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  • Pictures in the News | Sept. 5, 2014

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Canada, where tourists and locals stop to take pictures with a TIFF sign along King Street in downtown Toronto on the first day of the Toronto International Film Festival....
  • Venice Film Review: 'Near Death Experience'

    In some sense, all of anarchic French duo Benoit Delepine and Gustave Kervern's films are road movies: In "Aaltra," "Louise-Michel," "Mammuth" and "Le Grand Soir," misfit characters split with society, veer off into the wilderness and wreak black-comedy...
  • REVIEW-Ghosts of China's Maoist past haunt present in Venice film

    * Chinese film looks at people's lives distorted by past * "We have not been freed from past" - director Wang * Widow in film thinks ghost of man she wronged haunts her By Michael Roddy LONDON, Sept 4 (Reuters) - The Chinese film "Red Amnesia" shown...
  • Venice Film Review: 'Pasolini'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - But it's doubtful whether he would have found much else to admire about "Pasolini," Abel Ferrara's confused collage of the poet-provocateur's final days, despite Ferrara's conceptually audacious intent to mirror the form of his...
  • Fall movie season is here

    As far as Hollywood is concerned, summer is in the rearview mirror. Fall movie season arrived Tuesday and will stretch into November when it gives way to holiday films including "Into the Woods" from director Rob Marshall. As always, dates are subject to...
  • Venice: Russian Maestro Andrei Konchalovsky on Digital Filmmaking

    Nearly 50 years after directing his debut feature, "The First Teacher," Russian maestro Andrei Konchalovsky returns to the Venice Film Festival competition for the fifth time as director with "The Postman's White Nights." No stranger to major film fest...
  • Spotlight thrown on Mafia in Venice festival film

    LONDON (Reuters) - An Italian documentary about the Mafia whose director said she checked all the facts "1,400 times" cast a spotlight at the Venice Film Festival on Wednesday on a mooted, covert deal between Italy's political establishment and...
  • 'Cymbeline' gets 'Sons of Anarchy' treatment in new movie

    'Cymbeline' gets 'Sons of Anarchy' treatment in new movie
    More than 10 years after modernizing one of Shakespeare's most famous plays, "Hamlet," filmmaker Michael Almereyda and actor Ethan Hawke have turned their revisionist attention to one of the Bard's lesser-known works, the ambiguous historical drama...
  • Antipode Picks Up Venice Player 'The Postman's White Nights'

    LONDON -- Antipode Sales & Distribution has picked up global sales rights to Andrei Konchalovsky's "The Postman's White Nights," which will have its world premiere in competition at the Venice Film Festival on Sept. 5. The pic is the filmmaker's 41st...
  • Classical music meets soccer in 'Last Hammer Blow' at Venice

    VENICE (Reuters) - A French film that improbably links soccer and classical music in a tale of a sports-mad teenage boy living in poverty with his dying mother and who meets his estranged conductor father for the first time charmed the Venice Film...
  • REVIEW-Classical music meets soccer in "Last Hammer Blow" at Venice

    * Film is portrait of teenage boy choosing life path * Movie relies more on body language than dialogue * Actor Romain Paul was great find for key role-director By Michael Roddy VENICE, Sept 3 (Reuters) - A French film that improbably links soccer and...