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As Hollywood continues to clean house in the wake of sexual harassment and assault allegations against numerous players in the industry, it’s worth remember that this behavior was enabled in many small, seemingly innocuous ways. Case in point, Aa…

Honestly, I was mortified. I’ve done more phoners than I can recall. There have been times where I spoke with  three well known actors, directors or producers for back to back-to-back interviews within less than 90 minutes.  I’ve taken phon…

This is a reprint of our review from the 2017 Cannes Film Festival. Maybe the second or third shot in Yorgos Lanthimos‘ “The Killing of a Sacred Deer” is of a hospital waste bin, over which Colin Farrell, as heart surgeon Steven Murph…

Led by Nicole Kidman and Elle Fanning, and with a soundtrack featuring artists including Nico MuhlyJamie Stewart of Xiu Xiu, Matmos and AC Newman of The New Pornographers it’s a little bit disappointing that “How To Talk To Girls At Parties” has been a bit lost in the wind since debuting at Cannes. The film is gearing up to roll out internationally as we wait any news of a U.S. Continue reading ‘How To Talk To Girls At Parties’ Trailer: Nicole Kidman & Elle Fanning Make Punk A Way Of Life at The Playlist.

Compared to his previous films, Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The Lobster” was a pretty tame affair — there was only the occasional blinding or dog-kicking, with a rather sweet love story and some bone-dry humor the dominant notes. But expect the balance to be redressed, as the title might suggest, with his new movie, “The Killing Of A Sacred Deer.” Reuniting the Greek helmer of “Dogtooth” with star Colin Farrell (with Nicole Kidman and “Dunkirk” breakout Barry Keoghan joining the cast), it’s a film that Jess described in Cannes this year as “a film of clean hands, cold heart, and near-Satanic horror,” and also as being “absolutely fucking brilliant.” While it revolves around the intrusion of Keoghan’s malevolent teen into the life of Farrell’s surgeon, it doesn’t paint the character as a pure villain. Continue reading Get Freaked Out By A New Trailer For ‘Killing Of A Sacred Deer’ With Colin Farrell at The Playlist.

“The Killing of a Sacred Deer is a film of brutal morality, or guilt and cowardice, and full of terrific performances.” The post The Killing of a Sacred Deer Review appeared first on

In a ceremony hosted by Stephen Colbert and broadcast on CBS, the 69th Emmy Awards were handed out on Sept. 17, 2017 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Here is a complete list of all the categories and nominees.  This post will be updated as winners are announced. Outstanding Comedy Series “Veep” (HBO) “Atlanta” (FX) “Black-ish” (ABC) “Master of None” (Netflix) “Modern Family” (ABC) “Silicon Valley” (HBO) “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” (Netflix) Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Claire Foy (“The Crown”) Elisabeth Moss (“The Handmaid’s Tale”) Robin Wright (“House of Cards”) Evan Rachel Wood (“Westworld”) Viola Davis (“How to Get Away with Murder”) Keri Russell (“The Americans”) Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Sterling K. Continue reading 69th Primetime Emmy Awards Winners And Nominees – Complete List at The Playlist.

Emmy is in for an eventful night.  The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards have more than enough suspense to go around for even a casual television or streaming content viewer.  Throw in Stephen Colbert as your host, the uncontrollable fingers of a sitting president and it could be more memorable than anyone could have imagined. At the crux of this year’s Emmy Awards is who will or won’t dominate the drama series categories. Continue reading Final 2017 Primetime Emmy Award Predictions: Will ‘Stranger Things’ or ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Triumph? at The Playlist.