‘Untouchable’ charts the rise and fall of Harvey Weinstein
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Harvey Weinstein's name was intrinsically linked to the Sundance Film Festival for years, which makes it somewhat fitting that 14 months after his career began to unravel the festival played host to the world premiere of a documentary about his rise and fall.
"I'm so happy it's at Sundance," said "Untouchable" director Ursula Macfarlane, whose film debuted Friday night in Park City. "It's the perfect place for a film about Harvey."
James Taylor celebrates midterms check on ‘rogue government’
Weighing Me Too movement’s impact in Hollywood
NEW YORK (AP) — With two of Harvey Weinstein's accusers watching from the audience, journalists whose work led to the Hollywood mogul's downfall and arrest received their Pulitzer Prize awards on Wednesday at an event honoring them and the other winners.
The New York Times and The New Yorker magazine received the gold medal for public service for reporting on decades of sexual abuse allegations against Weinstein.
With a lighter touch, SAG Awards follows a familiar script
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With a still undetermined awards race and an industry undergoing tectonic shifts with the Me Too and Time's Up movements, awards shows have become canaries in the coal mine.
After the Golden Globes, it was clear that the entertainment business was not shying away from its problems, but the Screen Actors Guild Awards suggested that perhaps the Hollywood reckoning is now following a familiar script.
Weinstein accusers Tomei, Arquette name ‘silence breakers’ at SAG Awards
The 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards began Sunday night as it traditionally does, with actors discussing how they became actors.
But this year there was a twist -- only women spoke.
Spotlight to focus on women at 24th annual SAG Awards
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Screen Actors Guild Awards' tendency to predict eventual Oscar winners won't be the only thing commanding attention when the 24th annual ceremony airs Sunday. The show is also focusing its spotlight on women, with nearly all female presenters, all women opening the show and a first-ever host in actress Kristen Bell.
Tomei, Arquette, Nash and Munn to present at SAG Awards
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mandy Moore, Marisa Tomei, Olivia Munn and Rosanna Arquette will be among the presenters at Sunday's Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Niecy Nash, Gina Rodriguez, Maya Rudolph and SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris are among the presenters announced Wednesday. The SAG Awards honor outstanding performances in television and film, with "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" and "Big Little Lies" the leading nominees.
New York Times fires lawyer who worked with Weinstein
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times on Tuesday fired lawyer David Boies' firm after learning it tried to halt the newspaper's investigation into sexual harassment charges against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein while also representing the newspaper on other matters.
Boies has disputed the Times' view that his work for Weinstein represented a conflict of interest. Still, he no longer works for Weinstein and said the task he completed for him was a mistake.