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Joe Turkel, the Bartender in ‘The Shining,’ Dies at 94

Joe Turkel, who portrayed the haunting bartender in Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining and the creator of the replicants in Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner, has died. He was 94. Turkel died Monday at Providence St. John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, his family announced. Turkel also appeared in two other Kubrick films: as a gunman in the climactic shootout […]

Abandoned ‘Fantastic Four’ Film Star Alex Hyde-White Talks Cherished Legacy and New “Force to Be Reckoned With” Reed Richards Actor

[This story contains spoilers for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.]  Alex Hyde-White feels fantastic. The film and television actor, whose career spans decades, has a number of projects in the works, including appearing in Jordan Peele’s highly anticipated Nope, and a memoir on the way this summer, titled In the Volume through Archway […]

Robert Vincent O’Neil, Writer-Director of the Cult Film ‘Angel,’ Dies at 91

Robert Vincent O’Neil, who co-wrote and directed Angel, the cult 1983 film about a “high school honor student by day … Hollywood hooker by night” that spawned a low-budget franchise, has died. He was 91. O’Neil died Saturday in his sleep of natural causes in Fairfield, California, his daughter Lari Bain told The Hollywood Reporter. […]

Jane Alsobrook, Veteran Marketing and Acquisitions Executive, Dies at 78

Jane Alsobrook, a marketing and acquisitions executive who worked on such films as Eating Raoul, The Last Emperor, Coal Miner’s Daughter, Rock ‘n’ Roll High School and The Blair Witch Project, has died. She was 78. Alsobrook died Dec. 13 at her home in Sedona, Ariz., after a long battle with breast cancer, a family […]

Peter Bogdanovich, Oscar-Nominated Director and Champion of Hollywood’s Golden Age, Dies at 82

Peter Bogdanovich, the Oscar-nominated writer-director of The Last Picture Show whose career, which also included hits like What’s Up, Doc? and Paper Moon, put him on a path toward living up to the example of those like Orson Welles and John Ford he so lionized, has died. He was 82. Bogdanovich died shortly after midnight Thursday at his home in […]

David Chute, Influential Film Critic and Writer, Dies at 71

David Chute, the authoritative film critic and writer who was an early champion of Stephen King, John Waters, John Woo and Asian cinema, has died. He was 71. Chute died Nov. 8 in Los Angeles after a brief battle with esophageal cancer, his daughter, Nora Chute, reported. David Christopher Chute was born on March 11, […]

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.

‘Little Shop of Horrors’: Theater Review

Howard Ashman and Alan Menken's adored cult musical about a bloodthirsty alien plant, 'Little Shop of Horrors,' returns to its roots with Tony winner Michael Mayer's off-Broadway revival starring Jonathan Groff, Tammy Blanchard and Christian Borle.

Roger Corman Remembers Peter Fonda: “It’s a Little Bit Unusual to Be Simply a Good Guy”

Director Roger Corman recalls working with Peter Fonda on 'The Wild Angels' and 'The Trip' following the actor's passing.

Samuel Gelfman, Producer of Roger Corman Films in the 1970s, Dies at 88

Samuel Gelfman, who produced the low-budget films 'Caged Heat,' 'Cockfighter' and 'Cannonball!' for Roger Corman's New World Pictures in the 1970s, has died. He was 88.

Roger Corman, Avi Nir and Guy Nattiv Honored at Israel Film Festival

Director Guy Nattiv is a testament to the Israel Film Festival. After submitting his shorts to the Israel Film Festival for the last 10 years and getting his Academy Award-winning short 'Skin' turned into a feature-length film, he was honored at Thursday's IFF luncheon alongside legendary director-producer Roger Corman and Keshet Media Group CEO Avi Nir.

Meet the Malaysian Filmmakers Following In Roger Corman’s Indie Footsteps

Malaysian production company Kuman Pictures is following an indie filmmaking blueprint set out by legendary director Roger Corman.