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TCM’s Next ‘Plot Thickens’ Podcast: Pam Grier

Pam Grier, the trailblazing action hero, who starred in such Blaxploitation classics as Coffy, Foxy Brown and Friday Foster, will dish about her life and career with host Ben Mankiewicz on the next edition of the TCM podcast The Plot Thickens this fall. “The word ‘iconic’ is overused in this industry, but Pam has been a […]

Hollywood Flashback: 50 Years Ago, Barbra Streisand Turned Lost Luggage Into a Huge Hit

Four years after launching to film stardom with musical drama Funny Girl, which was her feature debut and 1968’s highest-grossing movie (and led to her first Oscar), Barbra Streisand pivoted by co-starring with Ryan O’Neal in What’s Up, Doc? Director Peter Bogdanovich’s homage to classic screwball comedies like Bringing Up Baby, it was released March […]

Sam Adams, Longtime Literary Agent in Hollywood, Dies at 94

Sam Adams, the literary agent who represented the likes of Alvin Sargent, John Badham, Peter Bogdanovich, Margaret Atwood, Earl Hamner Jr. and Stephen J. Cannell during his long career, has died. He was 94. Adams died Saturday of natural causes at his home in Santa Fe, New Mexico, his wife of 35 years, harpsichordist Kathleen McIntosh, […]

Tatum O’Neal, Guillermo del Toro, Barbra Streisand Pay Tribute to Peter Bogdanovich: “Champion of Cinema”

Many in Hollywood were deeply saddened over the news of Peter Bogdanovich’s death on Thursday and took to social media to pay tribute to the late director. The Oscar-nominated writer-director of The Last Picture Show; What’s Up, Doc?; and Paper Moon died shortly after midnight Thursday of natural causes at his home in Los Angeles, his daughter Antonia Bogdanovich […]

‘Dean Martin: King of Cool’: Film Review | DOC NYC 2021

Tom Donahue’s documentary celebrates the ultra-laidback, ultra-elusive megastar of nightclubs, records, movies and television.

Larry McMurtry, ‘Lonesome Dove’ Novelist and ‘Brokeback Mountain’ Oscar Winner, Dies at 84

The Pulitzer Prize recipient and screenwriter also wrote the books behind 'Hud', 'The Last Picture Show' and 'Terms of Endearment.'

Roger Corman Launches Short Film Fest Competition During Quarantine

Roger Corman, the prolific film director and producer credited with discovering talent like Jack Nicholson, Francis Ford Coppola and Peter Bogdanovich, on Wednesday launched a self-named Quarantine Film Festival to judge short films made while filmmakers shelter in their homes.

Douglas Knapp, Cinematographer and Camera Operator for John Carpenter, Dies at 70

Douglas Knapp, a longtime camera operator and cinematographer with credits including 'Murphy Brown,' two 'Star Trek' series and films from John Carpenter and Tim Burton, has died. He was 70.

Peter Bogdanovich Recalls “Horrified” Local Reaction to Texas-Set ‘Last Picture Show’

Legendary director Peter Bogdanovich stopped by the 'It Happened in Hollywood' podcast to share stories about the making of 1971's 'The Last Picture Show.'

George Morfogen, ‘Oz’ Actor and Theater Veteran, Dies at 86

George Morfogen, a veteran stage actor who is best known for portraying the inmate Bob Rebadow on the HBO drama 'Oz,' died Friday at his home in New York. He was 86.

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

SoCal cinephiles have a plethora of holiday options outside the multiplex, including screenings of works by Spike Lee, Stanley Kubrick, William Friedkin and Hayao Miyazaki.

NYFF: Martin Scorsese, Peter Bogdanovich Talk Orson Welles’ “Exhilarating and So Distressing” Final Film

Orson Welles' final film 'The Other Side of the Wind' and Morgan Neville's companion doc 'They'll Love Me When I'm Dead,' both arriving Nov. 2 on Netflix, premiered Saturday at the 2018 New York Film Festival, followed by a panel with Martin Scorsese, Frank Marshall, Peter Bogdanovich and others who talked about the movie's long path to the big screen and the impact that 48-year journey and problems along the way had on Welles.