Jonathan Glazer's alien adventure deserves the Golden Lion. But why wasn't Alfonso Cuaron's space odyssey in competition?
The Coen Brothers’ “Inside Llewyn Davis,” Steve McQueen's "12 Years A Slave" and Alfonso Cuaron's 3D sci-fi thriller "Gravity" are all set to screen at this year's BFI London Film Festival. The…
The Venice Film Festival doesn't have a huge role in awards season, but it's an important one.
The Weinstein Co. has acquired John Curran’s Aussie drama “Tracks” for the U.S. in one of the first big festival deals of the busy fall season. HanWay Films produced the pic, which stars Mia…
"Philomena," "Tracks" and "Joe" looked like early standouts for buyers as a buoyant Venice festival, energized by a bullish reception for Warner Bros.' opener "Gravity," hits the midway mark.
Four days ago, the 2013 Oscar race was mostly a matter of crossed fingers and speculation, but things have quickly shifted into high gear. The Venice Film Fest has served up two home runs in its…
"Tracks" producer Emile Sherman is no stranger to the Lido. The last time the Australian producer, who makes up one-half of the producing duo at See-Saw Films ("The King's Speech"), hit Venice was…
Mia Wasikowska gives a fine, flinty performance in this beautifully rendered adaptation of Robyn Davidson's international bestseller.
ROME – Venice topper Alberto Barbera has unveiled a rich mix of name auteurs and newcomers, crowdpleasers and esoteric pics, with U.S. and U.K. titles playing prominently, in his lineup for the 70th…
Bill Condon's biopic thriller "The Fifth Estate," starring Benedict Cumberbatch as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, will open the Toronto Intl. Film Festival on Sept. 5. "Information is the most…
There may be Moore trouble ahead for the Weinstein Company. On July 26, the lawyer for 1960s R&B singer Sam Moore will make the case in the U.S. Court of Appeals in Cincinnati (Sixth District) that…