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What Has Tech Done to Fix Its Harassment Problem?

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Last year’s national conversation about sexual harassment in the workplace began in the tech industry. In the months that followed Susan J. Fowler’s February blog post about sexual harassment at Uber, a number of well-known tech executives—particularly, venture capitalists and startup executives—were ousted from positions of power after allegations of harassment and sexual misconduct. But with the October downfall of Harvey Weinstein, Hollywood took the lead on the conversation. In the wake of the many reports of harassment in entertainment, the industry launch... Read More
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Wonder Woman 2 will be the first production to adopt new anti-sexual harassment guidelines

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Wonder Woman 2 will be the first film production to officially adopt the Producers Guild of America’s anti-sexual harassment guidelines. The PGA issued guidelines on Friday for producers, cast, crew, and other team members to recognize and combat sexual harassment both on and off set. The announcement that Wonder Woman 2 would be the first production to implement the new recommendations was made at the PGA Awards on Saturday by the presidents of the Guild (... Read More
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Hollywood’s Skydance Interactive doubles down on VR for the long term

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David Ellison, son of Oracle founder and billionaire Larry Ellison, started his own Hollywood entertainment studio in 2010. Skydance has made feature films including Mission Impossible — Rogue Nation, Terminator Genisys, World War Z, and Star Trek Into Darkness. Now the company is branching out into games with Skydance Interactive, and virtual reality is its entry point. Skydance ... Read More
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306 Hollywood feels like a whole new way of tackling documentaries

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Welcome to Cheat Sheet, our brief breakdown-style reviews of festival films, VR previews, and other special event releases. This review comes from the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. When filmmakers turn their cameras on themselves and their families, the results are rarely as fascinating to the viewers as they are to the participants. Family documentaries come with a lot of emotional baggage that the audience doesn’t get to share, and while it’s possible to get a broad overview of a family’s dynamics, the full background and context is always going to elude outsiders. There are exceptions to the rule, like Sarah Polley’s unfolding-mystery doc Stories We Tell, or Marjane Satrapi and V... Read More
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True Hollywood minority: How film industry shuns disabled actors

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A US disability rights group has hit out at film directors for failing to cast people with disabilities to portray the disabled. The group’s president says it’s offensive and humiliates actors with disabilities, a group of whom have accused directors of discrimination. However, some think the problem is exaggerated.RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! ... Read More
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How Ellen Pompeo became one of the highest-paid TV actresses

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"Grey's Anatomy" star Ellen Pompeo recently signed a deal for $20 million a season. She opened up to The Hollywood Reporter about how she finally got what she felt she deserved and became the highest-paid actress on a television drama.Subscribe to the CBS News Channel HERE: http://youtube.com/cbsnewsWatch CBSN live HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1PlLpZ7Follow CBS News on Inst... Read More
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‘Fire and Fury’ could become a TV show

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No studio is attached to the project yet, but Wolff is reportedly slated to executive produce.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/75448/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: Michel Wolves Fire And Fury Flew Off Shelves This Past Month And Now It Could Become A Television Series According To The Hollywood Reporter The Books Film And Television Rights Were Bought By An Entertainment Focused Holding Company No Studio Is Attached To The Project Yet But Wolf Is Reportedly Slated To Work On The Project As An Executive Prod... Read More
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Apple’s first scripted comedy will star Kristen Wiig

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Apple just won a bidding war for a TV comedy series produced by and starring SNL alum Kristen Wiig. The 10-episode series is Apple’s first scripted half-hour comedy, according to The Hollywood Reporter, and is inspired by an upcoming short story collection by Curtis Sittenfeld called You Think It, I’ll Say It. Reese Witherspoon is set to executive produce alongside Wiig under her women-focused productio... Read More
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YouTube snags Eminem-produced satirical rap film Bodied

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Bodied, a satirical hip-hop film produced by rapper Eminem, will get a public release on YouTube. The company announced its acquisition of the movie today, along with a preview of the film at the Sundance Film Festival on January 21st. A theatrical release will follow later in 2018, and Bodied will also play on YouTube Red, the company’s streaming subscription service. Bodied director Joseph Kahn emerged from the commercial world, and has an extensive body of high-profile music videos made with artists including ... Read More
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ShowBiz Minute: Damon, Baldwin, McCartney

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Matt Damon apologizes for comments on sexual misconduct; As more actors express regret about working with Woody Allen, Alec Baldwin voices his support; Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr reunite at Stella McCartney fashion event in Hollywood. (Jan. 17)Subscribe for more Arts and Entertainment News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet fast, accurate coverage of every arts and entertainment story making headlines worldwide, from festivals and pre... Read More
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Lebanon Bans ‘The Post’ Over Spielberg’s Israel Ties

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Published on Jan 16, 2018Lebanon has banned Steven Spielberg's latest movie "The Post" reportedly because of the director's place on an Israel boycott blacklist. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] Leb... Read More
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Why Accenture moved into 3D visualization production by acquiring Mackevision

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Accenture is getting serious about helping its clients move into immersive media. The company, whose workforce of 425,000 consultants spans the globe, last week acquired Mackevision, a 3D visualization and production house in Germany that is known for its work on the visual effects for Game of Thrones. If that sounds like a strange move, the ... Read More
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Aziz Ansari responds to allegations of sexual misconduct

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Actor Aziz Ansari has responded to allegations of sexual misconduct published this weekend on the website Babe. In the report, a 23-year-old woman recounts a 2017 date with Ansari that she says turned sour when they went back to his apartment after dinner. She says Ansari was persistent in trying to undress her and initiate sex, even after she told him she was uncomfortable. The Babe report includes a text screenshot from the following day in which the woman tells Ansari, “It’s like nothing changed even after I expressed that I’d like to slow it down.” In a statement rele... Read More
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How Intel plans to collaborate with Hollywood on immersive media

