E. Oliver Whitney is a senior editor at ScreenCrush. When not talking Game of Thrones theories or waiting for the next Terrence Malick film, they* are probably having an SVU marathon. They were formerly an entertainment editor at The Huffington Post and have written for Variety, New York magazine, Indiewire, Moviefone, and Backstage. *E. Oliver Whitney uses gender-neutral pronouns they, them, theirs.
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Weekend Box Office: ‘The Last Jedi’ Dominates With Second-Largest Opening Ever
‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ has the second biggest opening weekend at the box office of all time, following shortly behind ‘The Force Awakens.’
Harvey Weinstein Has Been Kicked Out of Motion Picture Academy
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted to expel Harvey Weinstein from the award organization.
‘mother!’ Review: Darren Aronofsky’s Hellish Nightmare Is His Most Insane Movie Yet
It would be an understatement to call Darren Aronofsky’s mother! simply crazy. This movie is a balls-to-the-wall bonkers nightmare that feels like diving head-first through the fiery pits of hell. It more than earns its titular exclamation point; as a matter of fact, it could use at least six…
Johnny Depp Apologizes for Trump Assassination Joke, Capping Off a Very Bad Week
It hasn’t been a great week for Johnny Depp. By now you’ve probably heard about his Trump assassination joke that’s garnered mounds of controversy. And while that story, and the actor’s apology, have gotten the most attention in the media, that’s not the only devel…
John Hurt, Oscar-Nominated Actor of ‘Alien’ and ‘The Elephant Man,’ Dies at Age 77
John Hurt, the British actor best known for Alien and The Elephant Man, has reportedly died at the age of 77, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
2017 Oscar Nominations: ‘La La Land’ Leads with a Record-Tying 14 Nominations
Ah, can you smell it? The aroma of scorching hot awards season debates is already in the air! The nominees for the 2017 Oscars were announced bright and early this morning – or should we say dark and early, as the ScreenCrush team beat the sunrise for the big announcement.
Gene Wilder, Legendary Actor and ‘Willy Wonka’ Star, Dead at 83
Gene Wilder, best known for his comedic roles in Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, The Producers, and Young Frankenstein has died at the age of 83.
Movie Theater Gunman in Germany Has Reportedly Been Killed
A gunman opened fire in a German movie theater on Thursday, according to Reuters.
Prince, Legendary Musician, Dead at 57
Prince, legendary musician and actor from Purple Rain, has died, according to TMZ. He was 57.
Leonardo DiCaprio Wins Best Actor Oscar For ‘The Revenant’
IT FINALLY HAPPENED. Leonardo DiCaprio has won his very first Academy Award. Whether you were rooting for or against ‘The Revenant’, whether you think he deserved the award for his grunting and groaning as Hugh Glass or just wanted him to win a damn Oscar already, it doesn’t mat…