While often netting actors recognition for their emotionally grueling performances, films centered on psychological struggles may be too depressing to win best picture. Aman, a 22-year-old transgender man from the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore, says he was always close to his father. When he was little and it was cold out, his father held his hands to warm them. When he was at university, his father would wait until he got home to eat dinner together, regardless of how late it was.

During hypnosis for anxiety and relationship trauma, I felt guilty admitting that it wasn’t working, so I faked it. I talked to hypnotherapy experts to find out why that happened, and how the process can — and should! — work.The Hollywood Reporter’s awards expert updates his picks after learning the AFI, National Board of Review and Los Angeles Film Critics Association winners and Golden Globe and Producers Guild documentary nominees.Late actors Leslie Jordan and Ray Liotta both received posthumous nominations.Many of the new Oscar winners are expected to return for ‘Dune: Part Two.’.

‘Klondike’ Director Maryna Er Gorbach on Ukrainian Oscar Submission: “Like a Mirage of a Film”

Er Gorbach took a story ripped from international headlines for her drama, set amid the Russo-Ukrainian War and inspired by the shooting of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.’The Banshees of Inisherin’ leads the film nominees, while ‘Abbott Elementary’ is the most-nominated TV series.”Everybody on this stage values every last category, every last area,” the Oscar producer said during a press conference on Thursday.Brown was booked on Thursday in Lima, Ohio, following a dispute involving a family member at a local residence where a knife and hammer were found.

The filmmaker writes about his mother and father, the latter being a former naval flight officer, visiting him on the set of the film starring Jonathan Majors and Glen Powell.Raiff talks writing, directing and acting in his character study for Apple and casting an autistic performer in a key role: “The way to do that is not just to get this brilliant actor, it’s to really dig deep — and it feels lazy not to.”. Taking a page from ’70s independent cinema that inspired his cinephilic horror hits, the director, and distributor A24, have created a new model for producing, promoting and releasing theatrical movies on a budget: “You have to find a way to eventize these movies. They don’t have to cost $100 million to do that.”. Lionel Richie was honored with the Icon Award and an extended tribute from Stevie Wonder and Charlie Puth as host Wayne Brady was among those speaking about the Colorado Springs shooting.

One of the most commercially successful producers in Hollywood’s history reflects on his beginnings in advertising, his rollercoaster partnership with the late Don Simpson and the two ‘Top Gun’ blockbusters that he made with Tom Cruise 36 years apart, the latter of which could bring him his first Oscar nomination.The actress plays against type in Elegance Bratton’s semi-autobiographical drama from A24.Mark Mylod (‘Succession’) and Lucia Aniello (‘Hacks’) were among Saturday night’s big winners.The changes would see John Oliver’s ‘Last Week Tonight’ and ‘Saturday Night Live’ face off in the same category.

Making of ‘Pinocchio’: How Guillermo del Toro Updated the Beloved Tale for Contemporary Audiences

For his stop-motion take on Carlo Collodi’s 1883 fable, the Mexican auteur turned to many of his frequent collaborators and craftspeople to create a grounded fantasy with some stark parallels to the modern world.“I discovered so many things about myself working with [Ruben Ostlund] that really helped me grow as an actor,” says the actress.Mark Tildesley focused on the 1980s for Sam Mendes’ ‘Empire of Light’ and went even further back (to 1920s Ireland) for Martin McDonagh’s ‘The Banshees of Inisherin.’. In crafting modern versions of the three witches’ looks, Perez studied Wiccan culture, language and symbolism. . The British comedian posted a clip from his U.K. version of ‘The Office’ poking fun at the Will Smith-Chris Rock drama.The Oscar winner reveals the struggle to understand his character even though the film never explains his devious nature.

The actor reveals how he found a compelling character — and a bit of himself — in the role of Steve Banerjee, founder of the first all-male strip club franchise, in Hulu’s limited series. Director Sara Dosa reveals how she told the story of French volcanologists Maurice and Katia Krafft in her acclaimed documentary using their own breathtaking archival footage: “They really understood themselves as mythic characters.”. Don Hall says the creatures that the characters, includes those voiced by Jake Gyllenhaal, Dennis Quaid and Jaboukie Young-White, meet in this world “are all based on real immune system cells and their functions within that system and how they react to antigens.”. The star of the horror film, which won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance, admits she’s never had the chance to play a Senegalese character before.

As ‘Blonde’ hits theaters and streaming, take a look at some of the most memorable portrayals of the beloved bombshell.The actor, getting awards buzz for his performance in ‘The Whale,’ opened up about his history and current relationship with Globes organization the Hollywood Foreign Press after claiming in 2018 that since-expelled member Philip Berk had groped him.The world renowned chef and humanitarian reflects on popularizing tapas in America through his celebrated restaurants, feeding people in disaster areas through his World Central Kitchen and being the subject of a new Ron Howard-directed documentary.From Mark Wahlberg to Julianne Moore, take a look back at the cast of ‘Boogie Nights’ on the film’s 25th anniversary.The actor was digitally superimposed on MTV’s Moon Person and floated above the stage at the Prudential Center: “I needed the work,” he joked.The actress reveals why she trended on Twitter in 2010 and talks about the advice her ‘Glass Onion’ co-star Daniel Craig gave her: “Actors are rubber bands.”.