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Intel CEO Brian Krzanich announced this week that his company had created Intel Studios, a place where Hollywood creators could go to learn how to create immersive media, ranging from virtual reality games to non-VR sports entertainment. He showed a video of what it the next generation of entertainment could look like. In the video, a bunch of cameras recorded a Western movie scene from a variety of angles. Intel showed the scene would have looked boring from one angle. But put together from a bunch of perspectives, the action film scene was quite breathtaking. Intel filmed the scene as part of its promotion for Intel Studios, a collaborative lab whose purpose is to inspire future artist. The Intel Studios space has been un... Read More
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Woody Allen scrutinized amid #MeToo movements

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Following an op-ed by Dylan Farrow, Allen's adopted daughter and accuser, more women in the industry voiced opposition to working with the filmmaker.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/75306/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Woody Allen Long Preceded The Me To And times Up Movements But While Other Men In Hollywood Came Under Fire Following Accusations Allen's Seemed To Stay Afloat That's Despite Being At The Periphery Of Me Two Related Controversies His Reputation Was Consid... Read More
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Gender Wage Gap Debate Reignited

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In addition to the #MeToo movement, there’s another conversation taking place in Hollywood. It's about equal pay and it got traction after reports of especially lopsided pay on a movie. As CBS2's Alice Gainer reports, the disparity is not just felt in Tinsletown.Detected Closed Captioning: Really When Kevin Spacey Was Booted From the Movie All The Money In The World Christopher Plummer Was Recast In His Role Which Meant They Had To Reshoot scenes Michelle Williams Quickly Agreed Even Waiving Her Standard Fee But Mark Wahlberg's Contract Did Not Cover Reshoots And According To USA Today He Refused To... Read More
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Hulu is making a Catch-22 miniseries with George Clooney

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Hulu is doubling down on the dystopian adaptation business. With the streaming service’s The Handmaid’s Tale continuing to rack up award wins, Hulu is adding another adaptation of a literary classic to its library: Joseph Heller’s novel Catch-22, which George Clooney will co-write, direct, produce, and star in. First published in 1961, Catch-22 recounts the story of a US B-52 bombardier named Capt. John Yossarian, who is caught in a frustrating position. He must fulfill a set number of missions before he can ... Read More
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Apatow: Hollywood ‘waking up to how terrible things have been’

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Judd Apatow discusses allegations against James Franco and the reported pay disparity between Mark Walhberg and Michelle Williams for "All the Money in the World" reshoots. (Jan. 12)Subscribe for more Arts and Entertainment News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet fast, accurate coverage of every arts and entertainment story making headlines worldwide, from festivals and premieres to births, deaths, scandals and arrests, plus celebrity rea... Read More
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Diddy sings ‘happy birthday’ to Blige

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Mary J. Blige turns 47, gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and is serenaded by Sean 'Diddy' Combs. (Jan. 12)Subscribe for more Arts and Entertainment News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet fast, accurate coverage of every arts and entertainment story making headlines worldwide, from festivals and premieres to births, deaths, scandals and arrests, plus celebrity reactions to news events.The Associated Press is the essential ... Read More
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Senate needs to filibuster FISA decision: Kennedy

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Detected Closed Captioning: CLAIMING OPRAH IS PART OF THE PROBLEM IN HOLLYWOOD. 702 OF THE FISA ACT WAS BEEFED UP AND REAUTHORIZED. THERE WAS HOPE CONGRESS WOULD CURTAIL THE INTELLIGENCE AGENCY'S ABILITY TO SCOOP UPDATA ON AMERICANS. PROPONENTS SAY IT KEEPS US SAFE BECAUSE IT TARGETS BAD GAZE OVERSEA. THE REASON THERE WAS SUCH A BIPARTISAN UPSWELL IS BAD PEOPLE IN FAR AWAY PLACES CAN BE SURVEILLED WITHOUT VIOLATING THE 4th AMENDMENT. THE SECRET FISA COURT WAS APPALLED COMMUNICATIONS WEREN'T NETTED TO OR FROM, OR RATHER ABOUT THAT PERSON. IF YOU HAVE A HOT PIECE OF GOSSIP ABOUT SERGEI AT YOUR GYM, JUST MENTIONING HIS NAME CAN GET YOUR DOCUMENTS SCOOPED UP. THAT COULD RESTART FOR ANOTHER SIX YEARS. IN THAT AMOUNT OF TIME. WE DO... Read More
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HBO signs Ronan Farrow for documentary deal following his reporting on Harvey Weinstein

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HBO announced this afternoon that it has signed a three-year deal with investigative reporter Ronan Farrow. His back-to-back, in-depth reports at The New Yorker were a major part of the Harvey Weinstein unmasking and the subsequent avalanche of sexual abuse revelations in Hollywood. His work built off of an initial bombshell report by The ... Read More
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#MeToo makes its way to China, but will the government censor it?

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The #MeToo movement that started with accusations against Harvey Weinstein in Hollywood has finally spread to China, although it’s facing different obstacles there, thanks to China’s sociopolitical landscape of patriarchal Confucian values and repressive politics. One of the catalysts for #MeToo in China, translated as “我也是” or #WoYeShi, was a social media post by academic Luo Xixi last month, in which she ... Read More
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James Franco accused of sexual exploitation or abuse by five women

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James Franco has been accused of sexually inappropriate or exploitative behavior by five women in the Los Angeles Times this morning. Each of the reports, which come from five women who attended Studio 4, Franco’s acting school, or otherwise considered him a personal mentor in the film industry, are corroborated by multiple sources and denied by Franco’s attorney, Michael Plonsker. The first accusations came out on Twitter after Franco ... Read More
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Apple’s newest TV show is a futuristic drama from the director of Hunger Games: Catching Fire

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Apple has been moving swiftly into the world of original television programming, and its latest project is a futuristic drama from the director of the Hunger Games franchise. Deadline reports that the company has placed a straight-to-series order for See, described as “an epic, world-building drama” that will be written by Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight and directed by filmmaker Francis Lawrence (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Mockingjay Parts 1 & 2). Last year, Apple reportedly ... Read More
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Lawmakers may wear black at State of the Union

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The House Democratic Women's Working Group has invited lawmakers to wear black during the State of the Union to support the #MeToo movement.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/75210/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: Members Of Congress Are Invited To Make a Statement By Wearing Black Clothing During President Trump's First State Of The Union Address On January 30th The House Democratic Woman's Working Group Which Is Behind Th... Read More
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Tracee Ellis Ross: ‘The curtain has been pulled’ on Hollywood inequity and abuse

