Donald Trump On Working For Russia: “Most Insulting Thing Ever Been Asked”
President Donald Trump was back with one of his favorite TV hosts tonight, as Judge Jeanine Pirro had a phone interview with him as part of her Fox News Channel Justice With Judge Jeanine show.
Their talk touched on the southern border issue, the New York Times story on the FBI launching a probe after James Comey’s dismissal, and the FISA documents that Trump has long threatened to release, among other issues.
Below is a rush transcript of tonight’s chat.
PIRRO: Thank… Read
New Hollywood Podcast: Michael B. Jordan Talks How ‘Black Panther’ Shifted Hollywood’s Idea Of Representation
It’s the 50th episode of the New Hollywood Podcast, so we decided to celebrate this milestone with a very special guest: the one, the only Michael B. Jordan.
The Black Panther star stopped by to talk about his turn as Erik Killmonger who is considered a villain of the Marvel film, but, in all honesty, he does bring up some good points when it comes to cultural identity. As one of the most groundbreaking films of the year, Black Panther was a significant cultural moment… Read
‘Beale Street’s Brian Tyree Henry Talks Being “Represented Fully”, Bringing Flavor To His Work And Savoring The Moment
For 12 minutes in Barry Jenkins’s adaptation of James Baldwin’s If Beale Street Could Talk, Brian Tyree Henry appears as a character by the name of Daniel Carty. His character is fresh out of jail and runs into his good friend Fonny (Stephan James) on the streets of New York. The two go back to Fonny’s apartment and share a moment that is not only an emotional touchstone in the film but an exchange of words that speaks volumes for the narrative and the current social… Read
Ellen DeGeneres Interviews Kevin Hart On His Oscars Controversy
Ellen DeGeneres will air an interview with comedian Kevin Hart on her talk show on Friday, bumping up the air date based on the conversation.
DeGeneres announced the interview via Twitter: “I had an incredible and honest conversation with @KevinHart4real about hosting the #Oscars. It was supposed to air on Monday. I don’t want you to have to wait, so now it’s gonna air tomorrow.”
Hart stepped down from hosting the upcoming Academy Awards after a controversy mushroomed… Read
Is D.W. Griffith To Racists What Leni Riefenstahl Was To Nazis? – The ‘BlacKkKlansman’ Q&A
Spike Lee's BlacKkKlansman premiered in August, on the one year anniversary of the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. This was no accident. Lee's film, based on the memoir of black police officer Ron Stallworth, who successfully infiltrated the David Duke-run KKK in the 1970s, had so many rhetorical parallels with what happened in Charlottesville, when white supremacist demonstrators marched to protest the removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee, and which… Read
New Hollywood Podcast: ‘Bumblebee’ Star Jorge Lendeborg Jr. Talks Going From Indies To Blockbusters
In the first episode of the New Hollywood Podcast for 2019, we welcome Bumblebee star Jorge Lendeborg Jr. (pronounced “Jorj” not “Hor-hay” FYI). The up-and-coming Dominican-born actor has appeared in numerous films before running from giant robots with Hailee Steinfeld in what many people are calling one of the best movies in the Transformers franchise.
But before Lendeborg was in one of the most big-budget franchises in cinematic history, he has an impressive slate of… Read
How To Watch The Times Square Ball Drop On New Year’s Eve
The Times Square ball drop is one of the most enduring rituals of New Year’s Eve. Since 1907, the year the lighted ball first descended, it’s been the harbinger of a new year for millions of people.
This year, journalists will be honored as the special guests by the Times Square Alliance and Countdown Entertainment, the organizers of Times Square New Year’s Eve. A select group of journalists will appear on stage with the Committee to Protect Journalists just before… Read
Kenneth Branagh’s Shakespeare Tale ‘All Is True’ Connects The Myth To The Man
Kenneth Branagh's All is True felt like a surprise. Released on December 21 with no festival play running up to it, preceded by a trailer launch not for this film but for Branagh's upcoming big-budget adaptation of Artemis Fowl, it seemed to emerge from nowhere; an extra treat in a season that appeared to be already locked in.
In a way it was; shot in no time at all in between Branagh's Hollywood commitments, simply because he could not resist the story's lure. And yet it… Read
CNN ‘State Of The Union’ Anchor Dana Bash Draws Expletive From Sen. Lindsey Graham
CNN anchor Dana Bash was told her line of inquiry was “a bunch of bullshit” by Sen. Lindsey Graham during an interview on violence in the Middle East.
Graham, appearing on CNN’s State of the Union today, was exasperated by Bash’s leading questions on the recent decision by President Donald Trump to pull US troops out of Syria.
Bash asked Graham whether Trump would be to blame if the Islamic State terrorist group became more powerful after troops left.
Graham initially… Read
Trump Will Not Attend The Mar-a-Lago New Year’s Celebration, Mulvaney Claims
There will be no Mar-a-Lago New Year’s celebration for President Donald Trump, according to his new chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney.
Because of the partial government shutdown, Trump has scrapped plans to travel to his Florida estate, Mulvaney told Fox & Friends today. The President previously canceled plans to spend Christmas in the Sunshine State, citing the need to be working.
The Senate and House of Representatives are currently adjourned, providing the executive branch… Read
‘Escape At Dannemora’ Showtime Series Subject Calls Director Ben Stiller “A Liar”
A former prison worker who helped two inmates escape is angry with director Ben Stiller about her portrayal in his Showtime series, Escape At Dannemora, which details the strange story.
Joyce “Tillie” Mitchell, 54, whom the tabloids nicknamed the “Shawskank,” was convicted of helping killers David Sweat and Richard Matt escape from the Dannemora Correctional Institute. Mitchell was allegedly romantically involved with both.
The two sawed their way through the walls of… Read
‘Timeless’ Finale: Co-Creator Shawn Ryan Talks “Greatest Hero” Of Time-Traveling Series, Twists & Another Possible Return
SPOILER ALERT: This article contains details about the series finale of Timeless.
NBC’s Timeless has had quite a journey. The time-traveling series has always been on the bubble and after one season, it was canceled. The news was met with an outcry from the show’s diehard fans — who are affectionately referred to as “Clockblockers”. To their joy, it was renewed for a second season but just when the Clockblockers were finished celebrating it was canceled again. But the… Read