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Weinstein Company Was Aware of Payouts in 2015

David Boies, a lawyer who represented Mr. Weinstein when his contract was up for renewal in 2015, said in an interview that the board and the company were made aware at the time of three or four confidential settlements with women. Continue reading the main story And in the waning hours of last week, as he struggled to retain control ...

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Hollywood’s Most Decent Fella on Harvey, Trump and History

And not only that. I will have to ask him about The Times’s first bombshell report about Harvey Weinstein, just published, and Hollywood’s guilty silence on the incendiary subject. What does Mr. Nice say have to say about Mr. Sleazy? But the man is on a book tour, so first I needed to explore his fiction. “Were you trying to ...

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Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie and Others Say Weinstein Harassed Them

Rosanna Arquette, a star of “Pulp Fiction,” has a similar account of Mr. Weinstein’s behavior, as does Judith Godrèche, a leading French actress. So does Angelina Jolie, who said that during the release of “Playing by Heart” in the late 1990s, he made unwanted advances on her in a hotel room, which she rejected. Photo Angelina Jolie said that in ...

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Meryl Streep Calls Harvey Weinstein’s Behavior ‘Inexcusable’

Photo Meryl Streep at the Golden Globes in January. In her statement, she said Mr. Weinstein had been “respectful” during their working relationship. Credit Paul Drinkwater/NBC, via Associated Press Meryl Streep denounced the alleged sexual misconduct of the Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein in a carefully worded statement released on Monday to HuffPost. She decried the behavior as “disgraceful” and “inexcusable,” ...

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Harvey Weinstein Paid Off Sexual Harassment Accusers for Decades

An investigation by The New York Times found previously undisclosed allegations against Mr. Weinstein stretching over nearly three decades, documented through interviews with current and former employees and film industry workers, as well as legal records, emails and internal documents from the businesses he has run, Miramax and the Weinstein Company. During that time, after being confronted with allegations including ...

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Tom Alter, Blue-Eyed Star of Bollywood Films, Dies at 67

On television, he was known for his role as the mob boss Don Keshav Kalsi in the 1990s series “Junoon” (“Obsession”), which, he told the newspaper The Hindu in 2005, was “by far my best role in front of the camera.” In 2008 he was given the Padma Shri, one of India’s highest civilian honors, for his contribution to the ...

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Actresses Respond to Harvey Weinstein’s Accusers: ‘I Believe You’

“Women fight on,” she tweeted. “And to the men out there, stand up. We need you as allies.” Women fight on. And to the men out there, stand up. We need you as allies. #bebrave — rose mcgowan (@rosemcgowan) Oct. 5, 2017 Anyone who does business with __ is complicit. And deep down you know you are even dirtier. Cleanse ...

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Director Behind ‘American Masters’ Tries Something New With ‘Spielberg’

Ms. Lacy, 68, recently allowed the tables to be turned, sitting for an interview in the sunny Manhattan offices of her company, Pentimento Productions, in the Starrett Lehigh building overlooking the Hudson River. It’s where she’s been based since she left WNET in 2013, and where she and a small staff have worked on the films she has made for ...

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New Trailer: ‘Wonder Wheel’ From Woody Allen

Photo Justin Timberlake in the new Woody Allen film “Wonder Wheel.” Credit Jessica Miglio/Amazon Studios Ahead of its Oct. 15 premiere at the New York Film Festival, Woody Allen’s “Wonder Wheel” released its first trailer on Wednesday, and it looks to be the peripatetic writer-director’s most New York City-centric movie in years. Set on Coney Island in the 1950s, the ...

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Review: ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Tries to Honor the Original and to Slip Free of It

Speaking of avatars of alienation, K moves through his days with the unhurried shuffle and downcast baby blues of Ryan Gosling. This is impeccable casting. Mr. Gosling’s ability to elicit sympathy while seeming too distracted to want it — his knack for making boredom look like passion and vice versa — makes him a perfect warm-blooded robot for our time. ...

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