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Systemic change is happening in Hollywood, says Tracee Ellis Ross, star of the sitcom “black-ish.” Ellis Ross is a founder of Time’s Up, a legal defense fund that aims to support those who have been affected by sexual violence. The actor sits down with special correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault to discuss Oprah’s speech at the Golden Globes and the “constructive fury” being directed at change.No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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CES 2018: Meet Loomo, Segway’s personal robot

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Detected Closed Captioning: FOX BUSINESS, DID YOU KNOW FOX BUSINESS ANCHOR, ALSO OUR HOLLYWOOD STUNT WOMEN ON THE THAT'S LIZ CLAMAN, AT THE WORLD'S LARGEST CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW IN VEGAS. SHE WAS ON ON THIS VIRTUAL REALITY GIZMO ALL DAY. I WAS SO NERVOUS WATCHING HER, IT'S A VIRTUAL REALITY MACHINE LET'S GET TO THE MIDDLE OF THE ACTION. LIZ, WHAT ARE YOU TRYING NOW? I'M SO NERVOUS! [LAUGHTER]. >> THAT WAS NOT NERVE-RACKING. SOMETHING THAT IS NERVE-RACKING HERE IS THE ROBOTIC INFLUX AT CES 2018. ROBOTS ARE DEFINITELY TAKING OVER. PERSONAL ROBOT. IT GOES FROM BEING A SEGWAY TO THEN A LITTLE PERSONAL ROBOT. WHY DO YOU NEED THIS? WELL, THINK ABOUT THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF APPLICATIONS, AND I'M GOING TO SAY HELLO TO IT RIG... Read More
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Oprah as commander in chief? Here’s what she had to say about the Iraq War

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For Oprah Winfrey to prove to voters that she can serve as commander in chief, she’ll first have to reconcile her past advancement of anti-war causes with her support for the Iraq War in 2002. Well, first she’ll have to decide to run for president. Then she’ll want to get some sort of campaign staff. And then she’ll probably have to clarify whether either of those military-related positions are actually true. ... Read More
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Golden Globes draws attention to sexual harassment and inequality

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The 75th Golden Globes awards took place in Los Angeles Sunday night and what’s usually a night of colorful glamour and fun was more about bringing attention to a pervasive problem in Hollywood and in many other industries--sexual harassment and inequality. CGTN's May Lee reports.Watch CGTN LIVE on your computer, tablet or mobilehttp://america.cgtn.com/livenewsSubscribe to CGTN America on YouTubeFollow CGTN America:T... Read More
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#Oprah2020: will Oprah run for US Presidency? 🇺🇸

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People close to media personality and businesswoman Oprah Winfrey say she is considering a run for the US Presidency in 2020.The hashtag #Oprah2020 began trending on Twitter on Sunday after she gave a rousing speech at the Golden Globes awards in Hollywood.Al Jazeera's Alan Fisher reports.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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Gillian Anderson: ‘President Oprah has my vote’

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At the unveiling of her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, actress Gillian Anderson said she's fully behind an Oprah Winfrey presidential run, saying it would be "extraordinary." (Jan. 9)Subscribe for more Arts and Entertainment News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet fast, accurate coverage of every arts and entertainment story making headlines worldwide, from festivals and premieres to births, deaths, scandals and arrests, plus celebri... Read More
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What’s Trending on Weibo 01.08.18

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Hollywood says ‘Time’s Up’ for sexual harassment

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At the Golden Globe awards Sunday night, Hollywood’s biggest stars wore pins saying “Time’s Up,” a nod to a campaign to end sexual harassment in the industry. Several stars, including Oprah Winfrey, also made impassioned calls to speak up about misconduct during their acceptance speeches. Jeffrey Brown reports on the campaign, the night’s events and the momentum of the #MeToo movement.No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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2018 Golden Globes Highlighted Activism as Actresses Wear Black

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Detected Closed Captioning: The 2018 Golden Globes Gained Attention not Only For The Award Winners But For Many In Hollywood Coming Together To Wear Black To Raise Awareness Of Sexual Harassment The Move Was In Support Of The Times Up Initiative A Legal Defense fund And Proposal Signed By Over 300 People In Hollywood To Fight Sexual Misconduct In The United States People in The Entertainment Industry Including Actresses Like Natalie Portman And Reese Witherspoon And Kerry Washington Fronted The Move To Wear All Black And A Time's Up Pin On January 7th This Comes After Some Actresses Accused Producer Harvey Weinstein Of Rape And Sexual Harassment beginning A Movement For Others To Be Exposed Actresses Like Emma Watson And Emm... Read More
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To defeat Trump, you have to think like his supporters, economist says

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Detected Closed Captioning: . THE BEST WAY TO SORT OF -- FROM THE LEFT, GET OVER THE PRESIDENT AND OBVIOUSLY THE POLICIES LIKE ECONOMISTS AND TOGETHER SAYING THAT HATE IS GETTING THE BETTER OF TRUMP OPPONENTS. VERY GOOD TO HAVE YOU. I MUST SAY I THOUGHT YOUR ARTICLE WAS EXCELLENT. I THOUGHT IT WAS A CALM THESIS THAT MANY ON THE LEFT. YOU COULD SAY THE SAME ABOUT THE RIGHT WHEN THEY WERE TAKING ON BARACK OBAMA AND HATED EVERYTHING HE DID. THEY LET THEIR EMOTIONS RUN AWAY WITH THEM. >> THANK YOU VERY MUCH, NEIL, >> THANK YOU VERY MUCH, NEIL,. NEIL: YOUR PREMISE WAS WHAT THEN? THAT THE BEST WAY TO FIGHT DONALD TRUMP IS TO THINK AND ACT LIKE SUPPORTERS. EXPLAIN THAT. >> I THINK THE BIGGEST MISTAKE BEING MADE BY ... Read More
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Against all odds, the 2018 Golden Globes ceremony had a little bit of bite

