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The 10 Best Places to Find Your Favorite Screenplays Online

The best way to learn to write a screenplay is to read the movies you love.<p>After years and years of telling myself there is no correct way to write a …

Filmmaking

Sculptor Mashes up Directors and Their Films in Gorgeous Detail

Alright, so my holiday wish-list is now officially started, and leading the “must have” column is pretty much all of these sculptures of directors …

Here's What Every Single Person in a $200M Movie Gets Paid

Ever wonder how much a boom operator makes?<p>The list of credits at the end of a massive summer movie is very long—a $200 million budget buys you a lot …

The best films of 2016 so far

Film,Culture,Anomalisa,The Assassin,A Bigger Splash,Captain America: Civil War,Deadpool,Dheepan,Everybody Wants Some!!,Hail, Caesar!,The Hateful Eight,High-Rise,The Jungle Book,Love & Friendship,Miles Davis,The Nice Guys,The Revenant,Room,Son of Saul,Spotlight,Zootopia (aka Zootropolis),Music,Toby …

Mowgli: the heart and troubled soul of The Jungle Book

In Kipling’s stories, the superiority of man is stated with a harshness that will startle those whose only image of Mowgli comes courtesy of Disney<p>Disney and the director Jon Favreau have done a spectacular job of realising their new version of The Jungle Book using the sort of sophisticated …

Why people are calling 'The Jungle Book' the most visually stunning movie of the year

The tale follows the journey of "man-cub" Mowgli through the jungle. In this version, directed by Jon Favreau ("Iron Man," "Cowboys & Aliens"), what stands out are the incredible computer graphics used to bring the animals that Mowgli encounters to life.<p>With a 93% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and the …

Film Industry

Leonardo DiCaprio Sends The Best Texts, Just Ask J.Lo

He calls her "Boo Boo"???<p>The one and only Jennifer Lopez, aka J.Lo aka Jenny from the Block, drove around singing karaoke on James Corden's "Carpool Karaoke" special Tuesday, and dare we say the singing wasn't even the best part?<p>The best part would have to be when Corden asked J.Lo to name the most …

The 5 Best American Road Trips

1 of 5<p>Route 66, Chicago To Santa Monica<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 5<p>Big Sky Country, Montana and Wyoming<p>3 of 5<p>California State Route 1 (Pacific Coast …

David Bowie left most of his estate to wife Iman and two children

Rock legend David Bowie wanted his ashes scattered in Bali "in accordance with the Buddhist rituals," and he left most of his estate to his two children and his widow, the supermodel Iman, according to his will filed Friday in Manhattan.<p>The 20-page document, filed under his legal name David Robert …

How Tarantino, The Coen Brothers, And Other Filmmakers Use Composition To Tell Stories

Composition does more than just make a movie beautiful to look at, it also plays with expectations, sets up symbolism, and evokes themes.<p>Awards season is a perfect time to take a more in-depth look at movies. After hearing about how many nominations <i>The Revenant</i> racked up, it’s only natural to …

Leonardo DiCaprio is single again: Here's a look at his recent relationships

Once again, Hollywood’s most eligible bachelor is back on the market. After six months of romance, Leonardo DiCaprio and his latest girlfriend, model Kelly Rohrbach, are done.<p>Hard as it may be to believe, there was a time when Leo could commit himself to a woman for a substantial amount of time. As …

Why Parents Worry More About Sex than Violence in the Movies

When one of my children was younger, we went on an ill-advised excursion to a press screening of the first <i>Transformers</i> movie. No reviews were out …

Playful Celebrity Portraits Show Off the Goofy Sides of A-List Stars

When we think of Hollywood royalty, often the picture that comes to mind is gorgeous and airbrushed to the extreme. London- and New York-based photographer Andy Gotts, however, takes a different approach with his celebrity portraits, which are often bursting with spontaneity and humor. Both playful …

Robin Williams' widow: 'It was not depression' that killed him

When comedian Robin Williams hanged himself in his California home in August 2014, the news of his death was met with incomprehension around the world.<p>The factors behind his suicide have been speculated upon endlessly as colleagues and friends of Williams came forward to allege that depression …

Quentin Tarantino's guide to 'The Hateful Eight' gang

T<p>hree years after "Django Unchained," Quentin Tarantino returns to the western for his eighth directorial feature — that's eight if you combine the "Kill Bills," which we are inclined to do to make way for the appropriately titled new film "The Hateful Eight." Set in Wyoming shortly after the Civil …

17 Short Stories That Will Scare The Pants Off You In No Time

Halloween snacks you can finish during your lunch break -- as long as you keep those pants on.<p>The air is growing crisp, jack-o’-lanterns appearing on doorsteps, huge bags of candy stockpiled in cupboards: Yes, it’s nearly Halloween. Maybe all you want to do is watch scary movies and work on your …

