Kate Winslet: Articles

Golden Globes: 'Diversity' Hollywood Style & Leo and Kate Reunited

Golden Globes' historic gif moment: Lady Gaga and Leonardo DiCaprio. 2016 Golden Globes: 'Diversity' Hollywood Style & Leo and Kate together again There was plenty of “diversity” at the 2016 Golden Globes ceremony, held on Jan. 10 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. Winners were male, female, white, […]

'Finding Neverland' Movie Review: Johnny Depp as James M. Barrie Disney Style

'Finding Neverland' movie: Johnny Depp as James M. Barrie a.k.a. J.M. Barrie, with the Llewelyn Davies family: Kate Winslet, Freddie Highmore, Joe Prospero, Nick Roud and Luke Spill. 'Finding Neverland' movie review: Losing reality Back in 2001, German-born director Marc Forster (Quantum of Solace, World War Z) brought a much […]

'Steve Jobs' Movie: Michael Fassbender Career-Making Performance in 'Riveting' Biopic

'Steve Jobs' movie poster. 'Steve Jobs' movie: 'Riveting, high speed' biopic starring Michael Fassbender at his best On the outside, computers are clean, symmetrical slabs of molded polycarbonate; pleasant, or at least inoffensive, to look at. On the inside, however, the part most consumers don't see, is a bento box […]

Marvel 'Avengers' Box Office: Ahead of 'The Dark Knight' & 'Star Wars'?

Marvel 'The Avengers' movie vs. 'The Dark Knight' June 29 update: Starring Scarlett Johansson (photo, as Black Widow), Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Robert Downey Jr, Tom Hiddleston, and Jeremy Renner, Joss Whedon's The Avengers movie has officially surpassed Titanic's original box office take. Back in 1998, James Cameron's […]

First 'Heroine Movie' in Two Decades to Top Four Weekends

'Heroine movie': Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen and Stanley Tucci as Caesar Flickerman in The Hunger Games April 16 update: The “heroine movie” The Hunger Games has topped the U.S. and Canada box office for the fourth weekend in a row. Starring Jennifer Lawrence (Winter's Bone), the Gary Ross-directed blockbuster […]

'Titanic 3D': James Cameron Iceberg Epic Nears $3 Billion Worldwide

Titanic with Kate Winslet, Billy Zane   April 16 The Titanic 3D rerelease hasn't broken any box office records in North America, where it has taken in an estimated $44.41 million after 12 days. Overseas, however, it's another story. This weekend (which includes Wed./Thu. in some territories), Titanic 3D topped […]

'Titanic 3D' London Premiere: James Cameron & Kate Winslet + New 'Carrie' Star?

Two days ago, James Cameron made world headlines for reportedly finding himself about 11 1/4 kilometers below sea level in the Marianas Trench, which is supposed to be the deepest spot on Earth. Whether as a testament to human-made technology or human-made p.r., Cameron was actually able to tweet to […]

César Awards: 'The Artist' Wins + Jean Dujardin Loses & Kate Winslet Honored

Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo, The Artist Jean Dujardin can't win 'em all. For his (in my humble opinion brilliant) performance as a fading silent film star in Michel Hazanavicius' The Artist, he was voted Best Actor at the Cannes Film Festival, the British Academy Awards, the SAG Awards, the Golden […]

Naomi Watts' Princess Diana Movie + Jesus vs. Sylvester Stallone

“Jesus Christ Himself Will Face Off Against Rambo And The Terminator In The Tomb,” blasts a Cinema Blend headline about the upcoming pairing of 1980s all-brawn, no-brain movie heroes Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger. If only. Imagine Jesus battling an aged Rambo/Rocky and the former governor of California. What kinds […]

Actor Award: SAG Winners Include Five-Decade Veteran & Surprise Best Actress

Kate Winslet, Mildred Pierce Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture * The Help – Jessica Chastain. Viola Davis. Bryce Dallas Howard. Allison Janney. Chris Lowell. Ahna O'Reilly. Sissy Spacek. Octavia Spencer. Mary Steenburgen. Emma Stone. Cicely Tyson. Mike Vogel The Artist Bérénice Bejo. James Cromwell. Jean Dujardin. […]

Calista Flockhart & Husband Harrison Ford + Leonardo DiCaprio & Kate Winslet: Golden Globes

Calista Flockhart and husband Harrison Ford: Golden Globes Red Carpet. Calista Flockhart and Harrison Ford: Golden Globes Calista Flockhart and husband Harrison Ford are seen above as they arrive at the 2012 Golden Globes ceremony held at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills on Sunday, Jan. 15. Ford was the […]

