Hollywood

the mob

The Wild Story of the Real-Life Mobster Who Starred in ‘The Godfather’

Marlon Brando was Gianni Russo's only acting coach. Frank Sinatra was his only singing teacher. He's got tales.
Seth Ferranti
3.15.19
Oscars

Lena Waithe Says Halle Berry Made Her Feel Like She Could Do Anything

Ahead of the Oscars, the Emmy-winning screenwriter talks to Broadly about working with Halle Berry on BET's "Boomerang" remake and the "string connecting" their trajectories as groundbreaking Black artists.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
2.21.19
Review

'I Am the Night' Unearths New Details of Hollywood's Black Dahlia Murder

Patty Jenkins’ new TNT series uncovers new details connected to the infamous Black Dahlia murder of the 1940s—and explores it as a story of racial identity.
Peg Aloi
2.5.19
the vice interview

Desiree Akhavan Doesn't Mind Being a Hollywood Outsider

We spoke to the writer, actor, and director behind 'The Bisexual' and 'The Miseducation of Cameron Post' about… well, tons of things.
Daniel Dylan Wray
2.1.19
Culture

Accused Rapist Bryan Singer Could Make Over $40M for 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

In light of the allegations against him, the prospect of the hefty paycheck is frustrating many in Hollywood.
Kara Weisenstein
1.30.19
Op-Ed

You’re Not Allowed in the Anne Hathaway Club if You Hated Her in the 2000s

As a faithful fan, watching you frauds come crawling back into the Hathaway standom makes my blood boil.
Jill Gutowitz
1.28.19
Culture

Rachel True of 'The Craft' Says Convention Excluded Her Because She's Black

"Maybe it’s just an oversight but...I mean...it’s a film about four fucking girls—not three."
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
1.28.19
Culture

Boots Riley Doesn't Need an Oscar Nomination, According to Boots Riley

"I had no actual belief that we would get nominated."
Kara Weisenstein
1.23.19
Culture

Gina Rodriguez Finally Addressed Those 'Anti-Black' Criticisms

The “Jane the Virgin” actress has been under fire for a series of statements about representation and the pay gap between Latinas and Black women in Hollywood.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
1.23.19
Culture

Melissa McCarthy Doesn't Want to Be Hollywood's 'Stepford Wife'

In a recent interview with "InStyle," Melissa McCarthy confronted the criticism she receives for playing roles that don't fit within Hollywood's narrow definition of women.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
1.9.19
golden globes

Why It's Important for Diverse, Emerging Artists to Win Awards

Representation matters more than you think.
Kara Weisenstein
1.7.19
golden globes

The Best Parts of Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg's Golden Globes Monologue

"We're about to scorch some earth!"
Kara Weisenstein
1.7.19
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