Brett Kavanaugh Plans Calendar Defense; Time’s Up Calls For Walk-Out
UPDATE 3:30 PM Sept. 23: Brett Kavanaugh plans to contest Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations by using calendars from the summer of 1982. Kavanaugh’s calendars do not show a party consistent with Ford’s contentions, according to the New York Times, quoting an anonymous source working for his confirmation.
The Kavanaugh defense will argue that the calendars provide no corroboration for Ford’s account. The calenders, the Times said, will show he was out of town much of… Read
President Donald Trump Tweetstorm – The Sunday Edition
President Donald Trump was back on later on Sunday, but delivering a light load of comments. That’s perhaps owning to his exhausting schedule of the last week, wherein two massive rallies took up much of his time.
So far, the Commander-in-Tweet has steered away from controversy. He praised friend Tiger Woods for his golfing comeback victory, and spoke of a trip to New York to meet with Prime Minister Abe of Japan.
We will update his postings as they roll in. The… Read
‘Shark Tank’ Judges And Producers Spill Secrets On Eve Of 200th Episode: “I’m Surprised More Entrepreneurs Don’t Bomb” – Tribeca TV Festival
Tribeca TV Festival feted ABC reality juggernaut Shark Tank, which launched in the depths of the financial crisis in 2009 and is set to start its 10th season next month.
Five of the “sharks” who evaluate entrepreneurs on the show — Mark Cuban, Daymond John, Barbara Corcoran, Laurie Greiner and Kevin O’Leary — joined executive producers Clay Newbill and Yun Lingner for a panel discussion. (The sixth regular shark, Robert Herjavec, was absent due to a schedule conflcit.)
Bill Cosby Accusers Hope He Spends “Some Time Behind Bars”
Two of Bill Cosby’s many accusers said on Sunday that they hope that the disgraced actor-comedian will be sentenced to jail at this week’s hearing.
Accusers Lise-Lotte Lublin and Chelan Lasha, who, with Gloria Allred, spoke to the Associated Press said that they hope they will be able to read victim impact statements before Cosby is sentenced on three felony counts of aggravated indecent assault. In 2004, He was convicted of drugging and molesting a woman at his suburban… Read
‘Outlaw King’ Filmmaker David Mackenzie Trims Netflix Epic By 20 Minutes Post Toronto Premiere
EXCLUSIVE: David Mackenzie has heard the people.
Coming away from the opening night TIFF premiere of his Netflix epic Outlaw King, the filmmaker has cut 20 minutes from the movie before its Oct. 17 debut at the London Film Festival, spurred by the Toronto audience response.
A passion project for the Hell or High Water Scottish-director, Outlaw King tells the story about Scottish King Robert the Bruce (played by Chris Pine reteaming with Mackenzie post HOHW), William… Read
Alyssa Milano Comes Forward With #WhyIDidntReport Story: “It Meant Recognizing My Attacker’s Existence”
Activist and actress Alyssa Milano is the latest celebrity voice to come forward to tell her #WhyIDidntReport story in the response to Donald Trump's questioning on why Christine Blasey Ford did not file a police report regarding her sexual assault claims against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
In an essay written for Vox, Milano said that she wasn’t much older than Ford when she was sexually assaulted. When she read Trump’s tweet on Friday about how “if Ford's… Read
Keira Knightley’s ‘Colette’ Robust in Start; ‘The Sisters Brothers’ Solid; ‘Ya Veremos’ Crosses $4M – Specialty Box Office
The marketplace can handle multiple robust openings on the specialty side. Bleecker Street's Sundance debut Colette starring Keira Knightley, Dominic West and Denise Gough is estimated to have topped out the weekend with a $156,788 gross in four locations in New York and L.A. this weekend, averaging $39,197. Annapurna's The Sisters Brothers with John C. Reilly, Joaquin Phoenix and Jake Gyllenhaal, meanwhile, also pulled in solid numbers, taking in $122K in four theaters… Read
Fox Releases ‘Last Man Standing’ Season 7 Premiere On Twitter Ahead Of Debut
Fans of Last Man Standing rejoice! The premiere episode of the revival of the comedy starring Tim Allen has been released on ahead of its linear season 7 debut on Fox on Sept. 28.
The official Last Man Standing announced the early release of the season 7 premiere on Twitter saying, “Even though Last Fan Standing has come to an end, we want to say thank you to ALL of our loyal fans by releasing the premiere episode of #LastManStanding EARLY!”
The episode titled… Read
Todd Phillips Gives First Look At Zazie Beetz In Joker Movie In Response To Leaked Photos
Todd Phillips is looking to battle paparazzi leaking photos from the set of his forthcoming Joker movie by taking matters into his own hands. The director recently released photos of Joaquin Phoenix as the titular Batman villain and followed that up with a photo of actress Zazie Beetz from the movie.
Phillips took to Instagram to post a photo of Beetz with the caption: “So excited to be working with @zaziebeetz.” The Emmy nominated Atlanta actress plays single mother… Read
‘The House With A Clock In Its Walls’ Sounding Near $27M Alarm; Counterprogramming Still In Deep Sleep
6TH UPDATE, SUNDAY AM FINAL: With Chart and Overseas B.O. highlights Matinees proved magical for Amblin/Universal’s The House With a Clock In Its Walls which pulled in an estimated $11.5M on Saturday, which repped a huge 47% surge over Friday’s $7.8M (which included Thursday night’s $840K previews).
With an opening $26.9M, the haunted family title easily ranks as director Eli Roth’s best opening over — the first time he’s crossed over into the PG genre as a filmmaker… Read
‘Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown’ Bids Farewell At Tribeca TV Festival In An Emotional Sendoff
Forget This is Us. The emotional roller-coaster of the TV season may have been tonight’s world premiere of the Season 12 premiere of Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown at the Tribeca TV Festival.
The crowd at Spring Studios laughed, cried, oohed and ahhed as the episode set in Kenya unfolded. CNN has announced five episodes and two specials will comprise the farewell season, which kicks off Sunday night.
As Bourdain shared the screen with fellow CNN host and comedian W. Kama… Read
Jason Miller Exits CNN: Pro-Trump Commentator Leaves In Wake Of “False And Defamatory Accusations”
CNN contributor Jason Miller announced Saturday that he is departing the news network amid a child custody dispute with A.J. Delgado, a former Trump campaign staffer. Her legal team also claims that the pro-Trump commentator had an affair with a woman from a strip club and gave her an abortion pill without her knowledge.
Miller took to Twitter to announce his exit from CNN saying: “I have decided to step away from my role as a Political Commentator at CNN to focus on… Read