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Ruby Rose explains why she left Batwoman (metafilter)

She allges that there were dangerous working conditions on the set. Other articles on this topic here and here. Rose discusses their neck injury and being pressured to come back to work, witnessing a crew member being burned, filing during Covid, watching someone's pants being steamed while wearing them(!), Dougray Scott's yelling at others, and the PA who was paralyzed due to an on-set injury. Warner Brothers claims that Rose was fired from the show due to an internal investigation into complai...
Tags: News, Batwoman, Warner Brothers, Ruby Rose, Rose, Scott, Pajiba, Jenfullmoon


Tales From The Box Office: How Blade Runner 2049 Became A Cautionary Tale

(Welcome to Tales from the Box Office, our column that examines box office miracles, disasters, and everything in between, as well as what we can learn from them.)It is no secret that Hollywood loves a franchise play in the modern age. The success of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, "Star Wars," "Harry Potter," and "Transformers," among many others, has forced studios to try and do whatever they can to get a leg-up on the competition with recognizable IP that can generate several sequels, if not a...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Ford, Box Office, Warner Bros, Harrison Ford, Ridley Scott, Philip K Dick, Alcon Entertainment, Dune, Scott, Villeneuve, Denis Villeneuve, Deckard, Sicario Ryan Gosling


The newly-appointed Texas secretary of state briefly worked with Trump to challenge the 2020 election results in Pennsylvania

The Texas State Capitol in Austin. Tamir Kalifa/Getty Images Texas Gov. Gregg Abbott appointed Fort Worth attorney John Scott to oversee the state's elections. Scott briefly sought to help Trump overturn the 2020 presidential results in Pennsylvania. The attorney withdrew from the case a day before its scheduled hearing last November. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday appointed a secretary of state who briefly worked with former President Donald Trump to challenge the 2020 election re...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Congress, Trends, Pennsylvania, Gop, Washington Dc, US Senate, John, Biden, Donald Trump, Fort Worth, Abbott, Trump, Greg Abbott, State


Le Gasp! Biden Finally Embraces Changing The Filibuster

A lot of things happened. Here are some of the things. Here We Go! After months of largely avoiding calls to reform the filibuster while GOP senators were gleefully weaponizing it to obstruct his agenda, the President said during a TV town hall event last night that he’s had enough: It’s time to “fundamentally alter the filibuster.” Biden suggested he might be open to eliminating the filibuster entirely. Meanwhile, he proposed bringing back the “talking filibuster,” where senator...
Tags: Texas, News, Washington, Senate, India, Barack Obama, Cnn, Pennsylvania, Democrats, Gop, Tennessee, Hilton, Paris Hilton, Biden, Justice Department, South


How Blade Runner's Production Was Almost Shut Down During Its Final Days

Rightly regarded now as a classic, the original "Blade Runner" faced many significant hurdles on its road to movie greatness. Ridley Scott's 1982 film utilized some of the neon from the set of Francis Ford Coppola's Las Vegas-set musical romance, "One from the Heart," the same box-office bomb that — together with Michael Cimino's "Heaven's Gate" — traditionally demarcates the end of the New Hollywood era. "Blade Runner" came at the tail end of that fertile period when filmmakers like Scott, Copp...
Tags: Movies, Ford, Las Vegas, Harrison Ford, Ridley Scott, Vanity Fair, Steven Spielberg, John Carpenter, Francis Ford Coppola, Scott, Rachel, Michael Cimino, Fancher, Rick Deckard, Deckard, Coppola


‘Hold Him Accountable’: Parents Outraged After Teacher Let Student Make Wooden Gun Toy In Shop Class

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Tags: Philadelphia, Philly, Scott, Philadelphia School District, Lincoln High School, KYW TV, Around the Nation, CBS Philly The Philadelphia School District, Chariez Scott, Austin Meehan Middle School


