a group of people?’: Jonah Hill opens up about the anxieties and triumphs in his 4-year journey to make his acclaimed directorial debut ‘Mid90s’

“Mid90s” is Jonah Hill’s directorial debut, and he talked to Business Insider about why skateboarding was something that was always going to be in the movie. He said that a reason he’s taken so long to go forward with directing is he knew he had to first become mature enough to be a leader on […]

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John Oliver Body Slams WWE Over Saudi Arabia Ties on Last Week Tonight

John Oliver borrowed a few moves from the WWE’s playbook to take the organization to task over its close relationship with Saudi Arabia on Sunday’s episode of Last Week Tonight. Oliver said President Donald Trump and his representatives have been too cozy with Saudi Arabia, whose government is led by Prince Mohammed bin Salman, also […]

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As Sony’s Superhero Strategy Shows Power, Venom Wins Weekend Box Office Again

(Bloomberg) — “Venom,” a character from the comic-book world of “Spider-Man,” topped the box office for a second weekend, breathing life into Sony Pictures’ superhero movie plans. The surprise hit, which overcame poor reviews, collected $35.7 million in theaters in the U.S and Canada, ComScore Inc. estimated in an email Sunday. It beat three new […]

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‘Saturday Night Live’ Sends Up Kanye West and President Trump’s Bizarre Meeting

Kanye West and President Trump’s Thursday meeting in the Oval Office was the target of this week’s Saturday Night Live cold open. This week’s sketch seemed to show that when it comes to this administration sometimes reality is stranger than fiction. In the sketch, West, played by Chris Redd, delivers a wide-ranging, unstructured monologue to […]

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The CW’s Charmed Reboot Is So Political, It Forgot to Be Fun

There’s nothing new about the politicization of witches. They’ve been a barometer for American society’s attitudes toward women since, well, 17th-century Salem. Hundreds of years later, the archetype evolved into a pop-cultural referendum on feminism in particular. While the 1960s brought the adorable domestic subversions of Samantha Stephens on Bewitched, the liberated Witches of Eastwick […]

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