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Wolfgang Petersen, ‘Air Force One,’ ‘Das Boot’ Director, Dies at 81

Wolfgang Petersen, who rode his acclaimed German-language film “Das Boot” into a career directing Hollywood blockbusters such as “In the Line of Fire,” “Air Force One,” “The Perfect…

Focus Features’ 30 Best Movies, From ‘Brokeback Mountain’ to ‘Eternal Sunshine’

With audacious directors, courageous actors and unforgettable stories that have touched the lives of cinephiles on a global scale, Focus Features has been a fixture in the Hollywood…

‘Moon Man’ Holds for Third Week at the Top of China Box Office

Space comedy Moon Man held on to the top spot at the mainland China box office for a third weekend. It has now accumulated $363 million. Released on…

Ben Affleck Turns 50: From ‘Gone Girl’ to ‘Justice League’, His 15 Best Performances

A promising actor then a tabloid punchline and now an accomplished, Oscar-winning filmmaker, Ben Affleck has run the gamut of labels in Hollywood. With the nostalgia of “Bennifer”…

‘Bullet Train’ Repeats No. 1, ‘Top Gun’ Returns to Second Place as Box Office Nearly Grinds to Halt

Is everyone on vacation? That would be one plausible explanation behind the great box office slowdown. Although three new movies went into wide release, none were able to…

‘Bullet Train’ speeds through box office again this weekend

The Brad Pitt-led flick is projected to bring in over $13.1 million this weekend, according to Forbes, after opening on Aug. 5.

‘Bullet Train’ Repeating on Top as August Box Office Slows Down

“Bullet Train” is maintaining the top slot at the box office this weekend, fending off the newcomers “Fall” and “Mack and Rita,” as well as the expanding slasher-comedy…

It’s a Man’s (Rotten) World in Paul Negoescu’s Sarajevo Competition Title ‘Men of Deeds’

Paul Negoescu’s fourth feature, “Men of Deeds,” which world premieres in competition Sunday at the Sarajevo Film Festival, is at first glance a departure from the Romanian director’s…

How Anne Heche’s life fell apart after Ellen DeGeneres affair

Anne Heche was one of Hollywood’s hottest young actresses before her high-profile relationship with Ellen DeGeneres overshadowed her blossoming career, dooming her to become tabloid fodder for more than two decades. In the mid-90s, the spiky-haired blonde — who died Monday a week after crashing her car in Los Angeles — courted critical acclaim with…

Amen, Chris Pratt — I’m sick and tired of whiny woke reviews too

The star heroically exposed the obnoxious trend this week when he trolled critics on Instagram after bad reviews of his show “The Terminal List.”

Tom Cruise, #GentleMinions Mania and the Endurance of ‘Elvis’: How Summer Movie Season Rebounded From COVID

Movie theaters owe a debt of gratitude to Tom Cruise, who wouldn’t dare to let Paramount Pictures release his decades-in-the-making sequel “Top Gun: Maverick” on a streaming service…

Lionsgate’s ‘Fall’ Used Deepfake-Style Tech to Change 30-Plus F-Bombs, Bringing Movie From R to PG-13 Rating

The filmmakers behind indie action-thriller “Fall” were facing kind of a big freaking problem. Lionsgate wanted to pick up the movie for U.S. theatrical release. But “Fall,” a…