The spirit of the 70s is firing up the Venice Film Festival, where — just past the midpoint — sex, war, politics, corporate evils and spiritual quests, depicted in star-driven Yank passion pics, are…
Babelgum, the global Internet TV network owned by Italo media magnate Silvio Scaglia, launched a high profile online film fest at the Venice Film Festival Saturday, with Spike Lee on hand as its…
George Clooney disembarked on the Lido Friday, armed with his customary charm offensive to tub-thump legal thriller "Michael Clayton."
Italo culture minister Francesco Rutelli speedboated to the Lido on Friday to lay out solid-sounding plans for new digs, which the 75-year-old Venice Film Festival has been waiting 50 years for.
New Line has sold all Italian rights to "Rush Hour 3" to Lucky Red, in a further indication the former arthouse player is entering mainstream distribution.
The Venice Film Festival kicked off its 75th anniversary Wednesday with an invigorating shot of youth as sophomore Brit helmer Joe Wright's World War II romance "Atonement" pleased auds and the…
The Venice Film Festival's 75th anniversary kicks off Wednesday amid high expectations, both for world preems and big stars expected on its striking new catwalk.
When you're out of favor, nothing you do is right. The Italo media watchdog, based on a meticulous monitoring, claims that ex-Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset is systematically violating…
Just as during the Renaissance, when Italy's feisty city-states feuded and vied to build a more beautiful cathedral, Venice and Rome are engaged in a film festival rivalry, which so far has been…
Four years after Marco Mueller took the reins, Venice hits its stride with a rich, meticulously assembled lineup for the fest's 75th anni, which has promise to be among its best editions in recent…
Forty-five years after Bernardo Bertolucci's first feature premiered at the Venice Film Festival, Italy's most internationally prominent living director is returning to the Lido to receive a special…