Tag: Steven Spielberg

Taylor Swift attends the 'Charles James: Beyond Fashion' Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Taylor Swift Donates to Student Gun Control March

Pop megastar Taylor Swift, in a rare political statement, came out in strong support on Friday for the Parkland student-led campaign for gun control in a lengthy social media post. 

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Hollywood Goes All-In for Student Gun Control March

Late-night host Jimmy Fallon opened his show on Tuesday urging viewers to ‘demand change on the issue of gun control’ by attending Saturday’s March for Our Lives, backed by a bevy of celebrity cash and fronted by student survivors of last month’s deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

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Will These Pro-Gun Control Celebrities Make Another Film Using Firearms?

Pro-gun control actress Megan Boone saying her ‘Black List’ character would ‘never carry an assault rifle again’ posed a glaring question: Will other stars, like George Clooney, and directors, like Steven Spielberg, calling for gun control vow to lay down their guns in future films?

Steven Spielberg attends the 'Five Came Back' world premiere at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center on March 27, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Steven Spielberg: Political Divide in U.S. Worst Since Civil War

Veteran filmmaker Steven Spielberg says the deep political divisions among Americans and their distrust of much of the media made his Vietnam War-era drama The Post timely, telling The Hollywood Reporter, ‘I realized this was the only year to make this film.’

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Elizabeth Banks Calls Out Steven Spielberg for Sexist Casting

Actor-director Elizabeth Banks “called out” legendary director Steven Spielberg in a speech at the Women in Film awards ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel Wednesday, accusing Spielberg of never having cast a woman as a lead in a film in his decades-long career.

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Hollywood Elites Threaten Georgia Citizens over Religious Liberty

A long list of Hollywood types has issued a threatening letter through the Human Rights Campaign pledging not to do business in Georgia if the governor fails to veto a bill that would allow ministers and others to opt out of homosexual

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Check, Please: Dinner with Clooney, Clinton $175K Per Plate

San Francisco Democrats will have to reach deeper into their pockets than ever before if they want to sit with George Clooney and Hillary Clinton at the presidential candidate’s Bay Area fundraiser dinner next month. Two seats at the head table with the guests of honor are going for a whopping $350,000.

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Spielberg Blasts #OscarsSoWhite: ‘No Inherent or Dormant Racism’ in the Academy

Hollywood titan Steven Spielberg became the latest industry figure to weigh in on the #OscarsSoWhite controversy on Thursday, saying in an interview that he does not believe there is “inherent or dormant racism” in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) and that he is “not 100 percent” supportive of the Academy’s dramatic rule changes to increase diversity within the organization.