At Sundance, pandemic dramas unfold on screen and off
Documentary Competition at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival. Soon, the principal is heard over the loudspeaker — an announcement that would signal not just the scuttling of prom and graduation ceremonies, but, potentially, Nicks’ film. Even in an independent film world predicated on a can-do spirit, the results — including “Homeroom,” “How It Ends” and “In the Same Breath” — are often striking for their resourcefulness. It turned out, much to our amazement, that our submissions were only slightly down," said Tabitha Jackson, director of the Sundance Film Festival, on Thursday. And Wang started working with 10 cinematographers in China to capture the yawning gap between party propaganda and reality.
Hollywood power publicist and pal to stars Nanci Ryder dies
Nanci Ryder, a powerful Hollywood publicist and co-founder of BWR Public Relations who became close to such stars as Rene Zellweger and Courteney Cox, died Thursday of Lou Gehrigs disease in Los Angeles. Zellweger thanked Ryder in her best actress acceptance speech when she won the Academy Award for Judy earlier this year. Stints at Goldberg-Ehrlich Public Relations and Management and Michael Levine Public Relations followed, before she formed Nanci Ryder Public Relations in 1984, with Fox as her first client. In 1987, she co-founded the firm BWR Public Relations with Paul Baker and Larry Winokur. This spring, the firm's parent company, Burson Cohn & Wolfe, shut down BWR Public Relations, moving staffers or laying them off.
Helen Hunt Posts First Pic Following Car Accident: 'Back at Work'
Helen Hunt is getting back into her routine, following her scary car accident. In the pic, Hunt is smiling and wearing a white shirt with a light blue scarf as she poses next to the actor. Following the accident, ET learned that Hunt was at home recovering and sustained no serious injuries. ET also spoke with the man who pulled Hunt out of the car after the frightening car accident, and shared that he had no idea he helped save a Hollywood star. RELATED CONTENT:Helen Hunts Rollover Car Crash: Everything We Know (Exclusive)Man Who Saved Helen Hunt in Accident Had No Idea Who She Was (Exclusive)
Man Who Saved Helen Hunt in Accident Had No Idea Who She Was (Exclusive)
The man who pulled Helen Hunt out of the car after she was involved in a frightening car accident on Wednesday had no idea he helped save a Hollywood star. ET's Kevin Frazier spoke exclusively to Zarren Thomas, who assisted 56-year-old Hunt immediately following the car crash, on Thursday. ET has since learned that Hunt is at home recovering and has sustained no serious injuries. "Just now," he says when asked when he realized that he had saved Hunt. RELATED CONTENT:Helen Hunt Hospitalized Following Traffic Accident in Los AngelesHelen Hunt and Paul Reiser Reportedly Close Deal to Revive 'Mad About You'Helen Hunt On a Possible 'Mad About You' Revival: 'It's Looking Interesting' (Exclusive)
Helen Hunt Hospitalized Following Traffic Accident in Los Angeles
Helen Hunt is recovering after a frightening car accident. Hunt was reportedly riding in the back of a black SUV when her vehicle was clipped by another car, which flipped Hunt's SUV onto its side. Helen Hunt Shares Exciting 'Mad About You' Revival Update! (Exclusive)RELATED CONTENT:Helen Hunt and Paul Reiser Reportedly Close Deal to Revive 'Mad About You'Helen Hunt Hits the Beach in Sexy Blue Bikini at 53 -- See the Flawless Pic! Kevin Hart Breaks His Silence Following Serious Car Crash