Greta Gerwig

Comedies Speak Truth to Power in Golden Globes Race

Typically, the Golden Globe Award for best motion picture comedy/musical has been a mixed bag. Only once in the last decade has the victor — 2012’s …

Awards

Pop Culture Happy Hour: The Glorious And Moving 'Lady Bird'

Now and then, we can serve up an episode that consists of our panel joyfully explaining why we all truly were moved and thrilled by a piece of work. This is one of those weeks, as Aisha Harris of Slate's podcast Represent and music journalist Katie Presley join the panel to talk about <i>Lady Bird</i>.<p><i>Lady</i> …

Ladybird

The Awards Buzz: All The 2018 Oscar Contenders You NEED To Watch

As a fashion and celebrity journalist, the awards season is my favourite time of the year, hands down. From the red carpet fashion and the …

Award Shows

Lois Smith: An actress looks back in gratitude on Steppenwolf, Steinbeck

If she could, Lois Smith would give her faraway mid-20th-century self three pieces of advice.<p>One: “Be on time.” At this one she laughs, and Smith has a wonderful laugh, hearty and easy.<p>Two: “Be lucky.” At that one she takes a long pause, before and after saying it. It’s clear she’s thinking more …

La Jolla

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Uber covered up massive cyberattack, ousted VP to take power in Zimbabwe, Navy aircraft crashes off Japan's coast, and more.<p><i>Everything you need to know about the world this morning, curated by VICE.</i><p>US News<p><b>Uber Covered Up Massive Cyberattack</b>The company reportedly paid hackers $100,000 to delete …

Dara Khosrowshahi

Talking To Saoirse Ronan About The Wonderful ‘Lady Bird’ Is A Delight

Greta Gerwig’s <i>Lady Bird</i> has rushed to the top of the year-end, must-see movies. As star Saoirse Ronan says, it’s a difficult movie to explain in just a couple of sentences (though, on this press tour, she’s getting much better at it). <i>Lady Bird</i> is just one of those movies that digs deep into the …

Movies

Critics Debate What the Disney Ban Against the L.A. Times Says About the Future of Film Criticism

In a recent panel discussion, critics weighed in about recent events that reflect changes in their profession.<p><i>Earlier this year, critics group made</i> …

Entertainment

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1 of 116<p>CENTER STAGE<p>Diane Kruger takes the stage as <i>In the Fade</i> director Fatih Akin signs the Golden Book of the City at Town Hall in Hamburg, Germany.<p>…

Luis Fonsi

Greta Gerwig’s Adorable Letter to Justin Timberlake Is as Personal & Beautiful as Lady Bird Itself

I sat down to write about the above video, which features Greta Gerwig talking to Seth Meyers about the letter she wrote to Justin Timberlake, asking …

Ladybird

Spirit Awards: ‘Call Me by Your Name,’ ‘Get Out’ Soar, ‘Shape of Water’ Shunned Again

Film Independent’s annual Spirit Awards has become less the consolation opportunity for small films and performances destined to lose at the Oscars …

John Lasseter

Joana Vicente on Why the IFP Gotham Awards Supports Shaking Up Entertainment

It may seem a bit shocking, but the entertainment awards season is about to kick into high gear.<p><i>The Gotham Awards</i>, hosted by the Independent …

Entertainment

Indie Spirit Awards are now the best Oscar predictors

The Indie Spirit Awards have announced this year's list of nominees, which includes indie hits like Jordan Peele's race horror film Get Out and Luca …

UK News

'The Florida Project', 'Lady Bird' Top 2018 Film Independent Spirit Award Noms

Films from A24 snatch up the lion's share of Spirit Award nominations.<p>Moments ago, actors Lily Collins and Tessa Thompson announced the nominees for …

Filmmaking

What the Spirits Mean for Oscar - Big Boost to Get Out and Call Me By Your Name

The Spirit Awards have given their Best Picture prize to the film that ultimately wins Best Picture at the Oscars 5 out of 6 of the last few years. …

Jordan Peele

8 Pop Culture Picks to Get You Through Thanksgiving

I love my friends and family so much! But I also love...not being with them every second of every day. If you need time out from the people around you over Thanksgiving, or just want to take advantage of the holiday, here's what ELLE.com's staffers will be reading, listening to, and watching this …

Downton Abbey

Greta Gerwig Sent Justin Timberlake an Impassioned Letter to Use “Cry Me a River” in Lady Bird

