It's been 22 years since director Steve James released “Hoop Dreams,” and though none of his other films has had anything approaching that impact, in his quiet way he's become a brand-name…
Filmmakers Ava Duvernay and Steve James have been selected as keynote speakers for the Getting Real ’16 documentary conference next month. The filmmaker-to-filmmaker conference, presented by the…
“Citizenfour” director Laura Poitras was thrilled that her examination of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden earned a ticket to the Oscars, but she was shocked that “Life Itself” didn’t make the list…
Roger Ebert was remembered Monday as a critic whose love of movies was second only to his zest for life at the New York premiere of “Life Itself.” The Pulitzer Prize-winning Ebert became famous for…
A life spent at the movies gets the cinematic epitaph it richly deserves in "Life Itself," documentarian Steve James' meticulous and intensely emotional portrait of the late Roger Ebert.
The producers of the Roger Ebert documentary “Life Itself” have launched a crowdfunding campaign to help finish the film. The producers are seeking $150,000 through the Indiegogo crowdfunding…
Over 1,500 friends, family and fans paid tribute to James Gandolfini at the late actor’s funeral in New York on Thursday. Below is “The Sopranos” creator David Chase’s eulogy, which he wrote as a…
Before Dule Hill even tested for the role of Gus on Psych, he realized it wasn’t a typical TV series when James Roday, already cast as Shawn, came to his home to rehearse. "I was taken aback that he…
"There's more to football than the violence, but the violent nature contributes to its appeal." Steve James is an award-winning filmmaker whose pics include "Hoop Dreams" and "The Interrupters." His…
Parents could be making their kids wear helmets to the library by the conclusion of helmer Steve James' science-and-sports docu "Head Games," which scores solid hits on everyone from the NFL down to…
Steven Zaillian's Film Rites & Martin Scorsese's Sikelia are teaming to produce a docu on film critic Roger Ebert.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History