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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 […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Penelope Cruz (‘Parallel Mothers’)

Penelope Cruz, the guest on this week’s episode of The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast, is a stunningly talented and beautiful, trailblazing Spanish actress who is one of only a small handful of Europeans who have become bona fide A-list stars in America. The Los Angeles Times has called her “one of international cinema’s most artistically risk-ready […]

“Directing Is a Hostage Negotiation With Reality”: Pedro Almodovar, Jane Campion, Guillermo del Toro and the THR Director Roundtable

Directing movies has always been a high-wire act, and it has only gotten harder in this unpredictable era of the pandemic. In mid-November, six filmmakers behind some of the year’s most celebrated cinematic work gathered for The Hollywood Reporter’s Director Roundtable: Pedro Almodóvar (Parallel Mothers), Kenneth Branagh (Belfast), Jane Campion (The Power of the Dog), […]

‘Drive My Car’ Named Best Picture by National Society of Film Critics

The National Society of Film Critics’ named Drive My Car as its best picture of 2021 during the 56th annual meeting, which was held virtually on Saturday. Drive My Car and Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy’s Ryusuke Hamaguchi was selected as best director, while Penélope Cruz won best actress for her performance in Parallel Mothers […]