Anya Taylor-Joy to Star in ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Limited Series at Netflix

Netflix has put out an order for a new limited series, “The Queen’s Gambit,” starring Anya Taylor-Joy, Variety has learned. Based on Walter Tevis’s 1983 novel of the same name, the six-episode show ...

Glenn is ready for her Close-up as ‘Sunset Boulevard’ finds director, but will it win her that elusive Oscar?

Glenn is ready for her Close-up as ‘Sunset Boulevard’ finds director, but will it win her that elusive Oscar? Glenn Close is ready for her Oscar Close-up. The long-gestating film adaptation of the Broadway musical version of “Sunset Boulevard” has found its Mr. DeMille to Close’s Norma Desmond: Tony winner ...

Glenn Close (‘The Wife’) can still win an Oscar on her 8th try, just ask Al Pacino, Paul Newman, Geraldine Page

Glenn Close (‘The Wife’) can still win an Oscar on her 8th try, just ask Al Pacino, Paul Newman, Geraldine Page Glenn Close (“The Wife”) has once again come close to winning an Oscar, and yet, it was not to be. Olivia Colman (“The Favourite”) pulled off a shocking upset at this year’s Academy Awards over Close, ...

Who Will Win the Best Actress Oscar? History Says It’s Time for Glenn Close

Who Will Win the Best Actress Oscar? History Says It’s Time for Glenn Close There are two ways to win an acting Oscar. One is to deliver the best performance of the year that is so undeniable that the critics, guilds and Academy rally behind it. The other is to be so overdue ...

Who Will Win the Best Actress Oscar? History Says It’s Time for Glenn Close

Who Will Win the Best Actress Oscar? History Says It’s Time for Glenn Close There are two ways to win an acting Oscar. One is to deliver the best performance of the year that is so undeniable that the critics, guilds and Academy rally behind it. The other is to be so overdue ...

Paul Newman movies: 20 greatest films ranked worst to best

Paul Newman movies: 20 greatest films ranked worst to best Paul Newman would’ve celebrated his 94th birthday on January 26, 2019. The Oscar-winning legend appeared in dozens of films throughout his lengthy career, but how many of those titles are classics? In ...

Paul Newman movies: 20 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘The Hustler,’ ‘The Verdict,’ ‘Cool Hand Luke’

Paul Newman movies: 20 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘The Hustler,’ ‘The Verdict,’ ‘Cool Hand Luke’ Paul Newman would’ve celebrated his 94th birthday on January 26, 2019. The Oscar-winning legend appeared in dozens of films throughout his lengthy career, but how many of those titles are classics? In ...

Will Spike Lee (‘BlacKkKlansman’) be the latest to win a competitive Oscar after receiving an honorary one?

Will Spike Lee (‘BlacKkKlansman’) be the latest to win a competitive Oscar after receiving an honorary one? It was just three years ago that Spike Lee collected an Honorary Oscar, which is often the academy’s way of rewarding an overdue veteran who hasn’t picked up a competitive prize. But the iconoclastic ...

Video Essay. Anaphora: Martin Scorsese's "The Color of Money"

Anaphora is an on-going series of video essays exploring the neglected films by major directors.It's always stunning to look back on film history and see who was in need of a comeback and why. Martin ...

Billion-Dollar Director Peter Segal Keeps the Laughs Coming With ‘Second Act’

Billion-Dollar Director Peter Segal Keeps the Laughs Coming With ‘Second Act’ Director Peter Segal is not a household name, and to hear him tell it, that’s by design. But the 56-year-old Hollywood veteran is one of the directors most responsible for the evolution of movie ...

Martin Scorsese movies: All 24 films, ranked worst to best, including ‘Goodfellas,’ ‘Raging Bull,’ ‘Taxi Driver’

Martin Scorsese movies: All 24 films, ranked worst to best, including ‘Goodfellas,’ ‘Raging Bull,’ ‘Taxi Driver’ Martin Scorsese celebrates his 76th birthday on November 17, 2018. While the Oscar-winning director is perhaps best known for his violent and psychologically complex gangster pictures, he’s found ...

Martin Scorsese Named 2018 MoMA Film Benefit Honoree

Martin Scorsese Named 2018 MoMA Film Benefit Honoree Martin Scorsese will be honored with the Museum of Modern Art’s 11th annual Film Benefit on Nov. 19, MoMA announced today. Previous honorees of MoMA’s Film Benefit include Julianne Moore, Tom Hanks, ...

12 Things We Learned From Michael Ovitz’s New Book

12 Things We Learned From Michael Ovitz’s New Book Michael Ovitz still has nothing good to say about Michael Eisner. He and Ron Meyer started to patch things up over dinner a few years ago at Hamasaku, the sushi restaurant that Ovitz owns in West Los ...

Tom Cruise Stood Up to ‘All the Right Moves’ Producers When Lea Thompson Felt Uncomfortable With Nude Scenes

Tom Cruise Stood Up to ‘All the Right Moves’ Producers When Lea Thompson Felt Uncomfortable With Nude Scenes Tom Cruise was coming off the breakout success of “Risky Business” when he signed on to star in Michael Chapman’s “All the Right Moves.” The sports drama cast Cruise opposite Lea Thompson, and the ...

‘Incredibles 2’ and 33 Other Movie Sequels That Took Forever to Hit the Screen (Photos)

‘Incredibles 2’ and 33 Other Movie Sequels That Took Forever to Hit the Screen (Photos) Long-gestating followups include blockbusters like “Jurassic World” and famous flops like “Blues Brothers 2000” George Miller took nearly 30 years to follow up “Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome” with the ...

Tom Cruise Makes Studio Chiefs Afraid to Watch Dailies — CinemaCon 2018

Paramount saved its biggest star for last at Wednesday’s CinemaCon presentation. Pioneer of the Year Tom Cruise, with director Chris McQuarrie and co-stars Simon Pegg, Angela Bassett, and Henry ...

Tom Cruise Makes Studio Chiefs Afraid to Watch Dailies — CinemaCon 2018

Paramount saved its biggest star for last at Wednesday’s CinemaCon presentation. Pioneer of the Year Tom Cruise, with director Chris McQuarrie and co-stars Simon Pegg, Angela Bassett, and Henry ...

Robert De Niro (‘Raging Bull’) knocks out all contenders to be your top Best Actor Oscar winner of 1980s [Poll Results]

Robert De Niro (‘Raging Bull’) knocks out all contenders to be your top Best Actor Oscar winner of 1980s [Poll Results] Robert De Niro (“Raging Bull”) has delivered a one-two punch to all the other Best Actor Oscar winners of the 1980s. That decade’s first Best Actor winner was also your clear choice for the best of ...

Who’s your favorite Best Actor Oscar winner of 1980s: Daniel Day-Lewis, Robert De Niro, Michael Douglas … ? [Poll]

Who’s your favorite Best Actor Oscar winner of 1980s: Daniel Day-Lewis, Robert De Niro, Michael Douglas … ? [Poll] The Best Actor Oscar winners of the 1980s are some of Hollywood’s most beloved acting legends. We saw icons of yesteryear finally winning their first Oscar, like Henry Fonda and Paul Newman, in ...

Can you ace this Golden Globes film trivia quiz?

What’s fun about the Golden Globe Awards is that for as much as we use them as bellwethers for Oscar glory, many times the Hollywood Foreign Press Association goes its own way with winners. And dare ...

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