PopPolitics: Trump and the Politics of Mass Distraction (Listen)
Donald Trump actually delivered a speech on energy policy this past week, but it was overshadowed by coverage of protests outside his rallies and his own invoking of ’90s scandals involving Bill...
Lady Gaga Hitches a Ride With Mario Andretti at Indianapolis 500 (Video)
Lady Gaga has already knocked off a Golden Globe win and an Oscar nomination from her bucket list in 2016, and now the pop star can say she’s participated in the Indianapolis 500. The “Ti...
'Me Before You' Review Roundup: Critics Split Over Emilia Clarke's New Tearjerker
Emilia Clarke ventures beyond Westeros for another silver-screen venture in "Me Before You," but Khaleesi's latest film isn't garnering much more favorable reviews than last summer's "T...
Emmy Contender Joan Allen on Abduction Drama ‘The Family': It’s a ‘Bigger Story’ Than ‘Room’
A version of this story first appeared in the print edition of TheWrap Magazine’s The Race Begins Emmy Issue. Can an actress with an arty reputation – a Tony Award, three Critics’ Ch...
Jeff Bridges Joins ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’
Jeff Bridges is the newest cast member to join “Kingsman: The Golden Circle,” the 66-year-old actor shared on Twitter this weekend. The sequel to 20th Century Fox’s 2014 spy film, &...
'Ghostbusters' Reboot Backlash: Melissa McCarthy Slams Trolls, Saying They Need to 'Find a Friend'
This summer's female-led "Ghostbusters" reboot has proven controversial among certain fans, with its trailer garnering more "dislikes" on YouTube than any other in history. Asked a...
BBC’s ‘Top Gear’ Retuned But Staying True to Original Essence, Says Series Editor Alex Renton
“Top Gear,” the world’s biggest motoring show, relaunches in the U.K. on BBC on Sunday and in the U.S. on BBC America on Monday with a new lineup of hosts — led by Chris Evans and Matt LeB...
Johnny Depp’s Ex Vanessa Paradis Defends Actor From ‘Outrageous’ Domestic Abuse Allegations (Report)
Johnny Depp‘s ex partner, Vanessa Paradis, has reportedly written a letter defending the “Alice Through the Looking Glass” star from Amber Heard‘s recent domestic abuse allegat...
Johnny Depp: Anatomy of a Fallen Movie Star
In a 2005 episode of “Entourage” a super-agent played by Malcolm McDowell tells Jeremy Piven’s Ari Gold that his eight-year-old daughter knew that Johnny Depp was going to be a star ...
Arthouse Audit: Openers Struggle, 'Love & Friendship' and 'The Lobster' Flourish
The opening weekend specialized box office was grim this Memorial Day holiday—as best as we can tell.  That's because increasingly, distributors are refusing to report the box office numbers f...
'Finding Dory:' New Trailer Hints at Disney•Pixar's First Lesbian Couple
Pixar is currently in sequel mode, with four of its next five projects continuing existing series rather than beginning new ones. The first of these, next month's "Finding Dory," may also be...
Jeremy Irons Thinks ‘Batman v Superman’ Deserved All Those Bad Reviews
“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” was “deservedly” bashed by critics, according to star Jeremy Irons. The latest actor to play Bruce Wayne’s faithful butler, Alfred, t...
'Kung Fury II' Teased by Writer, Director & Star David Sandberg
"Kung Fury," an over-the-top martial-arts film made in the style of '80s action movies, was released on May 22, 2015. If that date doesn't seem especially significant to you, it certainly do...
Director John Carney Criticizes Keira Knightley’s Acting in ‘Begin Again’
Often, when a film wraps and directors are asked about working with big actors, it’s all praise. It’s a different story, however, with “Begin Again” director John Carney and Ke...
Who Should Direct the Next James Bond Film? And What Should the Series Become?
It says a lot about where the James Bond series has been over the last few years that yesterday’s announcement by director Sam Mendes — that he is stepping down from the franchise after having dir...
Studio Ghibli Veteran Animator Makiko Futaki Dies at 57
The animation world has lost a prodigious talent with the death of Makiko Futaki, a longtime Studio Ghibli animator who passed away on May 13 after an unspecified illness. Futaki collaborated on every...
Johnny Depp’s ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ Flops
“Alice Through the Looking Glass” has all The Playing Cards stacked against it as the Disney sequel seeks to hold onto its head through Memorial Day weekend. Heading into its domestic debu...
Emmy Contender Pedro Pascal on ‘Narcos': Netflix ‘Isn’t Movies, It’s the Next Thing’
A version of this story first appeared in the print edition of TheWrap Magazine’s The Race Begins Emmy Issue. Pedro Pascal became a minor cult hero playing a high schooler memorably slain by TV&...
‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Leads Anemic Holiday Weekend With $65 Million So Far
“X-Men: Apocalypse” has brought in an estimated $65 million from the holiday weekend box office so far. Up against mixed reviews, that number is much lower than grosses made from earlier m...
Box Office: ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Hits $65 Million, ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ Flops
Fox’s “X-Men: Apocalypse” and Disney’s “Alice Through the Looking Glass” squared off over Memorial Day weekend, but both blockbuster hopefuls emerged bruised from t...

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