'Titanic 3D': Highly Positive Early Reactions

TITANIC 3D: James Cameron Presents 8-Scene Preview Early reactions to Titanic 3D have been highly favorable James Cameron directed. Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Gloria Stuart star. See below: “The footage I saw this morning left me speechless. I'm not joking around when I say it's the best post conversion I've […]

'Titanic 3D': James Cameron Presents 8-Scene Preview

Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Titanic James Cameron and producer Jon Landau presented 8 scenes (or about 18 minutes) from Titanic 3D earlier today at the Paramount studios in Hollywood to highly positive reviews. Paramount, 20th Century Fox, and Cameron's Lightstorm Entertainment reportedly spent 60 weeks and $18 million on the […]

Kate Winslet Poses as Elizabeth Taylor on V Magazine

Kate Winslet (Titanic) as Elizabeth Taylor (Cleopatra) Kate Winslet just recently played Joan Crawford – well, if you want to be technical about it, she played the title role in Todd Haynes' Mildred Pierce, a remake of Michael Curtiz's 1945 noirish melodrama starring Joan Crawford. Now, with the assistance of […]

Maggie Smith, 'Downtown Abbey': Emmy Winners

Maggie Smith, 'Downton Abbey,' Kate Winslet: Emmy Awards 2011 winners (image: Maggie Smith as Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham, in 'Downton Abbey') Outstanding Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special Cinema Verite * Downton Abbey The Kennedys Mildred Pierce The Pillars of the Earth Too Big To Fail Outstanding Leading Actress in […]

Roman Polanski 'Carnage': Mixed-to-Enthusiastic Reviews

Jodie Foster, John C. Reilly, Kate Winslet, Christoph Waltz, Carnage Based on Yasmine Reza's play God of Carnage, Roman Polanski's Carnage is the director's first film since last year's legal fiasco engendered by the Los Angeles District Attorney's office. Carnage was screened today at the Venice Film Festival, where it […]

'Little Children' Movie Review: Kate Winslet Is Suburban Madame Bovary

Kate Winslet, Patrick Wilson, Little Children Synopsis: Suburbia, U.S.A.: A married man (Patrick Wilson) and a married woman (Kate Winslet) have an affair, while an unbalanced ex-cop (Noah Emmerich) continually harasses the local convicted sex offender (Jackie Earle Haley). [Note: Spoilers ahead.] The Pros: Little Children has an intriguing premise […]

Abhishek Bachchan New Movie + Corey Feldman vs. Hollywood & Media

Director Karan Johar and star Shah Rukh Khan filming My Name Is Khan Following the success of Shah Rukh Khan's My Name Is Khan, which has grossed $31.9 million worldwide (as per Box Office Mojo; not including India) and became the top Bollywood movie ever in the United Kingdom (not […]

Vera Farmiga & Charlize Theron + James Taylor & 'Prudence' Oscar Row: Academy Awards

Vera Farmiga on the Oscars' Red Carpet. Best Supporting Actress nominee Vera Farmiga Vera Farmiga arrives at the 82nd Academy Awards, held on March 7, '10, at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. Farmiga was a Best Supporting Actress nominee for her performance in Jason Reitman's Up in the Air, also […]

'Avatar' Box Office vs. 'Titanic': Box Office (Adjusted) Comparison

Avatar hasn't been the top weekend grosser at the U.S. and Canada box office since late January. First, it was dethroned by the Channing Tatum-Amanda Seyfried tearjerker Dear John; then came Garry Marshall's Valentine's Day, Joe Johnston's The Wolfman, and Chris Columbus' Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief. […]

Penélope Cruz & Kate Winslet Presenters, Academy Awards' Unglamorous Side

Penélope Cruz Best Supporting Actress Oscar winner (with past winner Anjelica Huston behind her). Oscar presenters Penélope Cruz, Kate Winslet and Sean Penn Penélope Cruz, Kate Winslet, and Sean Penn – the three living performers who won Oscars in the acting categories last year – will return as presenters at […]

Oscar Voting 'Secrets' Explain Kate Winslet Best Actress Win? + Immigration Drama Tops Marrakech

Kate Winslet in The Reader: Oscar voting explains surprising Best Actress nomination? A potential double nominee for the 2009 Academy Awards, Kate Winslet ended up getting shortlisted for only one movie: Stephen Daldry's Holocaust-themed drama The Reader. Perhaps even more surprising was the fact that Winslet was nominated in the […]

European Film Awards: Michael Haneke Rare Triple Win & Tahar Rahim

Michael Haneke at the European Film Awards. The Munich-born screenwriter-director (March 24, 1942) was the big winner at this year's ceremony, as his psychological/political drama The White Ribbon topped the Best European Film, Best European Director, and Best European Screenwriter categories. Only Matteo Garrone's 2008 mafia drama Gomorrah has also […]

