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#MeToo and Hollywood: what’s changed in the industry a year on?

November 4, 2018

In the past 12 months, talk of change and proposed structural changes within the industry have shifted the pendulum but more work is required It was always about far more than a hashtag. Tarana Burke should be the first person mentioned in any article about #MeToo, the movement that has amplified a whisper network and […]

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Tilda Swinton posed as an old man in elaborate hoax for Suspiria

October 30, 2018

Prosthetics transformed the actor into an 82-year-old man for her latest film role Tilda Swinton used prosthetics and makeup to pose as an 82-year-old man in an elaborate hoax for her latest film. The British actor, 57, is starring in the horror remake Suspiria, alongside Dakota Johnson, Chlo Grace Moretz and, ostensibly, octogenarian first-time actor […]

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Jonathan Pryce: Id rather be Welsh than English, thats for sure

October 16, 2018

The award-winning actor on playing a narcissistic writer opposite Glenn Close in The Wife, his Welsh roots, and looking like the pope Jonathan Pryce has played Shakespearean heroes (Listen Up Philip, is currently rehearsing as another novelist in Florian Zellers new play Meg Wolitzers novel because reading [the original work] alongside a screenplay can confuse […]

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Helena Bonham Carter: Standing up to Harvey wasnt easy

October 15, 2018

In her 35-year career, the actor has seen the best and worst of Hollywood. She talks about divorce, depression and making her most personal film Helena Bonham Carter does not attempt to disguise her hurt. She says she has just made the most important and personal film of her career, and is convinced nobody will […]

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Sexual assault is fun if we can all ‘lighten up’ about it

October 4, 2018

A South Carolina congressman pokes fun at sexual assault allegations facing Brett Kavanaugh and manages to belittle Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the same time The Week in Patriarchy is a weekly roundup of whats happening in the world of feminism and sexism. If youre not already receiving it by email, opened up an election debate […]

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The Sisters Brothers review: Jacques Audiard saddles up for a subtle and funny western

September 26, 2018

The English-language debut from the French director is an all-American delight, starring Joaquin Phoenix and John C Reilly perfect as sad, squabbling siblings Jacques Audiard is the French director who has notably absorbed American ideas into his downbeat Melvillian jazz of crime and noir. Now he has taken on that other great American genre, the […]

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Queercore: behind a documentary reliving the gay punk movement

September 25, 2018

As the origins of the radical subculture are explored in a new film director Yony Leyser and key figure Bruce LaBruce discuss its relevancy today Director Yony Leyser calls queercore a farce that became real, while film-maker Bruce LaBruce labels it a respite for the fringe of the fringe. LaBruce is uniquely qualified to make […]

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Woof. Pet-focused rom-coms haven’t been good since ‘The Truth About Cats and Dogs’

September 3, 2018

It’s Summer Lovin’ Week here at Mashable, which means things are getting steamy. In honor of the release of Crazy Rich Asians, we’re celebrating onscreen love and romance, looking at everything from our favorite fictional couples to how Hollywood’s love stories are evolving. Think of it as our love letter to, well, love. Friends, I’m […]

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Hollywood’s secret history: Scotty Bowers on sex and stars in the Golden Era

August 31, 2018

A new documentary reworks the memoir of Bowers, who boasts he paired Cary Grant with Rock Hudson and Katharine Hepburn with 150 brunettes and slept with so many actors he didnt have time to see their films Scotty Bowers was a 23-year-old petrol station attendant on Hollywood Boulevard when the actor Walter Pidgeon pulled up […]

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Will Glenn Close finally win her first Oscar for The Wife?

August 29, 2018

Six Academy award nominations have yet to lead to a win for the actor but with a tour de force performance in the acclaimed literary drama, she may finally get her moment Youve probably forgotten about this, but seven years ago, Glenn Close unveiled her chef doeuvre. Well, that was the idea, anyway. Albert Nobbs […]

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