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Maggie Gyllenhaal Says Canceling ‘The Deuce’ After James Franco Accusations Is...

James Franco has been one of the more famous actors to get hit by #MeToo allegations. The exact nature of what he is accused of can be found in a variety of places, but needless to say, the things that Franco is alleged to have done are pretty horrible, and just recently, he had yet […]

New York Film Festival: 15 Must-See Films To Watch

The 56th Annual New York Film Festival is upon us once again, gifting the cinematic landscape with thrilling and compelling films carefully curated from all over the world.  Last year’s favorites included “Call Me By Your Name” and “Lady Bird,” the latter of which went onto become A24’s highest grossing film and earn not one […]

David Simon’s ‘The Deuce’ Renewed For A Third And Final Season...

If a network wants to hire a guy to create, produce, and write a series that’s going to be on the air for a decade, then David Simon is not your guy. Though he did get his start on the show “Homicide: Life on the Street,” he was not responsible for much of the creative […]

Bingeworthy Breakdown: Maggie Gyllenhaal & James Franco Return In Impressive ‘The...

The Bingeworthy™ Breakdown is an occasional look at new TV shows. An estimated 500 scripted seasons of TV will air in 2018, and to help you sort the wheat from the chaff, we’re going to give you the lowdown to help you work out whether it’s worth tuning in every week for them or waiting […]

‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’ Presents The Best & Worst Of...

These are confusing, topsy-turvy times to be a film critic. Exhibit A: “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs.” This is a film by Oscar-winning, laurel-laden critical darlings (and personal favorites) the Coen Brothers that everyone somehow kept forgetting about within the context of this Venice Film Festival lineup. It is a title co-produced by current industry […]

‘The Deuce’ Season 2 Trailer: New York’s Sex Industry Comes Under...

There’s been a lot of questions surrounding the upcoming season of HBO’s “The Deuce.” Not just because the first season received critical acclaim and a Golden Globes nomination for star Maggie Gyllenhaal, either. No, the second season of “The Deuce” has had a little controversy as HBO has decided to move forward with the series’ […]

Seth Rogen Explains Why He’s Silent On James Franco And Not...

Against all odds, Seth Rogen has turned into one of the most profitable producers in Hollywood. His brand of comedy has been embraced by fans worldwide, and the actor/writer/director/producer has a string of hits to show for it. Many of those projects have featured his buddy, James Franco. However, in light of recent allegations surrounding […]

‘Kin’ Trailer: James Franco, Zoe Kravitz & Jack Reynor Lead A...

Twin brothers Jonathan and Josh Baker give their 2014 short film “Bag Man” the feature-length treatment with their new indie sci-fi thriller “Kin.” READ MORE: The 100 Most Anticipated Films Of 2018 The understated “Bag Man,” which premiered at South by Southwest, told the story of a 12-year-old New Yorker’s secretive journey into the countryside with […]

‘Future World’ Trailer: Words Can’t Describe The Craziness Seen In This...

After the ‘Mad Max’ franchise gained prominence in the early ‘80s, there was a horde of rip-off films that were chasing the success of George Miller’s film. There are so many of these films, from Europe and the United States, that the “Mad Max Rip-Off Film” is practically its own genre. Now, in 2018, after […]

James Franco Will Return For ‘The Deuce’ Season 2 Following Sexual...

The sexual misconduct allegations against James Franco that surfaced last month slowed the multi-hyphenate’s momentum. Five women came forward and accused Franco of sexually exploitative behavior, and the actor quickly responded, saying the allegations were “not accurate” during appearances on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” and “Late Night With Seth Meyers.” “In my life, I pride myself on taking responsibility for things that […]

53-Minute Actors Roundtable Talk With Tom Hanks, Sam Rockwell, Gary Oldman,...

THR continues their awards season roundtable conversations, focusing this week on the actors, as Stephen Galloway interviews Tom Hanks (“The Post”), James Franco (“The Disaster Artist”), John Boyega (“Detroit”, “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”) and Academy Award nominees Gary Oldman (“Darkest Hour”), Sam Rockwell (“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”) and Willem Dafoe (“The Florida Project”). […]

James Franco Cut From Vanity Fair’s Hollywood Issue Cover After Sexual...

Whatever awards season momentum James Franco and “The Disaster Artist” might have had came to a swift end at the Golden Globes as the multi-hyphenate was accepting his Best Actor award. Called out on Twitter for sexual misconduct during the ceremony, a few days later the full details of the allegations of sexual misconduct against […]

2018 Oscar Nominations: Snubs & Surprises

A friendly reminder: The awards season doesn’t need to be awful and it’s really only as unbearable as you chose to make it. Yes, it can certainly be annoying, but, if you look at it as awards given out by a group of 6,000-plus people (Academy Award members) who do not represent the entire world […]

11 Big Questions To Ponder As Oscar Nomination Voting Is Now...

That’s it.  A hurricane of an Oscar season takes a significant pause as nomination voting has officially ended for the 90th Academy Awards.  And after the past four and a half months there are a ton of Oscar contenders , consultants, publicists, studio heads and, frankly, members of the press who need a breather.  Thank […]

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