'The Last Movie Stars' demystifies the legacies of Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward : Pop Culture Happy Hour Actors Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward had one of the most legendary partnerships in Hollywood. They were married over 50 years, and made 16 films together. Now they are the subject of a compelling new HBO Max docuseries called The Last Movie Stars. Directed by Ethan Hawke, it's a tale of Hollywood and love, but also of how heroes are made and sometimes robbed of their complexities.

'The Last Movie Stars' demystifies the legacies of Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward

'The Last Movie Stars' demystifies the legacies of Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward

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Actors Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward. Keystone Press / Alamy Stock Photo/HBO hide caption

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Actors Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward.

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Actors Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward had one of the most legendary partnerships in Hollywood. They were married over 50 years, and made 16 films together. Now they are the subject of a compelling new HBO Max docuseries called The Last Movie Stars. Directed by Ethan Hawke, it's a tale of Hollywood and love, but also of how heroes are made and sometimes robbed of their complexities.