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Rose McGowan Says “Heart Is Broken” After Asia Argento Payoff Report; Cautions “Be Gentle”

Rose McGowan says her "heart is broken" following a report published by the New York Times on Sunday that Asia Argento had arranged a deal to pay a man who accused the Italian actress and filmmaker of sexually assaulting him when he was 17 in 2013. Rather than fully distancing herself from Argento however, activist McGowan suggests watchers “be gentle” as “the truth of the situation” surrounding Argento is not yet known. McGowan and Argento have been steadfast allies in… Read

Kuwait National Cinema Company Ramps Up Cinescape Roll-Out Ahead Of Saudi Launch

The Kuwait National Cinema Company (KNCC) is today launching a nine-screen multiplex at Al-Kout Mall as it continues to roll out its Cinescape rebrand. The venue will include seating for 1,586 cinema-goers, an IMAX screen and 4DX as well as the country’s first online pre-ordering service for concessions. KNCC is also working on the redevelopment of Cinescape Avenues and Cinescape Al-Muhallab, as well as new Cinescape cinemas in The Assima Project, Kuwait City, and three… Read

Gretchen Carlson Responds To Miss America Cara Mund’s Bullying Claims

Former Miss America Gretchen Carlson has responded to reigning Miss America Cara Mund’s claims that she was bullied and put “on a shelf” by the organization since Carlson became the chairwoman of the board of directors. On Friday, Mund wrote an open letter saying, “I strongly believe my voice is not heard nor wanted by our current leadership; nor do they have any interest in knowing who I am and how my experiences related to positioning the organization for the… Read

Asia Argento Arranged Deal With Sexual Assault Accuser – Report

Harvey Weinstein accuser and outspoken voice of the #MeToo movement Asia Argento has handled her own sexual assault case on the down-low, making an arrangement to pay Jimmy Bennett, who accused her of sexually assaulting him in 2013. According to the New York Times, the Italian actress has arranged a deal to pay actor/musician Bennett $380,000. The Times said that the alleged assault happened months past his 17th birthday in a California hotel room. Argento was 37 at the… Read

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Denies Shadowbanning Conservatives – But Says Company Is “Left-Leaning”

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey claimed today on CNN’s Reliable Sources that the company does not ban people for political viewpoints, even while admitting Twitter has a “left-leaning” bias. Asked about reports that Twitter is “shadow-banning” certain posts and accounts – a process by which the blocking of a user or their content will not be readily apparent to the user – Dorsey dodged the question. "I think the real question behind the question is, are we doing something… Read

Welcome To The Permanent, ‘Popular’ Oscar Campaign

Here we are, 33 weeks into the Oscar season, just 19 weeks away from the new 2019 campaign cycle, and 26 weeks from the Feb. 24 Academy Awards ceremony for the films of 2018. If the math seems dizzying, that's because it is. With the advent of the new best popular film Oscar—details of which have yet to be worked out—the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has joined the era of the Permanent Campaign. As with partisan strife, which now boils without respite… Read

NFL National Anthem Protests – No Resolution In Sight, Time Grows Short

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There are three weeks left until the National Football League starts its regular season, and no resolution is in sight to the ongoing dispute over how players should conduct themselves during the playing of the national anthem. The NFL and the NFL Players Association are allegedly negotiating the sticky issue, and while that’s happening, no players or teams are being penalized for demonstrations during the anthem. But the issue is far from quiet, as players continued… Read

‘The Wife’ & ‘We The Animals’ Bow Strong; ‘Three Identical Strangers’ at $10.5M in 2nd Month of Release: Specialty Box Office

'The Wife' Review with Glenn Close and Jonathan Pryce

Sony Classics' The Wife with Glenn Close and Jonathan Pryce topped out a group of newcomer limited releases that mostly did decent numbers this weekend. The 2017 Toronto debut by Björn Runge grossed $111,137 in four New York and Los Angeles locations in the three-day estimate, averaging $27,784. Sundance breakout We The Animals by Jeremiah Zagar from The Orchard also had a nice launch, playing three theaters in New York and L.A., for $66,261 and a $22,087 per theater… Read

‘Brady Bunch’ Home Sale – Agent Claims HGTV “Blew Buyers Out Of The Water”

HGTV’s strategy in its purchase of the iconic home used for the exterior shots on the Brady Bunch TV series has been revealed by the purchaser’s real estate agent. The network’s strategy against competitors essentially “blew those buyers out of the water” with its bid, according to the agent. The strategy, detailed in Forbes by real estate writer Ellen Paris, claims that the network so wanted the iconic home (which was the outside view on the television show – the… Read

President Donald Trump Tweetstorm – The Sunday Edition

As surely as dawn follows darkness, the Commander-in-Tweet was back on his Twitter megaphone this morning for his usual Sunday messaging. President Donald Trump spent most of his tweets today focused on his arch-enemy, the “Failing New York Times,” owing to its big story about White House Counsel Don McGahn and his alleged cooperation with the Mueller probe. Today’s jihad against the Times follows yesterday’s Trump Twitter takes on social media outlets that are allegedly… Read

Alyssa Milano Comes After Brett Kavanaugh At ‘Rise Up For Roe’ Event: “We Are In Crazy Times”

During the Los Angeles stop of the “Rise Up For Roe” tour, actress Alyssa Milano did not hold back when it came to her opinions about Donald Trump’s SCOTUS pick Brett Kavanaugh and the threat he poses to the Roe v. Wade decision made in 1973. Milano, who has been very outspoken when it comes to the Trump administration, said that it is “fucking absurd” that women are fighting to save abortion rights in 2018. Moderated by journalist Lauren Duca, the Insatiable actress was… Read

White House Counsel Don McGahn Cooperating With Mueller Investigation

In an interesting turn of events, White House counsel Don McGahn is cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. According to the New York Times, McGahn is not only cooperating but cooperating “extensively” in the probe. He has met with investigators three times in the last nine months about whether or not Donald Trump has obstructed justice. He was also voluntarily interviewed for 30 hours this year and has given Mueller and his team of investigators… Read