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

Work from the Kuchars, Julie Dash, Charles Burnett, Ousmane Sembène, John Sayles, Larry Clark and the overdue U.S. release of a docufction by Chinese master Jia Zhangke beckon cinephiles this month.

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

Hollywood on location; classic noir and screwball comedy; two Kurosawa gems; and an eclectic 1960s primer for Quentin Tarantino's latest are among this month's highlights in Los Angeles retrospective…

Berlin Flashback: In 1958, Eleanor Roosevelt Gave Sidney Poitier His Silver Bear

Sidney Poitier received the Silver Bear for his role in 'The Defiant Ones,' about two shackled prisoners in the American South who escape from a transport truck and, despite their mutual racial…

Alixe Gordin, Casting Director on ‘Klute,’ ‘Scarface’ and ‘Prizzi’s Honor,’ Dies at 96

Alixe Gordin, the casting director who worked on 'Scarface,' 'Prizzi's Honor' and 10 films with director Alan J. Pakula, including 'Klute' and 'Sophie's Choice,' has died. She was 96.

‘Mr. Soul!’: Film Review | LAFF 2018

The documentary 'Mr. Soul!' pays tribute to the landmark TV show that hosted an extraordinary array of Black performers and writers during the pivotal years of 1968 to 1973.

Hollywood Legacies: Exclusive Photos of the Hustons, Poitiers, Sutherlands and More Showbiz Families

They're the dynasties, the establishment, the families with hundreds of film and television credits to their multigenerational names, and as the Hedren-Griffith-Johnsons, Kohans, Ladds and others in…

‘In the Heat of the Night’ Kicks Off TCM Film Fest

Sidney Poitier, Martin Landau and Dick Cavett gathered to celebrate the opening night of the eighth annual TCM Classic Film Festival.

Sidney Poitier’s Relatives Gather for Family Portrait at 90th Birthday Party

The film icon, who "knows how to make a room explode," turned 90 on Feb. 20 and invited THR to his private bash at Beverly Hills' Spago, where four generations of his family posed for an epic photo.

Oscars: A Look Back at the African-American Winners

The Hollywood Reporter highlights the 32 black actors, musicians, writers, producers, sound mixers and other artists who have taken home gold.

Sidney Poitier to Get BAFTA Fellowship

The actor will be presented with the British Academy's highest honor 48 years after it gave him his first major film award.

Sidney Poitier Praises African Talent: “Some of the Best Actors Function in Africa”

The Oscar winner accepts a leadership award over the weekend in Beverly Hills.

First Black Oscar Winner’s Speech: Hattie McDaniel Thanks Academy for Its “Kindness”

"I sincerely hope I shall always be a credit to my race and to the motion picture industry."