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Who was born on this day
  1. J.J. Abrams (51)
    In 1966, J.J. Abrams was born on this date in New York City, New York, USA More...
  2. Krzysztof Kieslowski
    In 1941, Krzysztof Kieslowski was born on this date in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland. More...
  3. Janusz Kaminski (58)
    In 1959, Janusz Kaminski was born on this date in Ziebice, Dolnoslaskie, Poland More...
  4. Wagner Moura (41)
    In 1976, Wagner Moura was born on this date in Rodelas, Bahia, Brazil More...
  5. Tony Chiu-Wai Leung (55)
    In 1962, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung was born on this date in Hong Kong More...
  6. Sam Claflin (31)
    In 1986, Sam Claflin was born on this date in Ipswich, Suffolk, England, UK More...
  7. Jan Hrebejk (50)
    In 1967, Jan Hrebejk was born on this date in Prague, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic] More...
  8. Tobey Maguire (42)
    In 1975, Tobey Maguire was born on this date in Santa Monica, California, USA More...
  9. Will Jennings (73)
    In 1944, Will Jennings was born on this date in Kilgore, Texas, USA More...
  10. Julia Duffy (66)
    In 1951, Julia Duffy was born on this date in Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA More...
Who died on this day
  1. Jack Lemmon
    In 2001, Jack Lemmon died on this date in Los Angeles, California, USA. More...
  2. Hal Goldman
    In 2001, Hal Goldman died on this date in Los Angeles, California, USA. More...
  3. David Newman
    In 2003, David Newman died on this date in New York City, New York, USA. More...
  4. Corey Allen
    In 2010, Corey Allen died on this date in Hollywood, California, USA. More...
  5. Liddy Oldroyd
    In 2002, Liddy Oldroyd died on this date in London, England, UK. More...
  6. Walter Hugo Khouri
    In 2003, Walter Hugo Khouri died on this date in Sao Paulo, Brazil. More...
  7. Gale Storm
    In 2009, Gale Storm died on this date in Danville, California, USA. More...
  8. Bud Spencer
    In 2016, Bud Spencer died on this date in Rome, Lazio, Italy. More...
  9. Siegfried Lowitz
    In 1999, Siegfried Lowitz died on this date in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. More...
  10. Luís Zagalo
    In 2010, Luís Zagalo died on this date in Lisbon, Portugal. More...
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  1. In 'Baby Driver,' The Action, The Script And The Music Go Full ThrottleTue, 27 Jun 2017 17:00:28 -0400
    "This is a squealing-tires symphony that owes more to Jacques Tati ... than to Justin Lin or Michael Bay," says critic Chris Klimek. More...
  2. Documentary Giant Albert Maysles' Last Film, 'In Transit,' Is Still In LimboTue, 27 Jun 2017 16:41:00 -0400
    Before he died, Maysles (who also made Grey Gardens) said In Transit was his "dream film." But questions about who owns the rights has made it difficult to see. More...
  3. In Ambitious 'Okja,' A Teen Attempts To Save Her Super Pig From SlaughterTue, 27 Jun 2017 15:33:00 -0400
    You'll root for 13-year-old Mija at every step of this new Netflix film. And Okja, the huge, genetically modified pig, is among the most touching and realistic computer-generated characters ever made. More...
  4. Filmmaker Bertrand Tavernier Travels Through The MoviesSat, 24 Jun 2017 08:01:00 -0400
    One of the greatest French filmmakers alive, Bertrand Tavernier, has turned his attention to French movies with a new, personal documentary called My Journey Through French Cinema. More...
  5. Unconscious Prejudice Meets Real-World Horror In 'The Exception'Sat, 24 Jun 2017 08:01:00 -0400
    David Leveaux's new film follows exiled German emperor Kaiser Wilhelm II as he realizes that the new Germany of National Socialism has nothing at all in common with the Germany of his memories. More...
  6. Tupac Shakur Biopic 'All Eyez On Me' Hit With Copyright Infringement LawsuitFri, 23 Jun 2017 18:49:00 -0400
    Kevin Powell conducted Tupac's career-defining interviews; now he's suing the filmmakers behind the biopic for using them without his permission. More...
  7. Garish Melodrama Becomes Universal Tragedy 'The Beguiled'Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:52:32 -0400
    Sofia Coppola has taken a 1971 Southern Gothic psychodrama directed by a man and remade it from a female perspective and the result is powerful. More...
  8. 'Big Sick' Creators Nanjiani And Gordon On Turning Their Courtship Into A MovieFri, 23 Jun 2017 12:00:00 -0400
    In Kumail Nanjiani and Emily Gordon's new rom-com, girl meets boy, girl contracts a mysterious illness and boy's Pakistani parents struggle to accept the relationship. More...
  9. Documentary Scours Our Noisy Globe 'In Search Of Silence' Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:00:23 -0400
    Director Patrick Shen features plenty of talking heads opining about our essential need for quiet and solitude, but this film works best when he captures moments of pristine, meditative stillness. More...
  10. A Wounded Union Soldier In A House Of Southern Women: 'The Beguiled'Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:00:23 -0400
    Sofia Coppola's lush visual aesthetic infuses this study in sublimated lust with just enough sly, Southern-Gothic bodice-ripping to intrigue and satisfy. More...