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Al Gore Says Trump "Has Surrounded Himself With Polluters"

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Al Gore previously expressed cautious optimism that President Donald Trump would rethink some of his environmental policies, but the former vice president said he now realizes that he got that wrong.

Speaking at Mexico's Morelia International Film Festival this week, where Gore is presenting his Inconvenient Truth follow-up, An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, he chuckled when a reporter asked him when he would show the film to Trump.

"I had a lot of conversations with Donald Trump after he was elected and after he went into the White House, and I actually thought there was a realistic »

- John Hecht

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Jennifer Garner, Jill Biden Find Hope in Troubled Times at Save the Children Gala

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Wednesday night's Save the Children Illumination Gala was remarkably devoid of references to stories dominating the news cycle. There was no talk of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, the many women who've come forward with tales of sexual assault and harassment in recent days or calls to change the culture in Hollywood and beyond. There were no references to President Donald Trump, who has dominated virtually every news cycle since he announced he was running for president.

In fact, there was no talk of politics at all at the event attended by former Vice President Joe Biden and his wife and »

- Hilary Lewis

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Director James Toback Accused of Sexual Harassment by More Than 30 Women

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More than 30 women have come forward to accuse director James Toback of sexual harassment in the latest bombshell set of accusations by women who have faced abuse by prominent Hollywood men.

The Los Angeles Times reported the claims by the 38 women in a story released Sunday morning.

Toback, who helmed the films Black and White (1999) and Two Girls and a Guy (1998) and was nominated for an Oscar for writing the Warren Beatty film Bugsy (1991), used his status as a director to lure the women into auditions, meetings and interviews that would quickly turn »

- THR Staff

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Angelina Jolie Speaks Out About Women’s Rights at ‘The Breadwinner’ Premiere

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Angelina Jolie introduced The Breadwinner, a “very important” animated feature from Gkids about a young girl living under the Taliban regime, during its U.S. premiere this weekend at the debut Animation is Film Festival in Hollywood.

“It’s a story of our times when equal rights for women remain a central burning issue," said Jolie, who exec produced the film.

She explained that the film “asks you to put ourselves in another person's shoes, in this case, an 11-year-old Afghan girl. There are few countries in the world where it is so hard to be a young girl… We »

- Carolyn Giardina

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Weekend Box Office: 'Boo 2' Spooks Duds 'Geostorm,' 'Snowman' With $21.7M

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Lionsgate and Tyler Perry's Boo 2! A Madea Halloween had no trouble scaring up a No. 1 finish in its big-screen debut over the weekend with $21.7 million from 2,388 theaters.

Overall, however, inclement weather was the big story at the box office, where the four other new nationwide offerings were swept away. The biggest casualty is Geostorm, the long-delayed environmental disaster epic from Warner Bros. and Skydance Media that opened to $13.3 million domestically after costing a reported $120 million to make before marketing.

Not even Boo 2 emerged unscathed, opening 24 percent behind the $28.5 million launch »

- Pamela McClintock

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