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In the weeks leading up to last night’s Golden Globes, the organized “protest” planned by the actors and creatives set to attend the ceremony seemed halfhearted at best, and at worst, downright stupid. More than 700,000 female farmworkers instigated a laudable, coordinated campaign called Time’s Up to express their solidarity with the women of Hollywood, following scores of revelations of harassment and abuse by some ... Read More
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Meryl Streep leads Hollywood hypocrisy, producer says

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Detected Closed Captioning: THE DOW IS ONLY DOWN WHAT, ABOUT BLACK TO PROTEST SEXUAL HARRASSMENT. THERE WAS ONE ACTRESS, BLANCA BLANCO, WORE RED. SHE WAS CRITICIZED NOT JOINING THE CLUB IN BLACK. I WANT TO BRING IN GABE HOFFMAN, HOLLYWOOD PRODUCERS. HE HAS SAMPLES OF WHAT IS HYPOCRISY OF PEOPLE THAT APPEARED LAST NIGHT. ACTRESS? >> WELL, GEE, SEESHE IS RIGHT NOW THE LEADER OF THAT ME TOO, TIME'S UP MOVEMENT, BUT IN 2009, WHEN ROMAN POLANSKI WAS IN JAIL VERY BRIEFLY IN SWITZERLAND, THEY WERE THINKING OF EXTRADITING HIM TO THE UNITED STATES TO FACE JUSTICE FOR THE CRIME HE COMMITTED AGAINST THAT 13-YEAR-OLD GIRL. MERYL STREEP WAS ASKED, AND SHE SAID, ROMAN POLANSKI, I'M VERY SORRY HE IS IN JAIL. STUART: YOU CALLED THAT HY... Read More
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What’s next for the #MeToo and “Time’s Up” movements?

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It was a red carpet blackout at the 75th Golden Globes Awards last night, as Hollywood's biggest stars dressed in all black to call attention to gender inequality and sexual misconduct in the entertainment business and beyond. New York Times reporter and CBS News contributor Jodi Kantor joined CBS News correspondents Jericka Duncan and Bianna Golodryga on CBSN with more on the impact of the #MeToo and "Time's Up" movements.No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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These Winners Made History At The 2018 Golden Globes

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Oprah Winfrey and others made the 75th Golden Globe Awards a show for the history books.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/75100/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: The 2018 Golden Globes Was A Night Of Firsts Sterling K Brown From This Is Us became The First Black Actor To Win The Award For Best Actor In A TV Drama It Was His First Golden Globes Win Brown Previously Was Nominated For Best Actor In A Limited Series For His Work In The People Vs OJ Simpson American Crime Story Aziz Ansari Was The First Asian man To... Read More
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75th Golden Globes overshadowed by sex abuse scandal

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The scandal in Hollywood over allegations of sexual harassment by actors and directors dominated the big night at the Golden Globes.The 75th ceremony for the stars of the big and little screen was a more sombre and political occasion than usual - following the #MeToo campaign against sexual harassment.Oprah Winfrey, who won an award for lifetime achievement, used her acceptance speech to plead for social justice and inclusion.Al Jazeera's Hannah Hoexter has more.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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Moss: Hollywood ‘learning’ women can make them money

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Backstage at the Golden Globe Awards, Elisabeth Moss talks Time's Up movement, "Coco" director discuss Lee Unkrich talks about his film's success, while Sam Rockwell celebrates female empowerment. (Jan. 8)Subscribe for more Arts and Entertainment News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet fast, accurate coverage of every arts and entertainment story making headlines worldwide, from festivals and premieres to births, deaths, scandals and arre... Read More
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Our BBC moment

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A child of Berkeley film historian has made a special appearance on Al Jazeera after appearing in the background of a Skype interview about the 75th Golden Globe Awards, enchanting many with smiles in a playful manner. It is reminiscent of a 2017 interview on BBC.During a live interview with a film historian, we had a special appearance.Umm that is my child, excuse me.He can come in. it's not a problem Daniel. We are quite happy to have youngsters on the programme too.Ok he wants to be a part of this, excuse me. As you point out very correctly, Hollywood has never been afraid to be outspoken or to jump in there. I think you're going to see a lot of that. I could be wrong, b... Read More
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75th Golden Globes: Sexual harassment in the spotlight

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The 75th annual Golden Globe awards are underway in Beverly Hills.But the ceremony, which usually focuses on the glitz and glamour of Hollywood has a more sombre tone this year.Many actors, filmmakers, and producers were accused of sexual misconduct in 2017, including Hollywood heavyweights, producer Harvey Weinstein and actor Kevin Spacey.Many of those in attendance are wearing all black as part of the #MeToo movement, which sought to highlight the issue of sexual harassment in the industry.Joining us to discuss this on Skype from Berkeley, California, is film historian and professor of media... Read More
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Sea of black at the Golden Globes

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The show of black was strong as promised at Sunday’s Golden Globes. All major stars donned the color on the red carpet to join the protest led by Hollywood's new Time's Up movement. (Jan. 8)Subscribe for more Arts and Entertainment News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet fast, accurate coverage of every arts and entertainment story making headlines worldwide, from festivals and premieres to births, deaths, scandals and arrests, plus cel... Read More
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Hollywood stars wear black to 2018 Golden Globes

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The biggest stars in television and film wore black to the Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills in a show of solidarity to raise awareness for the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: ... Read More
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Guillermo del Toro wins the 2018 Golden Globe for Best Director

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Guillermo del Toro has won the 2018 Golden Globe for Best Director for his dark fantasy film The Shape of Water, a Cold War-era monster movie and remixed fairy tale musical, starring Sally Hawkins and Michael Shannon. Following Oprah Winfrey’s speech about the plight of women in Hollywood, Natalie Portman announced the category, pointedly saying “Here are the all-male nominees.” Only three women have been nominated for the award in the last 20 years, and this year, there were several especially notable absences: Greta Gerwig, whose debut feature Lad... Read More
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Elisabeth Moss wins the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a TV Drama

