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Melina Gills

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Season Two Premiere Date Announced With Stunning Trailer

Hulu has announced April 25 as the official premiere date of season two of their flagship drama series “The Handmaid’s Tale.” Winning the top prizes in its genre at both the Emmys and Golden Globes, the popular and critically loved series also released its first teaser (watch below) for the highly anticipated follow-up season.

Ignoring Woody Allen Sexual Abuse Allegation No Longer Viable for Actresses

Beloved filmmaker Woody Allen has long been accused of sexually abusing Dylan Farrow, the adoptive daughter he shares with ex-wife Mia Farrow. She was seven years old at the time of the alleged sexual assault. The controversial allegations, which were heavily pursued by Mia Farrow but to no avail, have not, until now, diminished the director’s reputation, popularity, and acclaim.

Allen continues to be a prolific director and screenwriter and regularly appears in his films, although less frequentl…

From Speeches to Dress Codes, the Highs and Lows of the 2018 Golden Globe Awards

High: Host Seth Meyers’s sexual harassment humor

The new big bad at the 2018 Golden Globes was Harvey Weinstein, formerly Hollywood’s most powerful—and most thanked—producer. Instead of being gushed over by actresses this year, he was repeatedly the target of host Seth Meyers’s opening monologue jokes. “It’s time to address the elephant not in the room: Harvey Weinstein is not in the room tonight,” said Meyers. “I’ve heard rumors he’s crazy and difficult to work with. He’ll be back in 20 years w…

‘Big Little Lies,’ ‘Three Billboards,’ and the 2018 Golden Globe Winners

The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards were held last night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Host Seth Meyers opened the evening with a monologue full of sexual harassment jokes. He called out Harvey Weinstein as the only person who will be booed at his In Memoriam appearance 20 years down the line.

Everyone was happy to make light of the widespread sexual misconduct that has been plaguing the industry since its inception but is only recently being openly discussed and condemned. Most in attendance con…

FX Announces 2018 TV Premiere Dates and Renames Emmy-winning ‘Atlanta’

FX revealed the premiere date of several of its beloved television series, including Atlanta, which has been renamed Atlanta Robbin’ Season. The series created by, written by, and starring Donald Glover was one of 2016’s biggest critical hits and took home several awards, including two Emmys for Glover, one for his understated but touching lead performance and the other for his direction of the poignant yet hysterical episode “B.A.N.”, making him the first African American to win in that categor…

More Women Accuse Oscar-Winner Paul Haggis of Sexual Misconduct and Rape

Three more women have come forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against Hollywood heavyweight Paul Haggis. The Oscar-winning producer, screenwriter, and director had previously been accused of rape in a civil lawsuit but denied any wrongdoing and countersued.

In December, publicist Haleigh Breest accused Haggis of rape. Another publicist has now revealed to The Associated Press that Haggis forced her to perform oral sex on him and then raped her. Two other women say he forcibly kissed t…