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Bill Maher Urges Media to Fight Back Against President Trump (Video)

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HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher” addressed the media industry’s need to fight back against President Trump, who often refers to the press as the “opposition party.” Maher feels that “for the sake of the Republic” the press has to win its “respect back.” “Now that polls find the news media less trustworthy than Donald Trump, they have to fight to get their reputation back and there are encouraging signs,” Maher said. “The New York Times no longer shies away from saying Trump lies on the front page.” On Friday, Trump bashed the media during his speech at Cpac and then reporters. »


- Brian Flood

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‘Get Out’ Races to $10.8 Million Lead at Friday Box Office

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Get Out” got off to a roaring start at the box office on Friday, racking up $10.8 million to claim the top spot at the box office after making $1.8 million in previews. Universal Pictures, which conservatively projected Jordan Peele’s directorial debut to gross in the high teens this weekend, is now projecting a weekend total of $28 million, well above independent trackers pre-weekend projections of $24 million. “Get Out” continues what has been a great start for Blumhouse Productions, which enjoyed another terrifying box office hit last month in M. Night Shyamalan’s “Split.” That film made $14 million on »


- Jeremy Fuster

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Twitter Goes Wild After President Trump Gets Caught Parroting Fox News

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President Trump took to Twitter on Saturday morning to complain about the media, citing underreported national debt statistics, but watchdogs were quick to point out that the same numbers were mentioned on “Fox & Friends” shortly before the president’s tweet. The media has not reported that the National Debt in my first month went down by $12 billion vs a $200 billion increase in Obama first mo. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 25, 2017 Great optimism for future of U.S. business, And Jobs, with the Dow having an 11th straight record close. Big tax & regulation cuts coming! — Donald J. Trump »


- Brian Flood

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President Trump Wants Supporters to Rally: ‘It Would Be the Biggest of Them All’

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President Trump is apparently sick of seeing anti-Trump rallies on the news, because he took to Twitter on Saturday to proclaim that his supporters could have the “biggest of them all” if they held a demonstration. Maybe the millions of people who voted to Make America Great Again should have their own rally. It would be the biggest of them all! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 25, 2017 Industry pros, entertainers and civilians assembled by the hundreds on Thursday for United Talent Agency’s “United Voices” rally outside the company’s Beverly Hills headquarters, and it seems Potus is aware of the situation. »


- Brian Flood

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11 Bigly Signs We Saw At Hollywood’s Anti-Trump Rally

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About 1500 people made it down to UTA headquarters today for the talent agency’s big pre-Oscars protest of Donald Trump’s controversial immigration ban. Sure, the ban targeting Muslim immigrants has deeply divided the country, but it united Hollywood — against it, naturally. So it is that while ears were fixed on Jodie Foster’s fiery speech, eyes were on attendees, who came strapped with protest signs denouncing — and mocking — the President. Well, except for the one dude who braved a swarm of liberal coastal elites to rep Team Trump. Here are some examples. Lots of immigrants make their home and their living in Hollywood, »


- Ross A. Lincoln

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8 Things We Know About ‘Black Mirror’ Season 4 (Photos)

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Now that we’ve talked out “Black Mirror” Season 3 with our therapist, it’s time to think about Season 4 of Charlie Brooker’s masterful Netflix series. The show, which looks at how technology distorts our lives, will be back for more frequently horrifying looks at our world, and how it’s reflected on our screens. Here are five things we know so far about Black Mirror Season 4. Jodie Foster will direct an episode. The “Silence of the Lambs” star knows a little something about horror. And her work on “Contact,” another bit of sci-fi social criticism, will prepare her well to work on. »


- Tim Molloy

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Daniel Kaluuya to Star in Steve McQueen Heist Thriller ‘Widows’

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Get Out” breakout star Daniel Kaluuya is set to star in Steve McQueen’s heist thriller “Widows,” TheWrap has learned. The New Regency project follows four widows who come together to finish a heist after their husbands are killed while trying to pull it off. Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez and Cynthia Erivo also star in the multicultural cast. Also Read: Viola Davis to Star in Steve McQueen Heist 'Widows' “Widows,” based on the 1980s British television mini-series, was penned by McQueen and “Gone Girl” scribe Gillian Flynn. McQueen is the first black filmmaker to win an Academy Award »


- Umberto Gonzalez

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Netflix in March: What’s New, What’s Leaving, and What to Watch

