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Classic Hollywood: Nearly 50 years after `Easy Rider,' Peter Fonda plays — what else? — a pothead in new film

Feste noted that her father was very different than the handsome, affable Plummer. “My father is covered with tattoos, was in and out of prison all of his life,” she said. “When we realized that Christopher Plummer was going to play the role, I was like ‘Oh, he needs some fancier friends. He needs a friend, like, he went to ...

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Sundance Film Review: ‘Jane Fonda in Five Acts’

The #MeToo movement has been about pushing society forward, but it is also, inevitably, about looking back — about reconsidering all the ways a culture that thought of itself as “advanced” continued to denigrate women, sometimes in the guise of progressive action. That makes the lively, confessional, and entertaining “

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Jane Fonda Jokingly References Megyn Kelly During ‘Today’ Show Interview

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Jane Fonda has a lot on her mind. The 80-year-old actress appeared on the Today show on Tuesday to promote season four of her Netflix show, Grace and Frankie, with her co-star, Lily Tomlin. And, while discussing their lifelong friendship, things took an unexpected turn. “How long have you two known each other?” Hoda Kotb asked the ...

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Janet Mock Talks Jane Fonda, Harvey Weinstein, and the Spirit of the 'Resist' Movement (Exclusive)

“What I respect so much about Jane Fonda, who has always been a truth teller, is that she uses her mantle as a famous white cisgender straight woman to say, ‘This is messed up. These abuses are going on everywhere,’” Mock said.   Ultimately, Mock hopes that the influx of those sharing sexual harassment and abuse stories will have a ...

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Jane Fonda Feels 'Ashamed' For Not Speaking Out on Harvey Weinstein, Emma Thompson Calls Him a 'Predator'

“[He’s] at the top of the ladder of a system of harassment, and belittling, and bullying, and interference, and what my mother would have referred to in the old days as ‘pestering,'” Thompson said.  “This has been part of our world, women’s world, since time immemorial. So what we need to start talking about is the crisis in masculinity, the crisis ...

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