• Police investigations, rehab, and new accusers: The latest in the Harvey Weinstein saga
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    Suzy Byrne

    Police investigations, rehab, and new accusers: The latest in the Harvey Weinstein saga

    Harvey Weinstein is pushing pause on his life as he reportedly seeks treatment for sex addiction, but the scandal surrounding him continues to blow up.

  • How Warren Beatty’s Town & Country became one of Hollywood's most notorious flops
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    Ben Falk

    How Warren Beatty’s Town & Country became one of Hollywood's most notorious flops

    Warren Beatty’s 2001 farce, in which he plays a super-rich architect juggling different women, is one of the biggest bombs in Hollywood history losing over $90m in total for New Line Cinema. Back in the late-1990s, director Peter Chelsom was about to break into the Hollywood big time. “Peter Chelsom was a great guy, really understands cinema, but Warren was off on a track,” said the film’s cinematographer, William Fraker, who called ‘Town & Country’ a “complete disaster”.

  • Watch Movie Stars Nominate Fellow Celebrities to Run for President (And Save Us All?)
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    Kevin Polowy

    Watch Movie Stars Nominate Fellow Celebrities to Run for President (And Save Us All?)

    The left needs Donald Trump to go away yesterday, while the right feels the same about Hillary Clinton. Someone like… Oprah Winfrey or Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson? “Everyone keeps talking about The Rock for president,” said Scott Eastwood (Snowden).

  • Role Recall: Kate Beckinsale Remembers 'Pearl Harbor,' Humble 'Underworld' Beginnings, and More
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    Kevin Polowy

    Role Recall: Kate Beckinsale Remembers 'Pearl Harbor,' Humble 'Underworld' Beginnings, and More

    These days Kate Beckinsale is probably better known for werewolf-whooping in the Underworld series than tea-sipping in costume dramas. But her roots are firmly planted in the latter. The 42-year-old London native made her movie debut in the 1993 Shakespeare adaptation Much Ado About Nothing while on summer break from Oxford before headlining fanciful fare like Cold Comfort Farm (1995) and Emma (1996).

  • The Insane Story Behind Tiptoes – A Comedy Starring Gary Oldman As A Dwarf
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    Ben Falk

    The Insane Story Behind Tiptoes – A Comedy Starring Gary Oldman As A Dwarf

    Gary Oldman has the “role of a lifetime” playing a dwarf, it features Matthew McConaughey and Kate Beckinsale at the height of their mainstream fame, yet it’s been called one of the worst and most tasteless movies ever made. When the British actress signed on for 2003’s ‘Tiptoes’, written and directed by cult filmmaker Matthew Bright, she agreed to do it for SAG minimum wage – with one condition. The now-63-year-old (below) had actually written the script for ‘Tiptoes’ when he was 18.