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'Stranger Things 2': New Season of Netflix's Hit Show Gets Darker, Goes Deeper
5 hours ago
Early on in the great new season of Stranger Things, there's a moment that sums up the geek heart of the story. Eighties small-town misfit kid Will Byers sits alone in his room, sketching his comic-book superhero alter ego, Zombie Boy. His older brother, Jonathan, comes in for a talk about why they're different from other people. "Being a freak is the best, all right?" he explains. "I would rather be best friends with Zombie Boy than a boring nobody. Okay, look, who would you rather be friends with, Bowie or Kenny Rogers? »
Matt Damon Knew About Gwyneth Paltrow's Weinstein Sexual Harassment Story
6 hours ago
The actor also revealed that he knew about Gwyneth Paltrow's allegations of sexual harassment against the movie mogul for years, long before Paltrow came forward earlier this month.
"I knew the story about Gwyneth from Ben because he was with her after Brad [Pitt]," Damon said. (Paltrow and Affleck dated in the late Nineties, following her broken engagement with Pitt.) "But I was working with Gwyneth, with Harvey, »
Watch Stunning First Trailer for Paul Thomas Anderson's 'Phantom Thread'
8 hours ago
The visually stunning preview focuses on Day-Lewis' dressmaker, whose life and art becomes unraveled after meeting a young woman played by actress Vicky Krieps. "Her arrival has cast a very long shadow," the dressmaker says in the trailer.
"You can sew almost anything into the canvas of a coat. When I was a boy, I started to hide things in the lining of the garments," Day-Lewis' character says in voiceover. »
David Letterman Receives Mark Twain Prize at All-Star Ceremony
11 hours ago
David Letterman's late-night legacy was celebrated Sunday night at the Kennedy Center as Bill Murray, Jimmy Kimmel, Eddie Vedder, former Late Show bandleader Paul Shaffer and more honored Letterman at the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor ceremony.
"No one from his generation influenced American comedy more," Kimmel said of the late-night host.
"When Dave left 17 long months ago, we had no idea how much trouble we were in. I look at what's going on now and I think this is your [Letterman's] fault. All of it. Everything was fine »
'The Walking Dead' Season Premiere Recap: Life During Wartime
22 hours ago
The closing credits of The Walking Dead's season premiere dedicates the episode to George Romero, who died this past summer at age 77, after essentially inventing the post-apocalyptic zombie genre with his cult classic Night of the Living Dead and its myriad sequels, reboots and rip-offs. And yet just about everything that happened in the hour leading up to that little tip o' the cap to the master was a reminder of how much this show has moved beyond Romero. What started as a epic riff on the Dead movies has become … well, »
'The Deuce' Recap: Welcome to New York
22 hours ago
Let's get this out of the way: What we have just witnessed was, hands down, the best episode of The Deuce yet. By a lot. Titled "Au Reservoir," it's funny, scary, sad, sexy and entertaining as hell from start to finish. How did this so-so show get so damned good so suddenly?
The answers may lie behind the scenes. This episode was directed by co-star James Franco, who previously helmed one of the series' better installments. Judging from his two turns in the driver's seat, he's got a knack for »