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Starring Finn Jones as Danny Rand, Marvel’s Iron Fist is the newest installment in Netflix’s Marvel adaptations. After being adopted by a family in the ancient Chinese city of Kun Lun, Rand returns to New York City to use his mastery of the martial arts and the mystical “Iron Fist” to fight crime. This adaptation of a Jay Asher’s bestselling novel and Selena Gomez’s “passion project” is one of the most anticipated series for this month. This story follows a group of teenagers as they try to uncover the reason their classmate committed suicide, by listening to individualized cassette tapes. »


- Nayanika Kapoor

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Indie Spirit Hosts Nick Kroll, John Mulaney Talk Trump, Tuxedos and Tonys

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Nick Kroll and John Mulaney are a formidable comedy team across platforms — having reverse engineered the hit Broadway play “Oh, Hello” with their old-man Manhattanite characters from their web series. On Saturday, the pair will host Film Independent’s annual Spirit Awards, honoring the best in indie filmmaking, live from the beach in Santa Monica, California. TheWrap caught up with the pair to discuss their previous experiences in award show writers’ rooms, how they’ll one-up social media hawking late night hosts and the inevitable addressing of President Trump and the country’s political climate: Also Read: 'Jackie,' 'Moonlight, »


- Matt Donnelly

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TV Shows You Should Binge-Watch Right Now, From ‘Oitnb’ to ‘Better Call Saul’ (Photos)

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“Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events” (season 1 on Netflix) Netflix’s adaptation of the children’s book series is a blast, featuring great performances from a variety of visiting stars, from Joan Cusack to Don Johnson. They’re all led by a hilariously evil Neil Patrick Harris. “Master of None” (season 1 on Netflix) The first season of comedian Aziz Ansari‘s universally praised “Master of None” consists of 10 episodes, each at around a half-hour. Season 2 is set to premiere sometime next year, so it shouldn’t take very long to watch all of “Master of None” on Netflix before then. »


- Phil Hornshaw and Sam Rosenberg

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Katherine Heigl’s ‘Doubt’ Yanked From Schedule After Just 2 Episodes

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CBS has pulled the Katherine Heigl legal drama “Doubt” from the schedule after just two episodes, the network announced Friday. The series, which was created by “Grey’s Anatomy” alums Tony and Joan Phelan, had completed production on all 13 episodes. It is unclear when or if the remaining 11 episodes will air. For now, “Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders” will take over the show’s Wednesday night time slot beginning March 8. “Doubt” premiered last week to relatively low ratings. The first episode pulled a 0.8 rating in the 18-49 demographic, making it the lowest-rated show among the Big Four networks in its timeslot. »


- Reid Nakamura

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Amber Rose Spanked With $1 Million Slander Lawsuit Over Strip Club Claim

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Amber Rose might want to save up some crumpled singles, because she’s being sued for claiming that she bought a strip club, and the lawsuit is asking for a bundle. The model is being sued by Skws Enterprises, which claims that it’s the sole owner of Ace of Diamonds, no matter what Rose claims. The suit, filed Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court, says that it’s owned and operated Ace of Diamonds since January 2015, and while Rose has hosted events at the club and promoted her appearances there on social media, she has “”never had any other role whatsoever with. »


- Tim Kenneally

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Jodie Foster Leads Two Thousand at Hollywood’s Anti-Trump Rally: ‘It’s Time to Engage’

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Industry pros, entertainers and civilians assembled by the hundreds today for United Talent Agency’s “United Voices” rally outside the company’s Beverly Hills headquarters. Among the featured speakers at the event protesting Trump administration immigration policies was Oscar-winner Jodie Foster, who told the crowd that “it’s time to engage.” “As the very, very dead Frederick Douglass one said, ‘Anytime is a good time for illumination,'” Foster said. “And this is the time for illumination. I believe this time is filled with light.” Also Read: 10 Women Who Have Left Fox News Shows, From Megyn Kelly to Laurie Dhue »


- Ross A. Lincoln and Itay Hod

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17 Movies With 100-Percent Fresh Ratings on Rotten Tomatoes (Photos)

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It’s a badge of honor for movies: Rotten Tomatoes’ 100-Percent Fresh rating. A movie that wins it needs to garner only positive reviews from the aggregate site, and that’s no easy thing to accomplish. Even some of the best movies in history don’t have a 100-percent rating. Here are 17 that do, with a few that might be unexpected. “Get Out” (2017) Jordan Peele’s horror film has been a critical darling as it mixes laughs with scares. It’s one of the highest-rated movies of the year so far, but can its perfect Rotten Tomatoes rating survive opening weekend? »


