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Glen Trotiner, Veteran Assistant Director, Dies at 65

Glen Trotiner, the veteran assistant and second-unit director who worked on films from The Untouchables, Awakenings and Independence Day to Phone Booth, Captain America: The First Avenger and Morbius, died Thursday, his family announced. He was 65. Born in 1957 in The Bronx, Trotiner began as a DGA trainee on the 1986 films Power and […]

David Chute, Influential Film Critic and Writer, Dies at 71

David Chute, the authoritative film critic and writer who was an early champion of Stephen King, John Waters, John Woo and Asian cinema, has died. He was 71. Chute died Nov. 8 in Los Angeles after a brief battle with esophageal cancer, his daughter, Nora Chute, reported. David Christopher Chute was born on March 11, […]

‘Ennio’: Film Review | Venice 2021

Filmmaker Giuseppe Tornatore assesses the career of his late collaborator, the renowned movie composer Ennio Morricone.

Tom Cruise Nailed Classic ‘Mission: Impossible’ Stunt on Final Attempt

One of the most iconic shots from the first Mission: Impossible film nearly did not happen because Tom Cruise was having a difficult time pulling it off. In a series of snippet interviews the star did with director-screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie for Paramount’s anniversary Blu-ray of the 1996 film that kick-started the billion-dollar franchise, Cruise explained […]

Andy Garcia Remembers His ‘Untouchables’ Co-Star Sean Connery

Andy Garcia recalls being inspired by Sean Connery growing up in Miami in the 1960s and later working with his boyhood hero in 'The Untouchables.' "It was destiny that I got to work with him."

Hollywood Reporter Critics Pick the 10 Worst Films of 2019

A dreary 'X-Men' conclusion, a low point for Brian De Palma, an awful animated feature, two John Travolta flicks and a cat-aclysmic musical misfire — these and more were the worst movies of the year (in alphabetical order).

Brian De Palma to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Hamptons Film Festival

The 2019 Hamptons International Film Festival will honor Brian De Palma with its lifetime achievement award. HIFF will also recognize artist Toni Ross with the Dick Cavett Artistic Champion Award.

Critic’s Picks: A July To-Do List for Film Buffs in L.A.

Hollywood on location; classic noir and screwball comedy; two Kurosawa gems; and an eclectic 1960s primer for Quentin Tarantino's latest are among this month's highlights in Los Angeles retrospective and revival houses.

‘Domino’: Film Review

A Copenhagen cop (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) tracks a killer tied to ISIS in Brian De Palma's 'Domino.'

George Litto, Former Talent Agent and Producer of Brian De Palma Films, Dies at 88

George Litto, a former talent agent who represented the likes of Robert Altman, Dalton Trumbo and Waldo Salt before producing the Brian De Palma films 'Obsession,' 'Dressed to Kill' and 'Blow Out,' has died. He was 88.

Betty Buckley Reflects on Joining the Long Line of Legendary Dolly Levis

The celebrated 'Voice of Broadway' looks back on Betty Buckley's career as she arrives in Southern California, leading the touring company of 'Hello, Dolly!'

Critic’s Picks: A January To-Do List for Film Buffs in L.A.

SoCal cinephiles can kick off the year in style with retrospectives devoted to Jean-Luc Godard and Nicolas Roeg, as well as a series of films made by female directors in the 1970s and much more.