European Film Awards Nominations: Penélope Cruz & Pedro Almodóvar

The White Ribbon by Michael Haneke. Six films are vying for the top prize at the 2009 European Film Awards. They are: Andrea Arnold's Fish Tank, about a teenager (best actress nominee Katie Jarvis) upset that her mother has found herself a new boyfriend (Michael Fassbender) Stephen Daldry's The Reader, […]

Zac Efron & Robert Pattinson + Sophia Loren & Vanessa Hudgens: The Oscars

Zac Efron Werner Herzog Slumdog Millionaire composer A.R. Rahman, Sairaa Rahman Robert Pattinson, Edward Cullen in the Twilight movie franchise. Michael Shannon, Kate Arrington Photos: Bryan Crowe / © A.M.P.A.S. James Franco, Ahna O'Reilly Natalie Portman Jochen Alexander Freydank Milk filmmaker Gus Van Sant, Anne Kronenberg Photos: Jon Didier / […]

Kate Winslet & Dustin Lance Black Oscar Speech + Freida Pinto & Dev Patel

Instead of making an Oscar speech holding a shampoo bottle, best actress winner Kate Winslet (for The Reader) holds the real thing. “I'm very lucky to have been given Hanna Schmitz by Bernhard Schlink and David Hare and Stephen [Daldry] and working with you is an experience I will never […]

Penélope Cruz Oscar Speech + Goldie Hawn & Whoopi Goldberg: The Oscars

“This is not going to be 45 seconds, I can say that right now,” said best supporting actress winner Penélope Cruz (for Vicky Cristina Barcelona). “Has anybody ever fainted here? Because I might be the first one. Thank you so much to the Academy. I want to share this with […]

The Oscars: Predictions Off the Mark

2009 Academy Awards 2009 Academy Award nominations: Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills on Jan. 22 2009 Academy Award winners: Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland in Los Angeles on Feb. 22 (See also: Oscar 2009 Predictions.) Best film The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (Paramount and Warner Bros.), A […]

Oscar Buzz: Kate Winslet Breaks Bette Davis' Record?

Clip posted by MovieTitleSequences. Emily Oberman and Bonnie Siegler in the New York Times (by way of David Hudson's The Daily) “There's an Oscar for pretty much every aspect of filmmaking, except one: the title sequences. Titles, though, have always played a significant part in motion pictures. They may have […]

Michelle Pfeiffer 'Cheri' in Berlin + French & German Film Critics Choices

Derek Elley reviews Stephen Frears' Chéri in Variety: “Like a passable bottle of champagne, Cheri fizzes and slides down quite easily but lacks real body and doesn't really hit the spot. Driven along by Alexandre Desplat's busy score, scrumptious duds by Consolata Boyle, pastel-tinged widescreen lensing by Darius Khondji and, […]

Robert Osborne on Kate Winslet: Lead or Supporting Actress?

In The Hollywood Reporter, Robert Osborne discusses Kate Winslet's faux supporting role in The Reader (the article is dated Jan. 15, but I felt it worth quoting here especially considering that the 2009 Academy Awards voters – for once – failed to go along with the “supporting actress” ruse): “I'm […]

Oscar Luncheon: Amy Adams & Marisa Tomei + Gus Van Sant & Frank Langella

Kate Winslet, David Kross in The Reader (top); Javier Bardem, Penélope Cruz in Vicky Cristina Barcelona (middle); Viola Davis in Doubt (bottom) The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that 15 of the 20 nominees in the acting categories will be among the almost 120 2009 Academy […]

Richard Attenborough Award Winners + Oscar Shorts Screenings

2009 WGA Award motion picture nominations: January 7, 2009 2009 WGA Award winners: February 7, 2009 MOTION PICTURES ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY Burn After Reading, Written by Joel Coen & Ethan Coen, Focus Features Milk, Written by Dustin Lance Black, Focus Features Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Written by Woody Allen, The Weinstein Company […]

SAG Awards: Jeremy Piven & Anthony Hopkins + Meryl Streep & Penélope Cruz

SAG Awards: Laura Linney Holly Hunter Dev Patel, Freida Pinto Photos: Lester Cohen (Hunter), Kevin Mazur (Patel/Pinto), Michael Buckner (Linney) Sean Penn Kate Winslet, Sally Field Meryl Streep Photos: Kevin Mazur (Field/Winslet, Penn), Michael Caulfield (Streep) Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt Kevin Bacon, Kyra Sedgwick Penélope Cruz, Kate Winslet Photos: Kevin […]

