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‘Fiddler’s Journey to the Big Screen’: Film Review

Jeff Goldblum narrates Daniel Raim's documentary chronicling the creation of the 1971 film musical classic 'Fiddler on the Roof.'

“Heartbroken” Norman Jewison Remembers Sidney Poitier After 50 Years of Friendship

In the Heat of the Night director Norman Jewison is sharing his emotional memories of Sidney Poitier following the trailblazing Hollywood actor’s death Thursday at the age of 94. “I was heartbroken. I knew he wasn’t well,” Jewison, 95, tells The Hollywood Reporter as he recalls an over-50-year friendship with Poitier and his wife, Joanna […]

Anthony James, Actor in ‘Unforgiven’ and ‘In the Heat of the Night,’ Dies at 77

Anthony James, the lanky character actor who played sleazy, menacing types in such films as 'In the Heat of the Night,' 'Unforgiven' and 'High Plains Drifter,' has died. He was 77.

‘Sid & Judy’: Film Review | London 2019

Jon Hamm and Jennifer Jason Leigh lend their voices to Stephen Kijack's gossipy documentary 'Sid & Judy,' about Judy Garland's stormy third marriage to Sidney Luft.

Toronto: Criterion Collection Lands Canadian Distributor

Indie distributor Unobstructed View has acquired the exclusive Canadian distribution rights to the art house-focused Criterion Collection.

‘Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles’: Film Review

A richly detailed survey of the origins and evolution of the 1964 musical classic, 'Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles' explores the universal themes that have earned it an enduring place in the pop-culture firmament.

Critic’s Picks: A September To-Do List for Film Buffs in L.A.

SoCal cinephiles can nurse their fall-fest envy with screenings of Antonioni and Hitchcock classics, French film noirs, a series of movies starring Cher and more.

‘In the Heat of the Night’ at 50: Why Sidney Poitier Wouldn’t Go South of the Mason-Dixon Line (Guest Column)

Ahead of the film's opening night screening at the TCM Classic Film Festival, director Norman Jewison recalls "pleading" with his star to head south to shoot and talks about the movie's fresh relevance in today's political climate.

‘Fiddler on the Roof’: THR’s 1971 Film Review

In November 1971, the screen version of the frequently revived Broadway musical hit theaters, eventually winning three Academy Awards. The Hollywood Reporter's original review is below. Like Sir Carol Reed's Oliver!, Norman Jewison's Fiddler on the Roof is a lavish, carefully made, splendidly designed musical film. It demonstrates once again that ample amounts of time and money, intelligently […]

Oscar-Winning Creator of ‘The Brady Bunch’ Effect Dies at 88

Christopher Chapman pioneered a split-screen technique used in the 1970 show's classic opening title sequence and Norman Jewison's 'The Thomas Crown Affair.'

‘Power Ranger’ Actor Amy Jo Johnson to Direct Debut Feature

Michael Ironside, Julian Richings and Michael Cram topline 'The Space Between,' an indie comedy to shoot next month in Canada.

AFM: Canadian Movie Directors Go From Local Box Office to Hollywood

Jean Marc Vallee's 'Dallas Buyers Club' helped Canucks carve out careers on both sides of the border