‘Shameless’ Mid-season Finale: Goodbye To All That

Tonight’s mid-season finale of Showtime’s Shamelesswas all about goodbyes – and not just until the season picks up again.WARNING: This article contains spoilers on the mid-season finale of Shameless. Proceed at your own risk….The year was 2010. Barack Obama was finishing his ...

Deadline | 22.10.2018 3:32:05

Leslie Jones Live Tweets ‘Shape of Water,’ Asks ‘What the F–?’ About Interspecies Sex Scene

“Saturday Night Live” star Leslie Jones live tweeted while watching Guillermo del Toro’s sci-fi love story “The Shape of Water” and had one thing to say about that odd girl-on-amphibian-man sex scene: “What am I watching?”Most of Jones’ tweets were sim...

Wrap | 22.10.2018 2:30:46

Shameless Season 9 Episode 7 Review: Down Like the Titanic

The Shameless midseason finale throws Fiona back at the bottom, but even that has its upsides. This Shameless review contains spoilers.Shameless Season 9 Episode 7Shameless is a series in transition. Last week, we bid farewell to Ian Gallagher (my second favorite of the Gallagher clan for those coun...

Den of Geek | 22.10.2018 2:22:56

‘The Guest Book’ Is Pumping Up Season 2 Premiere With Cash Prizes

Greg Garcia, the creator of My Name Is Earland TBS show The Guest Book,is giving new meaning to the term pay TV.Garcia will select one of his Twitter followers to receive $10,000 to present to their favorite charity, as well as a collectible copy of Earl's list from My Name is Earl.He also plans...

Deadline | 22.10.2018 2:01:18

‘The Ferryman’ Broadway Review: Jez Butterworth, Sam Mendes Reckon With The Banshees Of History

When the banshees of the past come calling in Jez Butterworth's fearsomeThe Ferryman, you can bet their shrieking will be blood curdling. Directed by Sam Mendes (Skyfall) and opening tonight on Broadway at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, the Olivier-award-winning play is a stunner, stitching fami...

Deadline | 22.10.2018 2:00:45

‘The Walking Dead': Norman Reedus on Why Daryl and Maggie Turned Away in Episode 3’s Final Scene

(Warning: Spoilers ahead for Season 9, Episode 3 of “The Walking Dead,” titled “Warning Signs”)In Sunday night’s episode of “The Walking Dead,” we finally found out who’s been sniping Saviors: Oceanside members whose loved ones were killed by the forme...

Wrap | 22.10.2018 2:00:10

‘Walking Dead': Breaking Down Everything We Just Learned About Jadis and the Helicopter

(Spoilers ahead for the Oct. 21 episode of “The Walking Dead” on AMC)It’s been about a year since we first saw the mysterious helicopter on “The Walking Dead” that has been making us crazy ever since, and this week for the very first time we actually got some real infor...

Wrap | 22.10.2018 1:58:15

Trump Administration Transgender Rights Proposal Opposed By Hollywood, Politicians

Hollywood and politicians came together online today to voice their opposition to news that the Trump administration is considering limiting gender definitions to a label given at birth and determined by genitalia.The move is seen as a rollback on the gains of transgender people, which has seen prog...

Deadline | 22.10.2018 1:34:30

‘Doctor Who': Is The Doctor Actually Banksy?

(Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you have not seen the “Doctor Who” episode “Rosa” that aired Oct. 21.)This weekend’s episode of “Doctor Who” included some solemn social commentary, as the Doctor and her companions landed in 1960s Alabama on the day that Rosa ...

Wrap | 22.10.2018 1:10:08

Listen: Anthony Atamanuik on the Serious Side of Satirizing Trump on ‘The President Show’

WASHINGTON — Anthony Atamanuik, who plays President Trump on Comedy Central’s “The President Show,” says that his latest special reflects what he does: “Comedic activism.” “A President Show Documentary: The Fall of Donald Trump,” debuting on Monday at ...

Variety | 22.10.2018 1:05:03

China Box Office: Slowdown Continues as ‘Gutenberg’ Takes Third Weekend Win

Chinese cinemas were largely empty again over the weekend, allowing Hong Kong crime thriller, “Project Gutenberg” to enjoy its third frame as the top-scoring film. The cumulative total of the top ten films amounted to just $41.2 million, according to data from Ent Group. That is the second lowest we...

