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Dakota Johnson & Kate Hudson Party the Night Away Together at W Magazine's Best Performances Event

Dakota Johnson and Kate Hudson enjoyed a fun night out together ahead of the Oscars!

The 32-year-old The Lost Daughter actress and the 42-year-old Almost Famous actress spent the evening together while attending W Magazine’s Best Performances Party on Thursday night (March 24) at Gigi’s Hollywood in Los Angeles.

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Sean Penn Tests Positive for COVID-19, Skips Presenting at DGA Awards 2022

Sean Penn has COVID-19.

Paul Thomas Anderson revealed that the 61-year-old actor had tested positive for the virus while appearing on stage during the 2022 Directors Guild of America Awards on Saturday (March 12).

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Kodi Smit-McPhee Joins Oscar-Nominated Directors at SBIFF Event

Kodi Smit-McPhee walks the carpet while attending an event at the 2022 Santa Barbara International Film Festival on Thursday (March 3) in Santa Barbara, Calif.

The 25-year-old actor was in attendance at the tribute for this year’s recipients of the Outstanding Directors of the Year Award. All five Oscar nominees this year were honored!

Licorice Pizza‘s Paul Thomas Anderson and Belfast‘s Kenneth Branagh were both in attendance to accept their awards. The other recipients were The Power of the Dog‘s Jane Campion, Drive My Car‘s Ryusuke Hamaguchi, and West Side Story‘s Steven Spielberg.

Kodi just landed an exciting role in a new series!

FYI: Kodi is wearing a Y/Project turtleneck, an Everlane jacket, Levi’s jeans, and Aldo shoes.

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HAIM Releases 'Lost Track' With Paul Thomas Anderson-Directed Music Video - Watch!

HAIM is back!

The group returned Tuesday (March 1) with a brand new song called “Lost Track,” along with an accompanying music video directed by Paul Thomas Anderson.

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'Licorice Pizza' Director Paul Thomas Anderson Responds to Backlash for Scenes with Fake Asian Accent

Paul Thomas Anderson, the director of the Oscar-nominated movie Licorice Pizza, is finally responding to the backlash the film received for scenes in which an actor uses a fake Asian accent.

In the movie, Pitch Perfect actor John Michael Higgins plays a restauranteur who owns an establishment with his Japanese wife. He speaks to her with a fake Asian accent that has been called out as racist. The character appears a second time, this time with a second Japanese woman and he repeats the fake accent with her.

Anderson basically said in a new interview that he doesn’t understand the backlash.

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Paul Thomas Anderson Weighs In On The Marvel Movies Debate

There are many stars who have shared their unpopular opinions about Marvel movies.

Both Ridley Scott and Martin Scorsese have previously blasted the movies as not being part of real cinema, but there is one director who doesn’t mind them – Paul Thomas Anderson.

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'Licorice Pizza' Movie Faces Backlash for Scenes with Fake Asian Accent

The new movie Licorice Pizza is facing backlash for scenes in which a white male character speaks with an offensive fake Asian accent.

The film was written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, the eight-time Oscar-nominated filmmaker behind movies like Boogie Nights, There Will Be Blood, The Master, Inherent Vice, and Phantom Thread.

Licorice Pizza is the story of Alana Kane (Alana Haim) and Gary Valentine (Cooper Hoffman) growing up, running around and falling in love in the San Fernando Valley, 1973. The film tracks the treacherous navigation of first love.

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