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Taylor Swift “Would Love” to Direct a Feature Film

Taylor Swift is already well-known as a singer-songwriter, but on Saturday she appeared at the Tribeca Festival as a director, a role she’s only taken on in recent years, first helming her music video for “The Man” and, just months ago, directing her short film, All Too Well, soundtracked by the 10-minute version of the […]

Making of ‘C’mon C’mon’: How Fatherhood (and Wim Wenders) Inspired Director Mike Mills

Mike Mills was feeling depressed. Having completed his previous film, 20th Century Women, in 2016, he was searching for his next project, but the Los Angeles-based writer-director admits, “I was quite lost. I didn’t know what to do. It was a weird struggle.” The answer, though, proved to be right in front of him: “It […]

Telluride Awards Analysis: ‘C’mon C’mon’ a Fest Favorite, But Will It Register with Awards Voters?

C’mon C’Mon, the latest film from writer-director Mike Mills premiered at the Telluride film festival and was enjoyed by virtually all who saw it. Like his prior two films — 2011’s Beginners, which was inspired by his father, and 2016’s 20th Century Women, which was inspired by his mother — it is semi-autobiographical (inspired by […]

Joaquin Phoenix in Mike Mills’ ‘C’mon C’mon’: Film Review | Telluride 2021

Gaby Hoffmann and young newcomer Woody Norman play a frazzled mother and her preternaturally perceptive 9-year-old son, whose time in his uncle’s care proves meaningful for both of them.

NY Film Festival Adds ‘Dune,’ ‘French Dispatch’ to Lineup

The 2021 New York Film Festival has added Denis Villeneuve’s highly anticipated Dune and Wes Anderson’s star-studded latest, The French Dispatch, to its lineup, adding screenings of both titles as part of its Spotlight section. In addition, the annual fall event, set to take place this year from Sept. 24-Oct. 10, has added screenings of […]

Joaquin Phoenix to Lead Drama From ’20th Century Women’ Filmmaker

Joaquin Phoenix is already receiving early Oscar buzz for his upcoming role in 'The Joker,' but the actor has now lined up his next project.

Berlin: Elle Fanning to Star in Max Minghella’s ‘Teen Spirit’

The film marks the directorial debut for the son of the late Academy Award-winning director Anthony Minghella.

’20th Century Women’ Director on Pre-Rehearsal Dance Parties and a Blessing From a Buddhist Monk

"I try to enchant the set because, after all, a film is a very long magic trick," says writer-director Mike Mills of his highly autobiographical family drama.

Rapid Round: Mike Mills on ’20th Century Women,’ His Own Mother and Becoming a Father (Q&A)

The writer-director tells THR about creating a '70s radio station and entering the awards conversation for the first time: "It's an unfortunate way to evaluate films."

Rapid Round: Greta Gerwig on ’20th Century Women,’ Female Punk Bands and Jimmy Carter’s “Malaise” Speech (Q&A)

The indie darling, who also appears in 'Jackie,' talks about working with Annette Bening and choosing her movies carefully: "I'm interested in films about people, not stereotypes."

Annette Bening Honored at AFI’s ’20th Century Women’ Premiere

A reel of her past films, along with her newest, '20th Century Women,' was shown at AFI Fest, followed by an exclusive dinner and afterparty.

New York Film Fest: Annette Bening Rockets Into Contention for ’20th Century Women’ (Analysis)

The four-time Oscar bridesmaid is likely to be back in the running — and could even win — for her lead performance in Mike Mills' very personal third feature, which played as the fest's Centerpiece.