If consumers want art to be ethically created, they must put their financial support behind artists that align with those values. This is not an unreasonable demand. Artists can be good people — or, at the very least, not predators.
As one who has personal experience with sexual assault as a college student years ago, I understand those, especially women, who refuse to separate the art from the man who created it. Just as I don't give a pass to Ryan Lochte, a 32-year-old Olympian, for his drunken rampage and lying in Rio last week, I do not give a pass to Nate Parker for what some might regard as a youthful indiscretion in 1999.
Paul Giamatti as Honore de Balzac, author and debauched coffee addict. The big-body rap artist Action Bronson on tour eating great food and smoking pot in epic quantities. And some of the best backstage reporting on the presidential campaign in any medium. After years of hearing experts say television was on the way out, it might shock some to know that there is actually more TV than ever. Lots more, and the people, performances and topics listed above are included in some of the best, brightest
Well, it's déjà vu all over again. Although a new Star Wars episode took the movie world by storm, the 2016 rewrite, retitled "The Establishment Strikes Back," has all the drama. The Republican establishment has not one, but two full-scale rebellions on its hands.
In Q&A, animator, writer, actor, director Seth MacFarlane talks about his passion for standard songs and arrangements in advance of a concert tour that starts July 16 with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.
Baltimore cult filmmaker John Waters has spoken. The best film of 2013 is "Spring Breakers," which featured "Disney tween starlets" Selena Gomez and Vanessa Hudgens "undulating, snorting cocaine and going to jail in bikinis."
Hollywood's biggest fashion parade, the red carpet outside the Oscars, began heating up on Sunday afternoon ahead of the world's top film awards where silent movie "The Artist" is widely seen as the choice for best movie.