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  • Watch: First Trailer for 'Olive Kitteridge' With Frances McDormand, Bill Murray

    Frances McDormand means business in the first trailer for the HBO miniseries "Olive Kitteridge." McDormand doesn't mince her words, whether talking to an innocent little girl or a depressed Bill Murray, who asks for a reason to live as he grieves the...
  • Watch: First Trailer for HBO's 'Olive Kitteridge' With Frances McDormand, Bill Murray

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Frances McDormand means business in the first trailer for the HBO miniseries "Olive Kitteridge." McDormand doesn't mince her words, whether talking to an innocent little girl or a depressed Bill Murray, who asks for a reason...
  • Top Iranian Film Directors Launch Internet Campaign Pleading For Nuclear Deal

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - With the deadline looming for Tehran to reach a nuclear agreement with world powers, six top Iranian film directors have launched an Internet campaign with the tagline "there is no deal that is worse than no deal," marking...
  • George Clooney, Amal Alamuddin make their marriage legal, leave Venice

    George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin made it official Monday in Venice, Italy, doing what the law required to make their Saturday night wedding a legal marriage. The newlyweds showed up at the Ca' Farsetti palace on the Grand Canal for a brief ceremony...
  • Venice becomes Hollywood on the Adriatic for Clooney wedding

    * Wedding shrouded in secrecy, billed as party of the year * Clooney had vowed never to remarry * Stars descend on lagoon city, home of Venice film festival By Isla Binnie VENICE, Sept 27 (Reuters) - The world's most famous bachelor, George Clooney,...
  • George Clooney's wedding brings out the stars in Venice

    George Clooney's wedding brings out the stars in Venice
    There was no other news on the Rialto on Friday as A-list stars glided into Venice to celebrate the wedding of Hollywood hero George Clooney and human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin. The two-time Oscar winner and Kentucky-born Clooney, 53, is set to...
  • Al Pacino on Greta Gerwig, Burger-Flipping and Barry Levinson's 'The Humbling'

    In "The Humbling," one of his two new movies (along with "Manglehorn") having their North American premieres at the Toronto Film Festival, Al Pacino plays a legendary actor in career freefall. But talk to Pacino for a while about his characters and his...
  • With Shocking Abortion Scene Restored, 'Nymphomaniac' Makes Venice Fest Most Daring

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - If the 2014 festival circuit were a contest -- and why shouldn't it be, since these lofty-minded sprocket operas pit the directors whose work they screen in competition against one another? -- then the Venice film festival...
  • TIFF 2014: Abel Ferrara and Willem Dafoe revive 'Pasolini'

    TIFF 2014: Abel Ferrara and Willem Dafoe revive 'Pasolini'
    Few filmmakers can be considered as consistently outrageous and downright dangerous as Abel Ferrara. So there is something fitting in the director of "Bad Lieutenant" making a film on the Italian filmmaker, poet, journalist and cultural critic Pier...
  • Antipode Inks Deals for Konchalovsky's Venice Winner

    LONDON -- Antipode Sales and Distribution has inked two territory deals on Andrei Konchalovsky's "The Postman's White Nights," which just won the Silver Lion at the Venice Film Festival. Antipode has closed with Leopardo Filmes for Portugal and ASC...
  • Toronto Film Festival: The whirlwind weekend of Adam Driver

    Toronto Film Festival: The whirlwind weekend of Adam Driver
    Adam Driver was just landing in Toronto on Saturday when he was told that he had won the best actor prize at the Venice Film Festival for his role in Saviero Costanzo’s film “Hungry Hearts” and that his co-star Alba Rohrwacher had been...