The Power of the Dog

Scene Stealers: Piano practice stand-off in The Power of the Dog

By Marina Ashioti

Our series on the most spell-binding moments from 2022’s Best Picture Nominees continues with Jane Campion’s tense take on the Old West.

The 30 best films of 2021

By Little White Lies

Our annual countdown of the year’s finest silver screen offerings. How many have you seen?

Ari Wegner on how she created The Power of the Dog’s visual identity

By Hannah Strong

The cinematographer reveals the trick to shooting digital cows, and why the film is really a monster movie.

The Power of the Dog

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Jane Campion’s claustrophobic, slow-burn western dials up the queer subtext of Thomas Savage’s source novel.

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By David Jenkins

The searing French takes home the top prize, plus all the other winners from this year’s awards ceremony.

The Power of the Dog – first-look review

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Jane Campion doesn’t so much dissect masculinity as explode it in her dirt-smudged adaptation of Thomas Savage’s western.

Benedict Cumberbatch is a dastardly cowpoke in The Power of the Dog trailer

By Charles Bramesco

He stars with Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons in the new Western from Jane Campion.

Jane Campion is ready for her first male protagonist

By Lydia Rostant

Benedict Cumberbatch is the perfect fit for the director’s upcoming neo-western, The Power of the Dog.

Jane Campion, Paul Schrader head up Venice Film Festival 2021 line-up

By David Jenkins

They’ll be joined by big names and exciting new talent, including Pedro Almodóvar, Ana Lily Amirpour and Pablo Larraín.

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