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Amazon Sued Over Copyright Infringement in Suspiria Remake By Ana Mendieta's Estate

The estate of radical Cuban-American artist Ana Mendieta, known for her taboo-busting performance art, is suing Amazon for borrows images from Mendieta’s work in the upcoming Suspiria remake, Deadline reports. Which is exactly the kind of niche art history drama that I live for.

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Was the Easy Choice for an Emmys Sweep The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Was the Easy Choice for an Emmys Sweep

At Monday night’s 70th Annual Emmy Awards, diversity was a punchline. After an involved opening skit and musical number that referenced the diversity of the nominees, Regina King won best actress in the limited series category, ending a streak of white people winning, albeit briefly. Critical darlings like Atlanta…

Heidi Klum on Leaving Lifetime With Tim Gunn: Project Runway 'Was Our Baby' Heidi Klum on Leaving Lifetime With Tim Gunn: Project Runway 'Was Our Baby'

On Friday, Heidi Klum and the most interesting man in the world, Tim Gunn, announced that they were leaving their beloved fashion designer reality TV show Project Runway for greener, tech-monied pastures. The pair will be creating a new show at Amazon.

Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn Are Leaving Project Runway for Amazon Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn Are Leaving Project Runway for Amazon

Noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo! (Wait, yes?)

The Most Office Moment in Jack Ryan

Over Labor Day weekend, I used my spare time to eat flaming hot Cheetos fries and watch all eight episodes of Amazon’s new Tom Clancy series Jack Ryan, in which John Krasinski plays a C.I.A analyst with two first names. The show is neither unwatchable nor wholly exhilarating and sort of like 24, but much less…

Thank God, That Other Woody Allen Movie About a Grown Man With a Crush on a Teenager Isn't Coming Out Thank God, That Other Woody Allen Movie About a Grown Man With a Crush on a Teenager Isn't Coming Out

Is it Christmas morning? Because suddenly we’re not getting new Woody Allen movies for awhile.

Alexa Is Gonna Make Your Kid an Antisocial Weirdo Alexa Is Gonna Make Your Kid an Antisocial Weirdo

Shouting out commands to Alexa, Siri, or your quasi-sentient-personal-assistant of choice seems mostly (mostly?) harmless, but watch out: You might fuck up your kid!

Richest Man Alive Still Winning War on Poor People  Richest Man Alive Still Winning War on Poor People 

It seems that Amazon, a company valued at $768 billion and owned by the richest man alive, has succeeded in pressuring the Seattle City Council to take up a repeal of a business tax meant to fund relief for the city’s growing homelessness and housing crisis. A crisis caused, in no small part, by Amazon.

The New York Times' 'Modern Love' Column Is Getting Its Own Amazon Series The New York Times' 'Modern Love' Column Is Getting Its Own Amazon Series

Amazon will be turning the New York Times’ second best column*, “Modern Love,” into an eight-episode comedic series. As Jennifer Salke, the head of Amazon Studios, told The Hollywood Reporter: “We’re looking for our next big show that women also can’t stop talking about.” Ah, women! Our tastes are so predictable!

Alexa Is a Messy Bitch Who Lives for Drama!!! Alexa Is a Messy Bitch Who Lives for Drama!!!

To all the simple and naive individuals who thought that Amazon’s Alexa was essentially your property, your loyal lackey who will stand by your side no matter how much verbal abuse she receives, no matter how many times you shout toward her, “ALEXA, GOOGLE JOANNA ROTHKOPF. ALEXA, DO YOU KNOW WHO I AM. ALEXA, FUCK…

The New Picnic at Hanging Rock Is Weirder, Wilder, and Way Hornier The New Picnic at Hanging Rock Is Weirder, Wilder, and Way Hornier

It is extremely gutsy to take on an adaptation of Joan Lindsay’s novel Picnic at Hanging Rock when there is already Peter Weir’s perfect 1975 film. But not long into Amazon’s 2018 revamp of the Gothic classic does it become clear that the show’s intention isn’t to simply bring this story of four schoolgirls who…

Amazon Extremely Mad That Seattle Wants It to Pay Taxes to Help Fund Affordable Housing  Amazon Extremely Mad That Seattle Wants It to Pay Taxes to Help Fund Affordable Housing 

If you’re a resident of Seattle or have traveled to the Pacific Northwest metropolis recently, you probably noticed two unavoidable things: Amazon has made its massive presence felt, and there’s an ongoing homelessness crisis that shows no signs of slowing. A new tax might change that.

Transparent Fired Jeffrey Tambor, But Arrested Development Is Happy to Have Him Transparent Fired Jeffrey Tambor, But Arrested Development Is Happy to Have Him

In February of this year, Jeffrey Tambor was officially fired from his Amazon series Transparent for allegations of sexual harassment on set. But Tambor is still welcome at Netflix, where he’ll reportedly appear in the next season of Arrested Development.

Meek Mill Is Doing an Amazon Docuseries About America's Broken Criminal Justice System Meek Mill Is Doing an Amazon Docuseries About America's Broken Criminal Justice System

Meek Mill is developing a six-part docuseries, in partnership with Amazon Prime Video, about the US criminal justice system and his ongoing battle for exoneration.

Gillian Flynn Is Working on a New TV Series for Amazon Studios  Gillian Flynn Is Working on a New TV Series for Amazon Studios 

On Thursday, Variety reported that Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn had signed a deal with Amazon Studios to devise an American adaptation of the British TV series Utopia. The deal has Flynn creating, executive producing and show-running a nine-episode straight-to-series order.

Jordan Peele Will Help Tell the Story of Lorena Bobbitt for Amazon Jordan Peele Will Help Tell the Story of Lorena Bobbitt for Amazon

Amazon is developing a series about one of the most recognized names in news, slash the world, Lorena Bobbitt, and none other than Jordan Peele is involved.

A Young Woman in India Struggles With Losing Her Identity to Marriage in This Clip From A Suitable Girl

In this clip from A Suitable Girl, a documentary about the divisive tradition of arranged marriages in India, a woman named Amrita explains the burden of being seen as a man’s property. “You lose your identity when you get married, and that’s one thing I never wanted to do,” she says. “More than eighty precent of…

My Best Friend's TV Show: Dermot Mulroney and Julia Roberts Will Reunite for Amazon My Best Friend's TV Show: Dermot Mulroney and Julia Roberts Will Reunite for Amazon

We’ll soon have a show on Amazon Prime Video where Julia Roberts and Dermot Mulroney finally hookup. Surprise—they’re unhappy.

Jeffrey Tambor Responds to His Firing From Transparent, Critiques the Show's 'Toxic Politicized Atmosphere' Jeffrey Tambor Responds to His Firing From Transparent, Critiques the Show's 'Toxic Politicized Atmosphere'

Jeffrey Tambor has released a statement following his firing from the cast of Amazon’s award-winning Jill Soloway series Transparent this week. It’s a contemptuous and blame-shifting denial of Van Barnes and Trace Lysette’s claims that he behaved inappropriately with them on set, as well as a condemnation of the…

Jeffrey Tambor Is Officially Fired From Transparent Jeffrey Tambor Is Officially Fired From Transparent

Jeffrey Tambor will not be returning to Transparent following an internal investigation, a spokesperson for Amazon confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter on Thursday.

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