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Batman Vs. Superman, The Old Man And The Gun, And More Projects Wolfgang Petersen Almost Directed

When Wolfgang Petersen burst onto the scene with his WWII submarine masterpiece “Das Boot,” Hollywood came calling. Any director who could pin audiences to their seats for two-and-a-half hours with a film that rarely leaves the interior of a U-boat surely had the skills to enthrall viewers with a mainstream blockbuster. While Petersen proved more […]

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Anne V. Coates, Oscar-Winning Film Editor for ‘Lawrence of Arabia,’ Dies at 92

English-born film editor Anne V. Coates, who won an Academy Award for cutting David Lean’s classic “Lawrence of Arabia,” has died. She was 92.She earned that 1963 Oscar: In addition to its impressive balance of imposing desert landscapes and vivid human drama (culled from some 31 miles of footage), the nearly four-hour epic contains one […]

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Academy clears president John Bailey of sexual harassment

“Committee unanimously determined that no further action was merited on this matter.”After an internal investigation, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has dismissed allegations of sexual harassment made against president John Bailey.The Academy acted after media allegations about Bailey surfaced earlier in March. Bailey, an acclaimed cinematographer whose credits include Groundhog Day and […]

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John Malkovich: ‘I am a constant source of embarrassment to myself’

The actor on childishness, night-time wandering and information overloadBorn in Illinois, John Malkovich, 64, joined Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre Company and won an Obie for True West in 1983. The following year he appeared with Dustin Hoffman in the Broadway revival of Death Of A Salesman in 1984 and won an Emmy after it was made […]

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