Bill Nighy Drew on Years of Experience Procrastinating for His Role in Living

Margeaux Sippell • January 24, 2022

Living star Bill Nighy has always had big dreams. He just hasn’t always followed through with them. “I wanted to be in a band when I was a kid. I threw shapes in front of the wardrobe mirror to suggest that I might be good in bed. I was...

Evan Rachel Wood Speaks on Manson; To Be Friends With Javier Bardem; Don’t Miss Our Sundance Panel

Margeaux Sippell • January 24, 2022

Catch our Sundance panel this afternoon with Evolution Mallorca Film Festival and Latino Filmmakers Network; Javier Bardem and Daniel Craig have the most amusing friendship; a fresh look at Sinéad O’Connor; Evan Rachel Wood holds...

Evan Rachel Wood Speaks Out About Relationship With Marilyn Manson in Phoenix Rising: ‘It’s...

Margeaux Sippell • January 23, 2022

Evan Rachel Wood speaks out in heartbreaking detail about her past relationship with rock star Marilyn Manson in part one of the HBO documentary Phoenix Rising, which made its world premiere on Sunday at Sundance. Wood first publicly named Manson,...

Robert Pattinson Tells Us What He Learned About Batman — and Darth Vader

Tim Molloy • January 23, 2022

Making The Batman, Robert Pattinson got some intel from the film’s cinematographer, Greig Fraser, who also filmed Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Pattinson says Fraser told him: “The two most difficult things to light are...

Dakota Johnson’s Performance as a Mom in Cha Cha Real Smooth Was Inspired By Her Best Friend

Margeaux Sippell • January 23, 2022

Dakota Johnson is on a mothering streak. Not in real life, but in two of the most recent movies she’s starred in — Maggie Gyllenhaal’s Netflix film The Lost Daughter, and Cooper Raiff’s Sundance drama Cha Cha Real Smooth. In...

Despite His Mannequin Head, the 7-foot Robot in Brian and Charles Delivers a Highly Emotive...

Caleb Hammond • January 23, 2022

Never underestimate the comedic timing of a robot. Despite his humanoid name, the character Charles Petrescu in the charming Sundance comedy Brian and Charles is actually a lo-fi 7-foot robot with a washing machine for a body and a mannequin...

Sharp Stick Shows That Porn ‘Can Be Really Healing,’ Says Lena Dunham

Margeaux Sippell • January 22, 2022

Lena Dunham’s Sharp Stick shows the porn industry in a rare, positive light. She says that was 100% intentional. “I think many of us were — especially people who started maybe, like, reading second-wave feminist literature early...

Descendant Calls for Justice for Families of Those on the Clotilda, America’s Last Slave Ship

Margeaux Sippell • January 22, 2022

Descendant, a selection in Sundance’s U.S. documentary competition directed by Margaret Brown, offers a powerful deep dive into the history of the Clotilda, the very last slave ship that ever ferried commodified Africans to the United...

A Salute to Sinéad O’Connor, the Pop Star Who Did Everything Wrong

Tim Molloy • January 21, 2022

Sinéad O’Connor’s first record label wanted her to grow her hair long and wear heels. She shaved it and wore combat boots. When she got pregnant recording her first album, the suits told her to get an abortion. She had the baby....

Louisiana Film Prize Brings Back $50,000 Purse for Winning Short Film

Margeaux Sippell • January 21, 2022

For the first time in two years, Louisiana Film Prize is bringing back its $50,000 grand prize for the best short film shot in Caddo Parish, Louisiana. The Shreveport-based contest calls for filmmakers from around the world to come to Louisiana and...

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