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Oscar Nominated Cinematographer Jost Vacano Reflects on the Pressures of Movie ‘Das Boot’ and the Duty to Fight for Your Vision

Jost Vacano, honored with a lifetime achievement award this year at the EnergaCamerimage cinematography fest, had his career breakthrough working with director Wolfgang Petersen on the 1981 hit…

Wayne Brady Chokes Up Accepting Vanguard Award at Ebony Power 100 Gala

Wayne Brady emceed the star-studded Ebony Power 100 gala, guiding the evening with the steady confidence of a multi-hyphenate entertainer, but even the industry veteran got emotional when…

HBO Max Europe Launch: Service Debuts Aggressive Half Price Offer in Nordics, Spain

It’s a once in a lifetime offer, literally. From today through to Nov. 30, HBO Max will offer new subscribers in parts of Europe the chance to sign…

‘Unfilmable’ Books That Hollywood Should Try to Adapt After ‘Dune’

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Reed Birney on Searing Drama ‘Mass’ and Why He’s Hesitant to Return to Live Theater

When the Gotham Award nominations were announced this week, Reed Birney was the sole member of the “Mass” ensemble recognized for his work in the searing drama about…

‘Belfast’ and ‘C’mon C’mon’ Highlight SCAD Savannah Film Festival as ‘Magic of Big Screen’ Returns

After being shut down last year by the pandemic, Savannah College of Art and Design is returning to an in-person format this year for its annual SCAD Savannah…

Peter Scolari Dies, Bosom Buddies and Newhart Star Was 66

Veteran actor Peter Scolari has passed away. Scolari, who’s known for many shows from Bosom Buddies to Newhart, reportedly died on Friday morning after battling cancer for two…

Quentin Tarantino Says ‘Kill Bill 3’ May Be His Next Film, Wants to Make a Comedy Western

Quentin Tarantino says he has “no idea” what his next film will be. Could it be “Kill Bill 3”? “Why not?” the director said when pressed on this…

The Best MasterClass Courses to Gift the Film Buffs in Your Life

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‘We were ready to kill the show’: How Bravo’s ‘Real Housewives’ made it to TV

In a new oral history about the “Real Housewives,” Andy Cohen says he “couldn’t believe how sexy and Californian everybody seemed, how big their boobs were,” when he first saw the sizzle reel.

The Desert Gets Dark: Film Noir Festival Returns to Palm Springs With ‘Big Sleep,’ 35mm Rarities and More

A dark desert highway isn’t just something in an Eagles song — it’s what some Angelenos will be taking to Palm Springs this weekend to experience the particular…

How Scott Disick helped stars align for Kourtney Kardashian, Travis Barker

When it comes to one of the hottest couples of 2021, it’s clear that Kardashian and Barker are here to show the world — and each other — just how magical their love story is.