Terence Chang, John Woo's longtime producing partner and closest ally in making the transition to Hollywood, dates his friendship with the Hong Kong helmer as far back as 1978.
Venice Film Festival
Martial arts helmer John Woo will watch his latest epic, "Reign of Assassins" unspool in Venice next week after he collects the fest's prestigious Golden Lion lifetime achievement award.
The Venice Film Festival's independently run Venice Days section is launching a program for young film buffs in tandem with several European Union film entities, and with Variety as cultural partner.
The Venice Film Festival has added Polish helmer Jerzy Skolimowski's provocative thriller "Essential Killing," starring Vincent Gallo as a Taliban insurgent, to its competition roster.
Israeli director Samuel Maoz will complete a year on the road promoting his Venice Golden Lion-winning film "Lebanon" in September back where he began -- in Venice as a member of the jury deciding…
The Venice Film Festival has unveiled its lineup of 79 world premieres, comprising an ample American contingent, alongside robust European and Asian representations, all making for a meticulously…
The Venice Film Festival's independently run Venice Days section has unveiled its 12-title largely European lineup comprising nine world preems.
Darren Aronofsky's "Black Swan" is among a new clutch of hotly anticipated titles tipped to unspool at the Venice Film Fest, along with works by Ben Affleck, Kelly Reichardt, Tom Tykwer, Takashi…
Italo helmer Roberta Torre's "I baci mai dati" (Lost Kisses) will open the Venice Film Festival's Controcampo Italiano section dedicated to new trends in Italian cinema.
Provocative Gallic auteur Catherine Breillat's "Sleeping Beauty" and hot South Korean helmer Hong Sang-soo's "Oki's Movie" will bookend the Venice Film Festival's Horizons section dedicated to…