In need of a shape-up

In today’s Wall Street Journal I review the Broadway transfers of Thoughts of a Colored Man and Dana H. Here’s an excerpt. *  *  * Barbershops of the old-fashioned three-chair type are integral parts of Black urban neighborhoods, quasi-community centers where the locals not only get their hair cut but hang out, see friends, swap gossip, and shoot the breeze. I learned this from “Barbershop,” Tim Story’s charming 2002 screen comedy about a 40-year-old shop on the South Side of Chicago, and “Thoug...
Tags: Art, Florida, America, Story, Brooklyn, Broadway, Wall Street Journal, Ajblogs, Scott, Dana, South Side of Chicago, Lucas Hnath, Hnath, Deirdre O'Connell, Les Waters, Steve Cosson


43 members of Congress have violated a law designed to stop insider trading and prevent conflicts-of-interest

Marianne Ayala/Insider Insider and other media have identified numerous US lawmakers not complying with the federal STOCK Act. Their excuses range from oversights, to clerical errors, to inattentive accountants. Ethics watchdogs - and even some in Congress - want to ban lawmakers from trading individual stocks. See more stories on Insider's business page. Insider and several other news organizations have this year identified 43 members of Congress who've failed to properly report ...
Tags: Amazon, Florida, New York, Texas, Congress, Colorado, Washington Post, Senate, Virginia, Massachusetts, US, Alabama, Trends, Georgia, Indiana, Pennsylvania


Michael Scott's 12 Most Redeeming Moments On The Office

In an exceptional article for Stereogum about Chris Brown and other "villainous" pop stars, Michael Nelson turned his eyes — briefly — to television. "We're long past good guys in white cowboy hats and bad guys in black cowboy hats," Nelson writes. "Now we root for charismatic protagonists from Tony Soprano to Don Draper even as they exploit, abuse and even murder those close to them." Michael Scott, regional manager of Dunder Mifflin, is not Tony Soprano or Don Draper's contemporary. Like them,...
Tags: Television, Movies, Office, Pennsylvania, Oscar, Chris Brown, Meredith, Don Draper, Nelson, Michael, Erin, Blue Cross, Dwight, Dwight Schrute, Savannah, Don


Gladiator Ending Explained: Roman Retribution And Elysian Reunions

Ridley Scott's grandiose Roman revenge film "Gladiator" has remained a staple of historical epics since it was released back in 2000. With its sweeping vistas of Rome, iconic (and forever quotable) scenes, and brutal action, the film is a beautiful and visceral immersion into one of the largest empires of the ancient world. Maximus Decimus Meridius (Russell Crowe), a Roman general turned gladiator after his loyalty to the Emperor leads to his family's murder, is portrayed as an unstoppable force...
Tags: Movies, Senate, Rome, Russell Crowe, Ridley Scott, Marcus, Scott, Maximus, Crowe, Gladiator, Marcus Aurelius, Quintus, Commodus, Maximus Decimus Meridius Russell Crowe


The 14 Greatest War Movies Of The 21st Century

The war movie has been around as long as movies themselves, and they make for an important historical document. Comparing WWII movies made during or just after that war with ones made 50 to 70 years later, with the benefit of hindsight, is a fascinating exercise. While the Second World War does dominate the war movies that are made to this day, lesser-known conflicts around the world and throughout history also make for compelling subjects. Hardly any of the war movies mentioned here feature big...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Hollywood, Movies, Nazis, Berlin, Africa, US, David, Un, Holland, Russell Crowe, South America, Brian, Idris Elba, Sam Mendes, Michael Fassbender


Zillow’s Pivot Not a Sign of an iBuying Collapse

The innovative practice of iBuying, at least on the surface, seems like a tremendous shift—a new, growing force with the potential to rock the real estate industry in myriad ways. Pundits, observers and brokers have regularly shared predictions as to how much iBuyers could change the industry or disrupt markets, and analysts have scrambled to interpret data as they seek to predict the future of the industry. Perhaps, though—at least in the short-term—iBuying is not yet ready to upend traditio...
Tags: News, Maryland, Uncategorized, Radio, National, John, Zillow, Wall Street Journal, Pacific Northwest, Latest News, Industry News, Scott, Northrop, Tucker, Jesse Williams, Opendoor


Scott Disick Broke His Instagram Silence After Reports Claimed He Was “Beside Himself” And “About To Go Off The Deep End” Over The News...

