Hollywood

Emily Blunt, a Hollywood Standout, Is Long Overdue for an Oscar (Pics, Video) 4

Emily Blunt, a Hollywood Standout, Is Long Overdue for an Oscar (Pics, Video)

Emily Blunt is blunt about Hollywood. The British actress wouldn’t recommend movie-making as a career to any budding actress. Does this explain why she’s never even been nominated for an Oscar? Few actresses of her generation have demonstrated her strength, range and sexuality on screen. Yet, her discomfort with Hollywood’s sharper edges, and her willingness to speak out about it, may be short-circuiting the industry accolades she deserves....
Natalie Portman Reveals How a Mogul Tried to Seduce Her on Private Jet 6

Natalie Portman Reveals How a Mogul Tried to Seduce Her on Private Jet

Natalie Portman, who said she’s experienced hundreds of unwanted come-ons during her career, says one of her most frightening involved an invitation to fly with a Hollywood producer on his private jet. It was a flight from hell. Gwyneth Paltrow, Uma Thurman, Ashley Judd, Lupita Nyong’o, Heather Graham, Kate Beckinsale, Angelina Jolie and Cara Delevigne among others, claim to have been harassed or assaulted....
Lea Seydoux: Weinstein Far From Alone Treating Women With 'Contempt' 8

Lea Seydoux: Weinstein Far From Alone Treating Women With ‘Contempt’

French actress Lea Seydoux says she had her own predatory sexual encounter with Harvey Weinstein, but he’s far from alone. She says the film industry routinely “treats women with contempt." Seydoux, 32, says she’s seen it all in her decade-long film career. More than a dozen Hollywood actresses have come forward with their own experiences, including Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ashley Judd, Rose McGowan and model Cara Delevingne. ...
Why Donald Trump Really Needed That Photo Op With Kanye West 14

Why Donald Trump Really Needed That Photo Op With Kanye West

Donald Trump really needs some photo-ops with black people–beside Ben Carson– and yesterday he got one with Kanye West, fresh off his stint in a psych ward. West said he had a special message about bullying and stopping the hate. Trump was more than happy to take an audience with the rapper. The President-elect has been virtually frozen out of Hollywood celebrity circle following the election....
Elijah Wood Calls Hollywood a Pit of 'Vipers' Preying on Young Actors 16

Elijah Wood Calls Hollywood a Pit of ‘Vipers’ Preying on Young Actors

Elijah Wood, the British actor best known for his role as Frodo in “Lord of the Rings,” charges in a new interview that Hollywood is rife with high-powered pedophiles who prey on child actors. The allegations aren’t new, but Woods claims are damning nonetheless. His charges come on the heels of renewed allegations that Woody Allen sexually abused stepdaughter Dylan Farrow when she was seven years old. Allen was investigated but no charges were brought. ...
Jennifer Lawrence Snared in Hollywood Body Image Trap; Is She Fat? (photos) 18

Jennifer Lawrence Snared in Hollywood Body Image Trap; Is She Fat? (photos)

Jennifer Lawrence may be one of the most successful actresses, but that hasn’t saved her from falling into Hollywood’s body image trap. She says she often feels “like the fattest” actress in movies. But it’s not her; it’s the plethora of “underweight” actresses. Over the years, a number of actresses have talked about the pressures they face over body image. As far back as 2011, Emma Watson spoke out about her situation....
Meryl Streep Claim 'We're All From Africa' Ignites Social Media Storm (vid) 20

Meryl Streep Claim ‘We’re All From Africa’ Ignites Social Media Storm (vid)

Meryl Streep is being called on the carpet, and it isn’t red. The three-time Oscar winner was responding to a question about the all-white makeup of the international film jury at the Berlin Film Festival. Her comments touched off a social media backlash today (Feb. 11). The subject of national origin today is a cultural flash point. The lack of diversity in Hollywood has been a hot button issue for years. ...
Paris Attack Aftershocks Rip Through TV Shows, Films, Music Tours (video) 22

Paris Attack Aftershocks Rip Through TV Shows, Films, Music Tours (video)

Paris terror attacks that slaughtered 129 people and left dozens more in critical condition have sent aftershocks ripping through entertainment. Movie openings have been delayed in France, concerts postponed and here in the United States some television shows have been canceled or rescheduled. The premiere of American action western “Jane Got a Gun,” starring Natalie Portman, was delayed. It was slated to open Nov. 25....
Amanda Seyfried Heralds Hollywood's New Sensuality, Glamour (photos!) 24

Amanda Seyfried Heralds Hollywood’s New Sensuality, Glamour (photos!)