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Sandra Bullock Is Glad Hollywood 'Got a Spanking' Over Gender Pay Gap

Sandra Bullock is one of the most bankable actors in Hollywood. The Oscar winner’s films have grossed nearly $5 billion at the box office (more than …

Overthinking 'Aladdin': 10 Questions You Never Asked

The crisp, newly released Diamond Edition Blu-ray of Disney's 1992 animated film "Aladdin" introduces a whole new world of fans to the tale's unique …

Walt Disney Company

How Liza Minnelli Ended Up Taking a 200-Mile Uber Ride with an Egyptian Olympic Athlete

Of course the 69-year-old is hip to the hottest travel apps.<p>And now, a little visualization exercise: Imagine that you are working as an Uber driver in Charlotte, North Carolina. You've been shuttling people around town on a stormy afternoon, making pleasant enough conversation, and periodically …

Meryl Streep Reveals the Story Behind Her Unusual Name

The Oscar winner “haaaaaaaated” her name growing up, and here’s why.<p>The name <b>Meryl Streep</b> is so deeply embedded in pop culture, particularly in filmography, that no one really questions it. Meryl Streep, the name, is just kind of a given, as the title of the greatest-living actress and the woman …

Here’s All The Stuff Coming To Netflix In October, Including ‘Beasts Of No Nation,’ ‘The Flash,’ And ‘Arrow’

As far as Netflix additions in October go, one item stands out: <i>Beasts of No Nation</i>. We’ll get to that in a moment, but there are plenty of streaming titles for you to take in during the two weeks before that film is released. Among those titles: <i>The</i> <i>Nightmare</i>, from <i>Room</i> <i>237</i> <i></i>director Rodney Ascher, …

Frankie Valli faces trial over rights to own life story for Four Seasons musical Jersey Boys

The veteran singer may not have secured the rights to a section of the original musical about group member Tommy DeVito’s mafia links, according to ongoing legal wrangle

Rights & Freedoms

Hollywood salaries revealed: From execs to extras, who makes what

"People in this business are always looking at other people and comparing," says a top Hollywood attorney. "I always have clients calling me and saying, 'Am I being paid enough? Should I be paid more?' "<p>Luckily for all, there's lots of comparing to do in THR's second annual What Hollywood Earns …

Hollywood

Secrets of “Saturday Night Live’s” writers room: “The pressure was intense, but it was incredible”

The brilliant, funny Christine Zander shares stories of “SNL’s” funniest sketches — and seven years at 30 Rock<p>Kera Bolonik<p>September 29, 2015 11:00pm (UTC)<p>Nearly 30 years ago, Second City alum Christine Zander was asked to audition for “SNL.” Her friend and frequent performing partner Nora Dunn was …

Comedy

Justin Theroux Reveals Which Surprising Celebrity Made Everyone Cry at His Secret Wedding to Jennifer Aniston

<b>Justin Theroux</b> is out and about promoting Season 2 of his mournful HBO series <i>The Leftovers</i>. But <i>Good Morning America</i>’s <b>Robin Roberts</b> kept things light and turned the conversation to his stealth wedding to <b>Jennifer Aniston</b>. And while Theroux mostly stuck to saying heartwarming things about his new …

The 3D effects in 'The Walk' are so insane, some people have gotten physically sick in the theater

The film recounts high wire artist Philippe Petit's walk across the Twin Towers of the Wold Trade Center in the summer of 1974.<p>But unlike the previous retelling of Petit's feat, the Oscar-winning 2008 documentary "Man on Wire," Zemeckis wasn't constrained to just first-hand accounts and photographs …

The Martian star Jessica Chastain calls out over sexualization of female superheroes

Jessica Chastain has played numerous strong characters over the course of her career, and she is making it clear that she prefers seeing actresses …

Emily Blunt Stole Her Most Vicious Devil Wears Prada Insult from an Awful Mom

The British actress says fans still quote the line to her today.<p>It’s been nine years since <i>The Devil Wears Prada</i> swept movie audiences into its swirl of deliciously bitchy fashion politics. Since then, there have been some mini-reunions between the comedy’s stars—<b>Meryl Streep</b> terrorized <b>Emily Blunt</b></i> …

Meryl Streep Explains How Hollywood Execs Can Make the Industry Less Sexist

“Men should look at the world as if something is wrong when their voices predominate.”<p>As a 40-year Hollywood veteran, <b>Meryl Streep</b> not only <i>talks</i> about the industry’s staggering inequality toward women, she is actively pursuing ways to correct it. For example, she used her own money to help fund a …