Netflix CEO Ted Sarandos Defends Dave Chappelle & Ricky Gervais Amid Controversy Over Transphobic Jokes

By Corey Atad. 2 hours ago The head of Netflix is still behind two of the company’s most popular comedians. In an interview with The New York Times, the streamer’s co-CEO Ted Sarandos defended Dave Chappelle and Ricky Gervais, who have both been criticized for transphobic jokes in their stand-up specials. READ MORE: Ricky Gervais Mocks […]

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‘Pistol’ Director Danny Boyle Days John Lydon’s Criticism Of Sex Pistols Drama Is ‘A Small Price To Pay’

By Brent Furdyk. 2 mins ago John Lydon has made it crystal clear that he’s not thrilled that the story of his one-time band, Sex Pistols, is being brought to the screen in the new Hulu series “Pistol”, airing in Canada on Disney+. Speaking with The Sunday Times last year, the erstwhile Johnny Rotten slammed […]

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Jennifer Aniston Had the Perfect Joke About Her Divorce From Brad Pitt

Jennifer Aniston appeared as a guest on the last episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, which aired May 26. Aniston was DeGeneres’ first guest when the comedian’s talk show premiered in 2003. Since then, she’s been on the show 20 times. The two stars are clearly on comfortable terms with each other, because during the […]

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Fashion Tribute to AAPI Designers – Honoring the Past & Jumping into the Future

By BECKY YEEMay is Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month.  It’s a time when we can pay tribute to and celebrate the generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders who have enriched America’s history and are continuing to contribute to its future success. (Above photo: robe, bra & panty by Natori, Thigh Highs by VienneMilano […]

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Elvis

Baz Luhrmann’s sweaty, opulent take on the King of rock ’n’ roll is not a biopic but a fairy tale. No one does tacky opulence quite like Baz Luhrmann. He and Elvis Presley – the King of rock ’n’ roll and the bedazzled jumpsuit – is surely a match made in garish heaven. This biographical […]

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Leila’s Brothers – first-look review

Saeed Roustaee’s panoramic melodrama of a poverty-stricken Tehran family in the midst of disintegration is a knockout. With the narrative density of a Russian doorstop novel and the searing interpersonal insights of a psychology textbook, Saeed Roustaee’s astonishing, nearly-three-hour family epic cracks the teetering stilts that are currently propping up life in contemporary Tehran. There’s […]

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Here’s Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck Kissing in Front of Soho House

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck spent their Monday afternoon at Soho House’s West Hollywood location—and as usual, they had no qualms about being affectionate while there. Paparazzi captured them kissing. Lopez wore a belted olive shirt dress with over-the-knee tan boots while Affleck wore tan shoes, a gray top and darker gray pants. EVGA, FLPIBACKGRID […]

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Luzzu

A Maltese fisherman grapples with modernity in director Alex Camilleri’s sobering second feature. A diversion from the picture-postcard depictions of Malta we’re used to seeing, Luzzu sees Maltese-American filmmaker Alex Camilleri capture a long-established culture that is new to the screen – one which may never appear again. The film takes its name from the […]

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Sally Reed Is ‘Unraveling’ in Barry Season 3, But Sarah Goldberg Is In Control

It’s fitting, in the sick tragicomedy of Barry, that Sally Reed’s triumph should look so much like a meltdown. As played by Canadian actress Sarah Goldberg, Sally is sweetly narcissistic, likable for an unlikable type, so self-involved that she never notices her cheerleader boyfriend—Bill Hader’s Barry—is a sociopathic hit-man addicted to his own trigger finger. […]

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