E. Oliver Whitney is a senior editor at ScreenCrush. When not talking Game of Thrones theories or waiting for the next Terrence Malick film, they* are probably having an SVU marathon. They were formerly an entertainment editor at The Huffington Post and have written for Variety, New York magazine, Indiewire, Moviefone, and Backstage. *E. Oliver Whitney uses gender-neutral pronouns they, them, theirs.
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Meryl Streep Speaks Out Against Harvey Weinstein, Calls Sexual Harassment Allegations ‘Ine…
Harvey Weinstein is a god no more in Meryl Streep’s eyes. The Oscar winning actress is just one among many who have thanked the studio mogul in awards acceptance speeches, and Streep once playfully likened Weinstein to god following a Golden Globes win...
11 Best Performances By Non-Professional Actors in Movies
In honor of the newcomers in ‘The Florida Project,’ we’re celebrating the best non-professional movie performances, from ‘American Honey’ to ‘City of God.’
Martin Scorsese Is Teaching an Online Filmmaking Class
Martin Scorsese is teaching an online filmmaking class that you can take for only $90 bucks – seriously.
‘IT’ Unseats ‘The Exorcist’ as the Highest-Grossing Horror Film of All Time
The Stephen King adaptation has broken another box office record, beating ‘The Exorcist’ to become the highest-grossing horror movie ever.
James Cameron Allegedly Cursed Out Josh Brolin for Turning Down a Role in ‘Avatar’ Sequels
Josh Brolin is the type of guy who’s not easily persuaded. If you invite him to brunch and he doesn’t want to go, just drop it. If you offer him a Coke when he says he’s not thirsty, just walk away, the man isn’t thirsty! And if you want him to star in your sequel about b…
‘Kidnap’ Is the Dumbest Movie of the Summer, But Oh God It’s Fun
There are bad movies. Then there are bad movies where Halle Berry screams and recites monologues inside a minivan for an hour and a half. In Kidnap, Berry plays Karla, a working class single mother whose son gets, you guessed it, kidnapped – but the title of this movie is in the present tense…
Ron Howard Shares the First Photo of Chewbacca on ‘Han Solo’ Set
Ron Howard finally learned how to use his phone camera! The director has been sharing a bunch of obscure (and relatively boring) photos from the set of the Han Solo movie since taking over as director. He took a photo of a case of water bottles (thrilling!), a street sign outside Pinewood Studios, a…
See Shia LaBeouf as the Tennis Pro in New ‘Borg Vs. McEnroe’ Trailer
Today is the start of Wimbledon 2017 and the 140th anniversary of the world’s oldest tennis tournament. If you can’t actually make it to London to celebrate, you can watch a quick 30 seconds of Shia LaBeouf playing tennis
Johnny Depp Apologizes for Trump Assassination Joke, Capping Off a Very Bad Week
It hasn’t been a great week for Johnny Depp. By now you’ve probably heard about his Trump assassination joke that’s garnered mounds of controversy. And while that story, and the actor’s apology, have gotten the most attention in the media, that’s not the only devel…
Daniel Day-Lewis Is Retiring From Acting After Next Paul Thomas Anderson Joint
Alright, that’s it. Pack up the lights. Shut down the studios. Hollywood is over. Daniel Day-Lewis is retiring from acting.