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Elisabeth Moss won the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a TV Drama tonight, for her performance as Offred in Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale. The series is also up for Best Drama, and Ann Dowd is nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Aunt Lydia. Moss also won the Emmy for her role in September, and has been nominated for a Golden Globe twice before for her work on AMC’s Mad Men. Accepting the award, she read a statement from The Handmaid’s Tale author Margaret Atwood that related the show — a near-futu... Read More
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Mary Curtis discusses fashion activism at 75th Golden Globes

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Hollywood's ‘Party of the Year’ is Sunday night in Los Angeles. The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards celebrate the best in film and American television, but this year, actors and actresses are using their fashion to send a message about sexual harassment. Mary Curtis, an award-winning journalist and columnist with Roll Call, discusses with CGTN’s Wang Guan.Watch CGTN LIVE on your computer, tablet or mobilehttp://america.cgtn.com/livenews... Read More
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Black-dress Golden Globes protest: ‘Right time’, ‘right place’

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At BAFTA tea, celebrities agree that the time is right for Globes-carpet protest to raise awareness of abuse in and out of Hollywood. (Jan. 7)Subscribe for more Arts and Entertainment News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet fast, accurate coverage of every arts and entertainment story making headlines worldwide, from festivals and premieres to births, deaths, scandals and arrests, plus celebrity reactions to news events.The Associa... Read More
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This short documentary chronicles the most unique collection of movie memorabilia

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The Collection is a short documentary (via Kottke) by Adam Roffman that chronicles a unique piece of Hollywood history: tens of thousands of plates and blocks used to create the newspaper advertisements used for nearly every film that hit theaters before the 1980s. The documentary explains that two friends, DJ Ginsberg and Marilyn Wagner discovered and purchased the collection from an antique store in Nebraska in 1999. It contains nearly 60,000 blocks and plates used to print advertisements for newspapers through the 1980s. As publishers... Read More
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Jerry Van Dyke Dies

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Stars to wear black in solidarity against sexual harassment at Golden Globes

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The Golden Globes marks the start of the 2018 Hollywood awards season when the stars of television and film hit the red carpet in their finest.  But this year, expect to see something very different and it has everything to do with the growing battle against sexual harassment and assault.  CGTN’s May Lee has the story.Detected Closed Captioning: The 75th Golden Globe Awards Won't Have The Usual Variety Of Color On The Red Carpet And Said It's Very Likely To Look more Like A Sea Of Black The Call To action Is Asking Everyone To Wear Black To The Event To Show Solidarity Against Sexual Harassment Ever Since Producer Harvey Weinstein And Other Powerful Men Were Exposed For Sexual Miscond... Read More
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Alan Cross discusses the entertainment outlook for 2018

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Detected Closed Captioning: Well For More On What To Look Out For In The Entertainment Industry This Year I'm Joined By Music Expert Alan Cross Welcome To The Show Glad To Be Here So Let's Start With The movie Industry Tell Us About Some Of The biggest Success Stories At The Box office Over The Past Year And How They Got It Right Well I Don't Know If There are That Many Great Successes If You Look At The Way Hollywood Is Trending year Over Year In Terms Of Box-office revenue It's Down Substantially Even The Current Star Wars Movie Is Running behind The Previous Star Wars Movie So There Was A Certain Amount Of Panic In Hollywood Where Are The Blockbusters Where Are The Big-money Films These Days so There Is A Quite A Bit Of C... Read More
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Biggest entertainment stories of 2017

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Detected Closed Captioning: Remember This Huge Mishap At The Oscars In Early 2017 There's A Mistake moonlight You Guys Won Best Picture At the Time That Blunder Seemed Like The Worst Thing That Could Ever Happen In Hollywood Boy Were We Wrong No Story Rocked The Entertainment Business To Its Core More Than American Film Producer Harvey Weinstein I Have To Say That Just From A Cultural Perspective This Is One Of The Big stories Of Our Lifetime Long Before The Weinstein Story Was Blown Wide Open Sharon Waxman Tried To Report On The powerful Producers Alleged Sexual Improprieties Back In 2004 When She Worked For The New York Times But The Newspaper Gutted Her Story It Wasn't Until October Of 2017 When Multiple Alleged Victims M... Read More
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Hollywood shows solidarity against sexual harassment at Golden Globes

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The Golden Globes marks the start of the 2018 Hollywood awards season when the stars of television and film hit the red carpet in their finest.  But this year, expect to see something very different and it has everything to do with the growing battle against sexual harassment and assault.  CGTN’s May Lee has the story.No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Michael Wolff’s Trump tell-all ‘full of lies’: David Bossie

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Detected Closed Captioning: IN EVERY WAY COMFORTABLE WITH EVERYTHING I'VE REPORTED IN THIS BOOK. NEIL: ALL RIGHT, YOU KNOW WHAT I CAUGHT OF THAT? I HAVE RECORDINGS. I WONDER HOW MANY OF THE SO-CALLED 200 SOURCES THAT MICHAEL WOLFF USED WERE PUT ON TAPE. THAT BOOK IS OUT RIGHT NOW. ALL THE SENSATION RIGHT NOW. LET TRUMP BE TRUMP IS ANOTHER BOOK ON THE PRESIDENT. THAT AUTHOR DAVID BOSSIE JOINS US NOW. THIS CASTS THE PRESIDENT IN A VERY, VERY NEGATIVE LIGHT, AND THE PRESIDENT ISN'T ENTHUSED. DO YOU THINK HIS THREAT TO TAKE LEGAL ACTION ACTUALLY HELPED ITS SALES? >> NO, I DON'T, I THINK THIS IS A -- YOU KNOW, A BOOK THAT IS STRUCTURED LIKE THE NATIONAL ENQUIRER ON STEROIDS. THIS IS TABLOID TRASH, AND I GOT TO BE HONEST WITH... Read More
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The DeanBeat: What to expect from CES 2018 — the stupid and the good

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I’m expanding my horizons from games to tech next week as I head off to Las Vegas for CES 2018, the big tech trade show that begins for the media on Sunday. I hope to find some interesting stories, like the one that Arnold Donald, the CEO of the world’s largest cruise company, told last year as Carnival Cruises launched its Ocean Medallion wearable. That was interesting because it was an example of how technology was infiltrating a non-tech business. Technology is fading into the woodwork, as the woodwork is ... Read More
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ShowBiz Minute: ‘GoT,’ Meyers, Bieber

