One day he's splicing together a mutilated corpse, the next day he's picking up a Golden Lion. Such is life for Tim Burton, who briefly interrupts his post-production chores on "Sweeney Todd: The…
A lot of ink has already been spilled analyzing the 64th Venice Film Festival lineup, with special focus on the undeniable preponderance of English-language pics. Maybe fest topper Marco Mueller's…
Forty-five years after Bernardo Bertolucci's first feature premiered at the Venice Film Festival, Italy's most internationally prominent living director is returning to the Lido to receive a special…
A solitary stranger appears out of the barren desert dragging a coffin behind him. Within minutes a dozen bodies lie piled up at his feet.
Kicking off its 64th edition Aug. 29, the Venice Film Fest also celebrates the 75th anniversary of its founding.
When the inaugural Rome Film Festival was announced, back in 2005, there was a distinct sense of puzzlement, bordering in some quarters (and not all of them Venetian) upon actual irritation.
In an increasingly corporate fest milieu, Serge Losique is a maverick. Pugnacious, unpredictable, the 76-year-old Montreal World Film Festival chief has for over three decades run his event as a…
To say the Quebec industry has an ambivalent relationship with the Montreal World Film Festival is one major understatement. Many Quebecois producers, filmmakers and distributors have clashed with…
Some years, the Canuck pics fly well below the radar at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival, easily overshadowed by the star-studded Hollywood titles and the season's top arthouse films. But local cinema…
The folks running the Toronto Intl. Film Festival love to point out that the fest is now one of the world's most important film get-togethers -- and they're right. But has Toronto grown too big for…
With France getting ready for a jam-packed fall film season, masses of media attention at the Deauville Film Fest will help U.S. pics screening there get a promo head start.