Daily Archive: August 2, 2018

Justice Department to review decades-old rules for movie studios

In a surprise move that could have major implications for Hollywood, the U.S. Department of Justice is scrutinizing antitrust rules that for decades have governed the way movie studios do business with theaters.

The Justice Department on Thursday said it has opened a review of the so-called Paramount…

‘New Fox’ will turn back the clock on network ownership of shows

The future of Fox after its parent company 21st Century Fox sells its studio to the Walt Disney Co. may look a lot like broadcast TV’s past.

Fox Television Group co-chairman Dana Walden told reporters Thursday at the Television Critics Assn. press tour in Beverly Hills that the network, referred…

10 Sexy Horror Films Streaming on Netflix That Are Sure to Get Your Blood Pumping

We know what you’re thinking: “sexy” and “horrific” aren’t exactly as expected a pairing as peanut butter and jelly, but there are more titillating thrillers out there than you may think. Sexy movies and horror movies both get your heart rate going, so it only makes sense that combining the two elements makes for an erotically thrilling film. We’ve rounded up the 10 hottest horror movies streaming on Netflix now, and believe us when we say watching any of these flicks will have you grabbing for your date’s hand (but whether it’s out of fright or frisson is up to you).

A Full Recap of Krystal’s Bachelor Drama, Before She Heads to Bachelor in Paradise

Your favorite glitter-throwing villain is officially making a TV comeback on the The Bachelor‘s juiciest spinoff show, Bachelor on Paradise. That’s right, we’re talking about Krystal Nielson, the blonde fitness instructor who quickly made herself an enemy of pretty much every other woman who appeared on Arie Luyendyk’s drama-filled season. If you didn’t watch, or you simply need a little refresher to remember what went down with Krystal, we’ve got the full recap for you.

Let’s Start From the Beginning

Krystal entered the Bachelor picture early on in the season after she received the second one-on-one date. This date was pretty extraordinary in terms of what we usually see on the show – it involved a private jet that took her and Arie to Scottsdale, Arizona, where Krystal met his parents, siblings, and his pooch. Given that contestants traditionally meet the lead’s family only during the finale, this was a huge deal, and Krystal wasn’t shy about playing up her special treatment. Naturally, the date created a pretty strong bond between the two from the get-go, and immediately stirred up some jealous feelings in the house.

Bibiana (who is conveniently also on Bachelor in Paradise this year) was especially peeved, and wasn’t afraid to confront Krystal. That night, she told Krystal she was fake and that she was essentially hogging Arie to herself without any consideration for the other women. Frustration with her quickly spread through the house like an infection – fueled by an arguably toxic Krystal – and soon enough many of the other contestants vying for Arie’s affection were fed up with both her behavior and cloying voice.

The Climax

This all comes to a screeching climax in the fifth episode, where Arie himself got fed up with Krystal. On a group bowling date where two teams duke it out for extra time, Arie decided in the end that both teams tried hard enough and deserved to come to the evening afterparty. Krystal, who happened to be on the winning team, was pissed.

She lashed out, calling Arie a liar, and confined herself to her room out of frustration while talking shit about Arie. (Sidebar: we also learned on “The Women Tell All” that she called Arie a “needle d*ck” on the non-aired bus ride home). Arie and Krystal eventually talk it out – Arie being notably frustrated with her behavior – and she ends up coming to the afterparty anyway. As you might expect, the other women call her out on her hypocritical and juvenile behavior.

A Juicy Ending . . . and More to Come!

As you might have guessed, Krystal’s erratic behavior and villain infamy makes her the perfect two-on-one date target. She goes head-to-head with Kendall, and is ultimately sent packing by Arie despite that initial attraction and connection the two had previously shared.

Given Krystal’s penchant for drama, hilarious “Krystalisms,” and tendency to NGAF, we’re dying to see what goes down on Bachelor in Paradise. Is there more glitter throwing in store? Will she make out with Jordan or give him a run for his money? How will she feel about Kendall, the woman who Arie chose over her on the two-on-one? Will her “sexy operator” voice be a thing of the past or will we be subjected to more? Does she actually find love?

We’ll need at least three buckets of popcorn for this.

The Cast of Amazon’s The Romanoffs Features Some of Hollywood’s Biggest Names

After a two-year hiatus, the creator of Man Men is coming back with a series that features some of the biggest names in Hollywood. Matthew Weiner’s anthology series The Romanoffs is set to tell the stories of separate people who believe they are descendants of the royal Russian family the Romanovs, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The family ruled Russia from the 17th century until they were exiled in 1917. Each of the eight stand-alone episodes will show a different family and explore the mystery of Anastasia, the supposed only surviving child of Tsar Nicholas II and his wife, Alexandra. It’s not clear who’s playing who, but the cast is just magnificent.

“The reason that I picked the Romanovs is that in an era where we have social media and so much theoretical connection to each other, it really seems like we’re further apart than ever,” Weiner said in a 2017 interview. “And I love this idea that these characters believe themselves to be, whether they are or not, descendants of this last autocratic family who are part of one of the great true-crime stories of all time. I also love that it’s the chance to talk about nature versus nurture, what they have in common and what is left of a grand heritage.”

Keep reading to find out who’s starring in this highly anticipated series and watch a short teaser before it premieres on Oct. 12.

Padma Lakshmi Shows Off Her Amazing Figure During a Family Boat Day in Italy

Padma Lakshmi is currently living her best life on vacation with her family in Italy. On Thursday, the 47-year-old Top Chef host was spotted enjoying a relaxing yacht day in Capri with her boyfriend, Adam Dell, and 8-year-old daughter Krishna. Padma showed off her incredible physique in a hot pink string bikini as she splashed around in the ocean and soaked up the sun. She was also seen snapping photos with her friend – can you blame her? She looks amazing! Just the day before, Padma shared two Instagram albums of her Italian adventures. “Our first day in Naples! Had some bomb 🍕 at @50kalo, brushed up on my Italian 🇮🇹,” she captioned one of them. “Now heading to sea ⚓️ where else should we go in Italy??” We’re getting so much vacation envy just from looking at these photos!