There’s sadness and plenty of humor and but the movie tries so hard to be uplifting and deep, that it just gets in the way of itself.
The award-winning actress decided to speak up for “all those young women who doubt themselves”
"I wanted that challenge of playing a character who really felt like a character" - Kate Winslet on Triple 9
Fassbender and Winslet talk about working with a script by Aaron Sorkin, rehearsing with Boyle, and whether or not Winslet will do Broadway in order to complete her EGOT.
'Steve Jobs' takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution, to paint a portrait of the man at its epicenter.
Take a look at The Hollywood Reporter's great new actress roundtable interview featuring Jennifer Lawrence (Joy), Cate Blanchett (Carol, Truth), Helen Mirren (Trumbo, Woman in Gold), Kate Winslet (Steve Jobs), Carey Mulligan (Suffragette), Jane Fonda (Youth), Brie Larson (Room) and Charlotte Rampling (45 Years).
Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter.
If you think things have gotten better in Hollywood for women, think again. A recent Elle magazine article revealed that sexism is alive and well in Tinsel Town. While things certainly have improved over the decades, New York actress Katrina Day is pointing out areas where it still exists — casting notices. Her Tumblr blog, Lady Parts, calls attention to the posts for actress that are rather insulting in this day and age. She describes the blog as “calling bullshit, cultivating selectivity, and fostering discussion—because ‘female, non-speaking’ won’t work for us.” From notices like “Female. Non-speaking role. To lay face down ... Read more
Kate Winslet is known for her critically acclaimed work in movies like The Reader, Labor Day and Little Children. This year, she is departing from typical Oscar fare to dive into a big budget box office hit — Divergent. She spoke with Hero Complex about why she chose such radically different role for her latest movie. Winslet shared, “I wanted to be in a film that was just completely different to everything that I’ve done.” The trilogy film is based on a series of books by author Veronica Roth where people are categorized into factions based on their personality from ... Read more
In theaters & IMAX March 21, 2014
Here’s a Q&A the SAG Foundation did with Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin for their upcoming film, Labor Day. Directed by Jason Reitman, the film centers on 13-year-old Henry Wheeler, who struggles to be the man of his house and care for his reclusive mother Adele (Winslet) while confronting all the pangs of adolescence. On a back-to-school shopping trip, Henry and his mother encounter Frank Chambers (Brolin), a man both intimidating and clearly in need of help, who convinces them to take him into their home and later is revealed to be an escaped convict. The events of this long ... Read more
Divergent: In a future world where people are divided into distinct factions based on their personalities, Tris Prior is warned she is Divergent and will never fit into any one group. When she discovers a conspiracy to destroy all Divergents, she must find out what makes being Divergent so dangerous before it’s too late Director: Neil Burger Writers: Evan Daugherty, Vanessa Taylor Starring: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Jai Courtney, Ray Stevenson, Zoe Kravitz, Miles Teller, Maggie Q, Tony Goldwyn, Ashley Judd, Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet is making another run this awards season with her latest film Labor Day, written and directed by Jason Reitman. The movie is based on a 2009 Joyce Maynard novel about an unexpected romance between a single mother and an escaped convict. Winslet shares her screen time with Josh Brolin and 14-year-old Gattlin Griffith who plays her son. She talked with The New York Times about working with the teen actor and how she approached the role. Griffith was apprehensive on the first day of shooting, so the British actress quelled his fears. “He was terrified,” she shared. “I ... Read more
When it comes to indie star Greta Gerwig, she has gone through phases of regretting some of her past films -- particularly when the offers weren't coming in.
She's perfect and you'll understand why she got the part but when you watch it, you'll quickly notice that someone else is playing the role of Jack, played by Leonardo DiCaprio in the film.
A few years ago a band called the Silver Brazilians released a song titled "Kate Winslet", which served as an ode to the beauty of the titular Titanic actress. However, with lyrics like "Kate Winslet / You know you look so fine / When they talk about your weight girl / I wouldn't pay no mind / I'm no diplomat / but you look better fat / Kate Winslet," it does mention Winslet's often-discussed figure in a less-than-flattering way.
“If directors don’t want to rehearse, you as an actor go home, you do your homework, you do your own rehearsal and you figure it out, it’s fine. I’m used to doing that.”
In Theaters: December 16, 2011
She explains, "I hate it! Listen make no mistake, I just get on it. I just go in and say 'Oh f*ck' let's do it.' and boom"
Director: Steven Soderbergh Cast: Marion Cotillard, Matt Damon, Laurence Fishburne, Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Winslet Writers: Scott Z. Burns