An Interview With Bodies Bodies Bodies’ Maria Bakalova

(from left) Maria Bakalova and Amandla Stenberg in Bodies Bodies A24 Not many actors get to experience the type of rocket ride that Maria Bakalova did with 2020’s Borat Subsequent Moviefilm. She was not merely catapulted to a celebrity by way of her role as Tutar Sagdiyev, the teenage daughter of Sacha Baron Cohen’s … Read more

Hollywood Heavyweights Take a Stand Against Guns on Film After Bill Maher Criticism

Nearly 200 writers, actors and directors have signed a petition calling for Hollywood to “harness their power as culture makers” and reconsider how they portray gun use in film. The petition, reported by the newsletter The Ankler, urges the industry to limit scenes involving children and guns and to explicitly show first characters locking their … Read more