Scott’s first post since the news of Kourtney and Travis’s engagement comes weeks after he was exposed for dragging their relationship...
Tags: Scott Disick, Scott, Travis, Kourtney


Ant-Man And The Wasp: Quantumania: Release Date, Cast, And More

(Welcome to ...And More, our no-frills, zero B.S. guide to when and where you can watch upcoming movies and shows, and everything else you could possibly stand to know.)Who would have thought that Ant-Man would one day have his own movie trilogy like Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, and Spider-Man? He's not exactly an A-list Avenger in the comics, but the eternally youthful Paul Rudd and company have managed to give Ant-Man's corner of the Marvel Cinematic Universe its own charm. Moviegoers will...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Dave, Michael Pena, Thanos, Rudd, Loki, Scott, Kurt, Luis, Paul Rudd, Cassie, Kang, MCU, Michelle Pfeiffer, Ant Man


In S.Korea, an Army of Retail Investors Flocks to YouTube for Stock Trading Advice

By Jihoon Lee, Cynthia Kim and Scott MurdochSEOUL (Reuters) - Millions of South Koreans have jumped into stock market trading over the past year...
Tags: Korea, Army, Reuters, Scott, Jihoon Lee Cynthia Kim


Scott Paper Towels & Bath Tissue as Low as $2.04 at CVS!

Time to stock up on some Scott paper products with this deal at CVS this week.  Now through 10/23, CVS has Scott Paper Towels on sale for $6.99 and Bath Tissue on sale for $12.99. (prices may vary by location). Plus, you will receive $5 ExtraBucks Rewards when you spend $20 (limit 1). There are... Read More
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‘John Wick’ Starz Prequel Series ‘The Continental’ Casts Colin Woodell in Lead Role

The “John Wick” prequel series at Starz, “The Continental,” has cast Colin Woodell in the lead role, Variety has learned. Woodell will star as a young Winston Scott, the character played in the film franchise by Ian McShane. “The Continental” will explore the origin behind the titular hotel-for-assassins through the eyes and actions of Scott, who is […]
Tags: News, Starz, Continental, Ian Mcshane, Scott, John Wick, The Continental, Colin Woodell, Woodell, Winston Scott


John Wick Prequel The Continental Somehow Finds An Actor Capable Of Playing A Young Ian McShane

Today brings more casting news for "The Continental," the upcoming miniseries set in the same universe as the "John Wick" films. We recently learned that Mel Gibson is set to take part in the show, which hails from Lionsgate and Starz, though that decision was met with some backlash, for obvious reasons. Setting that aside for a moment, it has been revealed who will be playing a young Winston in the prequel.According to Variety, the series has enlisted Colin Woodell ("Unfriended: Dark Web," "The...
Tags: New York, Television, Movies, News, Lionsgate, New York City, Michael Bay, Los Angeles, Starz, Harrison Ford, Mel Gibson, Yen, Keanu Reeves, Continental, Ian Mcshane, Scott


Non-Horror Fan Anthony Michael Hall Shares What Drew Him To Halloween Kills [Interview]

Anthony Michael Hall has had one heck of a career, and is one of those child stars that managed to navigate the tumultuous business that is Hollywood, coming out on the other side, still working to this day. The star, known for his work with John Hughes in "The Breakfast Club" among many other things, is getting a chance to chew the scenery in a big way in "Halloween Kills," which recently hit theaters as well as Peacock. And it managed to do gangbusters business at the box office on its opening...
Tags: Europe, Hbo, Hollywood, London, Movies, News, Youtube, Mexico, New York City, Chicago, David, Bill Murray, Dallas, Christian Bale, Batman, Gary Oldman


