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Elle (2016)

Oscars: Isabelle Huppert on How She Knew ‘Elle’ Was for Her and Why It’s Not a “Rape Comedy”

The nominee talks about vying for her first Academy Award, why she thought the book 'Elle' would make a great movie and reteaming with 'Amour' director Michael Haneke.

Watch Hollywood Reporter’s Full, Uncensored Actress Roundtable with Emma Stone, Natalie Portman, Taraji P. Henson and More

THR's Actress Roundtable brings together Emma Stone, Natalie Portman, Taraji P. Henson, Isabelle Huppert, Naomie Harris, Amy Adams and Annette Bening. THR Roundtables air every Sunday on SundanceTV.

Isabelle Huppert: “You Have Incredible Awareness, and Yet You Lose Consciousness When You Act” | Actress Oscar Roundtable

'Elle' is "neither a victim, nor is she the classical avenger. She doesn't have to prove that she's a certain type of a woman."

‘Basic Instinct’ to “Hollywood Prison”: Paul Verhoeven on Sex, His Religious Awakening and New Rape Film ‘Elle’

The director of 'RoboCop' and 'Total Recall' saw his career take a beating with 'Showgirls' and 'Starship Troopers,' but after a decade, the provocateur opens up about his quasi-breakdown and his Cannes breakout, which comes amid a current hot-button climate around sexual assault.

Oscars: France Selects ‘Elle’ for Foreign-Language Category

Paul Verhoeven's controversial "rape comedy," starring Isabelle Huppert, premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.

‘Elle’ Trailer: Isabelle Huppert Stars as Powerful Video-Game Exec Dealing With Rape

Paul Verhoeven's provocative French-language film stirred up debate when it premiered in Cannes and is set to screen at the Toronto and New York film festivals this fall.

Critic’s Notebook: Why Cannes’ ‘Elle’ is the Most Empowering “Rape Movie” Ever Made

Paul Verhoeven’s film about a woman’s complicated response to being raped will draw ire from feminists and others, but it’s one of the bravest, most honest and inspiring examinations of the subject ever put onscreen.

‘Elle’: Cannes Review

Paul Verhoeven directs Isabelle Huppert in his first French-language feature, which premiered in competition in Cannes.

Cannes: Sony Pictures Classics Nabs Paul Verhoeven’s ‘Elle’

Written by David Birke and based on Philippe Djian’s novel 'Oh ...,' the film will screen in competition at the festival.

Jacques Hyzagi: The Vengeful Viral Star Behind the ‘Elle’ Hit Piece Speaks

The earth-scorching Observer item wasn't an elaborate April Fools' prank or a pseudonymous act of revenge — it was a vicious takedown by a freelancer who's had just about enough of all the BS.

Shonda Rhimes Talks to ‘Elle’ About Feminism, Writing and Police Brutality

Shonda Rhimes spoke with Elle's editor-in-chief, Robbie Myers, for an "hourslong conversation" covering Rhimes' career beginnings, her current TV lineup and issues affecting black women in the media. The two discussed press treatment of shows depicting minority characters: "The entire world is skewed from the white-male perspective," said Rhimes. "If you're a woman, they have to […]

About Last Week: Tinashe, Banks Celebrate ‘Elle’s’ Music Issue; Brody Jenner Plays DJ

Just because they're not in Cannes doesn't mean stars like Bella Thorne, Erin Wasson and Alanis Morissette are staying home — celebs stayed local and attended mid-week soirees in style.