VENICE – Swedish director Roy Andersson’s “A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence,” an absurdist pic consisting of intersecting beautifully composed vignettes, won the 71st Venice Golden…
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VENICE -Italo helmer Gianfranco Rosi’s fresh docu “Sacro GRA,” about people living on the fringe along the ring road around Rome, is the winner of the Venice Film Festival’s 70th edition which…
Jonathan Glazer's alien adventure deserves the Golden Lion. But why wasn't Alfonso Cuaron's space odyssey in competition?
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William Friedkin held court on Thursday at the Venice Film Festival, where he received a Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement ahead of the world preem of a restored and recolored copy of his 1977…
This fact-based drama has lovely isolated moments but proves understated to a fault.
Israeli director Amos Gitai has accomplished many personal goals in his four-decade career, and with his new pic, "Ana Arabia," which was shot entirely in one take and will compete for the Golden…
HONG KONG — "Beyond Beauty," a big budget documentary detailing the clash between civilization and the natural environment, will kick off the first edition of the Taoyuan Intl. Film Festival in…
"Gravity," "Under the Skin" and "Moebius" are among our critic's most hotly anticipated titles at this year's Venice Film Festival.
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…
ROME — The Venice Film Festival has announced the lineup of its Venice Classics section, which comprises Luchino Visconti's "Sandra (Of a Thousand Delights),” toplining Claudia Cardinale, who will be…
ROME — The Venice Film Festival will pre-open with a freshly restored copy of Francesco Rosi's "Hands Over the City" on Aug. 27, 50 years after the Italo helmer's potent anti-corruption exposé won…