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Morgan Freeman on Harassment Allegations: 'I Did Not Assault Women'
Morgan Freeman has issued a second statement following allegations of sexual harassment, with the actor apologizing for his behavior but firmly denying that he assaulted women. "I am devastated that 80 years of my life is at risk of being undermined, in This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Morgan Freeman on Harassment Allegations: 'I Did Not Assault Women'
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Danny Boyle to Direct 25th James Bond Movie
James Bond franchise producers confirmed that director Danny Boyle will helm the upcoming 25th film in the spy series, taking over for Sam Mendes who exited the franchise after directing This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Danny Boyle to Direct 25th James Bond Movie
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George R. R. Martin Producing Animated 'Ice Dragon' Film
Game of Thrones mastermind George R. R. Martin is teaming with Warner Bros. to produce an animated film version of his 1980 fantasy novel, The Ice Dragon, This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: George R. R. Martin Producing Animated 'Ice Dragon' Film
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Harvey Weinstein to Turn Himself in to Police
Harvey Weinstein is expected to turn himself in to authorities in New York Friday following a lengthy investigation into his alleged sexual misconduct, The New York This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Harvey Weinstein to Turn Himself in to Police
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Eight Women Accuse Morgan Freeman of Sexual Misconduct
Eight women have accused Morgan Freeman of sexual harassment, describing a pattern of inappropriate comments and unwanted touching in a new report by CNN. One of the article's co-writers, Chloe Melas, accused the Oscar winner of making lecherous comments to her on camera during an This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Eight Women Accuse Morgan Freeman of Sexual Misconduct
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'The King': Chuck D, Alec Baldwin Talk Elvis' Complex Legacy in New Trailer
Filmmaker Eugene Jarecki road trips across the United States in Elvis Presley's 1963 Rolls-Royce, examining the musician's complicated legacy for the new documentary, The King. In the film, Jarecki traces Elvis' rise and fall, using the rock pioneer's career as a metaphor for America. The new This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 'The King': Chuck D, Alec Baldwin Talk Elvis' Complex Legacy in New Trailer
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'How to Talk to Girls at Parties': When Horny Punks Met Alien Sex Fiends
Earth, 1977: England's dreaming, London's burning, and punk is raging as the U.K.'s youth culture du jour. Enn (Alex Sharp) spends his days writing and drawing his zine – titled Virys, because punk! – and giving polite society the two-fingered salute. At night, he and his knuckleheaded buddies hit up warehouse spaces to see first-wave bands like the Dyschords play their This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 'How to Talk to Girls at Parties': When...
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'Twin Peaks' Cosplay and Lots of Meditation: 20 Things We Learned at David Lynch's Festival
A horde of David Lynch devotees descended on New York venue Brooklyn Steel this weekend to drink Log Lady Lager, watch Blue Velvet with an intro by its stars and soak in some avant-garde ambiance via a stacked lineup of musical performances. This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 'Twin Peaks' Cosplay and Lots of Meditation: 20 Things We Learned at David Lynch's Festival
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Johnny Depp Hunts Notorious B.I.G.'s Killer in First 'City of Lies' Trailer
Johnny Depp portrays real-life LAPD detective Russell Poole, one of the lead investigators into the murder of Notorious B.I.G., in the first trailer for the upcoming film City of Lies. The film is the latest project to examine the Ready to Die rapper's drive-by shooting death, with This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Johnny Depp Hunts Notorious B.I.G.'s Killer in First 'City of Lies' Trailer
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Asia Argento Aims Fiery Cannes Speech at Harvey Weinstein, Sexual Predators
Asia Argento delivered a scathing speech about Harvey Weinstein and issued a terse warning to similar sexual predators during the closing ceremony at the Cannes Film Festival Saturday. "In 1997, I was raped by Harvey Weinstein here at Cannes," the actress said before presenting the Best Actress Award. "I was 21 This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Asia Argento Aims Fiery Cannes Speech at Harvey Weinstein, Sexual Predators
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'How to Talk to Girls at Parties': When Horny Punks Met Alien Sex Fiends
Earth, 1977: England's dreaming, London's burning, and punk is raging as the U.K.'s youth culture du jour. Enn (Alex Sharp) spends his days writing and drawing his zine – titled Virys, because punk! – and giving polite society the two-fingered salute. At night, he and his knuckleheaded buddies hit up warehouse spaces to see first-wave bands like the Dyschords play their This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 'How to Talk to Girls at Parties': When...
