Director Guillermo del Toro sat down with star Richard Jenkins at the Variety Screening Series presented by Filmstruck to discuss themes of “humanity” in his Oscar nominated film, “Shape of Water.”
The movie addresses inclusion and acceptance, as a mute woman — played by Sally Hawkins — falls in love with a creature, whose fate and survival is controlled by a marine biologist and hostile government agent.
“I love symmetry,” he says. “I think it’s very important to see the powerful literally come apart and the silent gain a voice and say, ‘F— you.'”
He adds, “The punishment of a villain is not to give him a gruesome death. The punishment of a villain is giving him or her the recognition that they have lived their lives wrong.”
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 [...]
Lulu Wang, director and writer of “The Farewell,” talked about the challenges she faced before she was finally able to bring her movie to theaters during the Variety Screening Series presented by Vudu. The story, based on Wang’s own experiences, follows a Chinese American family dealing with the terminal cancer diagnosis of their grandmother. “When [...]
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. […]
The real reason behind Forky’s odd name choice.