THE CONVO: Harvey Weinstein was arrested in New York May 25 and today he was formally indicted by a grand jury, on two counts of rape and one count of criminal sexual acts. If convicted, he faces up to 25 years in prison.
Also, Roseanne’s show has been cancelled because of a racist tweet. She blames Ambien but the producers of the drug say racism is not a side effect. ABC has apologized and now Trump is grumpy because they’ve never apologized to him.
Also, speaking of Trump – he wants to pardon Martha Stewart and a few other white-collar criminals.
THE FLICK: Black Cop – A black police officer is pushed to the edge, taking out his frustrations on the privileged community he’s sworn to protect. Written and directed by Trailer Park Boys actor Cory Bowles, this is a blistering flip on the “hands up, don’t shoot” systemic racism across North American policing and it’s totally unforgettable.
THE BINGE: Arrested Development: Season 5 – A brand new season featuring the exploits of the Bluth family is now here, arriving with a bit of controversy due to co-star Jeffrey Tambor and Jessica Walter.