Awards Talk Podcast — Emma Thompson (Good Luck to You, Leo Grande) – The Hollywood Reporter
Emma Thompsonguest in this episode of Hollywood Reporter‘S Exchange of prizes podcaster, is an English actress and screenwriter, the only person to have ever won an Academy Award for both acting and writing.
In addition to those two Oscars, the former for 1992 end Howards and the latter for 1995 Sensation and sensitivityshe has also won three BAFTA Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, an Emmy Award and a Critics’ Choice Award, with other credits including 1993. Rest of the day and In Father’s Name1998 Basic coloryear 2003 Really love and miniseries Angels in America2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban2006 Stranger than a novel2007 harry potter and the Phoenix2009 Education2013 Please save Mr. Banks2017 The Meyerowitz story2019 Midnight and this year Good luck to you, Leo Grande – all of that might explain why the 2018 quote is in there Queen Elizabeth II make her a Dame describes her as “one of Britain’s most versatile and popular actresses,” why Vanity Fair said she “redefined our female star,” why Interview called her “the rarest cinematic talent” and why The Observer‘S Mark Kermode once said, “She’s up there with great British female performers – I mean really great”.
During our conversation – which Thompson recorded from her London home after being honored at a luncheon by the British Critics Association, the long-time critics’ association world, for her Service to the Arts, and there she gave a speech on the impact of film critics – the 63-year-old and I discussed the origins her pursuit of acting as well as her profound and passionate feminism; the highs and lows of a woman’s long career in business; Why Sophie HydeSearchlight’s 2022 movie Good luck to you, Leo Grande, she agrees to play the role of a retired teacher who is recently widowed and hires a prostitute to help her orgasm; plus much more.