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All Is Lost: Robert Redford is Our Man

J.C. Chandor's new film stocks its 105 minutes with enough seafaring challenges and adventure to keep mainstream audiences fascinated

Charles Durning

Charles Durning was always the bridesmaid. He played the crooked cop on the trail of leading men Paul Newman and Robert Redford in The Sting, the lonely widower...

Robert Redford: Rare Photos, 1969

Photographer John Dominis' pictures — none of which ran in LIFE magazine — from a 1969 LIFE profile of a Hollywood legend-in-the-making and a genuine American...

Sundance Film Festival

The Sundance Film Festival, held every year in Park City, Utah, has seen its share of celluloid villains. But when actor Robert Redford formally kicked off this...

Robert Redford Remembers Paul Newman

I first met Paul Newman in 1968, when George Roy Hill, the director of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, introduced us in New York City. When the studio didn't...

Redford on Pollack

Director Sydney Pollack had a special relationship with star Robert Redford, whom he directed in seven films including Out of Africa, The Way We Were, and Three...

Movies: The Lions Roar.

Lions For Lambs is a small, bold, very political film with three of the biggest stars of the past 20, 30 and 40 years: Tom Cruise, 45; Meryl Streep, 58; and...

Q&A: Redford Reflects Upon Sundance

For Robert Redford, what began 25 years ago as a sanctuary where he could nuture budding filmmakers in Sundance, Utah has blossomed into an international...

Cinema: When He's 64

Yes, Robert Redford is wrinkled. He's weathered and wizened by good days on the Utah slopes and long years on movie sets. He's 64 and looks it, and he's O.K...

Cinema: The Last Castle

A three-star general (Robert Redford) is busted for exceeding his orders and getting some of his men killed. He's incarcerated in a tough Army jail commanded by...

Cinema: Spy Game

On his last day in the CIA, agent Nathan Muir (Robert Redford) recounts the story of Tom Bishop (Brad Pitt), whom he recruited and mentored. Bishop is about to...

The System Bites Back/The Race For The Senate

If Russ Feingold's life were a movie, it would be The Candidate, the 1972 film in which Robert Redford plays a handsome young lawyer running for the U.S. Senate...

Sundance Summer

It's one endless reel in my mind now. A big boat is sinking; a starship is rising; an ex-stand-up is drawing $1 million per potty joke; and the studio magpies...

CINEMA: HAIR TODAY, STAR TOMORROW

IN THE '70S, GLIDING THROUGH SLAM-glam media roles--senatorial wannabe in The Candidate, screenwriter in The Way We Were, hotshot reporter in All the President's...