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‘The Worst Person in the World’ Emerges as Simply the Best at Norway’s Amanda Awards

Joachim Trier’s Oscar-nominated smash “The Worst Person in the World,” about a young woman trying to figure out what – and who – she really wants in her life, won big at Norway’s Amanda Awards on Saturday night, scooping five statuettes, including one for best film.Trier, who now holds the title for most Amanda Awards, […]

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Tokyo Vice Creator J.T. Rogers And Star Ansel Elgort On Immersion, Pacing, And A Possible Season 2 [Interview]

J.T. Rogers is a Tony Award-winning writer whose first produced TV credit was last year’s HBO movie “Oslo.” Now he’s stepping up his game in a major way as the creator and showrunner of “Tokyo Vice,” a sleek crime drama that boasts Michael Mann as a director and actors like Ansel Elgort (“West Side Story“) and […]

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‘The Crown’s Tobias Menzies Stars in Fertility-Themed Thriller Series ‘Made in Oslo’ (Exclusive)

Tobias Menzies, who won last year’s primetime Emmy Award for his turn as Prince Philip in ‘The Crown,’ has joined the cast of “Made in Oslo,” a character-driven thriller series set at a fertility clinic in Norway.Menzies stars in the cinematic show opposite Pia Tjelta, one of Norway’s most successful actors whose credits include successful […]

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2022 Ace Eddies: ‘King Richard,’ ‘Tick Tick Boom’ Take Surprising Drama and Comedy Editing Prizes

Underdog “King Richard” (Warner Bros.) beat the higher profile “Dune” (Warner Bros.) and “The Power of the Dog” (Netflix) for drama film editing honors at the 72nd Annual Ace Eddie Awards. The live ceremony was held Saturday at the Ace Hotel. Likewise, “Tick Tick Boom” (Netflix) prevailed over the favored “Don’t Look Up” (Netflix) in […]

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How Joachim Trier’s Unplanned Oslo Trilogy Became a Cinematic Masterpiece in Three Distinct Parts

Joachim Trier didn’t even start to think of his so-called Oslo Trilogy as just that, a single trilogy, until his frequent star Anders Danielsen Lie read the script for what would become the capper on a trio of stories told over 15 years, “The Worst Person in the World.” “He said, ‘I love the script […]

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Joachim Trier’s The Worst Person In The World Inducted Into The Criterion Collection

“The Worst Person in the World” is coming to the Criterion Closet. Joachim Trier’s Norwegian dark comedy-drama has swept the festival circuit and picked up multiple awards, including the Best Foreign Language Film award by the New York Film Critics Circle, and a Best Actress award for its star, Renate Reinsve, upon its debut at […]

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Neon Buys Joachim Trier’s ‘Worst Person in the World’ Out of Cannes

Neon has picked up U.S. rights to hot Cannes title “The Worst Person in the World,” directed by Norwegian writer-director Joachim Trier, from French sales agent mk2 Films.The romantic comedy, which is playing in competition, rounds out Trier’s Oslo Trilogy, which began with “Reprise” in 2006 and continued with “Oslo, August 31st” in 2011.The script […]

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‘Oslo’ Review: Timely HBO Movie Tackles Landmark Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks

Perhaps it’s time for another meeting between officials from Israel and Palestine like the series of off-the-books negotiations that took place in Oslo, Norway, back in 1993. Those sessions — conducted in secret over nearly six months, since Israeli policy forbade interacting with or otherwise acknowledging the authority of the Palestinian Liberation Organization — paid […]

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How Bartlett Sher Turned Cerebral Stage Hit ‘Oslo’ Into a Thrilling New HBO Movie

“Oslo,” the new HBO film about the back-channel negotiations between the Israeli government and the Palestine Liberation Organization that led to the milestone Oslo Peace Accords, arrives as tensions are at a high in the Middle East.It’s a moment where the hard work of peacemaking that the film dramatizes is in noticeably short supply, but […]

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