NEW YORK (Reuters) – In “The Assistant,” a young woman’s concerns about her movie mogul boss are brushed aside; “The Morning” explores the fallout when a popular anchorman is accused of sexual harassment; and in “Curb Your Enthusiasm” comedian Larry David gets into a pickle navigating office politics and dating in the #MeToo era.
FILE PHOTO: Film producer Harvey Weinstein arrives at the New York Criminal Court during his sexual assault trial in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., February 24, 2020. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
As film producer Harvey Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault this week, the cultural revolution that his downfall fueled in Hollywood’s casting couch culture, workplace ethics and dating is being explored on television and in movies.
“Hollywood is now becoming its own loudest voice in helping to call out what a bad thing this is,” said Robert Thompson, professor of popular culture at Syracuse…
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