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The lawyer is well-known for taking on high-profile cases such as those against Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski. The Trump campaign issued a statement denying the fresh allegations, saying: "This story is totally false and ridiculous.
One test is how honest they appear when apologizing. Another factor is how much people value what the celebrity did, Thompson said.

'Martyrs' has the female friendship of 'Heavenly Creatures,' mixed with the gore of 'Hostel' and the creepiness of Roman Polanski's 'The Apartment.' But what appears on the surface to be just an ultra-violent and gruesome revenge fantasy gone wrong, ...
Roman Polanski was accused of raping a 13-year-old girl in 1977. He pleaded guilty to avoid many charges and to lighten his sentence according to Chicago Tribune.
There are two thematic film festivals this year - one on Spanish Cinema and the other on Shakespeare's works, which will include movies by directors Akira Kurosawa and Roman Polanski. Verma says, "This year it is Shakespeare's 400th death anniversary ...
Foster has been more focused on directing than acting in the past five years - she was hilarious in Roman Polanski's comedy of manners Carnage, but since then went behind the camera to helm an episode of House of Cards.

Meanwhile, Roman Polanski was accused of raping a 13-year-0ld girl in 1977. He pleaded guilty to a lesser charge in exchange for a lighter sentence.
With the possible exception of "Goodbye, Columbus," even seasoned directors have struggled to turn adaptations of Philip Roth novels into representative motion pictures.
Today in "thing getting a vinyl reissue," Light in the Attic Records has announced that it'll be reissuing Jerry Goldsmith's score to the 1974 neo-noir classic film by Roman Polanski, Chinatown. The label is offering up two versions of the reissue ...
In 2009, for instance, Anne Applebaum of the Washington Post defended Roman Polanski. On March 11, 1977, Polanski raped and drugged a 13-year-old girl, Samantha Gailey, in Jack Nicholson's hot tub.
An earlier version of the letter called attention to filmmaker Roman Polanski's well-publicized criminal history. "'Rosemary's baby,' as I recall, had a similar tag on its director," Holbrook originally wrote.
A director (Mathieu Amalric) thinks he has found the perfect woman (Emmanuelle Seigner) to star in a play about masochistic relationships, in this film adaptation of David Ives's drama directed by Roman Polanski, Ms. Seigner's real-life husband. But ...
Among the "family"'s victims were Sharon Tate, the pregnant wife of director Roman Polanski. In a possible near-miss, Doris Day's son, Terry Melcher, had recently rented the home where Tate would eventually be killed in August 1969.
Wajda's sphere of influence is vast, including Martin Scorsese, Roman Polanski, and Francis Ford Coppola, and he received most of the prizes major filmmakers can receive, including a Lifetime Achievement award from the Academy in 2000.
Gloria Allred, the civil rights lawyer who takes on high-profile targets, like Bill Cosby, Roman Polanski and, yes, Trump, confirmed to us that since the Access Hollywood tape's release, she has been "contacted by women who allege inappropriate contact ...
Watch out for that door: The on-set injury to Harrison Ford during the making of Star wars VII has earned Disney a $2m fine.

