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Maggie Gyllenhaal, Janicza Bravo on How Women Filmmakers Are “Used to Working With Less”

“As women, we’re used to working with less,” Maggie Gyllenhaal bluntly told The Hollywood Reporter of female directors’ current situation in Hollywood, even as the industry has become more inclusive. The actress-turned-director spoke alongside Zola director Janicza Bravo at a Women’s History Month panel hosted by Neiman Marcus at Spring Place in Beverly Hills Tuesday […]

“I Found It Really Stunning and Shocking”: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A With ‘The Lost Daughter’ Writer-Director Maggie Gyllenhaal

Fans of Elena Ferrante’s novel The Lost Daughter might have realized that Maggie Gyllenhaal’s film adaptation takes place in a different European country than the book does. But Gyllenhaal, who wrote and directed the film, says her iteration of The Lost Daughter was originally supposed to be set in the United States, before many roadblocks […]

DGA Awards: Jane Campion and ‘The Power of the Dog’ Take Top Honor

The 2022 Directors Guild Awards were presented at the Beverly Hilton on Saturday night, with Jane Campion taking the top prize for The Power of the Dog. At a ceremony hosted by Judd Apatow, Campion prevailed in the theatrical feature film category over Paul Thomas Anderson (Licorice Pizza), Kenneth Branagh (Belfast), Steven Spielberg (West Side Story) […]

Spirit Awards: Best Director Winner Maggie Gyllenhaal Delivers Tear-Filled Philosophy on Being True to Oneself

Maggie Gyllenhaal won best director for The Lost Daughter at the 2022 Independent Spirit Awards. Gyllenhaal broke down in tears as she recognized the power and importance of love, independent film and The Lost Daughter’s various production members while accepting the honor on Sunday in Santa Monica. After telling herself to “keep it together” while […]

Spirit Awards: Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman Engage in Mock Feud With Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard During Monologue

Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman kicked off the 2022 Independent Spirit Awards with a pre-recorded segment and monologue that were as sexually charged as fans may have expected. The two were initially shown rehearsing backstage as Sarah Silverman was wheeled out in a clear case. Mullally and Offerman were told Silverman was “the backup host,” […]

USC Scripter Awards: ‘The Lost Daughter’ and ‘Dopesick’ Named Best Adaptations

The Lost Daughter and Dopesick took top honors at the 34th annual — and second virtual — USC Libraries Scripter Awards on Saturday night. The Scripter Awards celebrate the best printed-word-to-screen adaptations. Both authors and screenwriters were celebrated. Therefore, The Lost Daughter screenwriter Maggie Gyllenhaal and Elena Ferrante, the author of the novel of the same […]

Maggie Gyllenhaal Celebrates ‘The Lost Daughter’ Oscar Nom: “Crying and Then Started Drinking Champagne”

The Oscar nominations may have begun to be announced at 5 a.m. on the West Coast and 8 a.m. on the East, but that didn’t stop Maggie Gyllenhaal from popping the champagne. The first-time feature writer and director was nominated for best adapted screenplay on Tuesday morning for The Lost Daughter, while her stars Olivia […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast [LIVE] — Dakota Johnson (‘The Lost Daughter’)

Dakota Johnson, the guest on this episode of The Hollywood Reporter‘s Awards Chatter podcast, which was recorded in front of an audience at Chapman University, is an actress and third-generation Hollywood star. After a brief but memorable turn in David Fincher’s 2010 masterpiece The Social Network, she shot to fame through a trilogy of risque […]

‘Drive My Car’ Named Best Picture by Toronto Film Critics Association

The Toronto Film Critics Association named Drive My Car its best picture of 2021 as Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s somber drama about love and loss continued its buzzy ascent as an award season contender. Drive My Car was also voted best international feature and best screenplay on Sunday after competing in Cannes. Elsewhere, Jane Campion picked up the […]

“All of Us Have Cruelty, Perversity, Strangeness and Darkness”: THR’s Writer Roundtable

“Is there a world in which …?” As The Harder They Fall co-writer (and director) Jeymes Samuel recounted how Idris Elba — his friend and one of the stars of his all-Black Western — prefaced his not-infrequent on-set requests to veer from the script, several of his fellow screenwriters seated at The Hollywood Reporter’s annual […]

Hollywood Reporter Critics Pick the Best Films of 2021

A Japanese meditation on grief and art, a psychosexual Western chamber piece, a splashy movie-musical makeover from Steven Spielberg and striking directorial debuts from Maggie Gyllenhaal and Rebecca Hall were among this year's standouts.

Hamilton Behind the Camera Awards Honor ‘Spencer,’ ‘The Harder They Fall’ and ‘The Lost Daughter’

Kristen Stewart, Regina King, Maggie Gyllenhaal and more kicked off award season Saturday night by honoring those who work behind the camera during the 11th annual Hamilton Behind the Camera Awards, presented by Los Angeles Confidential magazine. Sponsored by Hamilton watches and Los Angeles Confidential magazine, the event, held at the Avalon Hollywood, honors those who […]