Jeanne Wolf

Jeanne Wolf covers film and entertainment for the Saturday Evening Post and Jeanne Wolf's Hollywood. She has served as West Coast Editor for PARADE magazine and written ”Celebrity Parade,” a daily column on Parade.com. Her recent cover stories for PARADE include Charlize Theron and Whoopie Goldberg. She appears on radio and television, reporting on annual surveys including What America Eats, What America Earns and Pop Culture. Over the years, Wolf has covered every aspect of show business for television, radio, newspapers, magazines and the internet. She was awarded the coveted Publicists Guild Press Award for outstanding show business reporting, and is known for being first with inside scoops from the world of entertainment. On radio, she hosts the daily syndicated ’Jeanne Wolf’s Hollywood,’ and created the ”Inside Entertainment Report” for Entertainment Tonight. She has also reported for ABC's ’Nightline’ and ’Good Morning America,’ and has hosted ’Jeanne Wolf With’ on PBS. She has been contributor/editor for Ladies Home Journal, TV Guide, Town and Country, and Redbook, and writes regularly for Ocean Drive Magazine and Vegas Magazine.

 

Articles by Jeanne Wolf

 

BATTLE OF THE SEXES — Review by Jeanne Wolf

“Battle of the Sexes” is not your traditional sports drama. You’re probably expecting to spend a lot of time watching the ball go back and forth across the net in this biopic based on the classic match watched by millions between the Number One Women’s tennis player Billie Jean King and former champ and unstoppable hustler Bobby Riggs. Continue reading…

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THE MIDWIFE — Review by Jeanne Wolf

“The Midwife” is worth watching just to see two great actresses share the screen as women with entirely different personalities and views on life. It is funny and touching to see Catherine Deneuve fighting aging and illness – nothing like you’ve ever seen her do on the screen before. I couldn’t stop staring at this beauty with too much and too smeary make-up — too many dress sizes up–too wobbly in her high heels. What kept me riveted was her spirit- the kind of “watch me be naughty and excessive” attitude that only a woman who has been adored by men her whole life can live out. Continue reading…

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Amanda Kernell talks SAMI BLOOD — Jeanne Wolf interviews

amanda kernell smallAmanda Kernell, who wrote and directed her first feature film, told me she is surprised and honored that her project has been so praised and well received at festivals around the world. Kernell had already done a series of acclaimed short films, but “Sami Blood” is the movie she always knew she would make. It took her time as she put it, “To find the courage and the means.” Continue reading…

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Oscars 2017: We Have a New Hollywood Hero — Jeanne Wolf comments (Exclusive)

oscar logoWhile the people in the audience were gasping with surprise, Jordan Horowitz — as if to assure them this wasn’t fake news — held up the card just pulled from the correct award envelope. “I’m going to be really thrilled to hand this to my friends from ‘Moonlight,’ ” he said. Horowitz wasn’t just a gracious loser; he became the closest thing the Oscars can get to a folk hero.” Read more>>

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Dennis Quaid on TRUTH, CRACKLES and Coming Into His Own – Jeanne Wolf interviews

Jeanne-with-Dennis-Quaid-August-2015croppedTake note: Dennis Quaid has range! See him quiet and authoritative on the big screen in Truth, holding his own with co-stars Robert Redford and Cate Blanchett. Then watch him all sexy and handsome, flirty and manipulative in Crackles’s new The Art of More. I’ve known Dennis a long time. He used to be kind of reluctant about interviews. Now he’s relaxed about being his witty, funny, smart self. Read more

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AWFJ Women On Film – Jodie Foster on “The Beaver” – Jeanne Wolfe interviews

Does Mel Gibson’s performance make up for his controversial behavior? Jeanne Wolf got surprising answers from Jodie Foster. Plus, see extended scenes from “The Beaver” that haven’t been shown anywhere else. Watch the interview

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AWFJ Women On Film – Memories of Elizabeth Taylor – Jeanne Wolf comments

“I hope you laugh” is what stays in my mind. Read more>>

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Women On Film – Dakota Fanning – Jeanne Wolf interviews

The adorable Dakota Fanning is growing up. The go-to child star has made her move into bona fide teenage roles — and she’s more than ready to go beyond her usual sweet and innocent side in the sci-fi thriller Push. She swears, has a brief drunk scene and carries a gun. Read more>>

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Tarantino and Rodriguez talk with Jeanne Wolf on Video

Jeanne Wolf scores an exclusive video interview with Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez for Movies.com.

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Rose McGowan, interviewed by Jeanne Wolf

Re shooting from the hip: “I do like firing a gun, but I would never own one. I’m melancholy, and I’m Irish, and that doesn’t work with weapons,” McGowan tells Jeanne Wolf.

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Rosario Dawson, interviewed by Jeanne Wolf

Kickass turnabout is fair play: “Normally, the guys would be the heroes and the women be the slashed-up, half-nude victims. But we get to fight back,” Rosario Dawson tells Jeanne Wolf.

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