NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Elle Fanning, "The Favourite" director Yorgos Lanthimos and "Cold War" filmmaker Pawel Pawlikowski are joining the Cannes Film Festival jury that will decide the Palme...
Whirlwind year lets Michelle Williams realize her own worth
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michelle Williams can't believe it's been less than a year since "the pay stuff." Time has seemingly accelerated since last October when, while shooting the comic book movie "Venom," the unimaginable began to happen: Titans of her industry started to fall under #MeToo. Then months later, after reshoots for "All the Money in the World," which were hurriedly completed to remove scenes featuring one of the accused, Kevin Spacey, Williams became the center of a very public controversy over a vast pay discrepancy between herself and her co-star Mark Wahlberg. She was paid less than $1,000. He got $1.5 million.
‘La La Land’ named best film by New York film critics
NEW YORK (AP) — Damien Chazelle's Los Angeles musical "La La Land" was named best film of the year by the New York Film Critics Circle.
Midwest indie drama, ‘Certain Women,’ leaves Hearst meet-up cold
“Bad, bad, bad, bad, bad.”
That was the assessment of one of several disgruntled patrons who made a quick exit after “Certain Women” on the night of our Avon Theatre Movie & A Martini screening of Kelly Reichardt’s latest independent film about middle-class life in between the two American coasts.
“I kept waiting for something to happen, and nothing did,” a woman said as she headed out into the rainy night.
Montana native and ‘Certain Women’ actress Lily Gladstone nominated for Gotham Award
MISSOULA — Actress Lily Gladstone says she and everyone who worked on "Certain Women" knew that director Kelly Reichardt's film was special.
Whether its quiet, contemporary stories about four women in the Livingston area reached audiences or would be a sleeper hit was the open question.
A recent string of recognition indicates that the film, which premiered at Sundance Film Festival, is reaching viewers.
‘Manchester by the Sea’ leads Gotham Awards nominations
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kenneth Lonergan's family drama "Manchester by the Sea" has picked up a leading four Gotham Independent Film Awards nominations, including best feature and best actor for star Casey Affleck.
‘Certain Women’ wins, McQueen honored at London Film Fest
LONDON (AP) — Writer-director Kelly Reichardt's spare and subtle Montana drama "Certain Women" has won the best-picture prize at the London Film Festival, while "12 Years a Slave" director Steve McQueen received a major career award.
The festival wraps up Sunday with "Free Fire," a 1970s-set comic thriller by British director Ben Wheatley.
‘Certain Women’ named best picture at London Film Festival
LONDON (AP) — Writer-director Kelly Reichardt's spare and subtle Montana drama "Certain Women" won the best-picture prize Saturday at the London Film Festival, while "12 Years a Slave" director Steve McQueen received a major career award.
A jury headed by Greek director Athina Rachel Tsangari praised the masterful imagery and quiet modesty of Reichardt's film about three women — played by Kristen Stewart, Michelle Williams and Laura Dern — struggling with life in a chilly small town.
Review: Dern, Williams are spellbinding in ‘Certain Women’
"Certain Women" is a quiet, introspective film about three women living and existing in a frozen Montana town. Does it sound dull? Sure. But on the screen it plays out like a slow-burning folk song you could sit with for hours. It's perhaps writer-director Kelly Reichardt's finest work, understated and elegant and well worth a trip to the cinema to slip into the exquisitely literary vignettes of Beth (Kristen Stewart), Gina (Michelle Williams) and Laura (Laura Dern).
With 3 NYFF films, Kristen Stewart admits she’s a workaholic
NEW YORK (AP) — Three films in this year's New York Film Festival certainly qualify Kristen Stewart as a workaholic, but the actress doesn't think that's such a bad thing.
"Oh yeah, I'm totally addicted, man... I get super obsessed with stuff, you know, and which is to a fault. But it's served me well," said Stewart.