Looking Back

Elisa LeonelliAugust 25, 2015

HFPA archivist Elisa Leonelli investigates a little-known chapter in Golden Globes history. There has been some confusion about the Henrietta...

Philip BerkAugust 20, 2015

The HFPA’s resident musical historian Phil Berk uncovers a “lost” Fox gem scored by Kurt Weill As an avid collector of Broadway musical LPs, in...

Yoram KahanaApril 8, 2015

Shady gangsters, witty femme fatales and cynical private eyes: “Noir City”, The 17th Annual Festival of Film Noir is currently under way at the ...

Jack TewksburyMarch 10, 2014

I can't help but feel different once I'm cinched into that corset for Age of Innocence. I start to carry myself differently, I stand differently,...

HFPAMarch 10, 2014

A costume is very important. Some mystical thing happens when you wear the right costume. I don't know why, but listen. When I went over to Berlin...

HFPAMarch 10, 2014

I lived in Bel Air for quite a long time. If you have a party and someone asks how to get to my house, I just say, "Buy a map." It's unbelievable...

HFPAMarch 10, 2014

I wasn't completely alone, of course. I traveled with some Tuareg tribesmen. I went to the villages. I slept under the stars. I had whatever...

HFPAMarch 10, 2014

I was born in Nevada, Missouri. My grandfather won the town in a poker game. Every time someone in town died, the owner of the silent movie...

HFPAMarch 10, 2014

I was in a taxi with Woody (Allen) on Manhattan's Madison Avenue. The cab was stuck in traffic. The driver said the city was digging up the street...

HFPAMarch 10, 2014

When I was at Nate and Al's deli in Beverly Hills, a married girlfriend told me she was having an affair. I said, "Who's the caterer?" That's my...