“I mean, what can I say? You’re Justin Timberlake.”<p><b>Greta Gerwig’s</b> extremely well-reviewed new film, <i>Lady Bird,</i> centers on a group of high-school seniors as they journey through the 2002-2003 school year. Music and pop culture plays an integral role throughout in “setting the scene,” as it were, and …

Justin Timberlake

Read Greta Gerwig’s cute letter to Justin Timberlake

‘You were the soundtrack to my adolescence,” the letter begins....“Your rise corresponded exactly with my very awkward puberty’<p>Greta Gerwig’s <i>Lady Bird</i> is her directorial debut, with Saoirse Ronan playing the sarcastic, angsty and semi-autobiographical Sacramento teen looking to break out of the …

Justin Timberlake

'Call Me by Your Name' leads Independent Spirit Awards nominations

Luca Guadagnino's romantic drama "Call Me by Your Name" leads the nominations for the 2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards, earning six nods when the …

Entertainment

Pressing issues and peachy scenes: Gary Oldman, Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal and others talk inside Hollywood

Earlier this month, The Envelope gathered some of the industry’s top actors not just to talk about their current, award-contending films but to take the temperature of a community rattled by revelations of sexual harassment and assault claims against the likes of movie titan Harvey Weinstein and …

James Franco

Put a sock in it: why the hysteria over wacky hosiery?

The new Vanity Fair editor, Radhika Jones, visited staff at the Condé Nast offices last week. The former editorial director of the New York Times …

Mark Rutte

Lady Bird: Greta Gerwig wrote Justin Timberlake a letter to use his song in the movie

Entertainment

Oscars: Trying to Unpack a Stacked Lead Actress Field

It was clear at least as early as Labor Day, when the Telluride Film Festival played host to a number of contenders, that this year’s lead actress …

Saoirse Ronan

Read Greta Gerwig’s Letters to Justin Timberlake, Alanis Morissette, and Dave Matthews for Lady Bird Music Rights

Chances are, if you've seen Dave Matthews Band's "Crash" inexplicably pop up on your friends' Spotify feeds recently, it's because they just saw …

Alanis Morissette

Timothée Chalamet on Paparazzi Catching His Kiss with Selena Gomez, Call Me by Your Name, and That Peach Scene

Checking in with the charming breakout star of <i>Call Me by Your Name</i> before the Oscars come a-calling.<p>Let’s get this out of the way: One of the most romantic movie scenes of the year is between a man and a fuzzy, soft, fleshy…piece of fruit. It’s a peach—a <i>Prunus persica</i>—and it was plucked from a …

Daniel Day-Lewis

Greta Gerwig Wrote a Heartfelt Letter To Ask Justin Timberlake To Use His Song in 'Lady Bird'

In Greta Gerwig’s directorial debut and indie hit <i>Lady Bird</i>, the soundtrack plays a big role in showing protagonist Lady Bird’s turbulent adolescent …

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Lady Bird’s Saoirse Ronan Talks Acne, Alanis Morissette, and Shopping With Her Mom

“Most young people do get bad skin, and I don’t think that’s something you get to see much.”<p>As the titular heroine of Greta Gerwig’s critical hit <i>Lady Bird</i>, Saoirse Ronan slips effortlessly into the role of an angsty teenager trying to discover her true self — so effortlessly, in fact, that you’d be …

Saoirse Ronan

Call Me By Your Name Leads 2018 Spirit Award Nominees

Nominees have been announced for the 2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards. Luca Guadagnino’s coming-of-age tale <b>Call Me By Your Name</b> led the way with …

Entertainment

Your ultimate Turkey Day movie guide is here

Wondering which movies to spend your money on this Thanksgiving (as political fights and old family squabbles compete for attention with the big brined bird)? We're here for you! Behold, our viewing guide for whatever mood, or predicament, you may find yourself in.<p>Seriously, this is <i>the</i> …

Entertainment

The Lasting Influence of the Raincoats

Still riding the wave of Nirvana-mania that grunge-ified all facets of pop culture in the early ’90s, Nirvana’s label DGC compiled <i>Incesticide</i>, full …

Lou Reed

The Post Zooms to the Top of the Feinberg Forecast

The Hollywood Reporter’s Scott Feinberg has posted his latest Feinberg Forecast, folding in Steven Spielberg’s eagerly anticipated film The Post. …

Armie Hammer