Review: Arty movie ‘Showing Up’ about artists fails to sparkApril 5, 2023 GMT
Michelle Williams plays a sculptor whose hot water heater has irritatingly busted in the languid “Showing Up.” That's about it, plot-wise. Talk about nobody showing up.
Complete list of 2023 Oscar nomineesJanuary 24, 2023 GMT
Nominees for the 95th Academy Awards, announced Tuesday in Beverly Hills, California:
Best picture: “All Quiet on the Western Front”; “Avatar: The Way of Water”; “The Banshees of Inisherin”; “Elvis”; “Everything Everywhere All at Once”; “The Fabelmans”; “Tár”; “Top Gun: Maverick”; “Triangle of Sadness”; “Women Talking.”
A trio of standout roles reveals Hong Chau’s boundless rangeDecember 23, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The seemingly limitless range of Hong Chau is on display in three films this year, in roles so different that they hardly seem the work of one actor.
In Darren Aronofsky's “The Whale,” she plays best friend and nurse to Brendan Fraser's obese shut-in professor, his most regular visitor and assertive caregiver.
List of nominees to the 80th annual Golden Globe AwardsDecember 12, 2022 GMT
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Nominees for the 80th annual Golden Globe Awards, which were announced Monday by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
How Michelle Williams found the music of Mitzi FabelmanDecember 7, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — In both Steven Spielberg’s “The Fabelmans” and Kelly Reichardt’s upcoming “Showing Up,” Michelle Williams plays women where life — societal hurdles and daily nuisances — gets in the way of self-expression.
Honorary Oscar awards celebrate Fox, Weir, Warren and PalcyNovember 20, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four standing ovations in one night might seem a little over-the-top, even by Hollywood standards. But at the Governors Awards Saturday night, where Michael J. Fox, Euzhan Palcy, Peter Weir and Diane Warren were celebrated with honorary Oscar statuettes, each moment felt worthy.
Steven Spielberg debuts his movie memoir ‘The Fabelmans’September 11, 2022 GMT
TORONTO (AP) — Steven Spielberg premiered his much-anticipated “The Fabelmans" to thunderous applause at the Toronto International Film Festival, debuting his most autobiographical film and one the 75-year-old filmmaker said he's been building toward his whole life.
Spielberg to debut ‘The Fabelmans’ at Toronto Film FestivalJuly 22, 2022 GMT
Steven Spielberg is bringing his highly personal film “The Fabelmans” to the Toronto International Film Festival this fall, organizers said Friday. It will be the world premiere for the film, which Spielberg has said is based on his early years, and will also mark the legendary filmmaker’s first time at the festival.
Kelly Reichardt: ‘I’m fine with being a side B-er’May 27, 2022 GMT
CANNES, France (AP) — The quiet perceptions, everyday troubles and intermittent moments of transcendence that make up Kelly Reichardt's films have always had a rhythm apart from most American movies.
For her directorial debut, Robin Wright found ‘Land’February 12, 2021 GMT
Robin Wright used to joke that her directorial debut had already been made. It was called “Blue Valentine,” it starred Michelle Williams and Ryan Gosling as a couple falling apart, it came out in 2010 and it was directed by Derek Cianfrance, not her...
Williams speaks for women’s rights from Golden Globes stageJanuary 6, 2020 GMT
BEVERLY HILLS, California (AP) — Michelle Williams was an exception on a night at the Golden Globes where the talk mostly avoided politics despite fears of war amid increasing tensions with Iran...
Inspiring speeches on diversity, equal pay rule Emmy nightSeptember 23, 2019 GMT
Emmy night is always a chaotic mix of the humorous, the emotional and the inspirational, mixed with some major sequins and glitter...
‘Believe her’: Michelle Williams urges respect for womenSeptember 23, 2019 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Michelle Williams said in her Emmy-winning speech that women need to be listened to and fairly compensated for their work...
‘After the Wedding’ was a family affair for Julianne MooreAugust 16, 2019 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Julianne Moore is accustomed to working with her husband, director Bart Freundlich, on set, but it was a real family affair when their daughter joined them for their latest collaboration...
Sundance is homecoming for Julianne Moore and husbandJanuary 25, 2019 GMT
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — For director Bart Freundlich and Julianne Moore, having their film "After the Wedding" premiere opening at the Sundance Film Festival holds a special significance...
DVD REVIEW: Amy Schumer stumbles in ‘I Feel Pretty,’ an OK comedyJuly 14, 2018 GMT
There’s a good message lurking in Amy Schumer’s “I Feel Pretty” but it doesn’t emerge quickly – or fully.
That’s because Schumer uses the acting approach she assumed during her cable series, “Inside Amy Schumer.” She’s half-winking, half-acting, which undercuts the empowerment subtext.
Stars ‘shocked’ at gender pay disparity in HollywoodJanuary 12, 2018 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stars are sharing their shock at reports of a significant pay disparity between Mark Wahlberg and Michelle Williams for reshoots on the Ridley Scott film "All the Money in the World...
‘The Greatest Showman’ sing-along is here to make sure that song stays in your head foreverJanuary 12, 2018 GMT
'The Greatest Showman' sing-along is here to make sure that song stays in your head forever
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- If you've already seen "The Greatest Showman," you've probably been humming the songs ever since you left the theater.
Streep, Williams bring activists as Golden Globe guestsJanuary 8, 2018 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Meryl Streep, Michelle Williams, Emma Watson and Amy Poehler were among eight actresses bringing gender and racial justice activists as their guests to Sunday's Golden Globe Awards in an effort to shift the focus back on survivors and solutions, and away from those accused of sexual misconduct...
Surrounded by scandal, Globes turn to old favs & fresh facesDecember 12, 2017 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Guillermo del Toro's Cold War-era fairytale "The Shape of Water" swam away with a leading seven Golden Globes nominations on Monday and the HBO drama "Big Little Lies" came away with six nods...
Christopher Plummer to replace Kevin Spacey in Getty filmNovember 9, 2017 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a wholly unprecedented move, Kevin Spacey is being cut from Ridley Scott's finished film "All the Money in the World" and replaced by Christopher Plummer just over one month before it's supposed to hit theaters...