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Backed by Leonardo DiCaprio, YC alum SolarMente wants to help democratize solar power in Spain

Solar is one of the cleanest forms of energy, and the EU is determined to make sure it taps the giant ball of nuclear fusion in the sky to reduce its dependence on fossil fuels. Indeed, as part of the REPowerEU plan, the European Commission is considering a path to introduce rules that would mandate installation of rooftop solar energy panels on most new and public and commercial buildings by 2026. But not all countries in Europe get lots of sunlight. You’d think Spain would be big on solar energy generation since…

America Ferrera recalls how she cried after meeting Leonardo DiCaprio

Oscar-nominated actor America Ferrera still gets star-struck by some actors. During her appearance on Late Night With Seth Meyers, the `Barbie` star revealed that she has been meeting people this awards season whom she can`t help but admire, like Martin Scorsese and Tom Hanks, whom she acknowledged she aspired to be as a child, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Ferrera also recalled meeting Leonardo DiCaprio in 2007, noting to the late-night host that being star-struck sometimes sneaks up on her. "More often than…

Leonardo DiCaprio was ‘paging through Victoria’s Secret catalogue’ on set of Blood Diamond, director claims

Get our free weekly email for all the latest cinematic news from our film critic Clarisse LoughreyGet our The Life Cinematic email for freeLeonardo DiCaprio was found “paging through a Victoria’s Secret catalogue” on the set of Blood Diamond, his director has claimed in a new memoir.The funny anecdote was recalled by filmmaker Edward Zwick, who has written the story of his life in a new book titled Hits, Flops, and Other Illusions: My Fortysomething Years in Hollywood. Zwick is best known for directing films including the…

19 Years Ago, Leonardo DiCaprio Landed An Oscar Nom And Paul Giamatti Didn’t. This Year, The Opposite Has Happened

Oscar "snubs" have become the talk of the town this week following the announcement of the 2024 Academy Award nominations on Tuesday, January 23.  Movie fans—including, oddly, Stephen King—are irritated over those Barbie slights (including Greta Gerwig being oddly left out of the Best Director category), that total May December shutout (including Charles Melton's extraordinary supporting work), and the fact that presumed Best Actor frontrunner Leonardo DiCaprio completely missed in that category. Instead, this year's…

Oscar nominations 2024: The 8 biggest snubs and surprises, from Margot Robbie to Leonardo DiCaprio

Get our free weekly email for all the latest cinematic news from our film critic Clarisse LoughreyGet our The Life Cinematic email for freeIt’s a question rarely asked, but... are this year’s Oscar nominations actually good? On Tuesday, the line-up for the 2024 Academy Awards was announced, and they’re comfortably the strongest set of nominees in years.There may have been a lack of surprise surrounding some of the big hitters – such as Christopher Nolan’s nuclear biopic Oppenheimer, with 13 nods, Yorgos Lanthimos’s…

Leonardo DiCaprio Compares Shutter Island To Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory, But After Reading His Comments, They Make Total Sense

Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese have made several movies together and while Shutter Island may not be considered the best Scorsese movie or the best Leonardo DiCaprio movie, it is without a doubt, the most unusual in their history of collaboration and perhaps the most worthy of discussion. It’s a strange noir film that likely needs to be seen more than once in order to fully appreciate it. It’s like a few other projects in that way, but Leonardo DiCaprio thinks it has something in common with Willy Wonka and the…

DiCaprio introduces Scorsese to Hayao Miyazaki classics. Have you watched them? | Hollywood

Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese are one of the most revered actor-director pairs working in Hollywood right now. They have worked in six movies together, their latest being Killers of the Flower Moon. In an interview with Letterboxd, the actor has now revealed that he introduced Studio Ghibli movies like Spirited Away and Princess Mononoke to the director. Both these iconic animated feature films are helmed by the influential Japanese anime director Hayao Miyazaki. Let's us do a quick dive into his oeuvre to find…

Leonardo DiCaprio to star in new ‘big-budget’ Paul Thomas Anderson movie | Hollywood

Leonardo DiCaprio has got a new project. Fans are in for a treat as acclaimed director Paul Thomas Anderson has announced his next untitled project with Leonardo, along with Regina Hall and Sean Penn, as per a report by Deadline. The film has been picked up by Warner Bros. (Also read: Leonardo DiCaprio, Cameron Diaz among Hollywood stars named in Jeffrey Epstein court documents) Leonardo DiCaprio will lead Paul Thomas Anderson's next film. Details about Paul Thomas Anderson's nextPaul Thomas Anderson, whose…

Paul Thomas Anderson Casts Leonardo DiCaprio, Regina Hall in New Movie – The Hollywood Reporter

Paul Thomas Anderson is lining up the cast for his latest film, with Leonardo DiCaprio, Sean Penn and Regina Hall set for the feature. The film is set up at Warner Bros., whose studio’s picture group heads Michael De Luca and Pam Abdy worked with Anderson on his last film, Licorice Pizza, during their time at MGM. Anderson wrote the script and is set produce the film with Adam Somner and Sara Murphy, who worked with the director on Licorice Pizza. The logline for this feature is being kept…

SAG Awards nominate ”Barbie’, ‘Oppenheimer’, snub DiCaprio | Hollywood

New York, Jan 11 (AP) The 30th Screen Actors Guild Awards heaped nominations on “Oppenheimer", “Barbie” and “American Fiction”, while snubbing Leonardo DiCaprio for best male actor. HT Image As they were at the Golden Globes, Greta Gerwig's “Barbie” and Christopher Nolan's “Oppenheimer” were again the lead nominees on Wednesday. Wrap up the year gone by & gear up for 2024 with HT! Click here Each film picked up four nods including best ensemble. Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling were nominated for their…