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Trailblazing director Euzhan Palcy returns for Oscar honor

Nov. 16, 2022 14:10 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Director Euzhan Palcy has made history more than a few times in her four decades in the movie business. She was the first Black woman to direct a film produced by a major studio (MGM’s “A Dry White Season”), the first Black director of any gender to win the...

Review: Movie fans will roar, growl over ’50 MGM Films’ book

Nov. 07, 2022 12:51 PM EST

“The 50 MGM Films that Transformed Hollywood: Triumphs, Blockbusters, and Fiascos,” by Steven Bingen (Lyons Press) The title of film historian Steven Bingen’s new book is reminiscent of B-movie trailers of the 1950s that breathlessly hype “The Most Important Picture of the...

Prosecutors take charge of probe into Baldwin shooting

Oct. 27, 2022 20:02 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A sheriff's department submitted on Thursday its investigative findings to prosecutors in the death of a cinematographer shot and killed by Alec Baldwin on a film set in New Mexico in October 2021. Santa Fe Sheriff's Office spokesman Juan Ríos said that two...

Lawsuit settled, film may resume after Alec Baldwin shooting

Oct. 05, 2022 16:59 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The family of a cinematographer shot and killed by Alec Baldwin on the set of the film “Rust” has agreed to settle a lawsuit against the actor and the movie’s producers, and producers aim to restart the project in January despite unresolved workplace safety sanctions. ...