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Bo Hopkins, ‘Wild Bunch’ and ‘American Graffiti’ Actor, Dies at 84

Bo Hopkins, the wily actor with the wild-eyed gaze who came to fame portraying thieves and scoundrels in such films as 'The Wild Bunch,' 'American Graffiti,' 'Midnight Express' and 'White Lightning,' has died. He was xx.

TAG Heuer Taps Jacob Elordi as Face of Monaco Watch

Swiss luxury watch brand TAG Heuer has tapped Australian actor Jacob Elordi to be the face of its Monaco watch, the company said Friday. Introduced in 1969, the square-shaped chronograph timepiece became a silver screen star in its own right on the wrist of Steve McQueen, who wore it in the 1971 racing film Le […]

Steve McQueen, Tilda Swinton, Miky Lee to Be Honored at Academy Museum Gala

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures will honor director and producer Steve McQueen, actor Tilda Swinton and producer Miky Lee at its second annual gala to celebrate its one-year anniversary, it was announced Wednesday. The gala will take place on Oct. 15. The gala’s Vantage Award, which honors an artists or scholar who has “helped […]

‘Please Baby Please’ With Andrea Riseborough, Demi Moore to Open Rotterdam Film Fest

The International Film Festival Rotterdam has unveiled its official lineup for 2022, which, due to the surge of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus in the Netherlands, will be an online-only event. The Omicron wave has also impacted this year’s lineup, including the opening night film, with Amanda Kramer’s U.S. drama Please Baby Please replacing […]

Steve McQueen’s ‘Small Axe’ to Get European Film Award for Innovative Storytelling

Steve McQueen has won the European Film Award for Innovative Storytelling for Small Axe, an anthology of five films set between 1969 and 1982 that explore the experiences of London’s West Indian community. The films, which were released on Amazon Prime, already picked up an Emmy nomination for Shabier Kirchner, cinematographer on Mangrove, the first […]

Steve McQueen to Receive Cologne Film Prize

Oscar-winning director Steve McQueen will receive this year’s Cologne Film Prize in honor of his life’s work. The British director and Turner-winning visual artist, won the Academy Award for best picture for his 2013 drama 12 Years a Slave.  More recently, McQueen has focused on the small screen, with his Emmy-nominated miniseries Small Axe, a […]

African American Film Critics Association: Norman Lear, Michaela Coel and ‘Lupin’ Among Special Achievement TV Honorees

The African American Film Critics Association has announced that it will present a number of special accolades at its third annual AAFCA TV Honors on Saturday, August 21. Norman Lear, the force behind some of the most popular and socially impactful TV series of all time, will receive the Legend Award. Michaela Coel, the recently […]

Cannes: Canceled 2020 Festival Titles Get 2021 Beach Premieres

They may have missed out on the red carpet, but Tom Medina, the new drama from Algerian director Tony Gatlif (Exiles) and Patrick Imbert’s animated feature The Summit of the Gods – both of which were picked for the canceled 2020 Cannes Film Festival – will still get their Croisette debut. The festival has selected […]

“It Was a Want, a Must and a Need”: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A With Steve McQueen and His ‘Small Axe’ Creative Team

For Steve McQueen, creating Small Axe — his landmark BBC/Amazon five-part anthology film series set within London’s West Indian community between the 1960s and 1980s — came from a burning desire to put important stories on screen that simply hadn’t been there before. “It was a want, a must and a need,” he says as […]

BAFTA TV Craft Awards: ‘Small Axe,’ ‘I May Destroy You’ Clean Up

Small Axe and I May Destroy You were the big winners at the 2021 BAFTA TV Craft awards, celebrating the best creativity behind the camera, on Monday night. In a virtual event broadcast on the British Academy’s social channels, Steve McQueen’s hit anthology series claimed the most awards of the night with five — costume design, […]

Steve McQueen Making BBC Docuseries ‘Uprising’ Examining Events Dramatized in ‘Small Axe’

Steve McQueen and the BBC are building on the huge success of Small Axe with a new three-part docuseries diving back into Black British history and examining some of the key historical moments that were referenced in the Golden Globe-winning and BAFTA-nominated anthology series. Uprising is set to explore three events that took place in […]

Directors Steve McQueen and James Mangold Celebrate Their Oscar-Nominated Collaborators

Sean Bobbitt and Phedon Papamichael earned Oscar noms this year for best cinematography.