In the 1993 legal thriller The Firm, Tom Cruise plays a junior member of a prestigious Memphis law firm that’s secretly steeped in corruption. After a midnight tryst on the beach during a weekend junket to the Cayman Islands, Cruise’s character, Mitch, is confronted by Wilford Brimley at his most unctuous, playing the firm’s enforcer, who [...]
TheFix.com has officially launched. The Fix is a new content site aimed at recovering drug and alcohol users. Though based in New York, its most arresting piece of initial coverage comes courtesy of Mark Ebner, the LA author and journalist normally parked at HollywoodInterrupted.com. Together with Walter Armstrong (and researcher James Patridge), [...]
In one ill-advised Twitter thread, former funny-man Jim Carrey explains his cosmic drift into cult-induced irrelevance. (note: Carrey's anti-pharmaceutical ranting and use of the tell-tale Scientology catch-phrase, "suppressive types." Click thumbnails below for larger images:
Since the late gloom-crooner Kurt Cobain would never have lent his image to this anti-psychiatry Scientology front group Mental Health Abuse, Hollywood,Interrupted wants to know exactly how much the cult paid Cobain estate executrix Courtney Love to license the image of a man who could have used a good shrink.
Former Scientologists Speak out on cult crimes worthy of the RICO Statute. Watch here:
Pasadena Babalon is a new stage play dealing with the life of rocket pioneer Jack Parsons, co-founder of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and the Aerojet General Corporation. Theater Arts at Caltech (TACIT) director Brian Brophy (Shawshank Redemption, Day Without a Mexican, Star Trek: The Next Generation) will direct the play penned by [...]
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In April '06, Hollywood, Interrupted first reported that the late Jett Travolta (son of Scientologists John Travolta and Kelly Preston) had autism, and detailed how sources in Hollywood and from autism groups could not understand why his parents would not acknowledge their son's reported disorder. In a follow-up report HI.com told the story of [...]