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Director Walter Hill Regrets Cutting Gay Gang the Dingos From 1979’s ‘The Warriors’

Dismissed by some critics upon its initial release in 1979, The Warriors has only grown in esteem over the years and is now considered one of the most imitated studio films of all time. The film is credited with accelerating the rise of hip-hop culture, with its dialogue sampled by the likes of Ice Cube […]

‘Dead for a Dollar’ Review: Walter Hill Delivers a Lively Western With Christoph Waltz and Rachel Brosnahan

Playing out of competition on the Lido, the 80-year-old action veteran's film also features Willem Dafoe, Warren Burke, Brandon Scott and Benjamin Bratt.

Walter Hill on ‘The Warriors,’ ‘Aliens’ Sequels With Sigourney Weaver and What All Those ’48 Hours’ Buddy Comedy Ripoffs Get Wrong

80-year-old American director Walter Hill can lay claim to have invented at least two movie genres: the street gang film — with the seminal 1979 action thriller The Warriors — and the buddy cop movie with the 1982 Eddie Murphy/Nick Nolte hit 48 Hours. As a producer, Hill was behind Ridley Scott’s groundbreaking sci-fi horror […]

David Chute, Influential Film Critic and Writer, Dies at 71

David Chute, the authoritative film critic and writer who was an early champion of Stephen King, John Waters, John Woo and Asian cinema, has died. He was 71. Chute died Nov. 8 in Los Angeles after a brief battle with esophageal cancer, his daughter, Nora Chute, reported. David Christopher Chute was born on March 11, […]

Austin Film Festival to Honor Walter Hill and Keenen Ivory Wayans

Hill and Wayans join previously announced Distinguished Screenwriter Award recipient Kenneth Lonergan.

Amazon’s ‘Goliath’ Taps ‘Deadwood’ Director for Season 2

Walter Hill will helm the season premiere and finale of the legal drama.

Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s ‘The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet’ to Open Munich Fest

The 3D family drama, based on the Reif Larsen novel, stars Kyle Catlett and Helena Bonham Carter.

‘Bullet to the Head’: What the Critics Are Saying

Sylvester Stallone packs a punch in Walter Hill's new action film.

‘Bullet to the Head’: Rome Review

Sylvester Stallone smacks and jokes his way through Walter Hill's latest action thriller.

Walter Hill to Remake ‘What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?’

The writer-director is partnering with the Aldrich Co. to create a new version of the 1962 film, famous for the performances turned in by Bette Davis and Joan Crawford.