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Anthony Powell, Three-Time Oscar-Winning Costume Designer, Dies at 85

His credits included 'Death on the Nile,' 'Tess,' two Indiana Jones films and Broadway's 'Sunset Boulevard.'

‘Jay Sebring….Cutting to the Truth’: Film Review

Anthony DiMaria's highly personal documentary Jay Sebring....Cutting to the Truth explores the legacy of his uncle, the famed Hollywood hairstylist and Manson Family murder victim.

Roman Polanski Set to Lose Case Over Film Academy Expulsion

A Los Angeles judge thinks that the film director got a fair opportunity to present evidence before he was booted.

Academy Argues Ex-Prosecutor’s Testimony Is Irrelevant to Roman Polanski’s Expulsion

Roman Polanski is fighting to get back into the Academy, and continuing his quest to get a prosecutor's 2010 deposition transcript unsealed to support his longstanding allegations of judicial misconduct.

‘Les Miserables’ Wins Best Film at Cesar Awards, Polanski Takes Best Director

France's Cesar Awards were handed out Friday evening in Paris. Feminist protestors disrupted the ceremony, decrying the 12 Cesar nominations given to Roman Polanski's 'An Officer and a Spy.' The director, saying he feared a "public lynching," did not attend.

Roman Polanski Will Not Attend Cesar Awards

Roman Polanski, whose film 'An Officer and a Spy' leads the nominations at France's Cesar Awards, the French equivalent of the Oscars, will not attend the awards ceremony on Friday. Women's rights advocates have sharply criticized the Cesar Awards for nominating Polanski.

French Film Academy Board Resigns Amid Polanski, Management Controversy

The board of directors general assembly of France's Film Academy has announced their collective resignation, responding to weeks of criticism centered on controversial director Roman Polanski and the 12 nominations his latest film, 'An Officer and a Spy,' received for the Cesar Awards, the French equivalent of the Oscars. Members have also called for an overhaul of management at the Academy, to make it more responsive of French society and the French industry as a whole.

Roman Polanski’s ‘An Officer and a Spy’ Leads France’s Cesar Awards Nominations

Roman Polanski's 'An Officer and a Spy' leads this year’s Cesar Awards contenders with 12 nominations, including for best director and best film.

France’s Lumiere Awards: ‘Les Misérables’ Wins Best Film, Roman Polanski Tapped as Best Director

Ladj Ly's Oscar-nominated drama 'Les Misérables' took the top honor of the 2020 Lumiere Awards, known as the Golden Globes of France, but Roman Polanski was tapped as best director for 'An Officer and a Spy.'

Gerry Lewis, Marketing Exec and Lifelong Spielberg Confidant, Dies at 91

Gerry Lewis, the British marketing and publicity expert who promoted such films as 'Alfie,' 'Love Story' and 'The Godfather' before spearheading international campaigns for Steven Spielberg efforts from 'Duel' to 'Ready Player One,' has died. He was 91.

Roman Polanski’s ‘An Officer and a Spy’ Gets Five Nominations for France’s Lumiere Awards

France's Oscar submission 'Les Misérables' leads the nominations for the country's Lumiere Awards with seven, with Roman Polanski's 'An Officer and a Spy' receiving five despite a call for a boycott.

Critics’ Notebook: A Year of Change and Resistance in French Cinema

THR's Paris-based critics discuss the year in French movies, from Cannes favorites to the emergence of a new generation of female directors and renewed debate around Roman Polanski.