Dunst, Miranda, Cumberbatch, Questlove react to Oscar nods
I just decided to do it, and it was not a regretful decision, I’m really, really glad I did. And so it’s truly a blessing.” — Troy Kotsur, best supporting actor nominee for “CODA.” He is the second deaf actor to receive an Oscar nomination. — Maggie Gyllenhaal, nominated for adapted screenplay for her writer-directorial debut “The Lost Daughter,” which also received nods for best actress (Olivia Colman) and best supporting actress (Buckley). So I’m really happy about that.” — Lin-Manuel Miranda, whose song “Dos Oruguitas” from the animated film “Encanto” is nominated for best original song. — director Reinaldo Marcus Green, whose film “King Richard” earned Oscar nominations for best picture, original screenplay, best actor, best supporting actress, film editing and original song.wftv.com
Couples, deaf actors, and an unlikely singer mark Oscar noms
Cruz, who has been married to Bardem since 2010, was nominated for best actress for "Parallel Mothers" while Bardem got a best actor nod for "Being the Ricardos." They were nominated in the supporting categories for playing a married couple in "Power of the Dog." Four of the five best supporting actor nominees are first-timers: Ciarán Hinds, Troy Kotsur, Jesse Plemons, and Kodi Smit-McPhee. He was nominated Tuesday for best picture, best director and best original screenplay, and has previously been nominated for best actor, best supporting actor, best adapted screenplay and best live action short. DIANE WARREN, AGAIN AND AGAINAt this point it would be more notable if Diane Warren weren't nominated for an Oscar.wftv.com
Kirsten Dunst, Questlove, other nominees react to Oscar nods
I just decided to do it, and it was not a regretful decision, I’m really, really glad I did. And so it’s truly a blessing.” — Troy Kotsur, best supporting actor nominee for “CODA.” He is the second deaf actor to receive an Oscar nomination. “The reason why at the end of the day I’m really joyous about this celebration, especially with this Oscar nomination, is that my only intention with this film was to restore history,. — director Reinaldo Marcus Green, whose film “King Richard” earned Oscar nominations for best picture, original screenplay, best actor, best supporting actress, film editing and original song. So it was definitely a great morning.” — Adam McKay, whose film “Don't Look Up” received a nomination for best picture.wftv.com
New this week: 'Power of the Dog,' 'Annie' live and Kenny G
This week’s new entertainment releases include a new album from saxophone legend Kenny G, a documentary about the 12 young soccer players and their coach trapped in a flooded Thailand cave, and Jane Campion makes a triumphant return to filmmaking in “The Power of the Dog.”.
London Film Festival welcomes audiences back to the movies
Italy Venice Film Festival 2021 The Power Of The Dog Red Carpet Jane Campion, from left, Benedict Cumberbatch and Kirsten Dunst pose for photographers on the red carpet of the film 'The Power Of The Dog' at the 78th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, Thursday, Sep, 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis) (Domenico Stinellis)LONDON — (AP) — Movies from 77 countries will screen at the 2021 London Film Festival, as Britain’s leading cinema showcase welcomes mass audiences back to movie theaters after a pandemic-disrupted year. The festival program, announced Tuesday, includes 158 features, down from 225 during its last pre-pandemic edition in 2019. “I don’t think there’s a film fan alive who doesn’t want to see this film after that still was released,” Tuttle said. “We were wary of going too heavily into the pandemic,” Tuttle said.wftv.com
After over a decade, Jane Campion returns to film
Italy Venice Film Festival 2021 The Power Of The Dog Photo Call Jane Campion, from left, Benedict Cumberbatch and Kirsten Dunst pose for photographers at the photo call for the film 'The Power Of The Dog' during the 78th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, Thursday, Sep, 2, 2021. The film, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons, premieres Thursday at the 78th Venice International Film Festival. I read this book and I just thought this is an amazing piece of literature,” Campion said. Campion was joined Thursday in Venice by Dunst and Cumberbatch. “People can see how unequal it is.”___Follow AP Film Writer Lindsey Bahr on Twitter: www.twitter.com/ldbahrCopyright 2021 The Associated Press.wftv.com
After over a decade, Jane Campion returns to film
After over a decade away from film, New Zealand's Jane Campion returns to the form with “The Power of the Dog,” a sweeping but intimate family drama set in the isolated hills of 1925 Montana and starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons.
‘Spencer,’ ‘The Last Duel' set for Venice Film Festival
The Venice Film Festival has unveiled a starry lineup of world premieres for September including Pablo Larrain’s “Spencer,” starring Kristen Stewart as Princess Diana and Ridley Scott’s medieval drama “The Last Duel,” featuring Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and Adam Driver.
Kirsten Dunst feels ignored by Hollywood
Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images(CNN) - Kirsten Dunst has been in the film industry for decades, but she doesn't feel very embraced. Talk turned to how despite appearing in multiple high-profile films including "Interview with the Vampire," "Spider-Man" and "Jumanji," Dunst said she doesn't feel like she's received her due props. Maybe like, twice for a Golden Globe when I was little and one for 'Fargo,'" Dunst said. "I always feel like nobody I don't know, maybe they just think I'm the girl from "Bring It On.'" And now you all love," Dunst said.
Showtime's On Becoming a God in Central Florida trailer has us feeling like winners already
click to enlarge Image courtesy of ShowtimeKirsten Dunst in Becoming a God in Central FloridaFilm and TV representations of Central Florida often miss the mark anyone remember the godawful? "But what about the feelings of the DeVos family," asked no one.The series was created by Robert Funke and Matt Lutsky, and at one time had indie-film god-emperor Yorgos Lanthimos set to direct the first episode. Lanthimos was replaced by Charlie McDowell, whoseis an underrated date-night movie for couples looking for more of thatfeeling. (Seriously: You're gonna have to process some shit. Check out the trailer below.orlandoweekly.com
Hollywood's celebrity moms
Kirsten Dunst is celebrating her first Mother's Day as a mother this year after giving birth to her first child, a son, with fiance and "Fargo" costar Jesse Plemons in early May 2018. Check out some of Hollywood's most famous moms in our celebrity Mother's Day tribute. Hide Caption