Editor Hank Corwin has cut for Oliver Stone, Robert Redford and Terence Malick. Now he’s getting acclaim for “The Big Short,” Adam McKay’s dramedy about a handful of investors who saw the corruption in the American housing market before the great 2008 crash and bet against the banks, even when everyone thought they were crazy. In a video portrait as unique as the film, Corwin reveals how he thinks about a script, about characters, and his own often unusual way of working. (You’ll want to watch this one all the way to the end.)
When it came to recreating Elton John’s iconic outfits in “Rocketman,” costume designer Julian Day visited the singer’s personal archives to see the details on his colorful clothing up close. Day also used authentic jewelry from Chopard, including three watches decked out with real diamonds that came out to a million dollars.
Anyone who has read Louisa May Alcott’s “Little Women” can picture the March family’s house, but production designer Jess Gonchor was tasked with bringing the location to life in Greta Gerwig’s 2019 adaptation. “I wanted it to be like an old, worn-in jewelry box,” he said. “When you opened it up, there was color and [...]
Stunt coordinator Wade Allen details the extensive planning behind the “Barry” Season 2 episode “ronny/lily,” which features long takes aplenty, a Rite-Aid Taekwondo battle and Bill Hader’s Barry getting “his ass kicked by a little girl.” The idea for the episode came about a year ago. “Bill [Hader] and I riffed about how funny it [...]
Bong Joon Ho has a lot of reasons to celebrate tonight. The Korean filmmaker made history at the Academy Awards on Sunday night when his comedy-thriller “Parasite” became the first foreign language film to win the Oscar for best picture, beating out “1917,” “Ford v Ferrari,” “The Irishman,” “Jojo Rabbit,” “Joker,” “Little Women,” “Marriage Story,” […]
James Corden and Rebel Wilson strutted onto the Oscars stage with their tails between their legs to present the statuette for best visual effects to the team behind “1917” during tonight’s Oscars ceremony. Dressed as their characters from “Cats,” Bustopher Jones and Jennyanydots, the two joked about how they, more than most, understand the value […]
Brad Pitt capped off his effective sweep through awards season this evening by winning the Oscar for best supporting actor. The actor has been picking up statuettes throughout the season for his turn as the down-on-his-luck stuntman Cliff Booth in Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.” Pitt’s acceptance speeches have been a highlight […]