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‘Occupied City’ Review: Steve McQueen Breaks With Doc Convention in a Provocative Look at Amsterdam During World War II

Working from a book by his wife, Dutch filmmaker Bianca Stigter, the '12 Years a Slave' helmer explores his adopted city in the ’40s and today.

Cannes Flashback: Steve McQueen Debuted ‘Hunger’ to Croisette Glory

Steve McQueen never intended to become a director. “I didn’t want to be a filmmaker,” the British visual artist told The Hollywood Reporter in November 2013. “What led me into wanting to make a film was Bobby Sands.” Sands, a member of Northern Ireland’s IRA who led fellow prisoners in Belfast on a hunger strike in 1981, […]

Cannes: Film4 Director Ollie Madden on Bringing Debut Directors, Oscar Winners and Cult Filmmakers to the Fest

After a typically impressive awards run, this time largely thanks to The Banshees of Inisherin (which, despite all the love for Jenny the donkey, was rudely snubbed at the Oscars), Film4 kicks off its summer festival season with a selection of titles that could well be part of the discussion next year. And the three […]

Cannes: David Rooney’s Top 10 Must-See Premieres

The Hollywood Reporter’s Chief Film Critic lines up his most eagerly awaited selections bowing on the Croisette, including new films from Todd Haynes, Wes Anderson and Jonathan Glazer.

Bradley Cooper to Star in Steven Spielberg’s Film Based on Steve McQueen’s Frank Bullitt

Bradley Cooper is set to star in Steven Spielberg’s next film, which will be based on Steve McQueen’s Frank Bullitt character, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Cooper will play the role of Frank Bullitt, even though Spielberg’s film will not be a remake of the 1968 film Bullitt, a car chase-filled actioner. Instead, Spielberg plans […]

Inside the Star-Studded Academy Museum Gala With Julia Roberts, George Clooney and Jessica Chastain

The Academy Museum Gala returned in star-studded style on Saturday night for its second annual celebration, feting this year’s honorees Julia Roberts, Tilda Swinton, Steve McQueen and Miky Lee. The A-list guests at the Los Angeles event also included George Clooney, Emma Stone, Spike Lee, Jessica Chastain, Eddie Redmayne, Laura Dern, Michelle Yeoh, Kerry Washington, […]

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 […]