Censorship

How Emma Corrin Was Empowered by the ‘Masculine’ Costumes for ‘Lady Chatterley’s Lover’

The nearly hundred-year-old source material for “Lady Chatterley’s Lover” once roused calls for censorship worldwide. DH Lawrence’s novel, and now the new film (in theaters and streaming on…

Musk Tweets Fake CNN Headline About Musk Threatening Free Speech on Twitter

Elon Musk, the mega-billionaire who is the new owner of Twitter, on Monday posted a meme with a fake headline attributed to CNN that makes it look like…

Singapore Film Festival Heads Embrace Thematic Programming, Remain Patient on LGBT Issues

Organizers of the 33rd edition of the Singapore International Film Festival are naturally keen to prove that the event is as nearly as possible back to normal after…

Monty Python’s Eric Idle says he hates conservatives: ‘they’re horrible people’

Tech journalist Kara Swisher interviewed legendary British comedian Eric Idle on Monday, where he spoke extensively about the state of comedy in his heyday and said he hated conservatives.

Disney to Dominate Thanksgiving Box Office With ‘Strange World’ and ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’

Hollywood has come to expect a few things around Thanksgiving: a hearty turkey dinner, plenty of family time… and a Disney movie to rule the box office. In…

Jon Stewart Defends Dave Chappelle’s ‘SNL’ Monologue: ‘Censorship’ Doesn’t End Antisemitism

Jon Stewart defended his friend Dave Chappelle during his appearance on “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” Tuesday evening, commenting on the comedian’s recent “Saturday Night Live” monologue,…

Daryl Hannah’s naked butt makes ‘Splash,’ no longer censored on Disney+

Disney+ has restored Daryl Hannah’s nude derriere in the 1984 rom-com “Splash” after the streamer used CGI to cover it, according to a new report.

‘The Good Fight’ character accuses Gov. Ron DeSantis of being ‘sex offender,’ Twitter furious

The series finale of Paramount+ “The Good Fight” left social media users stunned on Thursday for featuring a plot in which a character claimed to be sexually assaulted by Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis, only to confess he was lying later on in the show.

‘What We Do Is Political’: IDFA Chief Orwa Nyrabia on ‘Creating a Space for Alternative Expression’

The 35th edition of the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam launches on Nov. 9. In all, 277 titles will be screened at the in-person festival. Variety spoke to…

Purin Pictures Awards Seven Grants to Southeast Asia Films in Funding Round – Global Bulletin

PURIN PICTURES CASH Purin Pictures, a non-profit Asian film financier, is to give grants to two Burmese, two Cambodian, two Thai, and one Indonesian project in its latest…

New York Post’s Twitter Account Hijacked, Hackers Post Racist and Violent Messages

The official Twitter account of the right-leaning New York Post, owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp, was hacked Thursday morning before the publication restored control. The hacker or…