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Gotham Awards 2021 Winners: ‘Squid Game,’ ‘Reservation Dogs,’ Maggie Gyllenhaal, and More

The Gotham Awards are taking place at 8 p.m. Et, November 29, in Lower Manhattan, back in their usual prime slot at the start of the awards season. Below, follow along as IndieWire updates this list with all of the winners as they happen.The Gotham Film and Media Institute is hosting the live stream of […]

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‘Saturday Night Live’ Review: The Best and Worst of Jonathan Majors’ Hosting Debut

Continuing this season of new hosts and comedic experimentation, this week’s “Saturday Night Live” saw “The Harder They Fall” star Jonathan Majors take on first-time hosting duty. And not just any first-time hosting duty, as he had to do so with Taylor Swift as the heavily-buzzed-about music guest.Host: Jonathan MajorsOne thing to really appreciate about […]

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The Harder They Fall Took Inspiration From The Godfather Part II [Exclusive]

Did you catch the “Frasier” reference in “The Harder They Fall?” A ’90s sitcom about a Seattle psychiatrist might be an unlikely source of inspiration for a Western with warring gangs of gunslingers, but it’s just one of the many influences that writer-director Jeymes Samuel incorporated into the movie./Film’s Shania Russell recently conducted a wide-ranging […]

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How Regina King Earned More Screen Time In The Harder They Fall [Exclusive]

In “The Harder They Fall,” Regina King’s character, Trudy Smith, plays lieutenant to the cowboy gang leader Rufus Buck, played by Idris Elba. She’s one member of an ensemble cast that also includes Lakeith Stanfield, Jonathan Majors, Zazie Beetz, and Delroy Lindo. The film juggles numerous characters, and editor Tom Eagle had his work laid out for […]

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This The Harder They Fall Easter Egg Is A Touching Tribute To Chadwick Boseman

“The Harder They Fall” marks the feature-length directorial debut of musician-turned-filmmaker Jeymes Samuel, Aka The Bullitts, who is seeking to reclaim the Old West with a vision of the New West, populated by Black actors. The movie is streaming now on Netflix, and it stars Jonathan Majors, Zazie Beetz, Idris Elba, Regina King, Lakeith Stanfield, Delroy Lindo, and […]

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‘The Harder They Fall’: 6 Books on Real-Life People Who Inspired the Movie

All products and services featured by IndieWire are independently selected by IndieWire editors. However, IndieWire may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes.“The Harder They Fall,” the highly anticipated all-Black Western that debuted on Netflix November 3, is a fictionalized tale […]

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‘The Harder They Fall’ Cast to Receive Ensemble Tribute at Gotham Awards — Film News in Brief

‘The Harder They Fall’ Cast to Receive Ensemble Tribute at 2021 Gotham AwardsThe Gotham Film & Media Institute announced that the cast of “The Harder They Fall” will receive the Ensemble Tribute during the 2021 Gotham Awards Ceremony, which takes place in person on Nov. 29 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. Nominations […]

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‘The Harder They Fall’ Trailer: Jonathan Majors Hunts for Idris Elba in Bloody Netflix Western

Netflix has premiered the official trailer for its upcoming Western film “The Harder They Fall,” which might just be one of the most star-studded titles of the fall movie season. Take a deep breath and check out this roster of actors: Jonathan Majors, Zazie Beetz, Delroy Lindo, Lakeith Stanfield, Regina King, Idris Elba, Danielle Deadwyler, […]

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