Amanda Seyfried is one of the hardest working actresses in Hollywood with one of the lowest profiles in the business. But there’s no question she reigns supreme in the November issue of Glamour Spain. She epitomizes the new sensuality and glamour of Young Hollywood. Seyfried has starred in everything from musicals like “Mama Mia!” and “Les Miserables,” to comedies like “A Million Ways to Die in the West” and dramas like her biopic about ’70s porn star Linda Lovelace....
'Mad Max: Fury Road' Nominated for Hollywood Green Award WTF!? 26

‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Nominated for Hollywood Green Award WTF!?

“Mad Max: Fury Road” is one of those dystopian exploitation films where a bunch of violent freaks run around in the desert. So, how does that qualify it for an Environmental Media Association Award given to highlight “green-conscious living and working.” The film is one of three nominated in the feature film category, the group announced today. Other nominees include sci-fi drama “Interstellar” and Disney nature film “Monkey Kingdom.”...
Nicole Kidman Blasts Hollywood as Jennifer Lawrence Scores Big Payday 28

Nicole Kidman Blasts Hollywood as Jennifer Lawrence Scores Big Payday

Nicole Kidman has add her voice to claims that women suffer from gender bias in Hollywood on the same day that word leak about Jennifer Lawrence’s huge payday. The actress will make $20 million to star in a new movie with actor Chris Pratt, who will make $8 million less. Pratt will make $12 million to play the lead in “Passengers,” a science-fiction movie described as “Gravity,” with a love story. Meryl Streep, Chloe Sevigny and Kristen Stewart among other actresses have voiced similar concerns....
Charlize Theron 'P-O'd' at Sexism, Misogyny, Unfair Pay in Hollywood 30

Charlize Theron ‘P-O’d’ at Sexism, Misogyny, Unfair Pay in Hollywood

Charlize Theron has a big bone to pick with Hollywood that runs the gamut of issues facing actresses, from misogyny to sexism to unequal pay for the same work as male actors. And, she says she’s “pissed off” about it. Among other things, she was shocked to discover how much less Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Adams were paid compared with male stars in the movie “American Hustle.”...
The Mogul and The Model: Hollywood Story as Old as The Casting Couch 32

The Mogul and The Model: Hollywood Story as Old as The Casting Couch

Take one aging, ruddy-faced movie mogul with a strong sense of entitlement and one ambitious model who is drop dead gorgeous, put them in a room together and what do you get? A Hollywood scandal as old as the casting couch. But does the banality of it all make it true? The mogul is Harvey Weinstein; the model is Ambra Battilana. Battilana, 22, filed a police report unearthed by The New York Post on Monday in which she claimed Weinstein, 63, groped her during a supposed audition at his office at the Tribeca Film Festival Center....
Lily James Captivating in Sparkling Gown at 'Cinderella' Premiere (photos!) 34

Lily James Captivating in Sparkling Gown at ‘Cinderella’ Premiere (photos!)