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'Book Club' Review: Four Screen Legends, 'Fifty Shades' and One Really Bad Movie
Four female friends think they can spice up their book club, and maybe their love lives, by wallowing in the kinky prose of E.L. James' Fifty Shades of Grey. That's the premise of this life-after-60 comedy, and there's not a doubt in the world that it's a pleasure to bask in the company of the four lead actresses – Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen and Mary This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 'Book Club'...
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'First Reformed' Review: Paul Schrader's Faith-in-Crisis Drama Is Divine Madness
There are powerhouse movies that knock you for a loop and take weeks to recover from – and then there is Paul Schrader's First Reformed. Not only is this faith-in-crisis drama one of the legendary writer-director's most incendiary films ever, it's one of the year's very best – a cinematic whirlwind that leaves you both exhilarated and spent. Like the screenplays he wrote for Martin This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 'First Reformed' Review: Paul...
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'On Chesil Beach' Review: Lit Adaptation Suffers From Sexual Frustation, Stuffiness
Saoirse Ronan, the 24-year-old Irish actress and three-time Oscar nominee, seems anointed to make every film she's in exponentially better – and On Chesil Beach is no exception. She's glorious, as she always is. But even Ronan can't totally cut through the academic stuffiness that comes with this posh literary adaptation. It's based on a superb 2007 novel by acclaimed author Ian McEwan, This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 'On Chesil Beach' Review: Lit Adaptation...
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'Solo' Review: Origin Story of 'Star Wars' No. 1 Rogue Plays It Way Too Safe
Attention Harrison Ford: You don't have to lose your shit. Alden Ehrenreich holds up his end of the bargain playing the young version of Han Solo, your iconic, smartass space cowboy. Yes, the movie ride delivered by Solo: A Star Wars Story is more mild than wild, a pleasant way to pass the time instead of a game-changer. And this thinly-sketched, stand-alone origin story doesn't quite This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 'Solo' Review: Origin...
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'Deadpool 2' Review: Ryan Reynolds' Smart-Ass Superhero Returns In Superior Sequel
The first Deadpool in 2016 took a heap of crap from critics and comic-book savants for being too jokey for its own good. Then, on a cheapskate budget of $58 million, it grossed $783 million worldwide, becoming This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 'Deadpool 2' Review: Ryan Reynolds' Smart-Ass Superhero Returns In Superior Sequel
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'Revenge' Review: A Woman, Three Men and a Whole Lotta Carnage
Let us now praise exploitation movies – those grotty, violent, sordid movies as sticky as the floors of a Forty Deuce theater and as guilty-pleasurably queasy as a drive-in hot-dog binge. You could definitely see Coralie Fargeat's nasty little nugget of a debut slotting nicely into the middle section of a vintage triple feature, sandwiched by the Russ Meyer-sterpiece Faster, Pussycat! Kill! This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 'Revenge' Review: A Woman, Three Men and...
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'Terminal' Movie Review: Come Back, 'Suicide Squad,' All Is Forgiven
Yes, you read that correctly: zero stars. When talented people create one of the worst movies ever made, you have to ask: What the hell happened? Terminal is a case in point. Here's another question: How did debuting filmmaker Vaughn Stein ever persuade Margot Robbie, just off her Oscar-nominated triumph in I, Tonya, to star in a script that plays like something Quentin This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 'Terminal' Movie Review: Come Back, 'Suicide...
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'Life of the Party' Review: Melissa McCarthy's Back-to-School Comedy's a Buzzkill
Looking for something fun to take mom to for Mother's Day? Do your Mom (and yourself) a favor and steer clear of Life of the Party. Melissa McCarthy is comedy royalty – it's a scientific fact, look it up – but even the Bridesmaids star can't keep this mom-goes-to-college fluffball from flatlining. McCarthy plays Deanna, a newly divorced housewife who enrolls at This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 'Life of the Party' Review: Melissa McCarthy's...
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'Always at the Carlyle' Review: How This NYC Hotel Became a Timeless Hot Spot
We know what you're thinking: Why see a movie about a posh Manhattan hotel that most of us could never afford to stay in even for one night? It's not just the fascination of watching how the one-percent lives; it's because this storied 88-year-old hotel, filled with impossibly glamorous ghosts from the past, radiates an elegance that seems like an anomaly in this shallow age of Trump-style This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 'Always at...
