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Cannes Flashback: Viggo Mortensen and David Cronenberg’s History Began at the Fest

The duo met at the Cannes Film Festival in 2001, where Mortensen unveiled preview footage from 'The Lord of the Rings.'

Hollywood Flashback: 40 Years Ago, Little Orphan Annie Leaped Onto the Big Screen

Ray Stark spared no expense in adapting the Broadway musical, turning Warner Bros.’ Burbank lot into New York’s Lower East Side.

Cannes Flashback: In 2004, Tom Hanks Charmed and Disarmed the Press

The star, set to return this year for the May 25 world premiere of Baz Luhrmann’s 'Elvis,' back then was on hand for his first Cannes in support of the Coen brothers’ competition title 'The Ladykillers.'

New Book Reappraises Director Michael Cimino’s Career and Life

“I had always thought that Cimino had been treated really unfairly,” says the author of a new biography of the late 'Deer Hunter' and 'Heaven's Gate' helmer, once the poster boy for directorial excess.

Berlin Flashback: When Nick Cave Had a ‘Proposition’ for the Berlinale

The Australian returns to the Berlinale as the subject of Andrew Dominik’s documentary 'This Much I Know to Be True'

Berlin Flashback: When Charlotte Gainsbourg Lit Up the Berlinale

The star of this year's competition entry 'The Passengers of the Night' was at the Berlinale in 2001 in support of Patrice Leconte's 'Felix and Lola.'

Berlin Flashback: Hanna Schygulla’s Golden Moment

43 years after winning the Silver Bear for Rainer Werner Fassbinder's 'The Marriage of Maria Braun' and 12 years after getting an honorary Golden Bear, New German Cinema icon Hanna Schygulla returns to the Berlinale with the festival opener.

Making of ‘C’mon C’mon’: How Fatherhood (and Wim Wenders) Inspired Director Mike Mills

Working with a modest budget and a tight-knit crew, the filmmaker mined his own experiences to explore what being a father "did to my heart and my understanding of the world."

Peter Bogdanovich, Oscar-Nominated Director and Champion of Hollywood’s Golden Age, Dies at 82

He made a splash early in his career with 'The Last Picture Show,' 'What's Up, Doc?' and 'Paper Moon' and served as a surrogate film professor for a generation.

Does Box Office Impact a Film’s Oscar Chances?

Mainstream movies that fail to attract ticket buyers can fall off the Academy’s radar, but the lingering pandemic and rise of streamers make theatrical grosses less of a factor.

Hollywood Flashback: Isaac Hayes and ‘Shaft’ Electrified the Oscars in 1972

Hayes made history as the first Black winner of best original song for the Gordon Park film — as well as the first Black winner in any Oscar category outside of acting.

Will the Academy’s Return to 10 Best Picture Contenders Boost Ratings?

This year, the Academy has promised 10 nominated films in the top Oscars category. While that has brought mainstream fare into the mix in previous years (and boosted the ceremony’s ratings), 2021’s competitive lineup may still shut out Hollywood’s crowd-pleasers.