Stars Of ‘The Power Of The Dog’ Attend Red Carpet Screening At The American Film Institute
Kodi Smit-McPhee, Kristen Dunst, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jane Campion and Frances Conroy walked the red carpet at the official screening of Netflix’s The Power of the Dog. The stars attended this screening at the American Film Institute Festival at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles.
The Power of the Dog was originally a 2005 crime/thriller novel written by Don Winslow. Written in response to the war on drugs, the novel was adapted into a film this year. Directed by Jane Campion, the western drama film follows charismatic rancher Phil Burbank, played by Cumberbatch, as he inspires fear and awe in those around him. When his brother brings home a new wife and her son, Phil torments them until he finds himself exposed to the possibility of love.
The new film received a rating of 92% on Rotten Tomatoes, but will truly be put to the test when it is released to Netflix later this year.
Critics seemed to have enjoyed the movie, leaving reviews like, “Doggone it, just give [Cumberbatch] the Best Actor Oscar now” and “Campion understands the genre she’s working in, setting the roiling emotions of her characters against the striking landscapes; Cumberbatch’s performance is as immense as the peaks and valleys around him.”
The Power of the Dog will be released in theaters on November 17 and to Netflix on December 3.
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