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Si Litvinoff, ‘Clockwork Orange’ and ‘Man Who Fell to Earth’ Producer, Dies at 93

Si Litvinoff, the visionary producer behind Stanley Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange and the Nicolas Roeg-directed films The Man Who Fell to Earth and the Australian New Wave classic Walkabout, has died. He was 93. Litvinoff died peacefully Dec. 26 in Los Angeles, his friend Shade Rupe announced. Rupe interviewed him for the Blu-ray release of […]

Copyright Battle Over Warhol’s Prince Series Headed for Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court will review a copyright dispute over a series of paintings by Andy Warhol that relied on existing photos of Prince as a template to decide whether the meaning of art can be considered to determine if it’s a new and distinct piece protected under copyright law. The case will test the […]

Netflix’s ‘The Andy Warhol Diaries’: TV Review

The Ryan Murphy-produced, Andrew Rossi-directed docuseries explores Andy Warhol's art by looking at the man behind the public persona.

Steve Schapiro, Acclaimed Photojournalist, Dies at 87

Steve Schapiro, the photojournalist and documentarian who covered the civil rights movement, produced stills for The Godfather and Taxi Driver and shot portraits of David Bowie, Barbra Streisand, Andy Warhol and Ray Charles, has died. He was 87. Schapiro died Saturday at his home in Chicago of pancreatic cancer, a publicist announced. Schapiro photographed the […]

Andy Warhol Foundation Asks Supreme Court to Review Prince Pop Art Dispute

When Andy Warhol used existing photographs as inspiration for his iconic pop art, was he transforming the works enough for it to be a fair use of the underlying images? That question has been working its way through the federal courts for more than three years — and now the artist’s estate is asking the […]

How Todd Haynes’ ‘The Velvet Underground’ Is “Indebted” to Andy Warhol Films

Describing the visual language of Todd Haynes’ documentary The Velvet Underground for Apple TV+, Haynes’ longtime cinematographer Edward Lachman contends that the director “found the visual metaphor for the art, the counterculture” of the New York underground during the ’60s. This feature-length look at the influential band is a collage of archival material, including Andy […]

Compelling Pictures Books Marina Studios for Whitney Houston Biopic, Film Slate Shoots (Exclusive)

Denis O’Sullivan (Bohemian Rhapsody) and Jeff Kalligheri’s production and financing entity Compelling Pictures has signed a partnership with Marina Studios to shoot four movies on new stages in Boston. Marina Studios is building three soundstages in Quincy’s Marina Bay, near Boston’s Logan Airport. Compelling Pictures is in pre-production on the Whitney Houston biopic I Wanna […]

Douglas S. Cramer, Exec Producer on ‘Wonder Woman,’ ‘Dynasty’ and ‘The Love Boat,’ Dies at 89

Douglas S. Cramer, the onetime head of Paramount Television and producing partner of Aaron Spelling who helped launch such series as Peyton Place, The Brady Bunch, Batman, Wonder Woman, The Love Boat and Dynasty, has died. He was 89. Cramer died Monday in Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts of heart and kidney failure, his close friend and former […]

Monique van Vooren, Actress in ‘Tarzan and the She-Devil’ and ‘Batman,’ Dies at 92

Monique van Vooren, the Belgian-born actress who starred as a villainess in 'Tarzan and the She-Devil' and played the Penguin's moll in Burgess Meredith's final appearance on 'Batman,' has died. She was 92.

David Weisman, ‘Kiss of the Spider Woman’ Producer, Dies at 77

David Weisman, Oscar-nominated producer of 'Kiss of the Spider Woman' and a veteran graphic artist, has died. He was 77.

Sylvia Miles, Scene-Stealer in ‘Midnight Cowboy’ and ‘Farewell, My Lovely,’ Dies at 94

Sylvia Miles, the uninhibited actress whose 14 minutes of screen time as a poodle-owning hooker in 'Midnight Cowboy' and a boozy broad in 'Farewell, My Lovely' was enough to land her a pair of supporting Oscar nominations, has died. She was 94.

The Met’s Latest Costume Exhibit Spotlights the Many Meanings of Camp

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s latest Costume Institute exhibition, "Camp: Notes on Fashion,” opens to the public Thursday and runs through September 8.