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Jennifer Grey: Matthew Broderick didn’t believe I would get ‘Dirty Dancing’ role

The “Red Dawn” star dated Broderick towards the end of filming their comedy film “Ferris Bueller’s Day” in 1985

Peter Greenaway Reflects on Career While Finishing First Film Since 2015

Right off the bat, Peter Greenaway wants to make clear that he’s never really taken himself seriously as a filmmaker — although like so many of the paradoxes…

‘Firestarter’ and the evolution of the psychic teen girl

From “Carrie” to “Stranger Things,” young witchy women have left an indelible pop culture mark. 

Shivkumar Sharma, Classical Musician and Bollywood Composer, Dies at 84

Shivkumar Sharma, Hindustani classical musician and co-composer of several memorable Bollywood film soundtracks for the late Yash Chopra, died on Tuesday in Mumbai. He was 84. Sharma, addressed…

Julia Roberts Named Godmother of the Trophée Chopard 2022 at Cannes Film Festival

Movie icon Julia Roberts has been named the Godmother of the Trophée Chopard 2022 at Cannes Film Festival. As Godmother, Roberts will present the award to both a…

What Spell Did Marvel Cast on the MPA for ‘Doctor Strange 2’ to Receive a PG-13 Rating?

I’ve never been one to strictly follow ratings advice, and neither did my parents: The first two movie theater experiences of my life were “Halloween 5: The Revenge…

‘Leave It to Beaver’ star Tony Dow diagnosed with cancer

The actor, who played Wally Cleaver on the iconic sitcom, and his wife Lauren shared the heartbreaking news of his cancer battle on Thursday.

‘Quantum Leap’ Sequel Ordered to Series at NBC

NBC’s “Quantum Leap” pilot has been ordered to series, Variety has learned. A sequel to the NBC series of the same name that ran from 1989 to 1993,…

‘Family Matters’ mom: Jaleel ‘Urkel’ White tried to ‘physically fight me’

Jo Marie Payton played family matriarch Harriette Baines Winslow on the iconic ’90s sitcom: “He was so mad, he started kicking and screaming and stuff.”

DP Stephen H. Burum to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Camerimage

Cinematographer Stephen H. Burum will be honored at EnergaCamerimage with the festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Set to run in Torun, Poland, on Nov. 12-19, Camerimage, which focuses on…

Trailblazer Christine Choy on ‘Our Responsibility to Document History While It Is Unfolding’

Documentary trailblazer Christine Choy kicked off Hot Docs’ Industry LIVE conference with a captivating fast-forward through the plot points and ideologies of her experimental, activist filmmaking, including her…

Social media calls out Ralph Lauren for ‘copying’ Met Gala NYC design

Social media users were pointing fingers at Ralph Lauren, angrily suggesting the designer ripped off the idea of Alicia Keys’ New York skyscraper cape from fellow designer Zang Toi.