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‘The Crime Is Mine’ Review: Money Talks and Felony Pays in François Ozon’s Exuberant Farce

Isabelle Huppert leads a stellar supporting cast in a ’30s-set comedy toplined by Nadia Tereszkiewicz and Rebecca Marder, as roommates who find a daring way to launch their careers.

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Josh Kramer, Veteran Executive and Producer of Roman Polanski’s ‘Death and the Maiden,’ Dies at 67

Josh Kramer, a veteran Hollywood executive who produced such films as Roman Polanski’s Death and the Maiden and Sidney Lumet’s Night Falls on Manhattan, has died following a stroke. He was 67. Kramer died Nov. 27 surrounded by family and friends in Santa Monica, according to a representative. The producer, who was a graduate of the […]

‘All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt’ Writer-Director Raven Jackson Brings Poetry to Motion With First Film

Watching Raven Jackson’s audacious debut feature, All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt, is like participating in an intimate ritual. The film follows Mack (played by Kaylee Nicole Johnson as a child and Charleen McClure as an adult) as she comes of age in Mississippi, tracking the emotional arc of her life from girlhood to maturity. […]

Oscar Sound Contenders Bring the Chaos of Battle, the Tones of Unseen Strategy to the Screen

Killers of the Flower Moon “I’m the first [listener], so I always pay attention to how the performances, the transitions, the arc will be experienced by the audience,” says veteran production sound mixer Mark Ulano. In the case of Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon for Apple/Paramount — about a series of murders that […]

Norma Barzman, Screenwriter Who Was Among the Last Survivors of the Hollywood Blacklist, Dies at 103

Norma Barzman, an admired screenwriter of 1940s films whose career was derailed by the Hollywood blacklist and who was one of its last survivors, died Sunday. She was 103. Barzman died of natural causes, surrounded by family, at her home in Beverly Hills, her daughter Suzo Barzman told The Hollywood Reporter. Born Norma Levor in […]

‘The Zone of Interest’ DP Lukasz Zal on Depicting Evil Without the Emotional Manipulation

To work on The Zone of Interest, Jonathan Glazer’s harrowing Holocaust drama about the domestic life of an Auschwitz commandant and his family, Polish cinematographer Lukasz Zal said he had to “forget everything I was taught” about making “beautiful images.” Glazer’s film, loosely adapted from Martin Amis’ 2014 novel, follows the seemingly mundane activities of […]

‘Ramy’ Star Steve Way Boards Indie Drama ‘Good Bad Things’ as Executive Producer (Exclusive)

Ramy star Steve Way has boarded 2024 Slamdance Film Festival selection Good Bad Things as an executive producer. The upcoming indie, which will hold its world premiere at the Utah-based fest, hails from first-time director Shane D. Stanger, who co-wrote the feature with longtime friend and star Danny Kurtzman. The movie, which also stars Brett […]

Charles D. King to Receive Milestone Award at 2024 PGA Awards

The Producers Guild of America will honor film producer Charles D. King with the Milestone Award at the 2024 PGA Awards. King will accept the accolade, which is the PGA’s most prestigious honor, at the 35th annual awards show on Feb. 25. The award recognizes producers or production teams that have made historic contributions to […]

How VFX Pros Transformed Worlds and Faces With Visual Effects

Without a juggernaut such as Avatar: The Way of Water in the running — and schedule changes that pushed big tentpoles, notably Dune 2, back to 2024 — this season’s visual effects Oscar race is shaping up to be a competitive one. The road to a nomination begins with a committee of branch members who […]

Kristen Stewart, Katy O’Brian Find Love and Vengeance in Trailer for A24 Romantic Thriller ‘Love Lies Bleeding’

Kristen Stewart and Katy O’Brian have their hands full — in terms of love and murder — in the first trailer for the A24 romantic thriller Love Lies Bleeding. Directed and co-written by Saint Maud’s Rose Glass, the upcoming movie also stars Dave Franco, Ed Harris, Jena Malone and Anna Baryshnikov in a story that […]

Creative Fusion on an Extra-Large Scale: Jennifer Lame on Editing ‘Oppenheimer’ and ‘Postcard From Earth’

Editor Jennifer Lame’s work has appeared on many of the world’s largest screens this year. Over the summer, her second movie with director Christopher Nolan, his historical epic Oppenheimer, for Universal, had moviegoers scrambling for tickets to Imax’s large-format theaters. And in October, the Lame-edited Postcard From Earth, from director Darren Aronofsky, became the first […]

From Lillian St. Cyr to Lily Gladstone: A Brief History of Hollywood Honoring Native Talent

Lily Gladstone is creating a lot of excitement these days. The 37-year-old actress of Blackfeet and Nimíipuu heritage is generating Oscar buzz with her performance as Mollie Burkhart, the Osage wife of the scheming Ernest Burkhart (Leonardo DiCaprio) in Apple/Paramount’s Killers of the Flower Moon. The actress also earned a Gotham Award nom on Oct. 24 […]

Netflix Short ‘The After’ Depicts a Shocking Tragedy and a Father’s Grief

In Netflix’s live-action short The After, a man named Dayo (David Oyelowo, who also serves as executive producer) loses his wife and child in a brutal public display of violence. Describing his film’s intense and shocking opening scene, director Misan Harriman compares it to “an act of God” — one born out of the “collective […]