40 members of Congress have violated a law designed to stop insider trading and prevent conflicts-of-interest

Marianne Ayala/Insider Insider and other media have identified numerous US lawmakers not complying with the federal STOCK Act. Their excuses range from oversights, to clerical errors, to inattentive accountants. Ethics watchdogs - and even some in Congress - want to ban lawmakers from trading individual stocks. See more stories on Insider's business page. Insider and several other news organizations have this year identified 40 members of Congress who've failed to properly report ...
Tags: Florida, New York, Texas, Congress, Colorado, Washington Post, Senate, Virginia, Massachusetts, US, Alabama, Trends, Georgia, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Wyoming


32 Days of Halloween XIV: Day #19

Mighty Mouse, The Beverly Hillbillies, &The Changeling! Today we start off with a classic 1948 Mighty Mouse cartoon: “The Witch’s Cat.” All the mice want to do is celebrate Halloween…but when a cat shows up, they need their super-powered champion to save their tails. Found via Rare Halloween Videos. From the first season (in 1962), here’s a Halloween episode of The Beverly Hillbillies. Because it’s amazing how sociable the residents of Beverly Hills can be when you show up on ...
Tags: Halloween, Television, Movies, Horror, 32 Days of Halloween, Animation, Beverly Hills, Scott, George C. Scott, Beverly Hillbillies, Mighty Mouse


John Wick Prequel Series Adds Mel Gibson, Just In Case You Thought Hollywood Had A Memory

If you need proof that God is dead, look no further. Deadline reports that actual garbage human Mel Gibson has been cast as the lead in the "John Wick" prequel series, "The Continental." After the fourth John Wick movie kept on adding beloved actor after beloved actor, the pendulum was bound to swing the other way at some point. But good grief. A classy franchise built around Keanu Reeves doesn't deserve this kind of nonsense. A Casting Announcement That Assassinates Excitement Any interest that...
Tags: Movies, News, New York City, Starz, John, Mel Gibson, Keanu Reeves, Continental, Ian Mcshane, Scott, Gibson, Lionsgate Television, John Wick, Lionsgate TV, Oksana Grigorieva, Keanu Reeves John Wick


All-New SCOTT Argo Plus offers a full featured trail helmet under budget

SCOTT has released an all-new mountain bike helmet that won’t break the bank. Retailing at £74.99, the SCOTT Argo Plus is a relatively affordable trail helmet with an open-face design, featuring the appropriate extended rear coverage you’d expect for off-road riding, plus a MIPS liner for dealing with rotational impacts. And, it looks pretty neat. The post All-New SCOTT Argo Plus offers a full featured trail helmet under budget appeared first on Bikerumor.
Tags: Sport, Cycling, Scott, MIPS, Mountain Bike, Clothing-Gear-Tools


A Miniseries Is The Best Way To Finish Ridley Scott's Alien Prequel Story

It’s looking less and less likely that Ridley Scott will helm another Alien prequel, but fortunately, Alien: Covenant could still receive a follow-up in the form of a limited series. Despite starting strong, the Alien franchise has struggled to find its feet with critics over the last few decades. The original Alien, a brutal and brilliant “haunted house in space” sci-fi horror, and its more action-forward sequel Aliens are beloved by viewers and critics alike, often still held up as classics o...
Tags: Entertainment, Tech, David, Michael Fassbender, Sigourney Weaver, Ridley Scott, Noah Hawley, Neill Blomkamp, Fassbender, Walter, Scott, Shaw, Ripley, Daniels, Katherine Waterston, Elizabeth Shaw


