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Time’s Up: Hollywood women launch campaign to fight sexual harassment

The initiative, supported by stars such as Natalie Portman and Emma Stone, includes $13m legal defense fund for women in less privileged professionsThree hundred female Hollywood actors, agents, writers, directors, producers and entertainment executives including Natalie Portman, Emma Stone and Reese Witherspoon are kicking off the new year

20 Sundance movies we truly loved (and 7 we hated)

Image: mashable/Vicky letaPARK CITY, Utah You take the good with the bad at Sundance, where this year, there was more of the former, thankfully. While we didn't quite get a Whiplash- or Manchester by the Sea-sized blue-chip awards contender at the 2017 festival, the quality stuff prevailed. SEE ALSO: Finally,

Disco’s Saturday Night Fiction

Saturday Night Fever was the prism through which the world viewed disco. But its actual inspiration was a British mod called Chris...Picture it: a writer pens a magazine article and its an instant sensation. Producers come calling, he sells the rights for tens of thousands, the tabloids give him a

Film-maker Kirsten Johnson: how I betrayed my mother

A documentary maker who has worked on Oscar-winning films, Johnson offers a transgressive new movie that lays bare the ethical dilemmas inherent in filmingAs you can probably tell, I am a really earnest person, says cinematographer and director Kirsten Johnson, half-jokingly, when I ask her about the motivation behind her

Why can’t pop culture get surfing right?

Its influence on mainstream pop culture has been felt for decades, yet film and TVs take on the sport (were looking at you, Animal Kingdom and Point Break) have fallen woefully shortAt SXSW in Austin, Texas this year, US television channel TNT brought in a surfing simulator and created a