Lily James, the British actress best known for her role in “Downton Abbey,” was radiant on the red carpet last night (Mar. 1), drawing comparisons to her fairy tale character at the Hollywood premiere of her new movie “Cinderella.” James, 25, has a short film resume. Disney’s “Cinderella” is only her second American picture. She co-stars with Richard Madden and Kate Blanchett. ...
Angelina Jolie Trashed as Hollywood Egos Clash in Leaked Sony Emails 36

Angelina Jolie Trashed as Hollywood Egos Clash in Leaked Sony Emails

Angelina Jolie is both a power and a scourge in Hollywood. In revealing leaked emails from Sony Pictures, producer Scott Rudin slams her as a “minimally talented spoiled brat,” an image that’s as far from her public persona as you can get. The email exchange occurred between Rudin and Sony Pictures co-chairman Amy Pascal, in what appears to be a monumental clash of egos over upcoming films. Sony’s computers were hacked and scores of documents and content were leaked onto the Internet, including at least five yet-to-be-released feature films, including “Still Alice,” an Oscar contender starring Julianne Moore and Kristen Stewart....
Miley Cyrus Half Naked at AmFar Gala, But All Heart Where It Counts 38

Miley Cyrus Half Naked at AmFar Gala, But All Heart Where It Counts

Miley Cyrus gave new meaning to the term under-boob and side-boob; the only thing missing was full-frontal boob in a outfit she wore last night (Oct. 29) at the amfAR LA Inspiration Gala in Los Angeles. But when it came to generosity, Miley was all heart. Also spotted in the crowd were Sharon Stone, Eddie Redmayne, Lea Michele andboyfriend Matthew Paetz, Matthew Morrison and Renee Puente, Evan Ross and wife Ashlee Simpson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Jesse Metcalfe, Cara Santana, January Jones, Kristin Davis, Molly Sims, Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez and Gilles Marini....
Lupita Nyong'o: An Oscar, a Vogue Cover, But Ignored in Hollywood? 40

Lupita Nyong’o: An Oscar, a Vogue Cover, But Ignored in Hollywood?

Lupita Nyong’o won an Oscar for her first major feature film role in “12 Years a Slave” and landed a prestigious Vogue cover. But reportedly, she can’t find work in Hollywood suitable to her new-found stature. The movie industry has been criticized for years for failing to provide meaty roles for women. So where does that leave women of color? She’ll appear in the upcoming drama “Southpaw,” about the fight game, directed by Antoine Fuqua. It also stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Rachel McAdams, Forest Whitaker, Victor Ortiz and Miguel Gomez....
X-Men Turn Memorial Day into Mutant's Day With $111M Gross 42

X-Men Turn Memorial Day into Mutant’s Day With $111M Gross

Jennifer Lawrence, Hugh Jackman and the rest of the X-Men mutants may have won the box office with a stunning $111 million gross over the three-day holiday weekend, but there is still no joy in Hollywood–overall receipts are down. The picture was up against “Blended” with Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore and Bella Thorne, and frat-boy movie “Neighbors,” with Zac Efron, Seth Rogan and Rose Byrne. ...
Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart May Be Meeting Again... in Court 44

Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart May Be Meeting Again… in Court

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart may never ever be getting back together, but they could be seeing each other again in court over the film that got them together in the first place, “Twilight.” The ex-on-screen and off-screen lovers are indirectly involved in a lawsuit involving “Twilight” studio Summit Entertainment and could be called to testify. Goldcrest Film Distribution, which helped finance four of the vampire movies, filed the lawsuit yesterday (Apr. 9) in Los Angeles Superior Court....
Will Hollywood Elite Stand, Turn Backs on Woody Allen at Oscars? 46

Will Hollywood Elite Stand, Turn Backs on Woody Allen at Oscars?

Dylan Farrow’s compelling letter to The New York Times detailing the sexual abuse she suffered at the hands of Woody Allen is forcing Hollywood to take sides in one of the most emotional, gut-wrenching issues it has ever faced. A whispering campaign has reportedly begun in Hollywood to urge audience members to stand and turn their backs to the stage when Allen’s Oscar category is announced....
Angelia Jolie Snubs Father Jon Voight at Governor's Award Dinner 48

Angelia Jolie Snubs Father Jon Voight at Governor’s Award Dinner

Angelina Jolie, who was awarded Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award over the weekend, praised her late mother Marcheline Bertrand in he acceptance speech. But she snubbed her father Jon Voight, who was sitting in the audience! Jolie, 38, was honored for her charitable work at the the fifth annual Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Governors Awards in Hollywood....
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