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Director of Netflix’s ‘Yellow Door’ Doc Talks Bong Joon-ho’s Early Days, Evolution of Korean Film 

For Korean cinema completists, Netflix’s forthcoming documentary Yellow Door: ’90s Lo-fi Film Club will arrive like manna from heaven when it launches worldwide on Oct. 27.  Among the film’s many pleasures is the depiction of Oscar-winning director Bong Joon-ho’s previously unknown first film, a stop-motion animated short titled Looking for Paradise that he made in […]

‘Reptile’ Filmmaker Grant Singer Breaks Down the Ending of His Netflix Chart-Topper

[This story contains spoilers for Reptile.] In the two weeks since its release, Grant Singer’s Reptile has remained atop Netflix’s own film charts with 19.9 million views and counting. The Benicio Del Toro-led crime thriller is Singer’s feature directorial debut after nearly a decade of making inventive music videos for the likes of The Weeknd, […]

A Century Before ‘Killers of the Flower Moon,’ a Long-Lost Film About Osage Murders Was Billed as “The Most Sensational Picture of the Age”

Tragedies of the Osage Hills, billed as “the most sensational picture of the age,” was released May 11, 1926, at the American Theatre in downtown Cushing, Oklahoma. Produced by Native American filmmaker James Young Deer and his partner, Oklahoma hotel owner Frank L. Thompson, the movie was described as a drama about the Osage Reign […]

Composer Branford Marsalis on His R&B Approach to Writing ‘Rustin’ Score and Big Band Sound of “Show Me Your Ideas” (Exclusive)

In Rustin, George C. Wolfe and Colman Domingo recount how one man helped make a movement. Set to release on Netflix Nov. 17, the biopic — which features a script from Julian Breece and Dustin Lance Black — traces the life and work of civil rights activist Bayard Rustin, a gay Black man and a key architect […]

The 100 Greatest Film Books of All Time 

There has long been an assumption that people in the movie business — and Hollywood specifically — aren’t exactly well read. “Millions to be grabbed out here and your only competition is idiots,” Herman Mankiewicz telegrammed Ben Hecht upon his arrival out West in 1926. Meanwhile, 2023 awards contender American Fiction includes the laugh line, “Nobody […]

THR’s 100 Greatest Film Books: See the Full List of 322 Voters

The Hollywood Reporter thanks the following 322 members of the global film community — listed alphabetically — for taking the time to cast a ballot to help us determine the 100 greatest film books of all time. Seth AbramovitchThe Hollywood Reporter journalist/It Happened in Hollywood podcast host Jo AddySoho House group film and entertainment director Casey […]

‘Saw X’ Director Kevin Greutert on Making the Franchise’s First Critically Acclaimed Film

[This story contains spoilers for Saw X.] If anyone deserved to be at the helm of the Saw franchise’s first critically acclaimed film, it’s Saw X director Kevin Greutert. The editor-turned-director has been credited on every single Saw film, be it as an editor, director or executive producer, beginning with James Wan and Leigh Whannell’s […]

Eugenio Derbez Strips Down for His New Indie ‘Radical’

Despite being a globally renowned actor with nearly a hundred credits to his name, including CODA, Eugenio Derbez was panicked three days before filming began on his latest movie, Radical.  “I was out of my comfort zone,” he tells THR ahead of the film’s screening at the Newport Beach Film Festival as the international spotlight […]

“There’s Always a New Battlefront”: How NewFest, New York’s LGBTQ Film Festival, Is Still Surviving

When the 2023 edition of NewFest kicks off on Thursday in New York, the LGBTQ film festival will proudly mark a historic milestone: 35 years of serving LGBTQ audiences and filmmakers. That anniversary will begin with the Oct. 12 opening night premiere featuring Netflix’s Rustin, followed by 14 days of virtual and in-person programming across […]

‘Totally Killer’ Director Nahnatchka Khan Talks That Killer Swerve and Creating Keanu’s Kiss-Blowing Meme

Totally Killer director Nahnatchka Khan has quietly become one of the preeminent comedic voices in town.  As the creator of Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23 and Fresh Off the Boat, Khan took her sensibilities to feature films in 2019, helming the well-received Netflix romantic comedy Always Be My Maybe. The rom-com, which starred […]

‘The Exorcist: Believer’ Filmmaker David Gordon Green Talks Taylor Swift, Tea Time with Ellen Burstyn and What He’s Directing Next

As he was finishing up his Halloween sequel trilogy, David Gordon Green was ready to take another left turn in a career full of left turns, but then Jason Blum tempted him with the idea of giving The Exorcist (1973) its own sequel trilogy treatment. In 2021, Universal and Peacock reportedly paid $400 million for […]

‘Pet Sematary: Bloodlines’ Filmmaker Lindsey Anderson Beer Talks Her Prequel to Stephen King’s Classic Novel and Tarantino’s ‘Star Trek’

Guillermo Del Toro often says that a filmography is actually a biography for the filmmaker involved, but in the case of Lindsey Anderson Beer, her filmography doesn’t come close to telling her story. Beer is currently making her feature directorial debut with Pet Sematary: Bloodlines, a prequel to Stephen King’s classic horror novel Pet Sematary […]

‘The Creator’ Director Gareth Edwards Believes Big-Budget Franchises Can Adopt His More Affordable Approach

Gareth Edwards has made films at both ends of the budget spectrum, and his latest sci-fi film, The Creator, is his valiant attempt to find a balance between the two. In his feature directorial debut, Monsters (2010), Edwards received a crash course in independent guerrilla filmmaking, as he roamed around Latin America with Scoot McNairy, […]

‘The Royal Hotel’ Filmmaker Kitty Green Wants to Make a Spiritual Trilogy with Julia Garner

The Royal Hotel’s Kitty Green and Julia Garner want to keep a good thing going. Following their 2019 drama The Assistant, the Australian filmmaker and her thrice-Emmy-winning American star are back with another critically acclaimed film in The Royal Hotel, which again examines power dynamics between men and women, as well as microaggressions from the […]

13 Times Hollywood Predicted the Scary (or Not So Scary) Future of AI

Artificial intelligence has gained new technological and cultural relevance in the past year, to the excitement (we assume) of some and the fear of pretty much anyone who’s ever seen a sci-fi movie. Indeed, one of the major reasons for the dual writers and actors strike is concern that studios will use AI to replace […]

Colleagues Remember Will Rogers Pioneer Award Recipient Erik Lomis

Revered distribution executive Erik Lomis was consigliere to many: Tom Cruise, Ryan Coogler, Paul Thomas Anderson and Michael B. Jordan, among others. On Oct. 4, he posthumously will receive the Will Rogers Pioneer Award, which honors top Hollywood veterans for their leadership and service. The event will double as an industry tribute. Lomis, who died […]