Wednesday, Apr. 14, 2021

"Man. That ending!"

That's likely what you'd hear everyone saying on the way out of the multiplex — if we were all still going to the multiplex — after "Promising Young Woman." In an audacious and provocative film (nominated for five Oscars), there's no part more audacious and provocative...

Sunday, Apr. 11, 2021

Gig-economy Western “Nomadland” won four prizes including best picture on Sunday at the British Academy Film Awards, which were handed out during a pandemic-curbed ceremony that recognized a diverse array of screen talent.

“Nomadland” filmmaker Chloe Zhao became only the second woman, and...

Friday, Apr. 2, 2021

While a major spotlight has been cast, and deservedly so, on the showing of female feature directors--Chloe Zhao for Nomadland (Searchlight Pictures) and Emerald Fennell for Promising Young Woman (Focus Features)--in both Oscar and DGA Award nominations this season, hovering a...

Friday, Apr. 2, 2021

‘Tis the season for awards show previews. This issue contains a TV Awards Season feature on four DGA Award and two ASC Award nominees who could figure in the Emmy conversation. And our Road To Oscar Series continues with insights into nominees, their work and collaborators.

But...

Monday, Mar. 15, 2021

David Fincher’s “Mank” led nominations to the 93rd Academy Awards with 10 nods Monday, and for the first time, two women — Chloé Zhao and Emerald Fennell — were nominated for best director.

Eight films were nominated for best picture. “Mank” was joined by Fennell’s “Promising Young Woman...

Tuesday, Mar. 9, 2021

The Directors Guild of America has announced the five nominees for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Theatrical Feature Film for 2020: Lee Isaac Chung for Minari; Emerald Fennell for Promising Young Woman; David Fincher for Mank; Aaron Sorkin for...

Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021

Topping the New York Film Critics Online Awards with three wins apiece were Minari and Promising Young Woman.

Minari took the marquee best picture honor, supporting actress (Young Yuh-jung who tied with Ellen Burstyn for Pieces of a Woman) and best foreign...

Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020

Emerald Fennell wanted to write about female rage. Before #MeToo became ubiquitous, she had been thinking about complacency and the teen movies of her youth where consent was often little more than a throwaway joke. That's when the idea for her audacious debut "Promising Young Woman," out Friday...

Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020

Is it a #MeToo-era revenge thriller? A 21st-century "Fatal Attraction"? A candy-colored feminist polemic, to strains of Paris Hilton and Britney Spears? A black comedy? A comic tragedy?

None of the above — and all of the above. Which is to say: a film as bracingly original as Emerald...

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