- Currently: Associate Editor at The Hollywood Reporter - Iranian-American journalist who loves to nerd out over pop culture.
Late night shows have long been known for bringing in humor while covering the news, but after the racial justice protests against police brutality began to rock the nation, hosts and writers had to grapple with how to approach these intense and important issues.
With 'The Photograph' hitting VOD, the director talks romance movie cliches that no longer muster audiences and her excitement over upcoming directing gig — a Whitney Houston biopic.
Some sellers are cutting staff, other retailers are going online-only, and some have shut down entirely: "Our sales are zilch for the moment."
While filming her TBS late-night show with the help of her husband and three children, Bee shared her daily quarantine routine and what she hopes to do when (hopefully) this all ends.
Actors, creatives and advocates offer ways to promote inclusivity amid a crisis and say Trump's attempt to racialize the pandemic is "only adding fuel to an already blazing fire."
"I want us all to understand there is no 'Chinese Virus.' A virus knows no nationality, and wherever and however it started, it does us no good to point fingers, ostracize, attack or demonize Asian people."
With kids giggling during monologues and Wi-Fi issues to work out, late-night hosts are wading through uncharted waters to deliver comedy, and a bit of levity, to audiences amid the coronavirus outbreak.
One Chapman University student commented that the faculty and administration are "overwhelmed by trying to orchestrate things under this new paradigm."
The protest follows Ronan Farrow stating he would no longer work with the publisher, while pushing the company to fact-check Allen's memoir.
It has been over two years since anyone has heard a word from The Simpsons' Kwik-E-Mart clerk Apu — a silence that looks to be indefinite following Hank Azaria's confirmation to The New York Times on Tuesday that he will no longer voice the character.
Hachette Book Group will no longer publish Woody Allen's memoir, Apropos of Nothing. "At HBG we take our relationships with authors very seriously, and do not cancel books lightly," the publishing company said in a statement.
Ahead of Sara Zandieh's feature directorial debut, the Iranian-American director explains how 'A Simple Wedding' celebrates multiculturalism and feminism while also breaking down stereotypes.
African American stars say productions don't provide makeup artists and hair stylists who are familiar with natural textures and dark skin tones: "It's a real disservice to actors of color."
Filmmakers from two of the 15 shortlisted documentary features reveal how a story about bees became one about fighting for a woman’s livelihood and how a depiction of war-torn Aleppo became a study of one family’s survival.
'Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am' filmmaker Timothy Greenfield-Sanders talks about his history with the author, how this tribute to her took shape and the impact in leaves in the wake of her death.