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How Ralph Emery Started a Beef With the Byrds — and the Night He and Roger McGuinn Made Up

Left out of most of the obituaries about renowned country music talk-show host Ralph Emery, who died Saturday, was how he infamous to many rock fans for having…

‘Mickey Mouse Club’ star Tiffini Hale dead at 46

Hale starred on the Disney series from 1989 until 1995. She appeared alongside “Mickey Mouse Club” alums and A-listers including Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Justin Timberlake, Ryan Gosling and Keri Russell.

‘Nightmare Alley’ First Reactions Commend Guillermo del Toro Noir’s ‘Breathtaking’ Production Design, Bradley Cooper’s ‘Career-Best Performance’

The first reactions to Searchlight Pictures’ “Nightmare Alley” are thundering in following the film’s global premiere in New York City on Wednesday evening. Film critics and entertainment writers…

Cameron Bailey Promoted to CEO of Toronto Film Festival

Cameron Bailey has been named chief executive officer of the Toronto International Film Festival. TIFF’s board of directors announced his promotion on Tuesday, on the heels of word…

‘The Beatles: Get Back’ Review: Peter Jackson’s Documentary Epic Is an Addictive Look at Who the Beatles Were

How does anyone, especially a Beatle, write a melody? The answer may be as simple as it is mysterious. In “The Beatles: Get Back,” Peter Jackson’s sprawling and…

‘Drunken Birds’: Ivan Grbovic’s Poetical Drama of Fieldwork and Flight

In a fairly crowded field of contenders, “Drunken Birds” just grabbed the nod as Canada’s best international feature submission to the Oscars. The reasons why are almost immediately…

‘Vera Dreams of the Sea’ Wins Tokyo Film Festival Grand Prix

“Vera Dreams of the Sea,” Kaltrina Krasniqi’s semi-autobiographical drama about a sign-language interpreter who battles for her rights in an inheritance dispute, was awarded the Tokyo Grand Prix…

Filmex Wraps With ‘Revolution of Our Times’ Screening

The Tokyo Filmex festival wrapped up on Sunday with a prize ceremony and the surprise screening of “Revolution of Our Times,” a documentary about the pro-democracy movement in…

Tokyo Festival Is More Diverse and Collaborative, Says Ichiyama Shozo

Ichiyama Shozo returned this year to the Tokyo International Film Festival as its head selector, having for the last twenty years headed the rival Tokyo Filmex event. COVID…

Thessaloniki Film Festival Topper Orestis Andreadakis on How This Year’s Edition Is Like ‘Being in Love Again’

When the curtain rises Thursday on the 62nd edition of the Thessaloniki Film Festival, it will be a long-awaited return to form for one of the oldest fests…

Hashimoto Ai: A-List Film Nerd is Inspired Ambassador for Tokyo Festival

Festival Ambassador for this year’s Tokyo International Film Festival, Hashimoto Ai is an inspired choice for the role and not only because she is an A-list actor who…

Yoshida Keisuke, Japan’s Newest Directing Star, on ‘Intolerance’ and His Years in the Wilderness

Not long ago, director Yoshida Keisuke was little known both in Japan and abroad, though he scored the occasional festival invitation with films like the 2008 quirky comedy…