On today's show:
Robert Redford plainly admits he's the 'Old Man'
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The actor hinted that his role as an elderly bank robber in "The Old Man & the Gun" may be his last, but he equivocated during a panel discussion at the Telluride Film Festival with co-star Sissy Spacek, writer/director David Lowery, and David Grann, whose article in the New Yorker inspired the movie. The Frame's John Horn moderated the panel at the festival and we bring you excerpts today.
Hollywood reacts to California's new sexual harassment laws
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One year ago this week, the first allegations of sexual misconduct against producer Harvey Weinstein were published in the New York Times. Now, in the wake of #MeToo and #TimesUp, California has passed a series of laws aimed at boosting protections against sexual harassment, some of which are particularly relevant to the entertainment industry. Senate Bill 224 addresses the unique employment relationship that exists between directors, actors and producers; and SB 820 bans nondisclosure agreements in sexual harassment, assault and discrimination cases. John Horn spoke with actress Chantal Cousineau, who has been advocating for the passage of the California bills, referred to collectively as the #TakeTheLead reforms.
She's drawn to this life
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Liana Finck is a New Yorker magazine cartoonist known for her scribbled drawing style and her sharp observations on gender imbalance and mental health. She also has a bimonthly advice-column comic in the New Yorker called “Dear Pepper.” When she spoke with Frame producer Jonathan Shifflett, she discussed Instagram's influence on cartoons, her roundabout path to becoming a New Yorker cartoonist, and her new graphic memoir, “Passing For Human."