Canadian helmer Atom Egoyan set a somber tone on Thursday night for the 22nd Toronto Intl. Film Festival when he dedicated the opening-night film, his pic "The Sweet Hereafter," to fellow Canuck…
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"The first four days were absolute chaos," admitted Felice Laudadio, director of the Venice Intl. Film Festival in an interview with Daily Variety.
For acquisition execs heading to the Toronto Film Festival this week, one of the hottest tickets is Saturday's midnight screening of "Orgazmo."
Leave it to the tranquil air of this mountain outpost to turn rebellious helmer Oliver Stone into a sanguine cheerleader for the studio system.
Princess Diana's tragic death early Sunday morning in Paris cast its somber shadow over the last days of the Montreal World Film Festival, with an emotional Rod Steiger interrupting his gala tribute…
As Alan Rickman's icy Emma Thompson starrer "The Winter Guest" and Paul Schrader's wintry Nick Nolte drama "Affliction" unspooled Thursday night on the Lido, a steamy Venetian heat contributed to a…
A double dose of eternal maverick Woody Allen --- in scripted and unscripted forms --- set the tone for a lineup embracing American indies but snubbing studio product at the 54th Venice Intl. Film…
Ten films from 18 participating countries have been selected to compete for the Penang Pearl Award in the first East Asian Film and TV Festival, which begins Thursday and runs through Sept. 3.
Director Peter Bogdanovich, whose latest literary endeavor, "Who the Devil Made It," also made the bestseller list, will be the guest of honor at a private book-signing and reception to benefit…
The 48th Berlin Intl. Film Festival will unspool Feb. 11-22, festival organizers announced Monday.
Daily Variety chief film critic Todd McCarthy was awarded the Maurice Bessy Prize for his contributions to the world of film criticism at a ceremony Monday at the Montreal World Film Festival.