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Ryan Reynolds Honored by Blake Lively, Will Ferrell at American Cinematheque Awards

“Anyone who knows me knows how much I love an evening devoted entirely to me,” Ryan Reynolds joked when receiving his American Cinematheque Award in Los Angeles on Thursday night, and love it or not that’s exactly what he got. The actor was the 36th recipient of the prestigious honor and was celebrated with an [...]

“I Paved the Way, But With My Blood”: Euzhan Palcy Opens Up About Her Trailblazing Career

“I told Ava DuVernay, who is a dear friend,” says Euzhan Palcy, “‘Ava — you call me the goddess. You call me the queen. But you know what? It’s hard to be a pioneer. It’s hard.’ “ Palcy would know. At 64, the Martinique-born director — a trailblazer who won the Silver Lion at the [...]

Luca Guadagnino Says ‘Bones and All’ Star Michael Stuhlbarg Asked 100 Questions in Prep to Play a Cannibal

Like Call Me by Your Name, the new film, cannibalism-themed love story Bones and All, casts him opposite Timothée Chalamet. And, apparently, Stuhlbarg had lots of questions to get prepared. Like, a lot. “Michael sent me and [screenwriter David Kajganich] something like a hundred questions, probably more than a hundred questions in preparation for the [...]

Alice Initiative Reveals 2022 List of Emerging Female Directors (Exclusive)

The Alice Initiative, backed by a group of anonymous female film executives, has released its annual survey of up-and-coming female directing talent, ready for their first studio feature. The Alice Initiative’s 2022 List of Emerging Female Directors is voted on every two years by executives and producers and is made up of 10 directors who [...]

Billy McFarland Post-Prison Doc Moving Forward Despite Bahamas Ban

The latest documentary about Billy McFarland — whose disastrous Fyre Festival ended in a felony conviction — is moving forward despite a threat from the Bahamian government. Ample Entertainment is producing the doc, After the Fyre, which also hails from Fremantle. The project, at the time of announcement, was described as following McFarland as he [...]

Chord Overstreet on Bonding With Lindsay Lohan, His Acting Hiatus and the ‘Glee’ Legacy

Chord Overstreet is embracing the moment with his new Netflix holiday comedy Falling for Christmas, and he’s ready to make audiences laugh again after taking some time away from the acting spotlight. The actor, best known for playing Sam on the Fox phenomenon Glee, stars opposite Lindsay Lohan in director Janeen Damian’s film about an [...]