With ‘BlacKkKlansman,’ Spike Lee Has Made a Black Movie for White Audiences – And That’s Okay

(Welcome to The Soapbox, the space where we get loud, feisty, political, and opinionated about anything and everything. In this edition: Spike Lee’s latest movie is his first to cater directly to white audiences and that’s something worth talking about.) At first glance, BlacKkKlansman checks all of director Spike Lee’s typical boxes — it’s black, unapologetic, […]

‘It’s okay, she’ll be 16 soon’: Dallas man charged after telling cop about 15yo ‘wife’

A Dallas man had a bizarre explanation for why he was with a 15-year-old girl after falling foul of the law for parking in a disabled parking space – the girl was his wife, he reportedly told police. READ MORE:Texas woman sentenced to 40yrs in prison for pimping out her 2yo daughter Jose Nahun Lopez-Cruz, […]

Daily Podcast: Is It Okay To Leave Trash In A Movie Theater? Talk During Trailers? Bootleg A Scene If You Have To Pee?

On the July 13, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by senior writer Ben Pearson and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to discuss movie theater etiquette and talk about the latest film and tv news, including Scarlett Johansson, Joss Whedon, Jim Jarmusch, Zombieland 2, and Downton Abbey. You can subscribe to /Film […]

Global economy is pregnant with digitization, but I’m okay, Putin reassures

The world’s economy is hooked on technology, even if he isn’t, Russian President Vladimir Putin said during a panel session with his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron at the St. Petersburg Intl. Economic Forum (SPIEF 2018). Putin referred to a statement by President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs Alexander Shokhin, who reportedly said […]

Facebook asked users if it’s okay for adults to sexually harass kids

Facebook is no stranger to blunders and it just added another to its running list. The Guardian reports that the company asked some of its users to take a survey over the weekend, with questions delving into what should or shouldn’t be allowed on the site and who should police content. Among these questions was […]

Larry David’s Latest ‘Saturday Night Live’ Was Pretty, Pretty, Pretty Okay

Saturday Night Live returned this weekend with the first of a back-to-back three-episode run leading up to week of Thanksgiving. To kick things off, we had Larry David returning to host for his second time at Studio 8H, but unfortunately it was nowhere near as noteworthy as his debut back in early 2016. Larry David’s […]

‘Okay to be white’: Alt-right flyers at schools raise concerns

Published time: 3 Nov, 2017 19:17 A number of flyers and stickers reading, “It’s okay to be white” have appeared across the US and Canada, courtesy of a ‘master plan’ by 4Chan trolls to challenge the credibility of schools and media. Staff at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, Maryland, found “It’s okay to […]

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Review: This is Marvel’s Silliest Movie Yet and That’s Okay

Nearly a decade ago, Marvel’s first entry in their burgeoning Cinematic Universe, Iron Man, proved so successful as to influence and inspire plenty of other studios and filmmakers to build out extended-universe franchises. Now, it’s hard to imagine a more influential Marvel movie than Guardians of the Galaxy, the gleefully anarchic, candy-colored 2014 film that […]

‘Not f**ing okay’: Swedish music festival canceled after spate of rape cases

Organizers of Sweden’s Bråvalla annual music festival have decided to call off the 2018 event after this year’s festival was marred by sexual violence. Police say they are looking into over a dozen reports of molestation and at least four cases of rape. READ MORE: 38 reports of sexual assault at music festival in Sweden Swedish […]