It's Rumor Time: Woody Allen's latest movie may never be released

Here’s what we know about Woody Allen’s A Rainy Day In New York: It’s about a middle-aged man’s affair with a much younger actress, and pretty much everybody involved in the thing now regrets it. Stars Rebecca Hall, Timothée Chalamet, Selena Gomez, and Griffin Newman have all pledged their salaries to anti-harassment…

Tom Hardy's Venom was inspired by Woody Allen, Conor McGregor, and Redman

Topher Grace recently stopped just shy of admitting that Tom Hardy’s Venom from Venom will be better than his Venom from Spider-Man 3, but maybe the secret to Hardy’s apparent success is the eclectic influences he kept in mind while coming up with his take on the goopy, brain-eating, Marvel villain. In a profile from Esquire

Woody Allen thinks he should be the "poster boy" for #MeToo—but, like, in a good way

Today in, “I don’t think that means what you think it means,” Woody Allen says in a new interview that he should be “the poster boy for the #MeToo Movement”—which he kind of already is, as an example of a powerful man whose career has continued unabated despite allegations of sexual abuse. Allen doesn’t mean it like…

Kate Winslet says she has "bitter regrets" about working with unnamed "men of power"

As reported by The Hollywood Reporter, Kate Winslet recently spoke out against the culture of sexual harassment in Hollywood, saying at the London Critics’ Circle awards on Sunday that she has “bitter regrets” over the “poor decisions” she made in working with certain certain “directors, producers, and men of power.”…

Colin Firth joins the list of actors who say they'll never work with Woody Allen again

There’s been a growing movement in recent months, as part of the larger conversation about sexual assault and harassment in Hollywood, for actors to publicly cut ties with director Woody Allen, as more and more attention has been paid to accusations of sexual assault from his stepdaughter, Dylan Farrow. Now, Colin…

Alec Baldwin thinks everyone is being “unfair” to Woody Allen

Every once in a while, it seems possible that there’s actually more than one Alec Baldwin. On one end of the spectrum, there’s the fun, personable guy who keeps getting new TV shows over on ABC, and on the other, there’s the guy who said all of that awful shit to his daughter that one time, the guy who thinks late…

Rebecca Hall vows to give her salary from the new Woody Allen movie to #TimesUp

Vicky Cristina Barcelona actress Rebecca Hall has now become the latest Woody Allen collaborator to express her regret at working with the famous writer-director, who’s been repeatedly accused by his step-daughter Dylan Farrow of sexual assault. IndieWire reports that Hall—who recently filmed for a single day on…

Seth Meyers asks women to lead us into the future in searing Golden Globes monologue

Leading up the ceremonial duties for the largest Hollywood gathering since the revelations of just how deep the culture of sexual harassment (and misogyny) runs in the film and TV industry—and really, anywhere—was going to be a tough task for anyone. And while handing over that kind of platform to a white man again…

Shocking report suggests that Woody Allen's unpublished writings are super creepy

Woody Allen movies often have some gross undertones (particularly in the case of his next project), but his archives at Princeton University’s Firestone Library seem to be utterly packed with overtly gross stories about older men falling in love with significantly younger women. That’s according to Richard Morgan, who…

Wonder Wheel is one of Woody Allen's sourest, stagiest, and most disturbingly personal movies

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What the hell is anyone to make of Woody Allen’s Wonder Wheel, in which a self-proclaimed romantic entertains leaving his lover for her much younger stepdaughter? Separating the man from the art is always difficult when it comes to the legendary New York neurotic of American moviemaking, whose personal life remains…

We are witnessing Hollywood’s long-overdue moral reckoning

In 2006, while accepting the Best Supporting Actor award for Syriana, George Clooney gave a speech that instantly became such shorthand for celebrity smugness that South Park based an entire episode around making fun of it. “We are a little bit out of touch in Hollywood every once in a while, I think. It’s probably a…