Robert Redford takes one last ride in a nostalgic true-crime yarn from the director of A Ghost Story 

What do we see when we look at Robert Redford? Now in his 80s, the actor has reached that moment of his career, familiar only to performers of a certain age and legacy, when his mere presence confers the weight of history. Redford’s never been much of a chameleon; even when he was young, it was usually just him up…

Casey Affleck apologizes for "unprofessional" behavior that led to harassment lawsuits against him

Casey Affleck has now apologized for the “unprofessional” atmosphere on the set of his directorial debut, I’m Still Here, which led to two women on the film’s crew suing him over sexual harassment complaints. The complaints in question—which included allegations that Affleck harassed women on set, encouraged other men…

Jennifer Lawrence and Jodie Foster replace Casey Affleck as this year's Best Actress presenters

Earlier this year—and, really, for no particular reason or pending lawsuits whatsoever—Casey Affleck announced that he’d be forgoing his expected duties at this year’s Oscars, skipping the job of handing out Best Actress to the winner of the class of 2018. (Traditionally, the best acting awards are presented by the…

Casey Affleck withdraws from the Oscars, no reason, why do you ask?

In a move that’s not for any particular reason, he’s probably just really busy that night, wait, why are you asking?, Deadline reports that Casey Affleck has withdrawn from participating in this year’s Oscars. Traditionally, the previous year’s winners for Best Actor and Best Actress appear at the ceremony to present…

David Lowery had to stop himself from giving up on his Sundance hit A Ghost Story

“I still am dumbfounded that I’m actually here talking about it,” director David Lowery told The A.V. Club when we spoke to him in New York last month about his new film A Ghost Story. Making the tiny project in lieu of taking a vacation after finishing his Disney remake Pete’s Dragon, Lowery wasn’t even sure he could…

Amazon gives everyone in the real Manchester-By-The-Sea a free year of Prime

In what seems like an overdue payment for subjecting its poor citizens to a lifetime of hearing people say “oh, I didn’t know that was a real place,” The Hollywood Reporter says that Amazon is giving everyone in the real Manchester-By-The-Sea a free year of Amazon Prime. Kennth Lonergan’s Manchester By The Sea movie…

Brie Larson says you know why she didn’t clap for Casey Affleck

Common perception following the Oscars was that Brie Larson made a strong statement without saying a word by not clapping for Casey Affleck upon his win for Manchester By The Sea. Now, in an interview with Vanity Fair, she essentially says that the interpretation of her actions—or lack thereof—was accurate. “I think…

Kenneth Lonergan writes op-ed for college paper defending Casey Affleck

If not for that whole Best Picture mix-up, the biggest controversy to come out of last week’s Academy Awards probably would’ve been Casey Affleck winning Best Actor for his work on Manchester By The Sea. Affleck settled out of court with two women who said he sexually harassed them a few years ago, so some people—like…

Casey Affleck just realized his production company donated to Donald Trump

Casey Affleck got political last night in his acceptance speech for Best Lead Actor at the Independent Spirit Awards, calling Donald Trump’s policies “abhorrent” and “un-American.” Unsurprisingly, then, he seems pretty pissed that his production company donated $5,000 to Trump’s transition team without telling him. …