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‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Lea Seydoux (‘Crimes of the Future’ and ‘One Fine Morning’) [LIVE]

Lea Seydoux is, at just 36, the reigning queen of Cannes. The distinguished French actress first attended the world’s most famous film festival in 2007 and has rarely missed an edition since, having had more than a dozen films in which she appears screen here — including two in 2022, David Cronenberg’s sci-fi Crimes of […]

Box Office Milestone: ‘Doctor Strange 2’ Soars Past $800M Globally

Sam Raimi’s Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness has raced past the $800 million mark at the global box office in a notable feat. The Marvel and Disney tentpole finished Sunday with $803.2 million in worldwide ticket sales to rank as the No. 2 Hollywood film of the pandemic era behind Spider-Man: No Way […]

Europe Still Waiting for Box Office Bounce: 2021 Revenue Hit Less Than Half of Pre-Pandemic Levels

The European box office still hasn’t recovered from COVID-19. Figures released by the European Audiovisual Observatory on Thursday show that 2021 theatrical revenue across the European Union and the U.K., while ticking up compared to 2020, was still sharply down compared with pre-pandemic levels. Gross box office receipts grew 38.2 percent year-on-year to an estimated […]

Bond Producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson to Receive 2022 Pioneers Award

James Bond producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli will be feted with the 2022 Pioneer of the Year Award at a Sept. 21 gala at the Beverly Hilton, the Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation announced Thursday. A tradition for more than 70 years, the award recognizes leaders in the motion picture industry whose […]

Billie Eilish and Finneas Thank Parents in ‘No Time to Die’ Oscar Win

Billie Eilish can add another major award trophy to her collection. At the 2022 Oscars, she and her collaborator brother, Finneas O’Connell, won best original song for writing and performing the title track in No Time to Die.  In their acceptance speech, the siblings were overjoyed and ecstatic, effusing about how “unbelievable” the moment was. […]

Rerecording Mixer Paul Massey on Why Working on ‘No Time to Die’ Was the Ultimate Honor

In 2019, rerecording mixer Paul Massey received a warm hug from Queen’s Brian May, who was sitting on the aisle at the Dolby Theatre as Massey approached the stage to accept an Oscar for his meticulous work on Bohemian Rhapsody. From working with members of the iconic band Queen, to longtime collaborations with Ridley Scott […]

‘No Time to Die’ Mixer Paul Massey, Cinema Audio Society Career Achievement Honoree, Featured in THR’s ‘Behind The Screen’

Oscar-winning rerecording mixer Paul Massey — who is set to receive the Cinema Audio Society’s highest honor, the career achievement award, during the 58th Cinema Audio Society Awards on March 19 — is a guest on a new episode of The Hollywood Reporter’s Behind the Screen. In this conversation with THR tech editor Carolyn Giardina, […]

How ‘Free Guy,’ ‘No Time to Die’ Visual Effects Teams Created “Eye-Popping” Theatrical Spectacles

The VFX pros behind ‘Dune,’ ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ and ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ also explain how they brought their out-of-this-world visions to life.

Shirley Bassey Opens BAFTA Awards With ‘Diamonds Are Forever’

Dame Shirley Bassey has raised the curtain on the 75th BAFTA Awards with a rendition of classic Bond theme “Diamonds Are Forever.” The iconic Welsh singer — forever entwined with 007 having famously soundtracked several films throughout her career — helped kick off proceedings in style at the Royal Albert Hall in London while also […]

Billie Eilish, Finneas O’Connell Talk ‘No Time to Die’ Theme: “It Wasn’t Like They Said, ‘You Got the Job, Now Write a Song’ “

Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell need no introduction. After sweeping all of the major Grammys (best new artist, album, song and record of the year) with When We All Fall Asleep Where Do We Go?, which O’Connell produced, Eilish has cemented herself as one of the biggest names in pop music. Her sophomore album, Happier […]

MGM Chiefs Michael De Luca, Pamela Abdy to Receive ICG Publicists Tribute

MGM’s Michael De Luca and Pamela Abdy will be honored with the Motion Picture Showpersons Awards from the International Cinematographers Guild at the 59th Annual ICG Publicists Awards Luncheon on March 25. The announcement was made by awards chairs Tim Menke and Sheryl Main on Tuesday. The studio’s film group is led by chairman De […]

‘The Batman’ Star Jeffrey Wright on Gordon Influences and His Farewell to Bond

[This interview contains spoilers for The Batman and No Time to Die.] Five months ago, Jeffrey Wright said goodbye to James Bond. Today, he’s saying hello to the Batman. Wright stars as Lieutenant James Gordon in Matt Reeves’ neo-noir crime drama, The Batman, and he’s now the seventh actor to play the GCPD cop in […]