Variety | 22.10.2018 0:46:23

‘The Ferryman’ Broadway Review: Jez Butterworth and Sam Mendes Unload on the IRA

There’s more family in Jez Butterworth’s new play than “August: Osage County” and “The Sound of Music” combined. “The Ferryman” opened Sunday at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, after a long run in London, and it’s exhilarating to see 31 actors on ...

Wrap | 22.10.2018 0:30:00

Star Wars Resistance Episode 4 Review: Fuel for the Fire

Things start to come into focus as Star Wars Resistance is the animated series' best episode so far.Normally, I’m a bit wary when Star Wars shows bring in guest stars, which usually comes off more like publicity stunts than anything substantial. A good example are the Forest-Whitaker-as-Saw-Ger...

Den of Geek | 22.10.2018 0:21:46

Two Lakers, One Rocket Suspended For Fighting – ESPN Has Best Opening Week Rating Since 2014

UPDATE: The NBA has suspended Los Angeles Lakers forward Brandon Ingram four games, Lakers guard Rajon Rondo three games, and Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul two games without pay after a fight in Saturday’s game.The suspensions begin immediately. Paul will miss Sunday's game against the ...

Deadline | 21.10.2018 23:50:14

7 Stars Who Had to Remove Tattoos of Their Exes, From Johnny Depp to Pete Davidson (Photos)

Well, it looks like the romance of the summer has ended along with the season. TMZ reported that Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson have called off their engagement and split up. We were rooting for you guys! Oh well. Among the assets they’ll maybe have to divide are the tattoos they each got in ...

Wrap | 21.10.2018 23:30:24

The Simpsons Season 30 Episode 4 Review: Treehouse Of Horror XXIX

The Simpsons mix dinosaur DNA with Cthulhu but the results are not tremendous on Treehouse of Horror XXIX. ThisThe Simpsonsreview contains spoilers.The Simpsons: Season 30 Episode 4The horror of The Simpsons season 30 episode 4, "Treehouse Of Horror XXIX," is it is neither terrifying nor s...

Den of Geek | 21.10.2018 23:28:01

Richard Parsons Steps Down as CBS Chairman; Strauss Zelnick to Take Role

Media entrepreneur Strauss Zelnick replaced Richard Parsons as the chairman of the CBS Corp. board of directors Sunday, an unexpected switch as the venerable media company seeks to remake itself after the recent controversial ouster of former CEO Leslie Moonves. Parsons cited health reasons for his ...

Variety | 21.10.2018 23:14:26

Strauss Zelnick Replaces Richard Parsons as CBS Chairman of Board

Richard Parsons resigned from the CBS Corporation Board of Directors on Sunday for health reasons and was replaced as interim chairman by Strauss Zelnick, the head of Zelnick Media Capital.Parsons had been named to replace Leslie Moonves just three weeks ago, after the longtime CBS chief was forced ...

Wrap | 21.10.2018 23:07:52

Richard Parsons Steps Down From CBS Board, Role As Interim Chairman, Citing Health Reasons

Richard Parsons has resigned from the CBS Corp board of directors, including his role as interim chairman which he undertook just a month ago following the departure of Les Moonves. Parsons cited health reasons related to his fight with multiple myeloma as the reason for his sudden exit.The CBS boar...

Deadline | 21.10.2018 23:06:47

Jamie Lee Curtis’ ‘Boast’ About ‘Halloween,’ Gets Props From The Rock

Jamie Lee Curtis has something to brag about, and she’s not holding back.“I’m going for one BOAST post,” she tweeted Sunday, proudly sharing the success of her “Halloween” sequel that brought in $77.5 million on its opening weekend, scored second-best opening by a...

Wrap | 21.10.2018 22:54:11

Album Review: Lil Yachty’s ‘Nuthin’ 2 Prove’

You could say Lil Yachty is keeping expectations low on his latest album. After all, he did name his third studio effort “Nuthin’ 2 Prove.” The Atlanta rapper’s strength has never been in lyrical abilities; rather, he’s won fans for his playful demeanor and the infectiously upbeat subgenre he’s dubb...

