US film producer Harvey Weinstein has faced a litany of allegations, including three of rape.  Photograph: Yann Coatsaliou/AFP/Getty Images

Film producer Harvey Weinstein has been expelled from the Oscars organising committee over allegations of sexual assault. The Academy of Motion Pict(...)

Ben Affleck: “grabbed Hilarie Burton’s breasts”. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Reuters

Ben Affleck has apologised for groping the actor Hilarie Burton during an appearance on MTV’s Total Request Live in 2003. The former One Tree Hill act(...)

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) said it has suspended Harvey Weinstein’s membership, effective immediately. File photograph: Yann Coatsaiou/AFP/Getty Images

Police on both sides of the Atlantic have confirmed they are investigating Harvey Weinstein as the scandal surrounding the disgraced producer deepens.(...)

Dakota Fanning: “If you’re not challenging yourself, that’s no fun.” Photograph:  Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic

For the longest time, Dakota Fanning was framed as an “old soul” by her invariably impressed co-stars. Glenn Close deployed the phrase when, in 2005, (...)

Jerry Lewis
Mercurial film maker and comedian
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  • August 26, 2017, 04:10

Jerry Lewis, the comedian and filmmaker who was adored by many, disdained by others, but unquestionably a defining figure of American entertainment in(...)

PwC’s Martha Ruiz and Brian Cullinan were blamed for  blunder that saw ‘La La Land’  named best film in error. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

Bodyguards have been hired to protect the two accountants responsible for the Oscars best picture blunder. Accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoope(...)

Brian Cullinan (R) and Martha Ruiz (L) of PricewaterhouseCoopers confer on stage after the Best Picture was mistakenly awarded to “La La Land” instead of “Moonlight”. Cullinan gave presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway the wrong envelope for the Best Picture Award, accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers said in a statement. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Nobody pays their auditor to make the headlines. That is one reason why the impact of PwC’s Oscars envelope mix-up may turn out to be as bad as that o(...)

Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel (centre) explains a mix-up in the announcement of the winner of Best Film after the cast of La La Land was awarded the Oscar. Photograph: EPA

Television host Jimmy Kimmel skewered Donald Trump and the Academy’s record on diversity in his opening monologue for the Oscars, thanking the preside(...)

Amundi Asset Management is thought to be Europe’s biggest asset manager

A familiar name has been lost from the Irish asset management sector following the close on Wednesday of Amundi Asset Management’s takeover of Kleinwo(...)

Will Smith, left, and Jada Pinkett Smith will join others in protest against two straight years of all-white acting nominees. Photograph Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

Will Smith won’t be going to this year’s Academy Awards. Neither will Michael Moore or Spike Lee. Chris Rock is under pressure to step down as host. A(...)

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