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Actor Roundtable: Ben Affleck, Sacha Baron Cohen, Delroy Lindo, Gary Oldman, John David Washington and Steven Yeun on Their Liberating Roles

Six awards contenders reflect on the draws — and drawbacks — of a profession for which they have studied, sacrificed and, in a few cases, even risked their life…

Regina King Is Ready to Seize Her Moment: “You Give Us a Little Window, We’re Going to Kick It All the Way Open”

In a frank discussion with fellow filmmaker Gina Prince-Bythewood, the 'One Night in Miami' director — who has been thrust into the awards conversation a year after claiming her best supporting actres…

Actress Roundtable: Zendaya, Kate Winslet, Carey Mulligan, Vanessa Kirby, Andra Day and Glenn Close on “Supporting Other Women Without Judgment”

The six actresses also candidly discuss what outsiders get wrong about acting, juggling work and family and how #MeToo has changed the culture for the next generation…

Songwriters Roundtable: Mary J. Blige, John Legend, Janelle Monáe, Leslie Odom Jr. and Justin Timberlake Talk Politics, Pandemic and Keeping Hope Alive

Some of the industry's biggest musicians reflect on the songs they composed for awards contenders, personal truths revealed by the pandemic, their younger selves and…

Tessa Thompson and Ruth Negga’s Racial-Identity Movie ‘Passing’ and Why Rebecca Hall Was the “Perfect Person” to Direct

When the helmer was seeking financing for her directorial debut, producers worried that she wasn't the right person to adapt the novel about a Black woman who "passes"…

Riz Ahmed Makes Some Noise

With his buzzy performance in 'Sound of Metal' — which required him to learn sign language and drumming — plus a new wife and a booming company, the soft-spoken actor…

Director Roundtable: Regina King, Spike Lee, George Clooney and More Reflect on State of “Cinematic Experience” Amid Pandemic

Seven directors convened — including two who worked with Chadwick Boseman last — and discussed the state of the film world, the joys of perfect casting and the most challenging scenes, with…

Reanimating Pixar: How Pete Docter Steered the Studio Out of Scandal

A look into how Pete Docter steered Pixar, the multibillion-dollar Disney-owned wonder studio, away from scandal and saved its soul. 

2020’s Big Plot Twist: How ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Came to Upend Hollywood’s Future

As the long-delayed DC Comics sequel 'Wonder Woman 1984' finally debuts  —  on HBO Max and in theaters  —  it serves as the litmus test for an unprecedented release strategy. Top studio brass weigh…

“He’s Radioactive”: Inside Johnny Depp’s Self-Made Implosion

 It wasn't just the erratic and violent behavior that unmade Johnny Depp as one of the world's most bankable stars. It was his unquenchable thirst for revenge.

The Tao of LaKeith Stanfield: An Ascendant Actor on Forging His Own Path

By adhering to his own code — maintain focus but never follow the herd — Atlanta and Get  Out star LaKeith  Stanfield has emerged as one of Hollywood’s most sought-after young actors and one of its…

“We Are the Pillar of Something New”: Steve McQueen, John Boyega and Letitia Wright on the Emotional Journey to Spotlight Black British Life in ‘Small Axe’

The director and actors discuss their film anthology about London's West Indian community and embracing their power amid Hollywood's racial reckoning: "I don't care…