Allen Hughes on Creating His Masterful ‘THE DEFIANT ONES’

By Carita Rizzo Spending four years on the project, the documentary filmmaker juggled tensions between the moguls and urged them to open up about their pasts: “What we agreed to is, ‘You don’t have to love everything [in the film],…

Director’s Dream Tom Cruise Acts During Skydive Free Fall

Tom Cruise returns as Ethan Hunt, and the actor is still doing his own stunts. In this scene, Mr. Cruise completes a stunt where he leaps from a plane at 25,000 feet while a skydiving camera operator follows his every…

‘FIRST KILL’: VIETNAM AND WHAT WAR IS REALLY LIKE

A Dutch documentary from 2001 that features author Michael Herr, best known for “Dispatches” his 1977 book about the Vietnam War. Directed by Coco Schrijber and produced by Lemming Film, “First Kill” is revealing. It tells the glories and the…

The Real Story Behind ‘JAWS’

“JAWS,” Steven Spielberg’s classic film terrified millions in 1975, and, decades later, still has teeth. But could a great white really be a serial killer? Dive into the murky waters of fact and fiction as we reveal the truth about…

Then and Now with Thora Birch

For the past 30 years, actress Thora Birch has grown up alongside us. Together, we explored Salem with a talking cat in “Hocus Pocus,” tried to avoid the Wormer brothers in “Now and Then,” and discovered the depths of our…

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