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  • David Harbour of ‘Stranger Things’ Never Wants to Play the Dad

    October 27, 2017 9:30 AM 37

    Mr. Harbour, 42, spoke by phone from Sofia, Bulgaria, on a bad-weather break from shooting “Hellboy.” These are edited excerpts from the conversation. The first season was such a classic hero’s journey. What I started to realize with the new one is, once somebody has this heroic moment, this kind of savior moment, the danger then becomes: What are the limits

  • Back to the Upside Down! Stranger Things to return to screens

    October 25, 2017 11:11 PM 56

    The hit Netflix show returns to the streaming service four days before Halloween, more than a year after it debuted in July 2016, and will see its ensemble cast – including Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Millie Bobby Brown and Finn Wolfhard – back in their roles as the residents of fictional town Hawkins, Indiana. Set in 1983, the first season told the tale of the disappearance

  • Lyft's new Stranger Things ride mode sounds more unpleasant than scary

    October 25, 2017 4:46 PM 38

    Stranger Things returns on Friday, and the brands want us to know they’re just as excited as we are to get back to Hawkins, Indiana. The most recent attempt to capitalize on the show’s popularity comes from Lyft, with the launch of “Strange Mode.” On Thursday, October 26th and Friday, October 27th, users nationwide will be able to opt into the mode from 6AM to 6PM, which

  • Harvey Weinstein faces assault claims from two more women, and his company is sued for negligence

    October 25, 2017 1:50 AM 42

    Two more women accused movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault Tuesday, and the company he co-founded is facing a potentially costly lawsuit over his conduct. Mimi Haleyi, a production assistant on a Weinstein Co. TV show, said Tuesday she was sexually assaulted by Harvey Weinstein in 2006 in New York. On the same day, actress Dominique Huett

  • George Clooney’s ‘Suburbicon’ bristles with rage and bitter humor

    October 24, 2017 8:34 PM 35

    An uneasy, tonally awkward testament to the sourball heart of the candy-colored American Dream, George Clooney’s “Suburbicon” can’t be described as a home run. But as an artifact of its era, it bristles with genuine discernment and rage that cannot be denied. A burlesque of racist panic that eventually gives way to Hitchcockian horror — before devolving

  • Grab your free South Park: The Fractured But Whole trial right now

    October 24, 2017 4:33 PM 41

    Even after reading our review, if you’re not quite ready to get involved in The Fractured But Whole of South Park… Ubisoft has released a free Xbox One and PS4 trial. Those who download the trial/demo get the full experience (limited to 1 hour of playtime) and progress will transfer over for those who purchase the full version. So… that’s definitely

  • Harvey Weinstein's former assistant claims to violate NDA to allege harassment and assault

    October 24, 2017 2:47 AM 41

    Zelda Perkins was working as Harvey Weinstein's assistant at Miramax in London in the late '90s when, she claims, he harassed her and sexually assaulted one of her colleagues. Those events, she told The Financial Times, ultimately led to a total settlement of £250,000 (over $330,000) for herself and a colleague and the signing of non-disclosure agreements

  • New York attorney general launches probe of Weinstein Co

    October 23, 2017 11:31 PM 35

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a civil rights investigation on Monday into The Weinstein Co. following sexual harassment and assault allegations against its co-founder, Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. As part of the investigation, the prosecutor's office issued a subpoena seeking company records on harassment

  • The Harvey Weinstein Archetype

    October 23, 2017 10:31 PM 58

    In the wake of the New Yorker and New York Times expose of Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault revelations and ensuing stories, let’s presence something. Myself, almost every woman, and some men, have experienced sexual harassment and/or sexual abuse. It is symptomatic of a bigger issue in our culture - violence against women, which bleeds into other issues

  • Winnetka native Brit Marling alleges Harvey Weinstein suggested they shower together

    October 23, 2017 8:37 PM 29

    Brit Marling is the latest woman to come forward with sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein. "The OA" actress recounted an experience to the Atlantic where Weinstein requested a meeting with her in 2014. Like many Weinstein accusers, Marling said her meeting with the producer was relocated to his hotel suite. "I, too, went to the meeting