Spacey’s name is now synonymous with the #MeToo movement, which swept through Hollywood in 2017. In October of that year, actor Anthony Rapp accused Spacey of making a sexual advance toward him in 1986, when Rapp was only 14. Following Rapp’s allegations, more men came forward with allegations that the House of Cards actor had made unwanted advances and had sexually harassed them as well. At the time, Spacey released a statement saying he did not recall the encounter with Rapp, but that “if I did behave then as he describes, I owe him the sincerest apology for what would have been deeply inappropriate drunken behavior”.
The film has a star-studded cast, with Benedict Cumberbatch taking the role of main antagonist Phil Burbank. The 2007 ceremony was not one of the Academy’s finest years, with The Departed beating Babel, Letters from Iwo Jima, Little Miss Sunshine and The Queen to … Read More