Variety | 21.10.2018 22:30:23

David Gordon Green on His Modern Take on ‘Halloween’, Jamie Lee Curtis & Ignoring the Sequels

From Blumhouse Productions, executive producer/creative consultant John Carpenter and director David Gordon Green (who also wrote the film with Danny McBride), Halloween is a terrifying look at the after-effects of the trauma that Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) experienced when Michael Myers put o...

Collider | 21.10.2018 22:28:38

Twitter Mashes Up ‘Singin’ In the Rain’ With ‘It’s Raining Men’

Gene Kelly’s iconic dance under a downpour in “Singin’ In the Rain” is arguably one of the most famous scenes in movie musical history… so, of course, the internet is going to turn it into a mashup.One adept poster on Twitter named Cuppycup noted that the famous song ca...

Wrap | 21.10.2018 21:45:39

The Road to Gender Parity, Italian Style

Key representatives of Italian media joined with their American counterparts in Rome Sunday morning to usher a call for greater inclusion in the local entertainment industry. During a panel on the final day of MIA hosted by Women in Film, TV & Media Italia, the group presented the tools of ReFra...

Variety | 21.10.2018 21:40:31

NFL Players Almost Come To Blows Over League’s National Anthem Payoff

Two former allies who were key players in the NFL national anthem protests that dominated the league’s attention during the 2017 season almost came to blows before today’s game.Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid and Philadelphia Eagles safetyMalcolm Jenkins had to be separated during the...

Deadline | 21.10.2018 21:30:24

‘Daredevil’ Star Charlie Cox: I Get Why Ethan Hawke Hates Comic Book Movies

If you’re sick of superheroes taking over pop culture, Charlie Cox gets it. He doesn’t agree… but he gets it.In an interview with The Telegraph, the star of Netflix’s “Daredevil” discussed comments made this past summer by Ethan Hawke in which he said that “...

Wrap | 21.10.2018 21:23:52

London Film Festival Gets New BFI Boss In Tricia Tuttle

British Film Institute CEO Amanda Nevill said Sunday at the close of the organization’s London Film Festival that Tricia Tuttle has been appointed Director, BFI Festivals. Tuttle had led this year’s festival as interim artistic director after Clare Stewart went on sabbatical last year. S...

Deadline | 21.10.2018 21:20:43

Supergirl Season 4 Episode 2 Review: Fallout

New reporter Nia got the chance to flex her hero muscles in a solid episode of SupergirlThisSupergirlreview contains spoilers.Supergirl Season 4 Episode 2Supergirlstarted off this week’s episode with a great image that encapsulates the show’s ethos: Supergirl grabbing the flagpole before it can hurt...

Den of Geek | 21.10.2018 20:28:41

‘Halloween’ Posts Biggest Opening Weekend for a Film With a 55+ Woman as Lead

Jamie Lee Curtis has broken new ground for women at the box office thanks to the role that first made her famous: Laurie Strode, the protagonist of “Halloween” and one of horror’s most famous heroines.This weekend, David Gordon Green’s sequel to the 1978 slasher earned an ope...

Wrap | 21.10.2018 20:17:55

Saudi Cover Story On Jamal Khashoggi Murder Doubted By Sunday News Analysts

The explanation by the Saudi Arabian government that 60-year-old, out-of-shape Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed during a fist fight against hardened security men is being soundly dismissed Sunday morning news analysis programs by politicians and media.Khashoggi, a critic of the ...

Deadline | 21.10.2018 20:09:17

London Film Review: ‘Stan & Ollie’

Stan Laurel, the slimmer British half of Hollywood double act Laurel and Hardy, was not one to wax lyrical about the art or mystique of comedy: “You have to learn what people will laugh at, then proceed accordingly,” he said, making vaudeville performance sound altogether as methodical a...

Variety | 21.10.2018 20:00:27

‘Stan & Ollie’ Film Review: Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly Capture Laurel & Hardy Onstage and Off

In the hilarious movie comedies of the immortal Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, many of the laughs come from watching the duo teetering on the brink, unaware that they’re about to crash their car or to have a floor give way under them or to drop a piano down a very tall flight of stairs.“S...

