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Bob Rafelson, Director of ‘Five Easy Pieces’ and Co-Creator of ‘The Monkees,’ Dies at 89

Bob Rafelson, the writer, director, producer and maverick who set the tone for the swinging, psychedelic 1960s with The Monkees, then was a pioneer in one of the most influential eras in the history of independent film, has died. He was 89. Rafelson, who collaborated with Jack Nicholson on seven features, including the classics Easy […]

Bruce Dern, Piper Laurie, Floyd Norman to Be Honored at TCM Classic Film Festival

Oscar-nominated actors Bruce Dern and Piper Laurie and pioneering animator Floyd Norman will be feted during the 13th annual TCM Classic Film Festival in Hollywood next month, it was announced Wednesday. Also unveiled: poolside screenings at the Hollywood Roosevelt of Richard Fleischer’s Soylent Green (1973) — actress Leigh Taylor-Young, 77, will be there for the […]

‘The Gateway’: Film Review

Shea Whigham plays a social worker who tries to protect a client from her abusive ex-con husband in Michele Civetta's crime thriller, also featuring Olivia Munn and Bruce Dern.

Burt Reynolds Died Happy Having Been Cast in ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’, Quentin Tarantino Says

Burt Reynolds was running his lines for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood before he died of a heart attack at the age of 82 on Sept. 6, 2018, Quentin Tarantino says. Speaking in a recent interview with CBS Sunday Morning to promote the novelization of his 2019 film starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt, […]

‘Riverdale’ Star Mädchen Amick to Make Feature Directorial Debut

Actress/director Mädchen Amick is set to make her feature directorial debut with Reminisce. Bruce Dern and Elissa Shay are attached to lead the indie drama, which is written by Shay and Cary Haze and is based on true events. Reminisce portrays a young woman traversing her trauma, heartbreak and mental illness while pushing the boundaries […]

Lara Flynn Boyle Is Back on the Big Screen, But Don’t Call It a Comeback: “I Never Went Anywhere”

Lara Flynn Boyle may never see this article. She doesn’t have a computer and stays off social media. She’s not even sure how to look things up online. “Could not tell you how to Google,” she says flatly by phone on a recent Monday morning, in between drags of a cigarette lit to calm her […]

‘The Artist’s Wife’: Film Review

Lena Olin and Bruce Dern star in The Artist's Wife, Tom Dolby's drama about an elderly artist sliding into dementia and his long-supportive spouse.

Bruce Dern Is the Voice of Death in ‘Buck Alamo’ (Exclusive Clip)

'Nebraska' and 'The Hateful Eight' star Bruce Dern is the gravelly voice of Death in the exclusive first clip for 'Buck Alamo,' Ben Epstein's indie drama, which has its world premiere at the Oldenburg Film Festival.

How ‘Freaks’ Filmmakers Finally Got to Tell Their Story

'Freaks' directors Adam B. Stein and Zach Lipovsky spent years developing the project in between their dayjob as Disney TV directors, and have now parlayed their indie feature into a studio movie deal.

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

A tribute to French filmmaker Claire Denis, a retrospective devoted to Bruce Dern, the annual TCM Classic Film Festival and a series of vintage noirs are among options for SoCal cinephiles this month.

‘The Peanut Butter Falcon’: Film Review | SXSW 2019

Shia LaBeouf and Dakota Johnson star with newcomer Zack Gottsagen in 'The Peanut Butter Falcon,' a modern-day riff on Huck Finn.

‘The Mustang’: Film Review | Sundance 2019

Matthias Schoenaerts plays a prison inmate assigned to work with horses in Laure de Clermont-Tonnere's drama 'Mustang.'