Claude Lanzmann is a legendary documentarian, most famous for his nine-hour oral history “Shoah.”
Now 91, the French filmmaker might be expected to slow down or coast on his laurels. Instead, he keeps going.Read more
Fox News and conservative talk show host Sean Hannity are under fire Tuesday for pushing a right-wing conspiracy theory that Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich may have been killed because he provided emails to WikiLeaks.
On Tuesday, Fox News retracted the online story that an FBI forensics examination showed Rich leaked work emails to WikiLeaks before he was fatally shot on July 10.Read more
What does one of the world’s most highly regarded filmmakers have to do to earn a competition slot at the Festival de Cannes?
That was a question many were asking in regard to Claire Denis — and not for the first time — following last week’s Cannes premiere of her exquisite and bittersweet love comedy, “Let the Sunshine In” (“Un Beau Soleil Intérieur”).Read more
It has not been a very good year for those concerned with climate change. The U.S. is considering leaving the landmark Paris climate pact, a hostile appointee leads the Environmental Protection Agency and right-wing websites chortle, “Trump’s Latest Move Will Make Al Gore Fry.”
But is Al Gore himself despondent or depressed about it all? Not in the slightest.Read more
Roger Moore wasn’t the first actor to play James Bond on the big screen, but he was the man who played 007 the longest.
Moore, who died Tuesday at age 89 after a battle with cancer, was one of six stars to take on the role of the iconic British spy. Sean Connery was the first to tackle the part, and Moore took over the franchise in 1972.Read more
The LA Film Festival has continued to add to its upcoming program. The festival announced Tuesday it will screen “The Beguiled” with filmmaker Sofia Coppola in person.Read more