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Final "Game of Thrones" season will air in 2019; Golden Globe host Seth Meyers hopes to strike the right tone over Hollywood's harassment allegations; Justin Bieber exhibit to open in Ontario hometown (Jan. 5)Subscribe for more Arts and Entertainment News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet fast, accurate coverage of every arts and entertainment story making headlines worldwide, from festivals and premieres to births, deaths, scandals and ... Read More
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Meyers will ‘try to strike the right tone’ at Globes

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Golden Globes host Seth Meyers hopes to strike the right tone over Hollywood's harassment allegations at Sunday's ceremony. (Jan. 5)Subscribe for more Arts and Entertainment News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet fast, accurate coverage of every arts and entertainment story making headlines worldwide, from festivals and premieres to births, deaths, scandals and arrests, plus celebrity reactions to news events.The Associated Press ... Read More
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Hollywood sexualization affects child stars, too

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Fame can put children at risk of sexualization — when sex appeal or sexuality is inappropriately imposed.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/74389/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: Hollywood's Conversation About Sexual misconduct Has Largely Been Spearheaded By Adults Oftentimes Years After The Initial Incidents But Child Stars Are Affected By The Issue - And Some Celebrities Say They Should Be Part Of The Bigger Conversation For Child Stars The Issues Related To Harassment Misconduct And Sexual Ization Can Sta... Read More
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How to watch the 2018 Golden Globes on Sunday (hint: not online)

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Awards season is up and running this weekend with the 75th Golden Globe Awards, which will kick things off with Hollywood’s least serious award show. But even if winning a Golden Globe isn’t considered as much of an accomplishment as winning an Oscar, the Globes can often indicate which way the Hollywood winds are blowing. Here’s everything you need to know to enjoy the red carpet. Who’s the host? Seth Meyers, who you may know from his NBC late-night show, the aptly named Late Night with Seth Meyers. Or maybe you somehow caught his appearance in the 2008 movie Journey to the Center of the Earth — which, last I checked, was most nota... Read More
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HFPA brings ‘Ferdinand’ to children’s hospital

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Away from Sunday’s starry Golden Globe Awards, a recent screening of “Ferdinand” at a California children’s hospital is among hundreds of showings each year made possible by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. (Jan. 4)Subscribe for more Arts and Entertainment News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet fast, accurate coverage of every arts and entertainment story making headlines worldwide, from festivals and premieres to births... Read More
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Green rush is on as legal sales of recreational marijuana start in California

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Detected Closed Captioning: The Celebrations Have Begun Across The State Of California As Recreational Use Of Marijuana Is Now Officially Legal Customers Stood In Long Lines At Licensed Dispensaries To Be The First To Buy Cannabis Products Openly Here At Alternative Herbal Health Services Also Known As Osdas Has Been Brisk Dena Browner One Of Oz We Host Founding Partners Is A Pioneer In The World Of Cannabis Having Led The Way When It Was Thought Of As Nothing But An Illicit Drug We Started Here 15 Years Ago And I Actually Started First Opening The Very First Doctor's Office That Specialized In Medical Cannabis Recommendations In Los Angeles So Well Known As Browner's Dispensary That It's The Role Model For the Netflix Comed... Read More
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To brand or not to brand your next video game

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To brand or not to brand is one of the oldest discussions in video games. Adding a popular brand like Harry Potter could be just the thing for Niantic’s next game, coming on the heels of Pokémon Go. But Electronic Arts once focused a huge amount of resources on brands like James Bond and Harry Potter, and it encountered oversaturation and consumer exhaustion. We discussed these topics at a panel I moderated at the recent Montreal International Game Summit. Brands in games are cyclical. Sometimes they work in the early stage of a platform, and sometimes they do better amid an explosion of titles, like with the mobile game ecosystem. ... Read More
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Domestic movie theater attendance hit a 15-year low in 2017

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Movie theater attendance in the US and Canada in 2017 fell to its lowest point since at least 1992, Bloomberg reports. Box Office Mojo estimates around 1.24 billion tickets were sold, a drop off of 5.8 percent from the previous year. Even with higher ticket prices, domestic revenue also dropped 2.7 percent from last year, from $11.4 billion to $11.1 billion. The slump is part of an ongoing downward trend when it comes to domestic ticket sales. ... Read More
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Long lines at SoCal pot stores

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Detected Closed Captioning: It's January 2nd And We Are At Men-men West Hollywood's This Is One Of Ten shops In The Larger LA Area That Are Licensed To Sell Adult Used Marijuana We opened The Doors At 10:00 But Even Before 10 A.m. We Had A Line That Went You Know Down Two Blocks Of People Waiting To Come In And Purchase Marijuana Legally For The First Time It's Been A Hectic Day But It But You Know It's Been A Historic Day As Well here Live About 45 Minutes Now And Really Really Anticipating This Experience The Central Idea You Know That You See Here At This Men-men Dispensary Is To Treat Cannabis As A Product So We Don't Need To Reinvent retail Nordstrom Already Knows How To Do Retail Whole Foods Already Knows How To The Re... Read More
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Chastain holds back the tears

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Actress Jessica Chastain talks change in Hollywood and gets emotional at Palm Springs International Film Festival, while director Guillermo del Toro admits he's worried about the future. (Jan. 3)Subscribe for more Arts and Entertainment News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet fast, accurate coverage of every arts and entertainment story making headlines worldwide, from festivals and premieres to births, deaths, scandals and arrests, plus ... Read More
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Time’s Up: Hundreds of Hollywood women team up to take on harassment

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Powerful women in entertainment are standing together in the fight against sexual harassment. A new initiative kicked off the New Year, with a mission of ridding every industry of sexual mistreatment, while also fighting for gender parity. CGTN's May Lee has the details from Hollywood.Detected Closed Captioning: It's Called Times Up A New Initiative Started Here In Hollywood To Combat Sexual Harassment About A Thousand Women In Entertainment Are Behind This New Movement And It Was Launched Yesterday on New Year's Day Some Of The Most Prominent Women In Entertainment Are Behind This New Initiative Including Shonda Rhimes Reese Witherspoon Oprah Winfrey Meryl Streep And Even Men Like Steven... Read More
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Logan Paul controversy highlights the carelessness of online celebrity in the YouTube era

