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Women Directors Could Set an Oscar Record in Screenplay Categories (and More)

The fight for women to be recognized for their directorial achievements stretches back for decades, but, too often, the screenwriters aren’t given that same spotlight. However, this year…

‘Good Luck to You, Leo Grande’ Review: Emma Thompson Gets In Touch With Her Sensual Side in a Gripping Two-Hander

In the opening sequence of Sophie Hyde’s riveting “Good Luck to You, Leo Grande,” a suave young man (Daryl McCormack) steps out of an ice cream parlor, catches…

From ‘Zombieland’ to Sundance: Jesse Eisenberg on Teaming With Emma Stone for ‘When You Finish Saving the World’

For Jesse Eisenberg’s feature directorial debut, “When You Finish Saving the World,” he crafted a quirky family dramedy about a woman Evelyn (Julianne Moore) and her “oblivious” son…

‘How the Hell Did We Do That?’: Emma Thompson, Daryl McCormack and Sophie Hyde Talk Shooting ‘Good Luck to You, Leo Grande’ In 19 Days

On the surface, a film set primarily in one hotel room with a pair of actors might seem simple. But in the case of “Good Luck to You,…

From Gaga in ‘Gucci’ to Kidman in ‘Being the Ricardos,’ Female Icons Get the Cinematic Treatment

The awards race in the best actress and best supporting actress categories is brimming with real life protagonists getting the big screen treatment. From Nicole Kidman’s Lucille Ball …

‘Emergency’ Review: A Witty College Satire of Racial Discord Meets…a Very ’80s Situation

“Emergency” starts out fast, loose, and boisterously nasty, with two buddies at the relatively upscale Buchanan University doing that thing that buddies do best: giving each other shit…

‘The Aristocats’ Live-Action Adaptation in the Works at Disney

A live-action adaptation of the classic animated film “The Aristocats” is in early development at Disney, Variety has confirmed. “Peter Rabbit” director Will Gluck and “Onward” writer Keith Bunin…

A.R. Rahman, Shekhar Kapur Unwrap ‘Why? The Musical’ at Expo 2020 in Dubai

Oscar, BAFTA and Grammy winning composer A.R. Rahman (“Slumdog Millionaire”) and revered “Elizabeth” and “Bandit Queen” filmmaker Shekhar Kapur have teamed to create Expo 2020 Dubai commission “Why?…

Sundance Projects Tackle Racial Disparity, Maternal-Mortality Crisis and Abortion

Racism and women’s rights are two timely, urgent issues that numerous directors with films at Sundance tackle via fictional or documentary films. Mariama Diallo’s “Master” and Carey Williams’…

As a Former ‘Buffy’ Obsessive, Watching Joss Whedon’s Downfall Feels Crushing — and Inevitable (Column)

By the time New York Magazine published its thorough and extremely damning new piece on how Joss Whedon and his entertainment empire fell apart, I couldn’t summon much…

Elizabeth Debicki is a dead ringer for Princess Diana in ‘The Crown’

Elizabeth Debicki is stepping into the role of Princess Diana for Season 5 of Netflix royal drama “The Crown.”

Apple’s ‘WeCrashed’ Trailer Shows Anne Hathaway and Jared Leto at the Fall of the WeWork Empire

Apple TV Plus has released a teaser trailer for “WeCrashed,” its upcoming limited series about the rise and fall of real estate startup WeWork and the couple who…