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Events of the Week: ‘Selena Gomez: My Mind and Me,’ ‘My Policeman’ and More

Here’s a look at this week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings in Los Angeles and New York, including red carpets for Selena Gomez: My Mind and Me, My Policeman, Mammals and The Good Fight. My Policeman L.A. premiere Harry Styles and David Dawson brought their Amazon film to Westwood on Tuesday for its L.A. premiere, […]

‘My Policeman’ Star David Dawson on Sex Scenes With Harry Styles: “We All Just Had a Laugh”

Afair degree of the noise surrounding My Policeman — especially emanating from the hundreds who amassed outside the Princess of Wales Theatre for its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival — may, understandably, be connected to a certain former One Direction star. But much of the critical praise for the Amazon Studios film, in […]

Toronto: Oscar Frontrunners Shine at Tribute Gala, ‘Nope’ Revived at Imax and Venice-Winning Doc Comes to Town

This is the second installment of a series of dispatches from the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival. You can read the first dispatch here. As news emerged from Venice that a documentary feature had won that film festival’s top prize, the Golden Lion, for only the second time — All the Beauty and the Bloodshed (Neon), […]

‘My Policeman’ Review: Harry Styles and Emma Corrin Bring Minimal Heat to Tepid Gay Melodrama

A complicated love triangle in 1950s Brighton gets untangled 40 years later in Michael Grandage’s romantic drama, premiering in Toronto ahead of its Amazon release.

TIFF: ‘My Policeman’ Gets Warm Reception (but Not as Loud as Screams for Harry Styles Outside)

If Saturday night was Steven Spielberg’s at the Toronto Film Festival, Sunday night was almost certainly reserved for Harry Styles. My Policeman, in which the musician stars as a closeted homosexual in 1950s England, had its world premiere at the Princess of Wales Theatre, where a six-person-deep crowd had already been gathering behind barriers many […]

TIFF: Harry Styles Says “Wasted Time” — A Central Theme of LGBT Drama ‘My Policeman’ — Is the “Most Devastating Thing”

It may have been less than a week since Harry Styles was in Venice to talk about Don’t Worry Darling (and to, as he later joked, “spit on Chris Pine”), but Sunday saw the musician and rising film star sit down in Toronto to discuss an altogether different — but just as buzzy — project […]

TIFF: How Michael Grandage Landed Harry Styles and Emma Corrin for LGBT Drama ‘My Policeman’ (Exclusive)

Although director Michael Grandage had a pretty good idea of Harry Styles’ star power when he first cast him in My Policeman — his sophomore feature and adapted from Bethan Roberts’ 2012 romance novel — it only really hit home once rumors of the musician’s involvement in the film became public. “When it started to get out, […]

Harry Styles on Navigating Gay Sex Scenes in ‘My Policeman’: “It’s Tender and Loving and Sensitive” 

“How Harry Styles Became the World’s Most Wanted Man: is the headline of Rolling Stones’ new Harry Styles cover story. It could also translate to Hollywood where the global pop superstar has been in-demand and on a big-screen run since his debut in Christopher Nolan’s WWII epic Dunkirk in 2017. He segued from that small, […]

Toronto Film Fest: Harry Styles and ‘My Policeman’ Co-Stars Tapped for Performance Award

The stars of Michael Grandage‘s upcoming film My Policeman — Harry Styles, Emma Corrin, Gina McKee, Linus Roache, David Dawson and Rupert Everett — will receive a TIFF Tribute Award for Performance at the fourth annual TIFF Tribute Awards on Sept. 11, during the 47th Toronto International Film Festival, TIFF said Monday. The fest has switched […]