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On the last day of 2017, YouTube star Logan Paul posted a video of a dead body in Aokigahara, more commonly known as Japan’s “suicide forest.” The vlog followed Paul and his friends as they encountered the body of a man who, like hundreds of others, had taken his own life in the popular tourist destination. In between Paul’s comments about the seriousness of suicide, the camera zooms in on various parts of the body, while Paul occasionally cracks jokes or laughs. “I think this definitely marks a moment in YouTu... Read More
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Raw: Frigid Temps, Icy Roads Blanket Much of US

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From north to south, cold weather is affecting much of the United States. Niagara Falls is covered in snow, parts of Texas near Houston battle dangerous icy roads, and Hollywood, Florida deals with strong winds and colder-than-usual temperatures. (Jan. 2)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Notable Hollywood Women Start ‘Time’s Up’ to Fight Sexual Harassment

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Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] Over 300 Of Highwoods Most Powerful female Actresses Writers And Director Have Launched A Fight Against Sexual Harassment In The Workplace The Fight Targets Not Only Hollywood But Also women In Low-wage Jobs The Initiative Known As Times Up Was Announced On January 1st And Full-page Advertisements In The New York Times And Lao Opinion A Spanish-language Newspaper High-profile Organizers Include Actresses Natalie Portman Reese Witherspoon Emma Stone And Producer Shonda Rhimes Times Up Has Collected thirteen Million Dollars In Donations for A Legal Defense Fund To Help Low wage Women The Group Looks To Improve the Gender Pay Gap In Hollywood And other Industries And Aspera Legislation To Pen... Read More
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Powerful women in Hollywood join “Time’s Up” movement to fight sexual harassment

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Hundreds of powerful women in the entertainment business are teaming up to launch the "Time's Up" movement to fight workplace sexual harassment in all types of industries.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: ... Read More
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Showbiz Minute: Time’s Up, Underwood, Baby News

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Witherspoon, Aniston and other Hollywood women form anti-harassment coalition; Underwood suffers facial injuries in fall; Jessica Alba welcomes New Year's Eve baby, Ferrera and Longoria make baby announcements. (Jan. 2)Subscribe for more Arts and Entertainment News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet fast, accurate coverage of every arts and entertainment story making headlines worldwide, from festivals and premieres to births, deaths, sca... Read More
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A look back at the state of racial representation in Hollywood this year

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2017 was a good time for racial representation in movies. From films like Hidden Figures to Coco, it seems that Hollywood is more invested than ever in telling stories with diverse leads. Not all of the news is good, however; the past year also saw two more whitewashing controversies thanks to the live-action Ghost in the Shell and Netflix’s ... Read More
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Inside the Hollywood Home of Social Media’s Stars. (Don’t Be Shy.)

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Some are comedians, some are models, and some are famous for being famous. But all are so-called influencers, social media speak for people with a huge digital audience.1600 Vine offers a peek into the booming ecosystem of these social media stars. As in any caldron of attention seekers who live and work together in the same building, it’s an atmosphere rife with cliquishness, jealousy, insecurity and the social hierarchy of high school, except everyone knows precisely how popular (or unpopular) you are. And it’s amplified by the fact that influencers can become millionaires with a following on a par with any movie star’s.... Read More
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A Look Back At 2017’s Biggest Entertainment Stories

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Published on Dec 30, 2017From career-ending revelations to chaos at the Oscars, it was quite a year in the entertainment world. CBS2's David Daniel takes a look back. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: And No... Read More
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‘All The Money In The World’ Hits Theaters

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Published on Dec 29, 2017By now, you know the highly publicized recast of Kevin Spacey with Christopher Plummer. Well it seems it worked in director Ridley Scott's favor. Entertainment Tonight's Kevin Frazier has more. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Will the media help Trump get reelected?

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Published on Dec 29, 2017Fox News contributor Rachel Campos-Duffy and The Hill columnist Joe Concha on President Trump’s prediction that the media will help him get reelected. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioni... Read More
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Actress Rose Marie Dies

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Detected Closed Captioning: Hollywood Is Mourning The Loss Of A Beloved Actress And Comedian Tonight Rosemarie Has Died Murray Gained Legions Of Fans At Her Role As Sally Rogers On The 1960s Sitcom The Dick Van Dyke Show but She Was More Than Just A Sitcom Sidekick Murray's Career Spent Some 90 Years With Co-stars Ranging From WC Fields To Garfield The Cat A Family Spokesperson Says She'd Been Resting In Bed And Her LA Area Home When A Caretaker Found It She Had Stopped breathing Rosemarie Was 94 Years Old ... Read More
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Will Democrats help make middle-class tax cuts permanent?

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Published on Dec 28, 2017Film director Scott Ridley defends the GOP tax bill, while Rep. Ralph Norman (R-S.C.) discusses whether Republicans and Democrats can agree to make tax cuts to the middle class permanent. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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2017 domestic box office set to surpass $11B

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Experts predict moviegoers will have spent more than $11 billion in tickets at the 2017 domestic box office by the end of the year.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/74802/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: Well It Was A Year Filled With Movies About Creepy Killer Clowns Talking Teacups And Porks Oh And Superheroes A Heck Of A Lot Of Superheroes Experts Are Predicting That By The End Of 2017 people Have Spent Just Over 11 Billion Dollars At The Domestic Box Office To See These Films And More That Would Make It Th... Read More
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The worst pop culture of 2017

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As we head into the final weeks of 2017, the inevitable nostalgia for six to 11 months ago is engulfing the pop culture universe. But amid all the best-of lists and greatest-moments roundups, we tend to forget the other side of the coin — the “how did this get made, and why did we suffer through it?” memes, moments, and movies that made our jobs harder and our lives sadder. Here, we asked our staff: what in the cultural world made you question humanity in 2017? Fake news Is there a word for the peculiar synesthesia that makes a written phrase sound like nails on a chalkboard? "Fake news" was that phrase in 2017. It was originally, and somewhat reasonably, used to describe amoral p... Read More
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GOP losing the support of college-educated women?