The Last Duel Ending Explained: From A New Point Of View

Ridley Scott is back in action with "The Last Duel," his historical epic based on the non-fiction book by Eric Jager. The film follows three specific characters: Jean de Carrouges (Matt Damon), Marguerite de Carrouges (Jodie Comer), and Jacques Le Gris (Adam Driver), all living in France in the 1300s. Jean de Carrouges and Jacques Le Gris entered into the last officially recognized "judicial duel" fought in France. Marguerite, de Carrouges' wife, accused Le Gris of rape, leading to de Carrouges ...
Tags: Movies, France, Matt Damon, Akira Kurosawa, Ridley Scott, Scott, Marguerite, Jean, Jacques, Jodie Comer, Eric Jager, Jean de Carrouges, Jacques Le Gris, Le Gris, Nicole Holofcener Ben Affleck, Jacques Le Gris Adam Driver


Halloween Kills Director David Gordon Green Made A Rock 'N' Roll Sequel [Interview]

"Halloween Kills" is a bloodbath. Director David Gordon Green's sequel turns up the gore, the comedy, and the pace in the sequel to the hit reboot, which brought Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) back. Like most sequels, "Halloween Kills" goes bigger, especially in the kills department. Not only are they nasty and impressive pieces of craftsmanship from the VFX department, but they are surprising — sometimes even shocking. Green wanted the sequel to go a little nuts, especially after earning the ...
Tags: Movies, News, Green, John Carpenter, Scott, Danny, Carpenter, Davies, Cody, Haddonfield, Paul Rudd, David Gordon Green, Blumhouse, Michael Myers, Daniel Davies, Chris Nelson


The best cookbooks to gift or buy for yourself in 2021

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Amazon; Gilbert Espinoza/Insider A great cookbook makes a thoughtful and sentimental gift that evokes past travels, memories, and shared meals. Here are some of our favorite cookbooks this year, including "The Korean Vegan," "New World Sourdough," and "Xi'an Famous Foods." Still looking for a gift? Check out our list of the All-Time Best products we've ever tested. To me, there's no better...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Amazon, Cooking, Books, Gift Guide, London, Instagram, North Korea, France, White House, China, New York City, Jerusalem, America, Trends


The Last Duel Review: A Gripping & Brutal Historical Drama

Ridley Scott, the master behind films such as Alien, Blade Runner, and The Martian, has two new movies in 2021. Before we see the scandalous real-life story of House of Gucci, Scott has another story to tell based on true events. The Last Duel is a historical drama that follows the last legally sanctioned duel in France’s history as Marguerite de Carrouges (Jodie Comer) claims to have been raped by Jacques Le Gris (Adam Driver). Her husband, Jean de Carrouges (Matt Damon), challenges Le Gris to ...
Tags: Movies, Drama, France, Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Action, Movie Reviews, Ridley Scott, Adam Driver, Scott, Damon, Marguerite, Jean, Affleck, ComingSoon, Movie News


The Last Duel Crew Share Their Ridley Scott Stories: 'He Doesn't Stop Until He Gets It' [Exclusive]

There are many reasons to look forward to "The Last Duel," ranging from the fact that it's a Ridley Scott movie and nothing more needs to be said (although I'm going to say more anyway, sorry!), to the current dearth of historical epics that used to be considered proven moneymakers and have made this film into a rarity, to the must-see appearances of both Matt Damon and Ben Affleck in medieval hair and makeup ... not to mention their significant contributions on the other side of the camera, as ...
Tags: Movies, News, Scotland, Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Los Angeles, Ridley Scott, Gucci, Scott, Ridley, Pelham, Tony Scott, Yates, Harry Gregson Williams, Wolski, Janty Yates


Two Old Dolfans: We Love the Expletive Dolphins

… and Love hurts. Let's talk about it. Alex and Scott have more to say, and looking for some positive nuggets after a curb stomping like Tampa gave us isn't easy, but there are few. There's no playoffs for this team, but can we find some jo
Tags: News, Alex, Tampa, Scott, Expletive Dolphins