- Phil Hornshaw

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Oscar Foreign Film Nominees Denounce ‘Climate of Fanaticism and Nationalism’ in Us

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The five nominated directors of this year’s Oscars Best Foreign Language Film denounced the current “climate of fanaticism and nationalism” in the United States in a joint statement on Friday. “On behalf of all nominees, we would like to express our unanimous and emphatic disapproval of the climate of fanaticism and nationalism we see today in the U.S. and in so many other countries, in parts of the population and, most unfortunately of all, among leading politicians,” said Martin Zandvliet (“Land of Mine,” Denmark), Hannes Holm (“A Man Called Ove,” Sweden), Asghar Farhadi (“The Salesman,” Iran), Maren Ade (“Toni Erdmann, »


- Beatrice Verhoeven

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‘Flip or Flop’ Star Tarek El Moussa Reveals When He Might Reconcile With Estranged Wife Christina

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Tarek and Christina El Moussa could end up becoming a couple again — but it will take a while. “Flip or Flop” star Tarek El Moussa told Et Online on Friday that he’s open to a reconciliation with his costar and estranged wife, albeit somewhere in the distant future. “Maybe, like, 10 years from now,” Tarek offered. “Honestly, it took a lot of work to get to a good place for both of us, that I think we are at the point where we aren’t looking back, we are looking towards our future.” Also Read: 'Flip or Flop' Couple's Daughter 'Asked if. »


- Tim Kenneally

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Watch Jodie Foster, Keegan-Michael Key at UTA’s United Voices Rally on Facebook Live (Video)

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Jodie Foster, Michael J. Fox, Keegan-Michael Key and Oscar-winning Iranian director Asghar Farhadi are all expected to speak on Friday at United Talent Agency’s “United Voices” rally outside the company’s Beverly Hills headquarters. Other speakers at the event — organized in response to the flurry of activity by the nascent administration of President Donald Trump — include UTA CEO Jeremy Zimmer, California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, Reza Aslan, Cynthia Erivo, Wilmer Valderrama, DJ Cassidy, David Garibaldi, Sam and Casey Harris of X Ambassadors, International Rescue Committee President & CEO David Miliband and American Civil Liberties Union executive Hector Villagra. Stars such. »


- Itay Hod

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Claire Danes and Jim Parsons to Play Married Couple in Transgender Drama ‘A Kid Called Jake’

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Homeland” star Claire Danes and “The Big Bang Theory’s” Jim Parsons will play a married couple in “A Kid Like Jake,” a transgender family drama adapted from a Lincoln Center play, TheWrap has learned. The film follows a couple raising a four-year-old son who prefers to dress up as a princess instead of G.I. Joe — a particularly poignant topic given President Donald Trump’s recent rollback of protections for transgender children. On Thursday, the administration reverse an Obama administration policy that allowed transgender schoolchildren to use restrooms corresponding with their gender identity. “Transparent’s” Silas Howard — one of Hollywood’s few transgender. »


- Matt Pressberg

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Watch George Clooney Bash Trump at France’s Cesar Awards (Video)

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George Clooney used the stage at the Cesar Awards in France on Friday to take a few swings at President Donald Trump. “As we stand here today the world is going through some pretty momentous changes, not all for the best,” Clooney said. “As citizens of the world we’re going to have to work harder and harder not to let hate win.” added the actor, who received an honorary award. “Love trumps hate, courage trumps fear and always-right trumps wrongs,” he said. Jean Dujardin, who was onstage with Clooney in order to translate his speech for the French audience, »


- Joe Otterson

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Isabelle Huppert, ‘Elle’ Win France’s Cesar Awards

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Paul Verhoeven’s “Elle” has been named the best French film of 2016 at the Cesar Awards, while Isabelle Huppert also won the Best Actress award for her performance in that film. Huppert won the award two days before she’ll be up for Best Actress at the Oscars for the same performance, and one day before she’ll be competing at the Film Independent Spirit Awards. French-Canadian director Xavier Dolan won the best-director Cesar for his divisive family drama “It’s Only the End of the World,” and his lead actor Gaspard Ulliel won the best-actor award for the same film. »


- Steve Pond

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