Review: Nicole Kidman as a hardened LA cop in ‘Destroyer’
A different Nicole Kidman stares out at us under the harsh Los Angeles sun of the neo-noir "Destroyer."
The actress who famously donned a prosthetic nose for "The Hours" has here gone to greater and grittier lengths of transformation. Her eyes are sunken. Her skin is hardened. Her stare is provocatively hollow. She looks dead inside — nearly so on the outside, too.
Steve McQueen’s thriller ‘Widows’ opens London Film Festival
LONDON (AP) — The London Film Festival kicked off Wednesday with the European premiere of British director Steve McQueen's whip-smart heist thriller "Widows."
Kidman’s metamorphosis in ‘Destroyer’ surprises even herself
TORONTO (AP) — It was as she forcefully stuffed actress Tatiana Maslany into the trunk of a car that the sheer out-of-body experience of her role in the brutal L.A. noir thriller "Destroyer" came into focus for Nicole Kidman.
"I was putting her in the trunk of that car going: 'What the hell is this?'" Kidman recalled at the film's Monday evening premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.
London Film Festival unveils lineup; 1 in 3 films by women
LONDON (AP) — More than a third of films at this year's London Film Festival were directed by women, organizers said Thursday as they revealed the schedule for the October movie extravaganza.
The festival said 38 percent of all films and 30 percent of the 225 features in the lineup have female directors, an increase on 24 percent of features in 2017.
Sebastian Stan and Tatiana Maslany are in talks to join Nicole Kidman in the crime thriller 'Destroyer'.
The 35-year-old actor - who is best known for starring as the Winter Soldier in the 'Avengers' franchise - and 32-year-old Emmy winner are currently in negotiations to join Kidman, 50, in the new movie by Karyn Kusama, Deadline reports.
The Academy Award winner has been cast to play LAPD detective Erin Bell but the roles of Stan and Maslany haven't been announced.
The challenges female filmmakers face post-Sundance
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Gender equity in filmmaking must have looked pretty good to the women attending the Sundance Film Festival, which concludes this weekend in Park City, Utah. But for many female filmmakers, coming back down the mountain will mean a return to an industry where the opportunity divide remains far more glaring.