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30 Most Memorable Western Movies of All Time 

Western films have been a staple of American cinema for practically as long as movies have been made. Movies in the Western genre are set in the American West, typically between the 1850s to the end of the 19th century. While it has been a stable genre — no pun intended! — it has also […]

James J. Murakami, Emmy-Winning Art Director on ‘Deadwood,’ Dies at 91

James J. Murakami, the admired art director, production designer and set designer who earned an Emmy for Deadwood and an Oscar nomination for Changeling, one of the dozen films he worked on for director Clint Eastwood, has died. He was 91. Murakami died Dec. 15 at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles of […]

Wolfgang Petersen, German Commander of ‘Das Boot,’ Dies at 81

Wolfgang Petersen, the German writer-director who surfaced in Hollywood following the triumph of his submarine masterpiece 'Das Boot' to make the action blockbusters 'In the Line of Fire,' 'Air Force One' and 'The Perfect Storm,' has died. He was xx.

Mary Alice, Actress in ‘Fences,’ ‘Sparkle’ and ‘The Matrix Revolutions,’ Dies at 85

The former Chicago schoolteacher won a Tony and an Emmy (for 'I'll Fly Away') and is a member of the American Theatre Hall of Fame.

L.Q. Jones, ‘Wild Bunch’ Actor and Member of Peckinpah’s Posse, Dies at 94

L.Q. Jones, the colorful character actor who worked on dozens of Westerns, including the Sam Peckinpah classics The Wild Bunch and Ride the High Country as a member of the famed filmmaker’s regular posse, has died. He was 94. Jones died Saturday of natural causes at his home in the Hollywood Hills, his grandson Erté deGarces told The Hollywood Reporter. […]

Clint Eastwood Wins $2M in Trademark Infringement Suit Over Fake CBD Endorsement

Clint Eastwood was awarded $2 million in a lawsuit accusing a CBD retailer of stealing his name and likeness to promote its products. The verdict is the second in favor of the actor in a pair of suits against CBD manufacturers and marketers that fabricated news articles and manipulated search results to make it appear […]

Cannes Film Festival to Honor Forest Whitaker With Lifetime Achievement Palme d’Or

Oscar winner Forest Whitaker will receive a lifetime achievement Palme d’Or at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. Whitaker will receive his honor at the opening ceremony for the 75th Cannes Film Festival on May 17. He will follow such filmmakers as Jodie Foster, Jeanne Moreau, Bernardo Bertolucci, Manoel de Oliveira, Jane Fonda and Agnès Varda, […]

Robert Vincent O’Neil, Writer-Director of the Cult Film ‘Angel,’ Dies at 91

Robert Vincent O’Neil, who co-wrote and directed Angel, the cult 1983 film about a “high school honor student by day … Hollywood hooker by night” that spawned a low-budget franchise, has died. He was 91. O’Neil died Saturday in his sleep of natural causes in Fairfield, California, his daughter Lari Bain told The Hollywood Reporter. […]

Mitchell Ryan, Actor in ‘Lethal Weapon’ and ‘Dharma & Greg,’ Dies at 88

Mitchell Ryan, the square-jawed character actor who played a heroin-smuggling retired general in the first Lethal Weapon movie, an ex-con on Dark Shadows and an obnoxious father on Dharma & Greg, has died. He was 88. Ryan died Friday of congestive heart failure at his home in Los Angeles, his stepdaughter Denise Freed told The Hollywood Reporter. Ryan was perhaps […]

Ned Eisenberg, Attorney Roger Kressler on ‘Law & Order: SVU,’ Dies at 65

Ned Eisenberg, the busy Bronx-born character action who portrayed defense attorney Roger Kressler on NBC’s Law & Order: Special Victims Unit for more than a decade, has died. He was 65. Eisenberg died Sunday at his home in New York, his rep Jeremy Leiner of Nicolosi & Co. announced. Said his wife, Patricia, in a […]

Mace Neufeld, Producer of Jack Ryan Blockbusters, Dies at 93

Mace Neufeld, the producer who backed all five movies based on Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan CIA analyst, including The Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games and Clear and Present Danger, has died. He was 93. Neufeld, a former talent/personal manager who represented the likes of Don Adams and The Carpenters, wrote a song for Sammy […]

Tokyo Film Fest to Open With Clint Eastwood’s ‘Cry Macho,’ Close With ‘Dear Evan Hansen’

The Tokyo International Film Festival will open with the Japanese premiere of Cry Macho, directed by and starring Clint Eastwood, on Oct. 30 and close with the Japanese premiere of Stephen Chbosky’s Dear Evan Hansen on Nov. 8. In his 50th year as a filmmaker, Clint Eastwood (Gran Torino and American Sniper) directs, stars and produces the […]