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‘American Gigolo’ Review: Jon Bernthal in Showtime’s Painfully Pointless Remake

For no evident reason, Showtime offers a series continuation of Paul Schrader's 1980 film, with Bernthal slipping into Richard Gere's perfectly tailored suits.

David Simon, Jon Bernthal and the Makers of HBO’s ‘We Own This City’ on Dirty Cops, the Drug War and the Legacy of ‘The Wire’

David Simon may have left The Baltimore Sun’s crime desk more than 20 years ago, but he never lost his nose for a good story — nor his commitment to chronicling the ravages of the war on drugs in his hometown. His nonfiction books on the subject, Homicide and The Corner (the latter written with […]

HBO’s ‘We Own This City’: TV Review

'The Wire' creator David Simon, working again with George Pelecanos, returns to the streets and police precincts of Baltimore with a six-episode limited series focusing on a real corruption scandal from 2017.

MIPTV Hot List: Dramas With Mackenzie Davis, Connie Nielsen and Aidan Gillen Set to Heat Up TV Market

After two online-only versions, a consequence of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the international television market MIPTV is hoping to return with a bang. This year will mark MIPTV’s reboot, with the spring market planned as a more business-focused trade fair. After a one-day MIPDrama showcase of 10 top international fiction series, on April 3, MIPTV […]

Lena Dunham’s ‘Sharp Stick’: Film Review | Sundance 2022

The 'Girls' star-creator's new film focuses on a sexually inexperienced young Los Angeles woman having an affair with her older employer.

Jon Bernthal Lost 30 Pounds Learning to Play Tennis for ‘King Richard’ Role

Jon Bernthal often plays the tough guy. But when he got the script for Warner Bros.’ King Richard, about Richard Williams and his quest to make his daughters Serena and Venus the best tennis players in the world, Bernthal knew he wanted to be a part of it. Bernthal fought hard to play Rick Macci, […]

Palm Springs’ Starry Film Awards Gala Canceled Due to COVID-19 Spike

The Palm Springs International Film Society is scrapping plans for its starry Film Awards gala due to the recent COVID-19 spike. The org behind the Palm Springs International Film Festival announced the cancellation Monday amid rising concerns and case counts due to the omicron variant that is leading to a wave of high-profile cancelations from […]

Lady Gaga to Receive Icon Award During Palm Springs International Film Festival

Lady Gaga’s murderous turn as Patrizia Gucci in Ridley Scott’s House of Gucci has snagged the superstar another trophy. Days after being named best actress by the New York Film Critics Circle, Gaga has been selected to receive an Icon Award from the Palm Springs International Film Festival. She’ll accept during the fest’s Film Awards […]

Jon Bernthal on ‘King Richard’ Training, ‘Sicario’ Improv and Frank Castle’s Future

While Jon Bernthal was a decorated athlete growing up, he had never really stepped foot onto a tennis court until he was cast as Rick Macci, one of the most successful tennis coaches in the sport’s history, in King Richard. So to believably play one of Venus and Serena Williams’ mentors, Bernthal dedicated himself to […]

Sandra Bullock on Featuring “Someone Who Never Gets Movies Made About Them” in ‘The Unforgivable’

Sandra Bullock boils down the essence of her newest film, The Unforgivable, to one word: “family.” “I wanted to make a movie about someone who never gets movies made about them, but yet they sacrifice every single day without a pat on the back, without someone saying ‘good job,’ without someone seeing them and recognizing […]

Sandra Bullock in Netflix’s ‘The Unforgivable’: Film Review

Vincent D’Onofrio, Viola Davis, Jon Bernthal and Rob Morgan also star in this redemption drama about a damaged woman navigating her freedom after 20 years in prison.

Jon Bernthal Says ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Fan-Favorite “Sell Me This Pen” Moment Was Improvised

One fan-favorite moment in The Wolf of Wall Street was improvised from an anecdote Leonardo DiCaprio heard on his way to set, says Jon Bernthal. A recent guest on the popular YouTube interview series Hot Ones, Bernthal was asked about the experience of working with Martin Scorsese and one of the most quoted moments from […]