Elisabeth Moss plays a self-destructive rock star in Alex Ross Perry’s film “Her Smell” and talked about the preparation and lessons she took for the role during the Variety Screening Series presented by Vudu.
“I tried to learn as much as I could. I tried to learn chords, I tried to get callouses on my hands, I practiced for like five or six months,” she said.
Moss also took inspiration from grunge and punk artists for the fictional punk rock band called Something She in the movie.
“The anger that they felt, the frustration, all of that I tried to grasp as much as I could and then layer into that the idea of being a woman in that world. We’re sort of pretending that they’re Nirvana, which unfortunately there wasn’t really that in that time,” she said. “That was something we tried to layer in, ‘What if you were a woman? What if Kurt Cobain was a woman?'”
“Parasite” director Bong Joon Ho says he pulled from his real life when making the genre-bending movie, during the Variety Screening Series presented by Vudu. The South Korean film follows four lower-class family members as they pose as hired help for an unsuspecting, wealthy family. “I had experience. I was a tutor when I was [...]
Four years after “Downton Abbey” aired its final season, the cast reunited for a movie adaptation that continues the Crawley family’s story. Joanne Froggatt, Kevin Doyle and Michael Fox discussed the film during the Variety Screening Series presented by Vudu. “It’s very surreal when you put that costume on again,” Froggatt said. “After three years, [...]
Valerie Pachner, one of the stars of Terrence Malick’s “A Hidden Life,” talked about why the World War II drama set in Austria is still important today during the Variety Screening Series presented by Vudu. Pachner plays Franziska Jägerstätter, the wife of Franz Jägerstätter (August Diehl), a real-life conscientious objector to the German army who [...]
Nominations for the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards were announced Monday morning, with Netflix leading the pack. The streaming service’s “Marriage Story” scored six nominations, while “The Irishman and “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” tied with five each. Among the notable snubs: broadcast television networks and female directors, who were shut out. Daily Variety […]
A closer look at the 77th Golden Globe nominations, announced Monday. Netflix led the way with a total of 34 nominations for their film and TV programming.
Noah Baumbach and Adam Driver sat down with The Variety Studio at the Toronto Film Festival to discuss their new Netflix drama, “Marriage Story,” and some of the most intense moments on set. One particular scene (SPOILER-ALERT) features Driver and his co-star Scarlett Johansson in a difficult and tense conversation as their marriage falls apart. […]