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Toronto: Jessica Chastain Talks Angst Over Hollywood “It Girl” Label

Jessica Chastain is happy people have stopped sticking her with the Hollywood “It Girl” label. “Every time someone said that, I thought, oh no, because you have such a short life. That’s…

Toronto: Awards Contenders Come Into Focus As Fest Kicks Off

On the heels of the 78th Venice Film Festival and 48th Telluride Film Festival, which both got going during the long Labor Day weekend, the awards race heads north of the border for the 46th Toronto

Jane Campion on ‘The Power of the Dog’s Toxic Masculinity and Why She Won’t Make a Marvel Movie

Jane Campion’s first film in over a decade, The Power of the Dog, which has played to glowing reviews at the Venice and Telluride film festivals ahead of its screening at TIFF, is a kind of…

Benedict Cumberbatch in Jane Campion’s ‘The Power of the Dog’: Film Review | Venice 2021

Kirsten Dunst, Jesse Plemons and Kodi Smit-McPhee also star in this study of blistering family tensions in the American West, adapted from Thomas Savage's novel.

Venice: Jane Campion Says #MeToo Movement Felt Like “End of Apartheid” for Women

As one of the most decorated female filmmakers and — up until this year, the only female director to have won the Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or — Jane Campion discussed the industry’s…

Next Big Thing: Kodi Smit-McPhee Generates Awards Buzz With ‘The Power of the Dog’

Kodi Smit-McPhee arrived for what he thought was an informal meeting with Jane Campion in L.A. in 2019 to learn there had been a miscommunication. He was supposed to have prepared some sides…

Venice: Is It Time to Add a Dedicated Film Market?

Sorry, Cannes, but this year Venice has you beat. Again. The combination on the Lido of big-budget blockbusters Dune, Halloween Kills, The Last Duel — with high-end art house and independent…

‘Power of the Dog’ Producers See-Saw Films: “We Would Have Made Whatever Jane Campion Wanted”

With a track record that in the last five years alone includes Oscar best picture nominee Lion, Steve McQueen’s all-star heist thriller Widows and the Kate Winslet/Saoirse Ronan period romance Ammonit…

Venice: Fest Kicks Off Amid Optimism and Uncertainty as Delta Variant Causes Concern

For the international film industry, the opening of the 78th Venice International Film Festival is accompanied by equal measures of promise and trepidation. The promise comes from…

Jane Campion’s ‘The Power of the Dog’: Benedict Cumberbatch Whistles Haunting Tune in Teaser Trailer

Netflix has released a first look at its upcoming film The Power of the Dog, written, directed…

London Film Festival Adds Jane Campion’s ‘The Power of the Dog’

Jane Campion’s hotly anticipated next feature The Power of the Dog is to get a special gala screening at the BFI London Film Festival. The Netflix film — which is due to have its world premiere…

Toronto: Sigourney Weaver’s ‘The Good House,’ Keira Knightley’s ‘Silent Night’ Get Galas

The 2021 Toronto Film Festival has added world premieres of The Good House, starring Kevin Kline and Sigourney Weaver, and the U.K. comedy Silent Night, led by Keira Knightley and Lily-Rose Depp…