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Morgan Freeman on Harassment Allegations: 'I Did Not Assault Women'
Morgan Freeman has issued a second statement following allegations of sexual harassment, with the actor apologizing for his behavior but firmly denying that he assaulted women. "I am devastated that 80 years of my life is at risk of being undermined, in This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Morgan Freeman on Harassment Allegations: 'I Did Not Assault Women'
Read more...
Danny Boyle to Direct 25th James Bond Movie
James Bond franchise producers confirmed that director Danny Boyle will helm the upcoming 25th film in the spy series, taking over for Sam Mendes who exited the franchise after directing This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Danny Boyle to Direct 25th James Bond Movie
Read more...
George R. R. Martin Producing Animated 'Ice Dragon' Film
Game of Thrones mastermind George R. R. Martin is teaming with Warner Bros. to produce an animated film version of his 1980 fantasy novel, The Ice Dragon, This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: George R. R. Martin Producing Animated 'Ice Dragon' Film
Read more...
Harvey Weinstein to Turn Himself in to Police
Harvey Weinstein is expected to turn himself in to authorities in New York Friday following a lengthy investigation into his alleged sexual misconduct, The New York This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Harvey Weinstein to Turn Himself in to Police
Read more...
Eight Women Accuse Morgan Freeman of Sexual Misconduct
Eight women have accused Morgan Freeman of sexual harassment, describing a pattern of inappropriate comments and unwanted touching in a new report by CNN. One of the article's co-writers, Chloe Melas, accused the Oscar winner of making lecherous comments to her on camera during an This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Eight Women Accuse Morgan Freeman of Sexual Misconduct
Read more...
'The King': Chuck D, Alec Baldwin Talk Elvis' Complex Legacy in New Trailer
Filmmaker Eugene Jarecki road trips across the United States in Elvis Presley's 1963 Rolls-Royce, examining the musician's complicated legacy for the new documentary, The King. In the film, Jarecki traces Elvis' rise and fall, using the rock pioneer's career as a metaphor for America. The new This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 'The King': Chuck D, Alec Baldwin Talk Elvis' Complex Legacy in New Trailer
Read more...
'How to Talk to Girls at Parties': When Horny Punks Met Alien Sex Fiends
Earth, 1977: England's dreaming, London's burning, and punk is raging as the U.K.'s youth culture du jour. Enn (Alex Sharp) spends his days writing and drawing his zine – titled Virys, because punk! – and giving polite society the two-fingered salute. At night, he and his knuckleheaded buddies hit up warehouse spaces to see first-wave bands like the Dyschords play their This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 'How to Talk to Girls at Parties': When...
Read more...
'Twin Peaks' Cosplay and Lots of Meditation: 20 Things We Learned at David Lynch's Festival
A horde of David Lynch devotees descended on New York venue Brooklyn Steel this weekend to drink Log Lady Lager, watch Blue Velvet with an intro by its stars and soak in some avant-garde ambiance via a stacked lineup of musical performances. This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 'Twin Peaks' Cosplay and Lots of Meditation: 20 Things We Learned at David Lynch's Festival
Read more...
Johnny Depp Hunts Notorious B.I.G.'s Killer in First 'City of Lies' Trailer
Johnny Depp portrays real-life LAPD detective Russell Poole, one of the lead investigators into the murder of Notorious B.I.G., in the first trailer for the upcoming film City of Lies. The film is the latest project to examine the Ready to Die rapper's drive-by shooting death, with This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Johnny Depp Hunts Notorious B.I.G.'s Killer in First 'City of Lies' Trailer
Read more...
Asia Argento Aims Fiery Cannes Speech at Harvey Weinstein, Sexual Predators
Asia Argento delivered a scathing speech about Harvey Weinstein and issued a terse warning to similar sexual predators during the closing ceremony at the Cannes Film Festival Saturday. "In 1997, I was raped by Harvey Weinstein here at Cannes," the actress said before presenting the Best Actress Award. "I was 21 This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Asia Argento Aims Fiery Cannes Speech at Harvey Weinstein, Sexual Predators
Read more...

'How to Talk to Girls at Parties': When Horny Punks Met Alien Sex Fiends
Earth, 1977: England's dreaming, London's burning, and punk is raging as the U.K.'s youth culture du jour. Enn (Alex Sharp) spends his days writing and drawing his zine – titled Virys, because punk! – and giving polite society the two-fingered salute. At night, he and his knuckleheaded buddies hit up warehouse spaces to see first-wave bands like the Dyschords play their This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 'How to Talk to Girls at Parties': When...
