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Jeremy Garelick on Joel Schumacher: “His Movies Were All His Home Videos”

Joel Schumacher— the prolific director behind St. Elmo's Fire, Flatliners and two Batman films— passed away in New York City after a battle with cancer. He was 80. Jeremy Garelick, the…

Seal Says Joel Schumacher Turned “Kiss From a Rose” From a Flop to an Iconic Hit

Seal on Monday told a story he said was not well-known about his classic song "Kiss From a Rose" which was saved by Joel Schumacher. The director died Monday. He was 80.

Joel Schumacher, Director With a Flair for the Distinctive, Dies at 80

Joel Schumacher, the writer-director who came from a world of window dressing and costume design to bring a singular style to films including 'St. Elmo's Fire,' 'Flatliners,' 'A Time to Kill' and two…

‘Halston’: Joel Schumacher Shares Memories of Working With the Late Fashion Designer

Director Frédéric Tcheng's documentary, which makes its Tribeca Film Festival debut April 28, focuses on the end of the designer's career, including a nasty corporate takeover and his tragic death…

‘Batman & Robin’ at 20: Joel Schumacher and More Reveal What Really Happened

Nine people behind the most infamous comic book movie of all time look back at the good (pickup basketball games with George Clooney), the bad (battery acid leaking into Arnold Schwarzenegger's…

Why ‘Suicide Squad’ Is the Spiritual Sequel to ‘Batman & Robin’

That (seriously!) is not meant as an insult to DC's latest film.

‘Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom’: Theater Review

Veteran Hollywood director Joel Schumacher stages this darkly comic chiller about suburban teenagers obsessed with a zombie-hunting, virtual-reality video game.

Joel Schumacher to Direct Off-Broadway Play

In a change of pace from film and TV, Schumacher will stage Jennifer Haley's 'Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom,' about the collision of virtual and real worlds.

‘Batman Forever’: The Story Behind the Surprise Hit “Nobody Really Wanted”

Robin Williams as the Riddler? Seventy-five costumes (Batnipples and all)? Joel Schumacher and his team reveal the hard-fought road to reinventing the Dark Knight: "It was not expected to be the…

Before ‘Batman Begins’: Secret History of the Movies That Almost Got Made

Filmmakers from Frank Miller to Joel Schumacher reveal details of projects that nearly got off the ground in the years between 'Batman & Robin' and 'Begins.'

Joel Schumacher, Investigation Discovery Team for Hotel-Murders Series (Exclusive)

The three-episode true-crime project will feature an episode devoted to the 2010 killing at Manhattan's Soho House.

Leonardo DiCaprio’s “Passion Project”: Inside the Actor’s Nearly 20-Year Quest to Play a Man With Multiple Personality Disorder

The actor has chased the story of Billy Milligan, the first person to use the psychiatric diagnosis as a legal defense, since 1997 and is now set to play him in 'Crowded Room.'