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Critics Are Outraged Over the Gratuitous Nudity in Natalie Dormer and Emily Ratajkowski's New Movie

The plot to Natalie Dormer’s new movie, which she also co-wrote, involves a blind pianist named Sofia (Dormer), who gets wrapped up in a murder mystery after the death of her neighbor, Veronique (Emily Ratajkowski). And while that description sounds like a normal-enough premise for a Hollywood thriller, In Darkness—directed by Anthony Byrne—has become controversial among critics for what they’re ...

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Lili Reinhart Talks Body Dysmorphia After Critics Who Say She’s Too Skinny to Have Body Image Issues

Lili Reinhart is tired of people telling her what she can say. The 21-year-old Riverdale star took to Twitter on Tuesday night to respond to some of her critics. “Feeling really disheartened by the fact that so many people are saying ‘you’re skinny so shut up about embracing your body,’” the actress wrote. “As if my body dysmorphia is irrelevant ...

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‘Sicario: Day of the Soldado’ Reviews: What the Critics Are Saying

Early reviews are coming in for “Sicario: Day of the Soldado,” the sequel to Denis Villeneuve’s 2015 crime thriller about a secret border drug war between the United States government and Mexican cartel. According to critics, Stefano Sollima’s “Day of the Soldado” ramps up the violence and tension as well as provides memorable performances from Benicio del Toro and Josh ...

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Sundance and Toronto film festivals pledge increased access for underrepresented critics

Sundance, held each January in Park City, Utah, currently accredits more than 1,000 journalists, assigning each media credential according to a three-tiered system of prioritized access. Critics largely fall into its “express pass” top tier, which is the badge level Sundance has promised to diversify starting this year. … ENTERTAINMENT – Los Angeles Times

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Brie Larson Calls for More Film Critics of Color: ‘I Don’t Want to Hear What a White Man Has to Say’

Brie Larson wants to see more underrepresented reporters in the entertainment industry. At the Crystal + Lucy Awards, the actress announced that the Sundance Film Festival and the Toronto Film Festival have pledged 20 percent of their credentials for minorities to better reflect America. Larson was on hand to accept the Crystal Award for Excellence in Film Wednesday night at ...

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Samantha Bee apologizes and lashes back at her critics on 'Full Frontal' over Ivanka Trump controversy

But over the weekend, “Daily Show” host Trevor Noah told The Times, “What was interesting to me was how people conflated issues and ideas. They went, ‘Oh, Roseanne was the same as Sam Bee,’” he said at the comedy festival Clusterfest. “I was like, ‘Look, man, one white woman calling another white woman a word is not the same as ...

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‘Ocean’s 8’ Reviews: What the Critics Are Saying

Critics are shooting out reviews for “Ocean’s 8” like dollar bills out of a jackpotted ATM machine, and the all-female spinoff caper seems to have pulled off yet another successful Ocean heist, with the film currently sitting at a comfy 78% on Rotten Tomatoes. “Ocean’s 8” is the first film in franchise not directed by Steven Soderbergh, and is instead ...

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Kanye West’s ‘Ye’ Album Reviews: What the Critics Are Saying

Kanye West‘s seven-track album “Ye” was released on Friday, allowing plenty of critical reviews and public opinions to roll in over the weekend. West’s eighth studio album, following 2016’s “Life Of Pablo,” chronicles the rapper’s public breakdown and recent months of controversial comments, including speaking in support of President Donald Trump and declaring that slavery was a choice. To the ...

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Cannes Critics’ Week Highlights Morelia Fest’s New Talent Focus

CANNES — Four Cannes 57th Critics’ Week shorts, sourced from the Morelia Festival – “Vuelve a mi ,” “Under the Sun,” “In Deep Water” and “Land of Waters, Sea of Mermaids” – highlighted Wednesday the seemingly bottomless well of young talent emerging in Mexico. In a tradition which runs back to 2005, titles were chosen by Cannes Critics’ Week from ...

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