Oscar Trivia: Meryl Streep Ties Katharine Hepburn Record

Oscar nominations announcement 2009: Forest Whitaker and Academy president Sid Ganis. Oscar trivia: 2009 Academy Awards Most nominated films David Fincher's The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett, with 13 nominations. Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire, featuring Dev Patel and Freida Pinto, with 10. Gus Van […]

Veteran Jan Troell Film Tops Swedish Oscars + BAFTA Longlist Snubs

Jan Troell's Everlasting Moments, a 2008 Golden Globe nominee and Sweden's entry for the 2009 best foreign-language film Academy Award, received eight Golden Beetle nominations, including best film, director, actor, actress, and screenplay. Set in the early 1900s, Everlasting Moments follows a young working-class woman (Finnish actress Maria Heiskanen) who wins a camera in a lottery, thus gaining a […]

Tom Cruise & Kate Winslet, Sally Field & Penélope Cruz: Golden Globes

Tom Cruise and Kate Winslet © HFPA / 66th Golden Globe® Awards Penélope Cruz © HFPA / 66th Golden Globe® Awards Martin Scorsese, Steven Soderbergh © HFPA / 66th Golden Globe® Awards Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie © Hollywood Foreign Press Association / 66th Golden Globe® Awards Kevin Connolly © Hollywood […]

Kate Winslet Beats Penélope Cruz: Golden Globe Winners + Meryl Streep Breaks Record

There were few surprises among the 2009 Golden Globe winners. The biggest one was Kate Winslet's best actress, drama, win for Revolutionary Road. Pundits everywhere – including those in this blog – were predicting either Anne Hathaway or Meryl Streep. Sally Hawkins' best actress, comedy or musical, win may have […]

Academy Award Predictions: Meryl Streep & Clint Eastwood + Posthumous Best Supporting Actor Nomination

Meryl Streep in Doubt. Academy Award Predictions: In case she gets another Academy Award nomination in early 2009 – her 15th – Meryl Streep will tie with Katharine Hepburn for the record of most nominations in the lead actor/actress categories: 12 in all. Next in line is Bette Davis with […]

'Revolutionary Road' Movie: Leonardo DiCaprio & Kate Winslet Images + Christopher Plummer Autobiography

Revolutionary Road with Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio. Directed by Sam Mendes – Winslet's husband and the director of the 1999 Oscar-winning Suburbia Hell effort American Beauty – the dysfunctional suburbia-set Revolutionary Road was adapted to the screen by Justin Haythe, using as his source Richard Yates' 1961 National Book […]

Bollywood-Inspired Drama & Swedish 'Twilight' Top Film Critics Awards + Kate Winslet vs. Anne Hathaway

Slumdog Millionaire with Dev Patel and Anil Kapoor. Danny Boyle's Bollywood-inspired drama seems to be on its way to becoming this awards season's top Best Film pick among U.S.-based critics groups. Dev Patel stars as a former Mumbai slum dweller who may succeed in becoming a millionaire – see image […]

Kate Winslet Double Golden Globe Nominee & Santa Barbara Honoree + Meryl Streep Breaks Record

Kate Winslet: Potential Academy Award double nominee for Sam Mendes' Revolutionary Road (as Best Actress) and Stephen Daldry's The Reader (as Best Supporting Actress) will be receiving the Santa Barbara Film Festival's Montecito Award for her “series of classic and standout performances.” Well-received Kate Winslet portrayals include those in Ang […]

Daniel Craig & Kate Winslet London Winners + Imelda Staunton & Cate Blanchett Top Bafta Awards

The 2005 London Film Critics' Circle Award winners were announced on Feb. 9. Best Film The Aviator - Martin Scorsese The Motorcycle Diaries - Walter Salles Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind - Michel Gondry House of Flying Daggers - Zhang Yimou * Sideways - Alexander Payne Best British Film Ae […]

J.M. Barrie & 'Peter Pan' Inspiration: 'Finding Neverland' Myths & the Llewelyn Davies Boys

J.M. Barrie and Peter Pan. The five sons of Arthur and Sylvia Llewelyn Davies, particularly Michael, were the real-life inspiration for Peter Pan – the flying, satyr-like, Neverland denizen who refuses to face the dredge of adulthood. But there seems to have been another inspiration for Peter Pan after all: […]

Award-Winning Movies: Clint Eastwood-Martin Scorsese Split + Female Genital Mutilation Drama Surprise Win

Award-winning movies: Million Dollar Baby with Hilary Swank. A critical favorite and one of the top award-winning movies this season, the National Society of Film Critics' Best Film of 2004 is Clint Eastwood's sentimental melo Million Dollar Baby, which Paul Haggis adapted from a short story by F.X. Toole (a.k.a. Jerry Boyd). […]