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Roger Corman Shares Success Stories About Young Francis Ford Coppola, Ron Howard and Jack Nicholson in Cannes Masterclass

Karin Badt | Posted 07.19.2011 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Roger Corman is a mythic hero in the movie business for his indisputable achievements and generosity. Yesterday his generosity continued: at age 85, he gave a Master Class to young would-be American filmmakers on how to be a success.

Long-Lost 'The Godfather' Prequel Revived

Posted 07.05.2011 | Entertainment

Perhaps the most acclaimed and notable set of films of the 20th century, "The Godfather" films told the story of the complicated machinations and dram...

Live-blogging the 2011 Oscar telecast

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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8:39PM EST Off to a good start with the hosts, James Franco and Anne Hathaway, inserted into scenes from several of the Oscar nominees, on an Incept...

The 2011 Academy Awards: It Gets a C-Plus at Best

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

You know the writers are in trouble when they have to rely upon Hathaway's mother and Franco's grandmother to help out in the audience. All in all the show was mediocre, but not a disaster.

WATCH: Today Show Visits House From The 'Godfather'

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The iconic home featured in Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather is for sale in Staten Island. We wrote about the listing back in December but now yo...

Early Oscars Presented

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — A few honorary Oscar winners are getting a jump on next year's Academy Awards. Film historian and preservationist Kevin Brownlow,...

Francis Ford Coppola: On Risk, Money, Craft & Collaboration

Ariston Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ariston Anderson

Over the course of 45 years in the film business, Francis Ford Coppola has refined a singular code of ethics that govern his filmmaking. There are thr...

Jerry Brown on Crises Past and Present

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
William Bradley

As Jerry Brown prepares to become California's oldest governor more than three decades after he became its youngest in the modern era, many search for clues to his thinking. The past is prologue.

Sonoma County Is Like Its Wines: Big, Beautiful and oh-so Affordable

Jennifer Ceaser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Jennifer Ceaser

At 1,600 square miles, Sonoma County is twice the area of Napa, and is made up of 12 regions that vary greatly in terms of terrain, climate and grape varietals.

Icelandic Director Fridrik Thor Fridriksson: "Filmmaking Is the Greatest Strip-Tease of All"

Cynthia Ellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Cynthia Ellis

Fridriksson's new film, Mamma Gogo, is a real life tribute to his mother with Alzheimer's, but also to those of us who navigate the rocky road of the mother-child relationship.

Interview: Francois Ozon on Hideaway (Le Refuge)

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

At the age of 42, director Francois Ozon is known in the U.S. primarily for films such as 8 Women and Swimming Pool. A student of Eric Rohmer, he sees...

Honorary Academy Awards: Memo to Tom Sherak, the Separate Ceremony Is a Travesty!

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

The Motion Picture Academy does an injustice, not only to the recipients but to their fans, by continuing its new policy of presenting honorary Oscars at a special function in November instead of the ceremony next February.

Classic "Under the Radar" Gangster Movies

John Farr | Posted 06.24.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

2010-08-16-underworld.jpg Crime has not just been good to the criminals; it's been awfully good to Hollywood as well.

Favorite iPhone Apps of The Global Glitterati

Teresa Rodriguez Williamson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Teresa Rodriguez Williamson

You might be surprised to find out what some of the world's top travelers' favorite iPhone apps happen to be. Ironically, many of their apps of choice have little or nothing to do with actually traveling.

Elle Fanning and Chateau Marmont Star in Sofia Coppola's New Film Somewhere

The Daily Truffle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
The Daily Truffle

This movie screams, "I'm too f%ck*g cool for school." Why, you ask? First off, it's a film from honorary LA native Sofia Coppola.

From Gods And Monsters and Quiet Riot to Tina Turner and Citizens Of The World: A Conversation With Spencer Proffer

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Spencer Proffer is considered a leader in entertainment, pioneering media integrations before it was fashionable to do so.

For Memorial Day, the Best War Movies Ever

John Farr | Posted 06.25.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

These special movies not only recreate the horror of combat, but also portray the human toll war takes beyond those who fall on the field of battle.

Hollywood's Glorious Bad Boy: A Tribute to Dennis Hopper

John Farr | Posted 06.26.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Here then are eight outstanding films that trace the arc of Dennis Hopper's colorful legacy, and give us even more reason to celebrate the man.

The Hard-Won Legacy of Gene Hackman

John Farr | Posted 06.26.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

The story of Gene Hackman, who quietly turned eighty just two months ago, is one of raw will and talent overcoming a host of limitations that would have defeated most people.

Francis Ford Coppola: 3D Is Just A Way 'To Make You Pay More Money'

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Roger Ebert has been one of the most outspoken critics of 3D movies yet, blasting it as "a waste of a perfectly good dimension" and "juvenile abominat...

The Lee Strasberg Notes: Sharing the Method with a New Generation of Actors, Directors and Film and Theater Lovers

Lola Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Lola Cohen

Lee Strasberg spent his long life as an acting teacher, director, and performer inspiring generations of pupils with his Method. His techniques remain ever fresh and appealing to young acting and directing students.

ReelzChannel: Family Be Damned - Top 10 Cursed Movie Characters

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

The curse that trips its way through the branches of a family tree is a great means to get to an audience's gut. We are, after all, consigned to what we're handed by our forebears.

Philip Roth and Woody Allen: Have I Got a Girl for You!

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

Roth and Allen are producing works it's difficult not to describe as clichés. What could be more commonplace than men obsessed with proving that male elders remain attractive to their female juniors?

Winemakers Dinners Bring Charity To The Virgin Islands

Ajit George | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Ajit George

The British Virgin Islands. Sir Richard Branson, Francis Ford Coppola, top chefs and winemakers from around the world will donate their time and money to local charities by participating in the 2009 Virgin Islands Winemakers Dinners, which will benefit local charities, including benefit local charities, including the BVI Red Cross, St. Mary's School, Virgin Gorda and St. George's School.

A Visit with Italy's Salman Rushdie

Nina Burleigh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nina Burleigh

Since 2006, when Roberto Saviano published his first book, Gomorrah, a punch in the face to the Italian crime clans, he's had to live under constant police protection.