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Amazon Prime’s New Releases Coming in September 2020

An Oscar-winning Judy Garland biopic, Daniel Craig's first turn as James Bond and a classic Steven Spielberg sci-fi flick will all be available to Amazon Prime subscribers this month.

Art Directors Guild to Honor ‘Jaws’ Production Designer Joe Alves

Oscar-nominated production designer Joe Alves will receive an Art Directors Guild Lifetime Achievement Award.

‘Close Encounters of the Third Kind’: Secrets Behind the New 4K Restoration

The film will be rereleased in theaters Friday for a one-week run.

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Richard Dreyfuss (‘Madoff’)

The 68-year-old discusses his iconic 1970s films, his descent into darkness in the 1980s ("I spent those years being a low-down dirty dog and drugging myself into oblivion") and why he un-retired to…

Vilmos Zsigmond, ‘Close Encounters’ Cinematographer, Dies at 85

A master of cinematography, he contributed to films by Robert Altman, Steven Spielberg, Michael Cimino and Woody Allen.

Future of Film: VFX Legend Douglas Trumbull’s Plan to Save the Movies

The 72-year-old, who's best known for his work on '2001: A Space Odyssey,' says he's figured out how to win the battle against big TVs and smartphones — from a studio on his farm in the…

Richard Dreyfuss Wants to Play Apartheid President F. W. de Klerk

The "Jaws" star insists the negotiations between South Africa's last president and Nelson Mandela saved a nation from civil war.

Mirage Men: Film Review

Tantalizing documentary suggests UFO folklore was deliberately fabricated under a U.S. psychological warfare program.

VES Honoree and Effects Guru Douglas Trumbull on How Technology, Spectacle Can Rescue Hollywood

At the Visual Effects Society's 10th annual awards ceremony on Feb. 7, THR sat down for a lengthy chat with Trumbull about his award, which he sees as a symbol that at least a few of his industry…

Douglas Trumbull to Receive VES Georges Méliès Award

VFX pioneer's credits include "2001: A Space Odyssey" and "Blade Runner."