Pitt, DiCaprio talk Tarantino’s love letter to Hollywood

Entertainment 05/22/19, 06:16

Leonardo DiCaprio says he and Brad Pitt "forged a cinematic bond" making Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood."The two stars, along with Margot Robbie and Tarantino, spoke to reporters at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday, the day after "Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood" premiered ...

Jodie Foster’s mother and former manager Brandy dies at 90

Entertainment 05/16/19, 16:13

Evelyn "Brandy" Foster, who managed her daughter Jodie's career from her child-prodigy years through two Academy Awards, has died, her family said Thursday.Brandy Foster died peacefully at her Los Angeles home of complications from dementia on Monday, her daughters Jodie, Lucinda, Constance and son Bud said in a statement. She ...

Springsteen, Scorsese talk Catholicism, films and creativity

Entertainment 05/05/19, 23:04

With a friendship going back to a fateful meeting at The Roxy in 1975, Bruce Springsteen and Martin Scorsese shared the stage in Los Angeles Sunday night for a wide-ranging conversation about everything from their Catholic upbringings and maturing faith to Flannery O'Connor, concert documentaries and the role of an ...

Ahead of ‘The Irishman,’ Scorsese and De Niro look back

New York 04/28/19, 16:58

Ahead of their much-anticipated and most recent collaboration, "The Irishman," Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro convened at the Tribeca Film Festival to look back on their long partnership together. The talk, staged Sunday at New York's Beacon Theatre, gave De Niro, co-founder of the festival, one of his most unlikely ...

Filmmaker David Lynch teaching a class on creativity

Entertainment 03/19/19, 06:02

According to filmmaker David Lynch, all it takes are 70 ideas to make a feature film.The visionary mind behind "Blue Velvet," ''Mulholland Drive" and "Twin Peaks" is imparting this and other wisdom, like never giving up final cut, in a new MasterClass on creativity and filmmaking that's available now for ...

10 days before show time, a full-on revolt over the Oscars

Entertainment 02/14/19, 16:35

Would anyone — anyone at all — like to thank the academy?This is normally the time of year when Oscar hopefuls are readying acceptance speeches that almost always begin with a few words of gratitude for the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. But that sentiment has been hard ...

Scorsese feted at MoMA by friends De Niro, DiCaprio, Hill

Entertainment 11/20/18, 02:10

Hollywood heavyweights like Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro and Jonah Hill turned out to honor legendary director Martin Scorsese for both his cinematic influence and his efforts to preserve and restore classic films for later generations.Honoree Martin Scorsese, center, poses with actors Robert De Niro, left, and Leonardo DiCaprio at ...

New Tsukamoto film inspired by masters, horror of violence

Entertainment 11/18/18, 20:45

Japanese filmmaker Shinya Tsukamoto turned to his country's masters for inspiration for his latest work, "Killing," his first samurai movie. But he also emulated the way Martin Scorsese gave free rein to his actors, a technique Tsukamoto learned when he was cast in "Silence" as a Christian martyr."Killing," a poetic ...

Whitey Bulger, Boston gangster, found dead in prison at 89

U.S. 10/30/18, 13:34

James "Whitey" Bulger, the murderous Boston gangster who benefited from a corrupt relationship with the FBI before spending 16 years as one of America's most wanted men, has died in federal prison. He was 89. Bulger was found unresponsive Tuesday morning at the U.S. penitentiary in West Virginia where he'd just ...

Laureates in Spanish awards call for action to “save future”

Entertainment 10/19/18, 10:54

Voicing wake-up calls for new generations to save cinema, oceans and journalism, film director Martin Scorsese and marine biologist Sylvia Earle on Friday were awarded Spain's prestigious Princess of Asturias prizes along a selected group of scientists, mountaineers and intellectuals.In his acceptance speech in the northern Spanish city of Oviedo, ...

Q&A: Jonah Hill on toxic masculinity and skateboarding

Entertainment 10/19/18, 10:31

Jonah Hill has always wanted to direct. He worships filmmakers and has treated what he describes as an "accidental" but "wonderful" 15-year acting career as a partial film school, learning from people like Bennett Miller, who directed him in "Moneyball" and Martin Scorsese on "The Wolf of Wall Street." But ...

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