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Venezuela's From Afar Wins Golden Lion At Venice Film Festival

Gritty drama Desde Alla (From Afar), about a rich man who becomes involved sexually with a young male gang member, was selected as the best entry at the 2015 event, marking the first...

Venezuelan Film 'From Afar' Wins Top Prize At Venice Festival

The top prize at this year’s Venice Film Festival has been scooped by Venezuelan film Desde Alla, or From Afar, directed by newcomer Lorenzo Vigas. The film is the first from Venezuela to take the...

Amber Heard Misses ‘Dog-smuggling’ Hearing In Australia, Case Adjourned Until November

Amber Heard missed a hearing in Australia on Monday (7th September). She was due to appear in court to face charges of two counts of illegal dog importing brought against her by the Australian government....

Eddie Redmayne 'Supported By Transgender Community'

Redmayne plays Lili Elbe in the new film The Danish Girl, which premiered at the Venice Film Festival on Saturday (05Sep15), and he felt a great deal of responsibility to play the part...

Ralph Fiennes Shows Off His Dance Moves At Venice Film Festival

The super-serious actor, who is best known for his straight-faced roles in films like Schindler's List, The English Patient, Great Expectations and Skyfall, was all smiles and full of fun as he premiered...

Awards Season Kicks Off With Venice Film Festival 2015

With the Venice Film Festival kicking off this week, awards season is officially underway. Venice has been the launchpad for a number of films that have gone on to Oscar glory. Last year, the opening...

Al Pacino In Oscars Hunt After Stunning Venice Film Festival With 'Manglehorn'

Al Pacino, now 74, has nothing left to prove in the acting word. He has an Oscar, four Golden Globes, two Emmys and two Tony awards to his name and although he may not have...

Emma Stone Attends 'Birdman' Premiere At 71st Venice Film Festival [Pictures]

Emma Stone looked fabulous whilst attending the opening of the 71st Venice Film Festival on Wednesday (27th August). Emma Stone was sporting a new haircut at the 71st Venice Film Festival.Read More: Emma Stone To...

Oscar Tipped Al Pacino Movie 'Manglehorn' Set For Venice Film Festival

David Gordon Green's Manglehorn - a drama featuring a promising performance from Al Pacino - is heading to the Venice Film Festival and will screen in competition. It joins Alejandro Gonzelez Inarritu's Birdman at the...

Animé Director Hayao Miyazaki Will Officially Retire After 'The Wind Rises' [Trailer]

Hayao Miyazaki has officially confirmed that he will retire after the release of his upcoming swan song, The Wind Rises, after Studio Ghibli's president, Koju Hoshino, made the initial announcement at the Venice Film Festival...

In The Eye Of The Swarm: Daniel Radcliffe Mobbed By Fans At Venice Film Festival

Actor Daniel Radcliffe has been swarmed by fans at this year's Venice Film Festival where he's promoting his upcoming film, Kill Your Darlings. The 24 year-old former Harry Potter star, who has just completed a...

Defying Gravity: What Are The Other Films To Look Out For At Venice Film Festival?

Okay, all right; you’ve heard everything there is to hear about Gravity, watched the trailer and read the mountain of glowing reviews for Alfonso Cuaron’s latest offering. It’s special. It’ll win… ninety Oscars and probably...

Golden Lion Winner 'Pieta' Is A Violent, Twisted And Beautiful Movie (Trailer)

The trailer for controversial director Ki-Duk Kim's latest movie Pieta is here, ahead of its full release in the U.S. The gritty Korean drama became the first movie from the country to win the most...

Kate Hudson Brings The Glamour To Venice Film Festival

Kate Hudson looked gorgeous on the red carpet at the Venice Film Festival last night (29.08.12).The 33-year-old actress stunned in a glittering floor-length Versace gown and Faberge jewellery as she walked the red carpet at...

Mike Leigh To Head Jury At Berlin Film Festival

The Berlin Film Festival has selected award-winning British director Mike Leigh to head the jury at next year's annual competition (February 9-17). In a statement, the festival said, "Over the course of his nearly 40-year...

Madonna's W.e To Show At London Film Festival

Madonna's 'W.E.' will have its British premiere at the London Film Festival.The film - which gained mixed reviews from critics after a gala screening out of competition at the Venice Film Festival last week -...

Madonna Gets Plant Rage At Venice Film Festival

Madonna "loathes" hydrangeas.The 53-year-old star - who is well known for her diva-like behaviour, once commenting she wouldn't continue with an interview until a window was opened - let slip she did not like the...

Madonna To Release New Album In 2012

Madonna will release her new album in spring 2012.The singer has confirmed she has started work on the LP - a follow-up to 2008's 'Hard Candy' - with producer William Orbit and she is expected...

Madonna's New Movie To Premiere At Venice Film Festival

Madonna's new film will get its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival.The 52-year-old singer has directed new movie 'W.E.' - a two-tier tale about Britain's King Edward VIII's relationship with American Wallis Simpson and...

Movie Reviews Black Swan

Several critics have given Darren Aranofsky's Black Swan the same sort of ecstatic praise that they bestowed on his The Wrestler two years ago. The film opened the Venice Film Festival on Wednesday (to a...

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