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‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Jerry Bruckheimer (‘Top Gun: Maverick’)

Jerry Bruckheimer, the guest on this episode of The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast, is a producer of film and television who is one of the more fascinating and, to some degree, polarizing figures in Hollywood — and has been for decades. The Guardian has written, “To those of tender sensibilities he is the devil […]

‘Tár’ Star Nina Hoss on Her Way into Her Character’s Psyche: “She Enjoys the Power and the Privilege”

In writer-director Todd Field’s awards season favorite Tár, Cate Blanchett’s performance as the (fictional) world-famous conductor Lydia Tár is the thespian equivalent of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony: as full of monumental gestures and emotional bombast and just as impossible to resist. She’s the first woman to conduct the Berlin Philharmonic and an EGOT winner to boot, […]

‘Nanny’ Star Anna Diop Never Expected to Find Such a Meaningful Character to Play

Anna Diop didn’t know when she would be able to represent her own culture onscreen. Then she was cast in Nikyatu Jusu’s Nanny. “I’ve never had the chance to play Senegalese, so I’m like, ‘This is bananas,’ ” she recalls. “I didn’t know when in my career that would happen, where I could really show our […]

Incredible True Stories Make Up the Many Documentary Features in the Oscars Race

ART 1341 Frames of Love and War (YES DOCU) In celebrating the work of acclaimed Israeli war photographer Micha Bar-Am, director Ran Tal’s 1341 Frames of Love and War offers a meditation on photography, political violence and identity through an exclusive (and exhaustive) deep dive into Bar-Am’s expansive artistic archives over the past five decades. […]

National Board of Review Names ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Best Film

The National Board of Review has named Top Gun: Maverick as its best film of 2022. The Tom Cruise-starring sequel also won outstanding achievement in cinematography. The Banshees of Inisherin won a leading three awards, including best actor (Colin Farrell), best supporting actor (Brendan Gleeson) and best original screenplay for Martin McDonagh. Steven Spielberg won […]

Tom Cruise to Receive PGA’s David O. Selznick Award

Tom Cruise will receive the 2023 David O. Selznick Achievement Award at the 34th Annual Producers Guild Awards on Feb. 25, the Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced on Thursday. The award recognizes a producer or producing team for their work in motion pictures. Past recipients include Steven Spielberg, Barbara Broccoli, Mary Parent, Brian Grazer, […]

Golden Globes: Nine Awards Strategists Weigh In About Ceremony’s Upcoming Return to TV

On Jan. 10, 2023, the Golden Globe Awards will return to NBC after a year off the air. But will a host, talent and viewers return too? The Globes’ parent organization, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, became highly polarizing in the wake of Feb. 2021 Los Angeles Times reporting about demographical and ethical issues within […]

‘The Good Nurse’ Star Eddie Redmayne Found Humanity in the Inhumane for the Netflix True Crime Drama

In Tobias Lindholm’s Netflix drama The Good Nurse, Eddie Redmayne plays real-life serial killer Charlie Cullen, who at first seems like a sweet, docile hospital nurse until it’s revealed over the course of the film that he’s been stealthily killing perhaps hundreds of patients — for no apparent reason. Fellow Oscar winner Jessica Chastain stars […]

‘Armageddon Time’ Stars Banks Repeta and Jaylin Webb on the Drama’s 1980s Setting: “It’s Like a Different Dimension”

In Focus Features’ 1980-set Armageddon Time, Banks Repeta plays Paul Graff, a Jewish kid living in Queens with his close-knit family. An aspiring artist, Paul is at an age where the expectations placed upon him by his parents (played by Anne Hathaway and Jeremy Strong) are becoming more serious and intense. But while young Paul […]

Guest Column: ‘The Whale’ Writer Samuel D. Hunter Says the Film Is an Invitation to Experience Humanity

Thirteen years ago, when I began working on a play that eventually became The Whale, I didn’t think I was writing a story about a man who was, among other things, living with obesity. All I knew is that I wanted to write about an English teacher struggling to connect with a young person, just […]

Jessie Buckley of ‘Women Talking’ to Be Honored at Oscar Wilde Awards (Exclusive)

Jessie Buckley, the Oscar-nominated Irish actress soon to be seen in theaters in the Sarah Polley written and directed drama Women Talking, is getting saluted at the 2023 Oscar Wilde Awards. The 17th annual event, held on the Thursday night before the Academy Awards, is set for March 9 at J.J. Abrams and Katie McGrath’s […]

People’s Choice Awards: ‘Doctor Strange 2,’ ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ Take Top Prizes

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness took home the top award of the night at the 2022 People’s Choice Awards for best movie of the year. The Adam Project, Top Gun: Maverick and Don’t Worry Darling received prizes for top comedy, action and drama movies, respectively, with Stranger Things, Grey’s Anatomy and Never Have […]