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.
LONDON (AP) — The London Film Festival kicked off Wednesday with the European premiere of British director Steve McQueen's whip-smart heist thriller "Widows."
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 (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.
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.