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‘Dick’ Director on Challenges of Making a Watergate Comedy and Whether It Could Be Done Today

Fascination over the mysterious identity of Deep Throat, the Watergate whistleblower, helped fuel the success of 1976’s Oscar-winning All the President’s Men, but it also led to another, far unlikelier project: 1999’s Dick, a bouncy comedy about two teen girls who unwittingly find themselves at the center of the scandal. Dick focused on Betsy (Kirsten […]

‘Spider-Man’ Star Tobey Maguire Was “Practically Suffocating” During Iconic Upside-Down Kiss

The upside-down kiss in Spider-Man is one of the most iconic moments in any superhero film — and it was one of the most unpleasant to shoot for star Tobey Maguire. The Sam Raimi Marvel Comics film from Columbia Pictures, which helped usher in the blockbuster superhero era, turned 20 on Tuesday. One of the […]

Amy Schumer Says She Reached Out to Leonardo DiCaprio Before Oscars Joke, Got Death Threats Over Kirsten Dunst Bit

When co-hosting the 2022 Oscars, Amy Schumer wasn’t afraid to take aim with her jokes, particularly ones directed at Leonardo DiCaprio, King Richard and Kirsten Dunst. However, Schumer confirmed that the targets of her jokes were aware of what was to come and approved them ahead of time. During an interview on SiriusXM’s The Howard […]

Inside MPTF’s “Night Before” Party With Oscar Nominees Andrew Garfield, Ariana DeBose and Javier Bardem

The Power of the Dog nominees and real-life couple Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons mingled with real-life pals who play the parents in CODA, Marlee Matlin and Troy Kotsur. Best actor nominee Andrew Garfield chatted with best supporting actress nominee Ariana DeBose, while Judi Dench held court and received congratulations left and right for her […]

Oscar Nominee Jesse Plemons Says Sam Elliott’s ‘Power of the Dog’ Criticism “Made Me Laugh”

Oscar-nominated The Power of the Dog star Jesse Plemons said Sam Elliott’s widely publicized criticism of the Jane Campion film “made me laugh.” Appearing on the red carpet ahead of Friday night’s screening of his upcoming film Windfall — also a Netflix outing, with this one directed by Charlie McDowell — Plemons told The Hollywood […]

United in Love and Oscars: “Would Feel Strange If We Had to Celebrate Just One”

This year, two real-life couples were honored with nominations in the acting categories. Previous Oscar winners Javier Bardem and Penélope Cruz earned fresh noms for their respective leading roles in Amazon’s Being the Ricardos and Sony Pictures’ Parallel Mothers. And for their roles in Netflix’s Western The Power of the Dog, first-timers Jesse Plemons and […]

Oscars: Kristen Stewart, Beyonce, Kirsten Dunst Among First-Time Nominees

The nominations for the 94th annual Academy Awards were announced Tuesday, with Kirsten Dunst and Kristen Stewart among this year’s class of first-time nominees. Stewart scored her first-ever nomination, for her role as Princess Diana in Spencer, in the best actress category, while the best supporting actress category is home to four first-timers this year. […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Kirsten Dunst (‘The Power of the Dog’)

Kirsten Dunst, the guest on this episode of The Hollywood Reporter‘s Awards Chatter podcast, is an outstanding actress who is just 39, but has been doing great work for some 30 years already. She became a child star thanks to a remarkable performance opposite Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt in Neil Jordan’s 1994 film Interview […]

Sofia Coppola Praises Kirsten Dunst’s ‘The Power of the Dog’ Performance: “I’m So Proud of You”

Jane Campion has said she fell in love with Kirsten Dunst as an actress after seeing her turn in 1999’s The Virgin Suicides, a film that marked Dunst’s first of three collaborations with Sofia Coppola. “Seriously, in love,” Campion said last November after the Hollywood premiere of The Power of the Dog, a film that […]

Anne Rice, Author and Screenwriter of ‘Interview With the Vampire,’ Dies at 80

Anne Rice, the famed New Orleans author whose sensational debut novel, 'Interview With the Vampire,' sent her down a supernatural path writing about blood-suckers, witches and werewolves, has died. She was xx.

Making of ‘Power of the Dog’: How Jane Campion Stayed on Track Despite an Extended COVID Shutdown

It was, in fact, Jane Campion’s first rodeo. In late 2019, the first female filmmaker to receive the Cannes Palme d’Or — for 1993’s The Piano, which also landed her two Oscar nominations, for best director and original screenplay (she won the latter) — found herself at a San Francisco-adjacent rodeo with her producer Tanya […]

Kirsten Dunst on Making Plans to Work With Jesse Plemons Again: “He’s My Favorite Actor”

Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons met while playing a couple on the second season of Fargo, started dating after the show wrapped, got engaged and now have two young sons together. They have reunited again, this time on the big screen for writer-director Jane Campion in her Netflix drama The Power of the Dog, playing […]