‘Westworld’ Season 2 Review: The Robot Revolution Will Be Televised, Beautifully

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SPOILER ALERT: This story contains broad details of the second season of Westworld, which premieres tonight on HBO. 
Regardless of its actual merits, there’s always been a bit of a Joe Biden quality to Westworld but heading into its Season 2 debu…

Italian Director Fausto Brizzi Under Investigation for Alleged Sexual Harassment (Report)

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Italian director Fausto Brizzi has been placed under investigation by prosecutors in Rome on sexual harassment charges brought by three women, Italian daily Corriere della Sera has reported. The formal investigation, which is the first known case of this type in Italy since the #MeToo movement started, is preliminary and does not mean Brizzi, who […]

Morgan Spurlock Argues His Tweeted #MeToo Admissions Didn’t Violate Agreement On TNT Series

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Documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock continues to deal with fallout from his tweeted #MeToo admissions last December in which he described himself as “part of the problem,” and detailed a history of sexual misconduct that reached back to his college days.
Turner Entertainment Network quickly moved to distance itself from Spurlock and his production company, Warrior Poets, which had been working on a TNT documentary series Who Rules The World?, focused on women’s issues…

Viola Davis on Pay Inequality: ‘If You See Me the Same, Pay Me the Same’

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On the red carpet for Variety‘s Power of Women New York event Friday, Viola Davis shared her thoughts on the #MeToo movement, its implications, and the lasting effects of sexual assault. “I think the conversation now is people really feel like the impact is just a woman loses her career — it’s way deeper than that,” […]

Disney’s Bob Iger Tells Vogue Magazine Fox Deal Eclipsed Presidential Run

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A lengthy Vogue profile of Disney CEO Bob Iger incorporates, of course, ample notes and quotes about his sartorial preference for business casual. But it also fleshes out parts of his background and world view that don’t often get as much ink.
“The status quo, to me, is a joke,” Iger emphasizes, referring to multiple aspects of his stewardship of the company. Given his support for Democratic causes, the quote also has a political dimension. He tells writer Rob Haskell…