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‘Spielberg’: Film Review | NYFF 2017

Steven Spielberg spoke at length with director Susan Lacy for 'Spielberg,' her portrait of the man and his career.

David Geffen Pledges $150 Million to LACMA

The donation is the largest cash gift received from an individual in the museum's history.

David Geffen, Samuel Goldwyn and the Search for the “Holy Grail” of Missing Movies

What started as a request from Geffen to screen the Goldwyn production 'Porgy and Bess' ended up as a hunt to find an existing print of the musical that even the Academy has been blocked from…

Peek Inside Steven Spielberg and Rita Wilson’s Luxury Yacht-Hosted Birthday Parties

Spielberg celebrated his 70th birthday with J.J. Abrams and David Geffen, while Wilson turned 60 on the Sea of Cortez during a celebration hosted by Geffen himself.

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    Chris Gardner

David Geffen on His Playhouse Turning 20: “I’m Only the Benefactor”

The philanthropist mogul is leading the charge to build an endowment for the beloved Westwood theater as Hollywood stars (Chris Pine, Annette Bening) and writers (Beau Willimon) add to the 522-seat…

David Geffen: “I Am Not Supporting Anybody” for Democratic Nomination

In 2007, the mogul publicly accused the Clintons of being liars and threw his support behind Barack Obama, but this election year he's staying neutral.

David Geffen Gifts UCLA With $100M for New Secondary School

The money will go towards the completion of a grade 6 through 12 preparatory school called the Geffen Academy at UCLA.

The Dangers When Financiers Think They Can Produce Movies, Too

From Ryan Kavanaugh's failed Relativity to David Ellison's 'Terminator' trouble, the shift from film financier to creative producer often is rocky. Says one veteran: "They all think movies grow on…

The Entertainment Industry’s Biggest Givers

From stem cell research to a $130 million New York park, here's where the industry wrote its checks.

The Other Side of Cannes, Exposed: Debauchery, Danger and the Dirty Secrets Aboard the Super-Rich’s Superyachts

Jealous of those out on the sumptuous floating party palaces? "Don't be," says one power publicist, as insiders reveal the entitlement and inappropriate behavior that goes on inside the luxury boats.

At 92, Liz Smith Reveals How Rupert Murdoch Fired Her, What It Felt Like to Be Outed

New York's grande dame of gossip has still got it, as she talks, kisses and tells about NYC's most powerful, revealing which mogul asked her advice on coming out, which famous friend cared less about…

David Geffen’s Malibu Beach Inn Sold to Soho House Building Owners (Exclusive)

The billionaire mogul had opened the oceanfront lodging near his own home in 2008 after a $10 million renovation.