Wrap | 21.10.2018 20:00:15

The Walking Dead Season 9 Episode 3 Review: Warning Signs

The buddy system is in full effect as Rick and the gang try to figure out who's killing all the Saviors. This The Walking Dead review contains spoilers.The Walking Dead Season 9 Episode 3Rick is determined to push the survivors into some sort of Utopian new world, in which everyone works togeth...

Den of Geek | 21.10.2018 19:44:22

President Donald Trump Tweetstorm – The Sunday Edition

President Donald Trump vowed today on Twitter that the “caravan” of Central Americans heading toward the U.S. border will be turned away and must register for asylum in Mexico.The President was a little late with his tweetstorm today, but was in an angry mood when he finally unleashed it...

Deadline | 21.10.2018 19:41:47

Mexican Revolution: Alejandra Marquez Abella

Six of the ten titles in Morelia’s 2018 Mexican feature competition are directed by women, likewise two of Mexican filmmakers’ five movies at Toronto. In Mexico, as Chile or Catalonia, women are finally coming to the fore as directors and screenwriters, and making movies and TV series which position...

Variety | 21.10.2018 19:12:08

New ‘Aquaman’ Images Reveal Willem Dafoe on a Hammerhead Shark

Warner Bros. has been doing a pretty stellar job keeping the hype alive for Aquaman, James Wan's colorful underwateradventure starring Jason Momoa as the aquatic hero himself. The super-sized trailers tease a surrealist CGI feast for the eyes, Wan is teasing an ambitious take unlike anything we&...

Collider | 21.10.2018 19:11:12

Tricia Tuttle Named Director, BFI Festivals; Clare Stewart Steps Down

Tricia Tuttle will take over the BFI London Film Festival, and other BFI festivals, following Clare Stewart’s decision not to return after a sabbatical. Tuttle stepped in as artistic director for this year’s LFF, which came to a close Sunday with a world premiere screening of “Stan and Ollie.”...

Variety | 21.10.2018 19:11:05

‘Venom’ Licks $461M Global; ‘Star Is Born’ Strums Past $200M; ‘Halloween’ Takes $92M WW Bow – International Box Office

UPDATED, Sundaywritethru: Sony’s Venom continues to lead the international box office, scoring a hat trick at No. 1 with $32.3 millionthis weekend for an offshore cume of $290.7Mand a global total to date of $461.2M — and that’s with China and Japan still on deck. In second, Warner...

Deadline | 21.10.2018 19:01:06

Selma Blair’s MS Reveal Includes Heartfelt Thanks To Netflix’s ‘Another Life’ Team

Selma Blair’s emotional reveal on Instagram this weekend that she was recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis included her thanking the cast and crew of her new Netflix original series Another Lifefor helping her as she copes with the disease.The post Saturday included a selfie of Blair dur... #netflix

Deadline | 21.10.2018 19:00:41

Daredevil Season 3 Villain Wilson Bethel on Becoming Bullseye

Mike CecchiniOct 21, 2018 Wilson Bethel is Benjamin Poindexter in Daredevil Season 3 on Netflix. But Marvel fans know him as Bullseye.This article contains Daredevil season 3 spoilers. We have a spoiler free review here if you prefer.Fans have been waiting for Bullseye to appear on Marvel's Dar...

Den of Geek | 21.10.2018 18:27:20

‘Halloween’ Director David Gordon Green on Why Michael Myers Doesn’t Go for THAT Kill

Michael Myers. The Shape. Whatever you call him, the one thing everyone agrees on is that he's pure evil. As Sam Loomis told us in the original film, "I spent eight years trying to reach him, and then another seven trying to keep him locked up, because I realized that what was living behind that...

Collider | 21.10.2018 18:26:52

‘Mid90s’ Off To Far From Middling Start; ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ & ‘Wildlife’ Solid In Bows – Specialty Box Office

The opening weekend of Jonah Hill's feature directorial debut Mid90s has given distributor A24 two of the year's three best opening-frame per-theater averages to date. Fresh off premiere screenings at the Toronto and New York film festivals, the coming-of-age pic grossed $249,500 during the ...

Deadline | 21.10.2018 18:01:51