Italy's movie and political worlds made for an explosive mix at the 66th Venice Film Festival.
Venice Film Festival
The 66th Venice Film Festival heralds the digital 3-D era with the inception of the Persol 3D Award.
Many of today's nifty gadgets and software toys were born years ago in European labs.
Two U.S. camera-rig makers have already become well known in the burgeoning stereoscopic 3-D market: Pace Technologies ("Avatar") and 3ality Digital ("U2 3D").
Glossy sprocket operas have sprung up across the Middle East over the last decade, adding to the depth of the region's filmmaking talent and raising its cinematic profile in the West.
The Venice Film Festival's Critics Week kicks off September 2 with Orwellian Swedish sci-fi toon "Metropia," voiced by Vincent Gallo, Juliette Lewis, Udo Kier, and Stellan Skarsgard.
Change is clearly under way as the 66th Venice Film Festival kicks off Sept. 2 with under a construction zone, as new fest digs are being dug, and a daring and diverse lineup aims to take its cue…
Will Venice provide more proof that the vitality displayed in 2008 has not vanished?
Italy's film community is incensed by the Berlusconi government, which has slashed arts funding.
Venice and its environs conjure, for many film buffs, the venerable Venice Film Festival and movies shot in and around the picturesque lagoon city -- from Luchino Visconti's "Death in Venice" to…
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Weekend:$22.2M Disney
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Weekend:$15.7M Paramount Pictures
If I Stay
If I Stay3Weekend:$11.6M Warner Brothers / New Line