Film

Basic Black
April 2010

Basic Black

Twenty essential books and films that form the foundation for that specialty genre known as L.A. noir.

Overheard—Philip Marlowe
April 2010

Overheard—Philip Marlowe

Public aphorisms of the quintessential private investigator.

Heaven on Wheels
February 2010

Heaven on Wheels

The Hollywood A-list routinely seeks out Jane Hallworth's one-of-a-kind trailer when they're looking for luxury on the set.

Send in the Gowns
February 2010

Send in the Gowns

Fashion pundit Freddie Leiba opines on the most stellar dresses ever captured on Hollywood celluloid—plus, video of the scenes in which they were worn.

Awarding Behavior
February 2010

Awarding Behavior

Oscar week is a colossal fashion moment—and not just for celebrities.

Private Party: The Cove
August 2009

Private Party: The Cove

Kathy Freston hits a private screening of The Cove, a documentary film about dolphin harvesting in Japan, and is pleased to see it accompanied by vegan treats.

Tastemakers 2009 Ryan Kavanaugh
July 2009

Tastemakers 2009 Ryan Kavanaugh

He passed on a recording contract, but Ryan Kavanaugh launched Relativity Media, the company that has financed or produced and distributed more than 100 films—and racked up more than $7.4 billion. Not a bad trade-off.

Tastemakers 2009 Geoff McFetridge
July 2009

Tastemakers 2009 Geoff McFetridge

Graphic artist Geoff McFetridge favors softly contoured animalistic characters and line-drawn, Sgt. Pepper’s– reminiscent figures—a style that's well suited to clients of every ilk.

The Hollywood Pitch What's the Catch?
March 2009

The Hollywood Pitch What's the Catch?

Nicholas Weinstock, head of motion picture development at Apatow Productions, shares his secret strategies for fielding movie and series proposals.

The Right Direction
February 2009

The Right Direction

Comedian Steve Martin interviews director Ron Howard about his fifty remarkable years in the motion picture business.

Anne Hathaway Face Forward
February 2009

Anne Hathaway Face Forward

The actress opens up to her Rachel Getting Married scribe Jenny Lumet on fame, focus, ferocity—and going girly for Bride Wars.

First Act
November 2008

First Act

Howard Rosenman has been an iconic producer for three decades, with credits ranging from Resurrection to Father of the Bride. Now he's going in front of the camera.