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sexual assault

‘Blue Is the Warmest Color’ Director Accused of Sexual Assault

A 29-year-old actress alleges that Abdellatif Kechiche sexually assaulted her at a dinner party in Paris this year.
Sirin Kale
11.2.18
Culture

Michaela Coel Would Play Nina Simone, Under This One Condition

After months of discussion on social media about Michaela Coel's resemblance to Nina Simone, the actress finally addressed what it would take to play the iconic singer.
Terry Nguyen
10.31.18
Hocus Pocus

I Watched 'Hocus Pocus' for the First Time As a Gay Adult

This movie needs way more evil girl group bops and way less boring, virgin-centric hijinks.
Jill Gutowitz
10.30.18
Film

A Teen Activist Gives Her Personal Take on 'The Hate U Give'

'The Hate U Give' opened to rave reviews earlier this month. But what does a Black teen activist who's been impacted by police brutality make of the film? We asked one to report back.
Roshae Harrison
10.30.18
practical magic

The Real Curse in 'Practical Magic' Is Heterosexuality

In "Practical Magic," the curse isn’t just that any man an Owens woman loves will die. The curse is that Owens women will love men, period.
Natalie Adler
10.17.18
You Make Me Wanna

'Super Mario Bros.' Made Me Horny for a Plumber and a Lizard King

The faces of good and evil in "Super Mario Bros." provided potent fuel for my dueling desires for a reliable hero, and a freaky sleazeball with an appealing tongue.
Amy Roberts
10.12.18
to all the boys i've loved before

Seeing Myself in Lara Jean Was About More than Representation

"To All the Boys I've Loved Before" is a love letter to Asian girls precisely because it doesn't make its casting a political point, or even a plot point.
Larissa Pham
8.29.18
LGBTQ

The Film About the Messy Reality of Learning to Accept Your Nonbinary Child

"A Kid Like Jake" follows a couple learning to accept their gender non-conforming child. Trans director Silas Howard tells Broadly about portraying that journey honestly, missteps and all.
Diana Tourjée
6.8.18
Reel Women

'Girlfriends' Gets Compared to Woody Allen's Work—But It's Far, Far Better

Claudia Weill's 1978 film receives constant comparison to Allen's oeuvre, but it should be held up as a pioneer of female friendship movies like "Frances Ha."
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim
4.30.18
Reel Women

Isabelle Huppert Opens Up About Playing the Tortured Hero of 'Mrs. Hyde'

With over 130 acting credits to her name, Huppert knows she's the queen of "disturbing and daring" roles. She tells Broadly about transforming for her recent film, a kooky adaptation of "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde."
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim
4.12.18
Reel Women

Our Timeless Obsession with the Cross-Dressing, Rebellious Saint Joan of Arc

"The Passion of Joan of Arc" is a 90-year-old silent film that proves the religious icon will forever captivate filmmakers and audiences alike.
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim
4.4.18
Reel Women

Zoë Kravitz and Lola Kirke Are Electrifying in the Queer Thriller 'Gemini'

The actors share a borderline-obsessive friendship in the neo-noir about Hollywood, love, and murder.
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim
3.22.18