Matt Tyrnauer

director of documentaries “Valentino: The Last Emperor” (2009), “Citizen Jane: Battle for the City” (2016), “Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood” (2017), “Studio 54” (2018) and “Where's My Roy Cohn?” (2019)

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Special correspondent for Vanity Fair and producer-director of Valentino: The Last Emperor.

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When Ian Schrager and his late partner Steve Rubell co-founded Studio 54, the wildly successful club that defined New York City nightlife in the 1970s, they created “nightclub as…

Ian Schrager: From Studio 54 to The West Hollywood Edition

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Scotty Bowers died earlier this week. He was 96. He was a matchmaker of sorts in Hollywood.

Remembering Scotty Bowers, the ‘male madame to the stars’

Scotty Bowers died earlier this week. He was 96. He was a matchmaker of sorts in Hollywood.

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Roy Cohn was a ruthless lawyer who helped convict Ethel and Julius Rosenberg for treason and sent them to the electric chair.  He was Senator Joseph McCarthy’s chief counsel during…

Documentary profiles infamous lawyer Roy Cohn, who worked for McCarthy and Trump

Roy Cohn was a ruthless lawyer who helped convict Ethel and Julius Rosenberg for treason and sent them to the electric chair.  He was Senator Joseph McCarthy’s chief counsel during…

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