Greta Gerwig Headlines

  • Cate Blanchett on Woody Allen allegations: Social media is 'not the judge and jury'

    Cate Blanchett, who won an Oscar for her leading performance in Woody Allen’s 2013 hit Blue Jasmine, is responding to further inquiries about her decision to work with the filmmaker despite sexual assault allegations made against him. “How do you juxtapose being a #MeToo proponent, a Time’s Up proponent, and staying silent or having worked with Woody Allen?” Christiane Amanpour asked the Australian actress during a Wednesday evening interview on CNN’s Amanpour pegged to Blanchett’s work with the...
  • Capsule movie reviews for March 25

    Annihilation This attempt at a thinking person's action movie devolves into a motiveless slog, in which a group of women soldiers go on a suicide mission, for little or no reason, and end up seeing some very gory, disgusting things. But Jennifer Jason Leigh has a major role, so it can't be all bad. Rated R. 115 minutes.-M.LaSalle Are We Not Cats Horror/romantic comedy about a young man who starts a relationship with a woman who eats her own...

  • The mangy, madly eccentric 'Isle of Dogs' gives us the Japan of Wes Anderson's dreams (and no one else's)

    What do you do after you’ve made yet another beautiful film in a career defined — some might say stymied — by an obsessive devotion to beauty? If you’re Wes Anderson, the writer-director behind such meticulously crafted art-house miniatures as “Moonrise Kingdom” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel,”...
  • Review: Wes Anderson doesn't stray with 'Isle of Dogs'

    There is an out-of-body melancholy that sets in about three quarters of the way through Wes Anderson’s ninth feature “Isle of Dogs .”

    Washington Post
  • Movies opening Friday, March 23

    Back to Burgundy: Cédric Klapisch directs this French film about three siblings who try to save the family vineyard after their father dies. The Flower: Kathryn Hahn (Laurie) and Zoey Deutch (Erica) star as mother and teenage daughter in this black comedy about how the pair handle Laurie's new boyfriend and his mentally unstable son. Isle of Dogs: The latest from Wes Anderson, this animated...

  • Roxie Theater becomes a movie house of dogs for 'Isle of Dogs' event

    Roxie Theater's "Isle of Dogs" event brought dogs to the Mission District theater.

  • Capsule movie reviews for March 18

    Beuys The unconventional Joseph Beuys, one of the pillars of the modern art movement, gets an unconventional tribute in this well shot, yet zigzagging documentary that is both illuminating and opaque. Not rated. 107 minutes. In German with English subtitles.-D.Lewis Black Panther This Ryan Coogler film, about a young African king (Chadwick Boseman) with special powers, breaks the pattern of most Marvel superhero movies,...

  • Exclusive: Go behind the scenes of Wes Anderson's stop-motion 'Isle of Dogs'

    It’s not everyday that we get a stop-motion film because stop-motion anything takes a heck of a long time to produce — but the end results are usually worth it. With Wes Anderson‘s highly anticipated Isle of Dogs hitting theaters on March 23, EW has an exclusive look behind-the-scenes of how a unique team of 25 animators and 10 assistants brought the vision of a canine-only island off the coast of Japan to life. Anderson previously tapped the stop-motion style for 2009’s Fantastic Mr. Fox. With...
  • People are fuming over Emma Stone's 'joke' about men nominated for best director at the Oscars — here's why it was problematic

    Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP Emma Stone took a dig at the Academy while presenting the Oscar for best director. She referred to the nominees as "four men and Greta Gerwig." Her comment called out the lack of women included in the nominations this year. But many people are taking issue with the way Stone grouped together two men of color (Guillermo del Toro and Jordan Peele) with the others. People are saying Stone failed to acknowledge the importance of intersectional diversity. She's also under...

    Business Insider
  • Original Observer photography

    Greta Gerwig, Lennie James, Ruth Wilson and Selma Blair all feature in this showcase of the best photography commissioned by the Observer in February 2018. Continue reading...

    the Guardian
  • L.A. Times film critics Kenneth Turan and Justin Chang make their 2018 Oscar picks

    Now that voting has closed for the 90th Academy Awards we’re left with the crucial questions: Who will win? And who should win? Our critics Kenneth Turan and Justin Chang sat down to swap predictions and favorites in the top eight categories: best picture, director, lead actor, lead actress, supporting...
  • This year's Best Director category is the strongest in recent memory

    The 90th Academy Awards will air this Sunday, March 4, and Film Club is counting down the days leading up to the ceremony with an examination of this year’s major categories. Each day, A.V. Club film editor A.A. Dowd and staff critic Ignatiy Vishnevetsky will break down a category and give us their picks for who should win, and who will win. Today, they’re looking at the nominees for Best Director. They are:

    The A.V. Club
  • Binge The 2018 Oscar Nominees This Week On Amazon Prime Video

    You have a week left to get caught up on the Best Picture nominees, and Prime Video is here to help.

  • Why Lady Bird should win the 2018 best picture Oscar

    Ahead of the 2018 Oscars, Hadley Freeman champions Greta Gerwig’s coming-of-age drama about the inner lives of women It is still slightly mind-blowing that Lady Bird is nominated at all at this year’s Academy Awards, because there is nothing about this movie that screams “Oscar fodder!” But the fact that it is nominated is a testament to just how bloody good this movie is, and why it really should win best picture. Its most obviously un-Oscar quality is that it was written and directed by a...

    the Guardian