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The Power of the Dog? Join the International Women’s Day Q&A

Headlines everywhere and foul text like this in prestige publications like Variety:

“Sam Elliott railed against Jane Campion’s The Power of the Dog during his visit to Marc Maron’s WTF podcast. Campion’s drama is nominated for 12 Oscars, more than any film this year. Benedict Cumberbatch stars as a sadistic rancher who makes life hell for his new sister-in-law and her son in 1925 Montana.… read more.


Jane Campion’s ‘The Power of The Dog’ Earns Its Acclaim

Jane Campion’s film The Power of The Dog leads the 2022 Oscar season, boasting 12 nominations, including Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay for Jane Campion.

The Power of The Dog is a Western psychological drama based on the novel of the same name by Thomas Savage, and hails a strong cast with Benedict Cumberbatch in the leading role accompanied by Kirsten Dunst, Jesse Plemons, and Kodi Smit-McPhee (all four of whom are now Oscar nominees as well).… read more.


Lina Wertmüller’s Big Crack in the Celluloid Ceiling

Note from Jan Lisa Huttner (Editor-in-Chief of FF2 Media): Today, Jane Campion received an Oscar nomination in the Best Director category for her work on The Power of the Dog, making her the first woman in the history of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences (AMPAS) to be nominated in the Best Director category for a second time!read more.


Jane Campion a ‘bright star’ in the directing world

While you’re hunkered down staying healthy during this crisis, there’s plenty of great female directors you can get to know better while you quarantine! Jane Campion has spearheaded a number of projects for both film and TV, including the Oscar-winning The Piano and the Elisabeth Moss fronted Top of the Lake more.


Jan Chats with Jane Campion about ‘Bright Star’

Jane Chats with Jane Campion about ‘Bright Star’

(First posted in 2009)

Jane Campion came to Chicago on Friday, July 24, to discuss ”Bright Star’ —her lyrical new film about the doomed love affair between tubercular poet John Keats and his muse Fanny Brawne. Film critics looking for a Keats BioPic will be sorely more.