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Jane Campion Says Netflix’s Subscriber Loss May Lead to Streamer “Not Taking Risks on People Without Names”

Jane Campion, Oscar-winning director of Netflix’s The Power of the Dog, thinks Netflix’s recent subscriber loss will impact how the streamer approaches what content it produces and distributes going forward. In an interview with BBC News, Campion was asked about her film’s best picture loss at the 2022 Oscars ceremony earlier this year, how much […]

‘Jane Campion: The Cinema Woman’: Film Review | Cannes 2022

Drawing upon interviews from throughout the filmmaker’s career, Julie Bertuccelli’s documentary explores the process and philosophy of the ‘Power of the Dog’ helmer.

Sam Elliott Apologizes for ‘Power of the Dog’ Comments: “I Feel Terrible”

Sam Elliott has apologized for controversial comments he made about the Western The Power of the Dog last month in an episode of Marc Maron’s WTF podcast. Speaking Sunday on a panel at Deadline’s Contenders TV event to promote his Paramount+ series 1883, Elliott was asked about his comments, which included calling the Jane Campion-directed […]

Oscars: Jane Campion Becomes Third Woman to Win Best Director

Jane Campion has won the Oscar for best director for Netflix’s The Power of the Dog. Campion, a previous Oscar winner 28 years ago for writing the original screenplay for The Piano (for which she was also nominated for best director), is the first woman to be nominated for best director twice and the second […]

‘The Power of the Dog’ Producer Emile Sherman Says Reading Jane Campion’s Script Was a “Really Thrilling Moment”

Emile Sherman is not new to the best picture race. Under See Saw Films, with partner Iain Canning, Sherman earned the Academy Award in 2011 with The King’s Speech and was nominated again in 2017 for Lion. The producer will be returning to the awards show with Jane Campion’s The Power of the Dog, which […]

AARP Movies for Grownups Awards: ‘Belfast’ Named Best Picture

Belfast was named best picture by the AARP Movies for Grownups Awards during a virtual event celebration broadcast March 18 by Great Performances on PBS. Four-time nominee King Richard earned two awards for stars Will Smith (best actor) and Aunjanue Ellis (best supporting actress). Being the Ricardos‘ Nicole Kidman won best actress, and House of […]

Benedict Cumberbatch Reflects on Working With Jane Campion: “She’s Just Got This Amazing Magic About Her”

Benedict Cumberbatch has had quite a run over the past few months, receiving critical acclaim for his harrowing role in Jane Campion’s The Power of the Dog, a film that ultimately received 12 Oscar nominations, including best picture and best actor for Cumberbatch. After his nomination, which marked his second Academy recognition (the first was […]

Dorian Film Awards: ‘The Power of the Dog,’ ‘Flee’ Among Top Honors

Continuing her triumphant awards run, Jane Campion was recognized as best director for Western drama The Power of the Dog at the Dorian Film Awards on Thursday, hosted by GALECA, the Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics. The project also picked up the coveted best film honor in category that included Japanese drama Drive My Car, […]

Final Draft Awards: Guillermo del Toro, Jane Campion, Jeymes Samuel Among 2022 Honorees

The 17th annual Final Draft Awards took place Wednesday with a virtual ceremony, during which filmmakers Jane Campion (The Power of the Dog), Guillermo del Toro (Nightmare Alley), Nicole Holofcener (The Last Duel) and Jeymes Samuel (The Harder They Fall) earned honors for their screenwriting. Television honorees included Dopesick creator/showrunner Danny Strong and Yellowjackets creators […]

‘The Power of the Dog’ Editor on Nailing Its Twist Ending: “It Was a Really Brave Call”

[Warning: This story contains spoilers for The Power of the Dog.]  Toward the end of Jane Campion’s Montana-set 1920s drama The Power of the Dog, the closing twist is set in motion when, in a barn one night, cruel rancher Phil (Benedict Cumberbatch) completes a rope that he is making for Peter (Kodi Smit-McPhee) with […]

Jane Campion Fires Back at Sam Elliott’s ‘Power of the Dog’ Criticism: “Let’s Meet Down at the Warner Brothers Lot for a Shootout!”

Jane Campion is venting further about Sam Elliott’s recent criticism of The Power of the Dog. While speaking with The Hollywood Reporter’s Scott Feinberg on THR’s Awards Chatter Podcast — in an episode recorded last Friday — the director said of Elliott, “It has to be said, I think, he was being a bit of […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Jane Campion (‘The Power of the Dog’)

Jane Campion, the guest on this episode of The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast, is universally regarded as one of the great filmmakers of our time, and by many as the greatest female filmmaker of all time. The New York Times has called Campion — whose work dates back 40 years and includes 1989’s Sweetie, 1993’s The […]