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Published on Dec 27, 2017Washington Examiner editorial director Hugo Gurdon on a recent poll that college-educated women are shifting away from the Republican Party. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: >>... Read More
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Paul Ryan attacked on Twitter by Rosie O’ Donnell

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Published on Dec 26, 2017The Weekly Standard executive editor Fred Barnes on Rosie O’ Donnell’s tweet to House Speaker Paul Ryan, slamming the speaker for passing the GOP tax reform bill. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected C... Read More
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Democrats terrified that GOP tax plan will work: David Nelson

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Clement: A year of hashtags that changed the world

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In 2017, all it takes is a hashtag to birth a movement. In no particular order, some of the year’s most popular hashtags that we’ve borne witness to are #MAGA, #ImpeachTrump, #NotMyPresident, #WomensMarch and #BlackLivesMatter. Some, such as #TrumpTrain and #NODAPL, we’ve already forgotten, although to be fair, #NODAPL was so 2016. What came and went in seemingly no time at all was #takeaknee and its angry cousin, #boycottNFL. What we’re left with is the perennially popular #RESIST, but there’s one hashtag that promises to upstage it: #metoo. Popularized by actress Alyssa Milano, the hashtag was to encourage victims of sexual harassment to speak up as the fall of Harvey Weinstein began. Since October... Read More
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Holospark’s Séance: The Unquiet delivers ghostly VR entertainment

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Virtual reality is taking off a little slow, but the team at Holospark is practicing its VR storytelling skills so that it can deliver cinematic moments the way that the best movies and games do. The Bellevue, Washington-based VR studio has a half-dozen people on a Séance: The Unquiet, a ghost story set in VR. It hired a couple of actors for a demo that turned out to be both dramatic and spooky. Holospark is working on a ghost story for the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive VR headsets. The team is using the Unreal game engine and the latest in Hollywood performance ... Read More
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Guillermo del Toro says he saw a real UFO and it was ‘horribly designed’

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The Story of Water director Guillermo del Toro recently spoke to The Hollywood Reporter about some of the strangest and most supernatural experiences of his life. In addition to two encounters with ghosts, he describes how he had a very vivid encounter with a UFO as a young man — and it looked like crap. “You sound like a complete lunatic, but I saw a UFO. I didn't want to see a UFO,” says del Toro. “It was horribly designed.” He described buying a six-pack — which he insists he didn’t drink! — with a friend, and the pair drove out to go l... Read More
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All the best reactions to SpaceX’s Friday night rocket launch in California

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Last night, SpaceX pulled off its final mission of 2017, launching a Falcon 9 rocket out of California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base — and that flight created a spectacular sight in the night sky. The setting sun illuminated the rocket’s expelled gas just right, creating a beautiful white plume above the Earth. But as pretty as the show was, it also led to quite a bit of concern in nearby Los Angeles. Vandenberg is around 150 miles away from LA, giving the city a front row view of the illuminated rocket: But many in the City of Angels didn’t exactly kn... Read More
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We can do better than The Bechdel Test

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The Bechdel Test, originally inspired by a 1985 installment of Alison Bechdel’s comic Dykes to Watch Out For, features a character with three basic requirements for a movie: it has to have at least two women in it, they have to talk to each other, and they have to discuss something besides a man. Although the rule is no guarantee of quality — or well-developed female characters — it’s long been considered a useful tool for assessing how often entertainment excludes women, and whether they are portrayed as three-dimensional characters whose lives do not revolve entirely around men. In 2016, ... Read More
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Actor Dylan Schmid has lofty goals

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Canadian actor Dylan Schmid, star of Hulu's "Shut Eye," had big plans for Hollywood from a very young age. (Dec. 21)Subscribe for more Arts and Entertainment News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet fast, accurate coverage of every arts and entertainment story making headlines worldwide, from festivals and premieres to births, deaths, scandals and arrests, plus celebrity reactions to news events.The Associated Press is the essential... Read More
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Bianca Lawson’s call to acting: ‘I have to do this!’

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"Queen Sugar" actress Bianca Lawson says her parents initially resisted her Hollywood dreams. (Dec. 21)Subscribe for more Arts and Entertainment News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet fast, accurate coverage of every arts and entertainment story making headlines worldwide, from festivals and premieres to births, deaths, scandals and arrests, plus celebrity reactions to news events.The Associated Press is the essential global news ... Read More
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‘Wonderstruck’ star calls for greater inclusivity in Hollywood

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Millicent Simmonds, the young star of Todd Haynes' "Wonderstruck," wants to see more people with disabilities represented on the big screen. (Dec. 21)Subscribe for more Arts and Entertainment News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet fast, accurate coverage of every arts and entertainment story making headlines worldwide, from festivals and premieres to births, deaths, scandals and arrests, plus celebrity reactions to news events.The... Read More
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Associated Press names entertainer of the year

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Women who spoke out against sexual misconduct in Hollywood have been named 'Entertainer of the Year' by The Associated Press. (Dec. 21)Subscribe for more Arts and Entertainment News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet fast, accurate coverage of every arts and entertainment story making headlines worldwide, from festivals and premieres to births, deaths, scandals and arrests, plus celebrity reactions to news events.The Associated Pre... Read More
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Netflix has already ordered a sequel for its fantasy blockbuster Bright

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Netflix’s big blockbuster Bright doesn’t debut on the streaming service until December 22nd, but the company is already plotting out its next steps. Bloomberg reports that the company has ordered a sequel to the fantasy cop film, with Will Smith set to star again. Bright is set in an alternate world where fantasy creatures exist and tend to stir up trouble for society. Smith stars as LAPD police officer Daryl Ward, whose partner is an orc named Jakoby (Joel Edgerton). ... Read More
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Rolling Stone’s Parent Company Sells Controlling Stake

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Enlarge this image Jann Wenner, founder of Rolling Stone, who recently sold a controlling interest in the magazine's parent company to Penske Media. Gaye Gerard/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Gaye Gerard/Getty Im... Read More