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‘Triangle of Sadness’ Producer Erik Hemmendorff on Charlbi Dean’s Legacy: “She Was One of a Kind”

Triangle of Sadness not only marks producer Erik Hemmendorff’s first Oscar nomination, but it is also his first English-language feature film. Alongside producing partner Ruben Östlund, who wrote and directed the satire, Hemmendorff set out to cast international actors like Harris Dickinson, Woody Harrelson and Charlbi Dean (who died three months after the film premiered […]

Cannes Film Festival Names Ruben Östlund Jury President

Triangle of Sadness director Ruben Östlund will head up this year’s competition jury for the Cannes International Film Festival, organizers announced on Tuesday. The Swedish director is currently riding high. Triangle of Sadness, a capitalism satire starring Woody Harrelson, Harris Dickinson, Dolly De Leon and the late Charlbi Dean, won Cannes’ Palme d’Or for best […]

‘Triangle of Sadness’ Director Ruben Östlund Wants to Challenge His Audience

Swedish filmmaker Ruben Östlund wants to make films that get people talking, and his latest — Neon’s Triangle of Sadness, the 2022 Palme d’Or winner, now nominated for three Oscars, including best picture — did exactly that. Set on a yacht for the super-rich that sinks and leaves its guests clamoring for survival on an […]

‘Triangle of Sadness’ Cleans Up at Sweden’s Guldbagge Awards

Ruben Östlund’s Oscar contender Triangle of Sadness continues to build award buzz, on Monday night sweeping Sweden’s Guldbagge Awards, taking six trophies, including Best Film and Best Director. The capitalism satire also picked up Best Supporting Actress trophy for Dolly de Leon, the Filipino breakout whose turn in Triangle as Abigail —a cleaner on a luxury […]

Breaking Down Oscar’s Best Picture Noms by Theme

In the past five years, 43 features have earned Academy Award nominations for best picture, and with those dozens of films, thematic throughlines have emerged that offer a sense of what kinds of films voters favor for the top prize. Historical films have earned the most nominations, exemplified by Green Book winning the award in […]

‘Triangle of Sadness’ Actress Charlbi Dean’s Cause of Death Revealed

Charlbi Dean’s cause of death has been revealed months after the Triangle of Sadness actress died. Her rep previously told The Hollywood Reporter that Dean died in August at a New York City hospital following a sudden, unexpected illness. She was 32. On Thursday, a spokesperson for the New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner […]

‘Triangle of Sadness’ Wins Top Prize at 2022 European Film Awards

Triangle of Sadness, Ruben Östlund’s biting takedown of the one percent, was the big winner at the 35th European Film Awards, landing four trophies including the top prize of Best European Film at the gala award ceremony in Reykjavik, Iceland, on Saturday. Östlund also won best screenplay and best director, dedicating his award to Triangle […]

Politics to Take Center Stage at European Film Awards

At this year’s FIFA World Cup, all political displays — even ones as innocuous as a rainbow-colored armband showing solidarity with the LGBTQ+ community — have been banned. Host nation Qatar has spent an estimated $200 billion to stage the biggest show in global sports and any on-air references to its questionable human rights record, […]

European Production Alliance Calls for Writers Workshop Submissions

European collaborative producers group The Creatives, an alliance of boutique film companies set up last year and backed by global production giant Fremantle, has put out the call for writers interested in a new way of doing business.  The Creatives — whose members include British group Good Chaos (Triangle of Sadness), France’s Haut Et Court […]