A director (Mathieu Amalric) thinks he has found the perfect woman (Emmanuelle Seigner) to star in a play about masochistic relationships, in this film adaptation of David Ives's drama directed by Roman Polanski, Ms. Seigner's real-life husband. But ...
Among the "family"'s victims were Sharon Tate, the pregnant wife of director Roman Polanski. In a possible near-miss, Doris Day's son, Terry Melcher, had recently rented the home where Tate would eventually be killed in August 1969.
Wajda's sphere of influence is vast, including Martin Scorsese, Roman Polanski, and Francis Ford Coppola, and he received most of the prizes major filmmakers can receive, including a Lifetime Achievement award from the Academy in 2000.
The economical yet effective camera work recalls Roman Polanski's direction in movies like Rosemary's baby and The Tenant; both films about the evil that may or may not lurk under polite society's veneer.
Gloria Allred, the civil rights lawyer who takes on high-profile targets, like Bill Cosby, Roman Polanski and, yes, Trump, confirmed to us that since the Access Hollywood tape's release, she has been "contacted by women who allege inappropriate contact ...
Mike Bishop, a Republican from Rochester, said he has spoken his last word about his party's embattled presidential nominee, Donald Trump, but managed to bring up his former opponent's defense of Hollywood film director Roman Polanski, who escaped ...
Roman Polanski raped a 13-year-old girl only to later win an Academy Award to a standing ovation. It took only a mild statement of regret and the passage of time for Kobe Bryant's reputation and endorsements to be restored after he was tried for rape.
Several of Wajda's films were never released in the U.S., where he never enjoyed the popularity of countrymen Roman Polanski or Krzysztof Kieslowski. Wajda, who served in the Polish resistance movement in WWII, while still a teenager, broke through ...
The 70-year-old Presidential candidate took to his facebook to apologize and share his thoughts about the incident. "I've never said I'm a perfect person nor pretended to be someone that I'm not.
Synths are still key too, propelling the title track's rabble rousing (and who couldn't get behind "I like The Monkees, do you like The Monkees?
He now knows the past will never be done with him, even in the unlikely event he makes dozens of films like Woody Allen and Roman Polanski, two established filmmakers who had to navigate molestation allegations (Allen) and rape charges (Polanski).
"And (Roman) Polanski, also a big guy? No, I'm sorry, not being someone who was raped. I can't, I just can't.
... up in L.A., was given a medical discharge from the army due to a "severe anti-social personality disorder." His interest in photography led him to studying the craft at UCLA under filmmaker Roman Polanski - who, incidentally, also knew Charles Manson.
As the movie takes place mainly in apartment interiors, the shooting probably could have been done anywhere. Influenced by Roman Polanski's "apartment trilogy" (Repulsion, Rosemary's baby and The Tenant), Anvari creates a similar sort of psychological ...
On Aug. 9, 1969, Manson cult members murdered five people, including Sharon Tate, the pregnant wife of film director Roman Polanski. Van Houten didn't participate in the initial killings but the next night was involved in the murders of of Leno and ...
Auteurs like Woody Allen and Roman Polanski have faced similar types of sexual allegations in their careers, but both were already established artists within the film community when controversy arose.
Instead, he called out Roman Polanski's sublime and eerie The Tenant, one of Polanski's most troubling visions of identity destroyed by paranoia, terror, and deep-seated fear.
Thursday night, by reclining on the couch as Gustavo Dudamel conducts the season opener. Roman Polanski unveils the sinister side of British politics in "The Ghost Writer.
Think about it this way: we still watch and praise Roman Polanski's "Chinatown." Though, back in 1977, Polanski faced multiple sexual assault charges that involved a 13-year-old girl.
There are a lot of horror films that knock me back and just floor me, but I've been obsessed with Roman Polanski's Repulsion ever since the first time I watched it.
He isn't Roman Polanski in evading prosecution, Woody Allen in enduring suspicion, or either Oscar winner in terms of sexual predator accusations.
It's true, and after finally watching it earlier this year I've - I mean that hypothetical film fan - realized it's a goddamn masterpiece.
It's been so long since Roman Polanski's had sex with a minor he's considering giving up directing movies and becoming a teacher.
It was then that she met with director Roman Polanski, who cast her in "Rosemary's baby" after discovering in conversation that actress Sharon Tate was one of the first friends she'd made in Los Angeles.
MarieClaire.com sat down with Green at the ultra-atmospheric McKittrick Hotel and talked about all things Miss Peregrine, whether she thinks the world is ready for a female James Bond, and her decision to work with controversial director Roman Polanski.
Catch Roman Polanski's classic noir, Chinatown (1974), starring Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway. The film was inspired by the California Water wars, a series of disputes over Southern California water at the beginning of the 20th century.
Acclaimed French-Polish director, holocaust survivor and controversial figure Roman Polanski has a history of Academy Award winning films and cult classics.
Personal Shopper director discusses collaborating with Roman Polanski and a new bid to re-float passion project Idol's Eye.
The one that stands out for Wachsberger is his old friend Roman Polanski's 2002 drama The pianist, which won three Oscars and took more than $120m worldwide.
The 21-year-old son of Oscar-winning actor Daniel Day-Lewis and the 23-year-old daughter of Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski are both fashion-minded rising stars! "Attended a phenomenal @fay_brand show for the reveal of their new women's ...
British label Screenbound Pictures will release a box set with three films directed by Roman Polanski: knife in the Water (1962), Repulsion (1965), and Cul-de-sac (1966).
Now aged 83, exiled director Roman Polanski continues to work in Europe, three years after his most recent film, 2013's Venus in Furs.
In this modern-day take on the film noir, Wren, played by Oscar-winning New Yorker Adrien Brody, owes an obvious debt to his predecessors, from Raymond Chandler's hard-boiled gumshoe Phillip Marlowe to Roman Polanski's wisecracking private eye J.J. ...


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