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‘The Handmaid’s Story’ stars see present as ‘scarily related’

In episode three of Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Story,” quietly fierce protagonist Offred (Elisabeth Moss) delivers a chilling monologue that in just some traces encapsulates why this dystopian story has discovered new life greater than 30 years after the guide on which it is based mostly was launched. “Now I am awake to the world,” she says, as she strikes bonnet-clad down a haunting road, surrounded by armed officers. “I used

Lawyer says racial discrimination lawsuit in opposition to Fox ‘will proceed to develop’

A authorized marketing campaign alleging racial discrimination in opposition to Fox Information that has already attracted greater than a dozen plaintiffs may develop even bigger, the lawyer representing the plaintiffs mentioned Wednesday. At a press convention held at his Manhattan legislation workplaces, Douglas Wigdor mentioned he has obtained cellphone calls from some on-air staff of Fox Information who should not at present a part of a go well with since

Chobani sues Alex Jones for disparaging claims about refugee staff

The yogurt firm Chobani is suing Alex Jones, the aggressive conspiracy theorist with a big following, over his claims that Chobani supported “migrant rapists.” The go well with was filed Monday in a district courtroom in Idaho. At concern are claims made in a collection of reviews revealed by Infowars, a web site owned by Jones, that allege refugees employed by Chobani have dedicated intercourse crimes and precipitated an uptick

Sanaa Lathan takes purpose in ‘Pictures Fired’

“It truly is a 10-hour movie,” she advised CNN. “It is a lot a film that every time we mentioned ‘episodes’ on set, we had been playfully reprimanded and advised to name them ‘hours.’” The brand new Fox drama reunites Lathan along with her “Love & Basketball” director Gina Prince-Bythewood, who co-created the collection with husband Reggie Rock Bythewood. The present is constructed across the controversial killing of a civilian

Jonathan Demme: 5 must-see movies

Picture copyright Getty Photographs Picture caption Demme was a grasp of many movie genres The movie profession of Jonathan Demme, who has died at the age of 73, spanned 5 many years and no less than as many genres. As adept at crafting live performance movies and documentaries as he was with thrillers, comedies and emotional household dramas, his checklist of credit exhibits him to be versatile in addition to

Jonathan Demme, ‘Silence of the Lambs’ director, useless at 73

He died of issues from esophageal most cancers, in keeping with an announcement from his publicist. Demme received acclaim because the director of “Philadelphia,” the 1993 drama starring Tom Hanks as a lawyer battling AIDS, and “Beloved,” the 1998 Oprah Winfrey film based mostly on Toni Morrison’s bestseller a couple of 19th century slave haunted by the ghost of her daughter. Nevertheless it’s “Silence of the Lambs” for which he

ESPN will lay off 100 on-air personalities and writers, supply says

ESPN plans to put off 100 on-air personalities and writers, a supply conversant in the matter informed CNNMoney on Wednesday. The job cuts, together with tv, radio and on-line personalities, shall be introduced Wednesday, and most will take impact instantly, the supply mentioned. ESPN additionally plans to chop what the supply described as a restricted variety of extra off-air jobs. ESPN is shifting its focus towards digital because it faces

Bristol’s Colston Corridor to drop ‘poisonous’ slave dealer identify

Picture caption Colston Corridor is because of shut for a £49m revamp on the finish of the 12 months and reopen in 2020 A music venue is to ditch the “poisonous” identify it shares with a 17th Century slave dealer. Colston Corridor bosses had beforehand maintained that the Bristol attraction was named after the road it’s on, somewhat than Edward Colston. A lot of the Bristol-born MP and product owner’s

Paula Hawkins’ new novel Into The Water confuses critics

Picture copyright Getty Photographs Picture caption The Woman on the Practice was Paula Hawkins’s first novel below her personal identify The one drawback with writing a debut novel that sells 20 million copies and spawns a Hollywood movie is – your follow-up has quite a bit to dwell as much as. Paula Hawkins’ 2015 debut The Woman on the Practice was a publishing phenomenon, and the primary opinions for her

Fifth Indiana Jones movie moved to 2020

Picture copyright Lucasfilm/Paramount Picture caption Harrison Ford was final seen because the daredevil archaeologist in 2008 The discharge date for the fifth Indiana Jones movie has been put again to 10 July 2020 – three days earlier than star Harrison Ford celebrates his 78th birthday. The as but untitled movie had been set for release in July 2019, however will now seem in cinemas one yr later. Disney has additionally