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Venice Film Festival

Best of Venice: Class Enemy and the Tragedy of Generational Misunderstanding

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.27.2014 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

The film struck me in its brilliance, perhaps because it steers clear of taking sides. At times I felt for Robert, at others I utterly hated his character, particularly in a scene when he emotionally humiliates a fellow, female, teacher.

Scarlett Johansson STUNS In Venice

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 09.04.2013 | Celebrity

Jaws surely dropped when Scarlett Johansson hit the red carpet at the Venice International Film Festival Tuesday. Johansson looked gorgeous in a c...

Best of Venice: Cherien Dabis Talks May in the Summer

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.27.2014 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Where Amreeka dealt with the Arab-ness of Faour's character as being "the Other," May in the Summer brilliantly shows the challenges of being American, even Arab-American, in the Arab world.

Dame Judi Dench Rocks A Sparkly Slit Dress At 78

Posted 09.01.2013 | Style

As if we had any doubt -- Dame Judi Dench has still got it! In this particular case, "it" refers to many facets of Judi's appearance at the Venice ...

Why She Skipped Out On Venice

Posted 08.31.2013 | Entertainment

Lindsay Lohan is defending herself against those critical of her absence at the Venice Film Festival, where her new movie "The Canyons" premiered on F...

Best of Venice: Julia, a True Anti-Conformist Heroine

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.27.2014 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

The German documentary Julia tells the fascinating true life tale of a beautiful Lithuanian transexual prostitute living in Berlin, and accompanies her voyage through nearly ten years, thanks to the lens and love of filmmaker J. Jackie Baier.

Best of Venice: Nobody's Home - Portrait of a Family on the Edge

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.27.2014 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

The strengths of Nobody's Home as a cinematic work are plentiful, but what appealed to me was the perfect insight into a dysfunctional family, to which, I'll make a bold statement here, most of us living in the modern world belong.

Best of Venice: "Miu Miu Women's Tales" - The Door and Le Donne della Vucciria

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.27.2014 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

The Venice Film Festival turned 70 this year, but the atmosphere on the Lido is far from being over-the-hill, more like fashionably casual and über-cool.

PHOTOS: Princess Hits The Red Carpet At Venice Film Festival

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 08.29.2013 | Style

The kind of "royalty" we're used to seeing on the red carpet at the Venice Film Festival is of the Hollywood variety, but sometimes the stars align an...

'Space, Stars And Taboo Sex'

Reuters | Posted 10.25.2013 | Entertainment

* Oldest global film fest tries to see off upstarts * Will open with premiere of space fantasy "Gravity" * Films starrin...

Sandra Bullock Movie Kicks Off Oscar Season

Posted 07.03.2013 | Entertainment

"Gravity," Alfonso Cuaron's first film since "Children of Men" in 2006, will open the 2013 Venice Film Festival on Aug. 28. The prestigious fest is on...

The Search for the Real: Part 3

James Franco | Posted 11.09.2012 | Entertainment
James Franco

It's funny that Newsies was your favorite thing you've seen on Broadway. Of all the things we've seen. I admit it was entertaining, but also funny -- you kept wondering why I was laughing when all the cute little newsboys in their Depression-era outfits started doing cartwheels and back flips.

Audience Boos Terrence Malick's New Film, Critics Don't

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.02.2012 | Entertainment

No wonder? At the Venice Film Festival premiere of "To the Wonder" -- Terrence's Malick's second film to debut in the last 16 months, but only sixth s...

Spike Lee Honored At The Venice Film Festival

Playbill | Posted 08.31.2012 | Black Voices

Academy Award nominee Spike Lee, who made his Broadway directorial debut with Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth, receives the Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the...

Pucker Up: Ukrainian Journalist Who Kissed Will Smith Lands in L.A.

Jonathan Handel | Posted 10.15.2012 | Entertainment
Jonathan Handel

When Vitalii Sediuk (Віталій Седюк) gave Kylie Minogue a bottle of fresh goat's milk, the поп-икон -- or pop icon, if you prefer --...

Which Film Will Open The Venice Film Fest?

The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 09.21.2012 | Entertainment

The 69th edition of the Venice Film Festival will open with the out-of-competition screening of Mira Nair's thriller "The Reluctant Fundamentalist," o...

To Venice With Love

Peggy Siegal | Posted 12.11.2011 | Home
Peggy Siegal

Back to northern Italy to take in the arts and architecture -- and of course, film, at the 68th annual Venice Film Festival.

Madonna's W.E. Reignites a Love Affair With Heritage Luxury Brands

Malcolm Harris | Posted 12.05.2011 | Style
Malcolm Harris

Who knows anything in this crazy world of fashion these days? But thanks to the Material Girl there is one thing: the world is about to get a lot more elegant, sophisticated and -- very, very romantic.

WATCH: Kate Winslet's 'Miracle Dress' On 'Good Morning America'

The Huffington Post | Erin Clements | Posted 11.29.2011 | Style

When Kate Winslet wore a curve-hugging black-and-white Stella McCartney number to the Venice Film Festival earlier this month, we couldn't help but ad...

Madonna Disses Berlusconi

Posted 11.14.2011 | Celebrity

Poor Madge. After scathing comments about the hydrangeas received from an adoring fan and subsequent unflattering media attention, the pop star has m...

Gwyneth Paltrow: 'I Only Do Small Parts'

Posted 11.07.2011 | Celebrity

Could Gwyneth Paltrow be saying goodbye to her leading lady status? Between guest starring as the lovable Holly Holliday on FOX's musical comedy "Glee...

The First Black Heathcliff In Adaptation History

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 11.07.2011 | Home

Andrea Arnold switches out the modern urban grit of her last indie darling "Red Road" for the classic rural grit of what's sure to be her next indie d...

Todd Solondz's 'Dark Horse' Is Not Quite Dark Enough

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 11.06.2011 | Home

Todd Solondz's "Dark Horse" is his most warmhearted film yet: But its lack of bitterness may be its greatest failing. Starring Selma Blair and Jor...

Look Of The Day: Kate Bosworth

The Huffington Post | Sarah St. Lifer | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

WHO: Actress Kate Bosworth. WHAT: Her Chanel Resort 2012 frock featured pearl embellishments and an open back. Bosworth added glittery Christian Loub...

Remember This British Thriller -- It's 'The Film To Beat' At Venice

The Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 11.05.2011 | Home

"Right here, right now, it's the film to beat at this year's festival." Xan Brooks of the Guardian has spoken, and we're inclined to nod violently in ...