Read more...
'Book Club' Review: Four Screen Legends, 'Fifty Shades' and One Really Bad Movie
Four female friends think they can spice up their book club, and maybe their love lives, by wallowing in the kinky prose of E.L. James' Fifty Shades of Grey. That's the premise of this life-after-60 comedy, and there's not a doubt in the world that it's a pleasure to bask in the company of the four lead actresses – Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen and Mary This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 'Book Club'...
Read more...
'First Reformed' Review: Paul Schrader's Faith-in-Crisis Drama Is Divine Madness
There are powerhouse movies that knock you for a loop and take weeks to recover from – and then there is Paul Schrader's First Reformed. Not only is this faith-in-crisis drama one of the legendary writer-director's most incendiary films ever, it's one of the year's very best – a cinematic whirlwind that leaves you both exhilarated and spent. Like the screenplays he wrote for Martin This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 'First Reformed' Review: Paul...
Read more...
'On Chesil Beach' Review: Lit Adaptation Suffers From Sexual Frustation, Stuffiness
Saoirse Ronan, the 24-year-old Irish actress and three-time Oscar nominee, seems anointed to make every film she's in exponentially better – and On Chesil Beach is no exception. She's glorious, as she always is. But even Ronan can't totally cut through the academic stuffiness that comes with this posh literary adaptation. It's based on a superb 2007 novel by acclaimed author Ian McEwan, This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 'On Chesil Beach' Review: Lit Adaptation...
Read more...
'Solo' Review: Origin Story of 'Star Wars' No. 1 Rogue Plays It Way Too Safe
Attention Harrison Ford: You don't have to lose your shit. Alden Ehrenreich holds up his end of the bargain playing the young version of Han Solo, your iconic, smartass space cowboy. Yes, the movie ride delivered by Solo: A Star Wars Story is more mild than wild, a pleasant way to pass the time instead of a game-changer. And this thinly-sketched, stand-alone origin story doesn't quite This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 'Solo' Review: Origin...
Read more...
'Deadpool 2' Review: Ryan Reynolds' Smart-Ass Superhero Returns In Superior Sequel
The first Deadpool in 2016 took a heap of crap from critics and comic-book savants for being too jokey for its own good. Then, on a cheapskate budget of $58 million, it grossed $783 million worldwide, becoming This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 'Deadpool 2' Review: Ryan Reynolds' Smart-Ass Superhero Returns In Superior Sequel
Read more...
'Revenge' Review: A Woman, Three Men and a Whole Lotta Carnage
Let us now praise exploitation movies – those grotty, violent, sordid movies as sticky as the floors of a Forty Deuce theater and as guilty-pleasurably queasy as a drive-in hot-dog binge. You could definitely see Coralie Fargeat's nasty little nugget of a debut slotting nicely into the middle section of a vintage triple feature, sandwiched by the Russ Meyer-sterpiece Faster, Pussycat! Kill! This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 'Revenge' Review: A Woman, Three Men and...
Read more...
'Terminal' Movie Review: Come Back, 'Suicide Squad,' All Is Forgiven
Yes, you read that correctly: zero stars. When talented people create one of the worst movies ever made, you have to ask: What the hell happened? Terminal is a case in point. Here's another question: How did debuting filmmaker Vaughn Stein ever persuade Margot Robbie, just off her Oscar-nominated triumph in I, Tonya, to star in a script that plays like something Quentin This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 'Terminal' Movie Review: Come Back, 'Suicide...
Read more...
'Life of the Party' Review: Melissa McCarthy's Back-to-School Comedy's a Buzzkill
Looking for something fun to take mom to for Mother's Day? Do your Mom (and yourself) a favor and steer clear of Life of the Party. Melissa McCarthy is comedy royalty – it's a scientific fact, look it up – but even the Bridesmaids star can't keep this mom-goes-to-college fluffball from flatlining. McCarthy plays Deanna, a newly divorced housewife who enrolls at This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 'Life of the Party' Review: Melissa McCarthy's...
Read more...
'Always at the Carlyle' Review: How This NYC Hotel Became a Timeless Hot Spot
We know what you're thinking: Why see a movie about a posh Manhattan hotel that most of us could never afford to stay in even for one night? It's not just the fascination of watching how the one-percent lives; it's because this storied 88-year-old hotel, filled with impossibly glamorous ghosts from the past, radiates an elegance that seems like an anomaly in this shallow age of Trump-style This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 'Always at...
Read more...