“Nocturnal Animals” stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Amy Adams, and Aaron Taylor-Johnson, and director Tom Ford discussed their thriller at the Variety and AARP Movies for Grownups Screening Series last week.
Adams said she found the script compelling, while Gyllenhaal noted that he embraced playing a character “who had no power.”
“It seems nearly impossible and I always like things that pose a challenge, but he had such a beautiful way of describing his intent,” Adams said of Ford.
Taika Waititi revealed that Fox Searchlight wanted him to play Hitler in the comedy “Jojo Rabbit,” during a Q&A at the Variety Screening Series presented by Vudu. “It was like, ‘Hm, who should play Hitler? How about that Polynesian Jew from New Zealand? With hair that actually looks like this,'” Waititi said. “When I wrote [...]
“Vice” director Adam McKay got chills when he first saw Christian Bale in full costume as former vice president Dick Cheney, he said Variety’s Screening Series. “He came out in the makeup, in the suit, the wig was right and he had done all his character work,” McKay recalled. “He started doing the walk of [...]
The creators of “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” discussed the eye-catching art style of the best animated feature Oscar winner at a Variety Screening Series. “A lot of things that you see in most CG films, we didn’t want,” co-director Peter Ramsey said. “We wanted a look that was going to make you feel like…walking into [...]
Jennifer Aniston, who was honored on Friday at Variety‘s Power of Women luncheon presented by Lifetime, said she began to see herself in a different light and find her voice when she began working on “Friends.” “I started meeting all of these people who expressed to me how much the show meant to them — how […]
Cult movie legend and horror staple, John Carpenter reflects on his legacy.
Brie Larson was honored at Variety‘s Power of Women luncheon presented by Lifetime on Friday, and talked about her upcoming film “Just Mercy” and the Equal Justice Initiative. Larson portrays Eva Ansley, who co-founded the Equal Justice Initiative, in “Just Mercy,” and revealed what she learned from Ansley while making the film. “Where can you gain […]