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  • Venice throws two big film parties - one with gold powder

    By Michael Roddy VENICE, Aug 28 (Reuters) - There may be no more breathtaking place than Venice to throw a big party. That must be why, to open the 71st Venice Film Festival, there were two of them - back to back, dripping with glamour, gourmet food...
  • Telluride Film Festival Unveils Eclectic Lineup Including 'Imitation Game,' 'Rosewater,' 'Wild'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Mixing high-profile star power with offbeat titles, the 41st Telluride Film Festival is offering an impressive glimpse at an array of awards contenders over Labor Day weekend. The four-day fest, which starts Friday with a...
  • 'Imitation Game,''Rosewater,' 'Wild' slated for Telluride festival

    By Mary Milliken LOS ANGELES, Aug 28 (Reuters) - A trio of highly anticipated dramas slated for the Toronto Film Festival opening next week will instead premiere at the smaller Telluride Film Festival over the weekend, according to the line-up released...
  • Lady Gaga to perform at New York Fashion Week

    Lady Gaga, Harper's Bazaar's September cover girl, has been booked to perform at the magazine's New York Fashion Week party, WWD reports. [WWD] And Lady G is also to appear with crooner Tony Bennett in H&M's holiday ad campaign, scheduled to debut in...
  • Venice Film Review: 'The Look of Silence'

    So singular a high-wire achievement is "The Act of Killing," Joshua Oppenheimer's blistering 2012 documentary about the Indonesian communist purge of the 1960s, that following it up so shortly with a second film on the subject might seem complacent on...
  • 'Birdman' Kicks Off Venice Film Festival

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - VENICE - Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's bold "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)" sent the 71st Venice Film Festival flying high with journos almost unanimously raving about the pic following the packed morning...
  • VENICE: Genocide Documentary 'Look of Silence' Gets U.S. Distribution

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Drafthouse Films and Participant Media have acquired U.S. rights to Joshua Oppenheimer's documentary "The Look of Silence" prior to its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival. The film is a companion piece to Oppenheimer'...
  • Michael Keaton Bursts Into Oscar Race with 'Birdman'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Michael Keaton is back, in a big way. With his new film "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)" premiering to favorable early buzz at the Venice Film Festival and set to play Telluride this weekend, word is out on...
  • 'Birdman' Has Venice Flying High

    VENICE - Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's bold "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)" sent the 71st Venice Film Festival flying high with some 3,000 journos almost unanimously raving about the pic following the morning press screening before stars...
  • Emma Stone shows off fresh bob haircut at Venice film festival

    Emma Stone seems to like keeping things short: The actress has chopped her coif once again. On Wednesday, the 25-year-old actress showed off a shorter, crisper version of the bob haircut that she originally debuted back in April while she was doing...
  • Interview: 'Birdman' Director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu on His First Comedy

    Recently taking stock of his career, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu began to wonder if he might have gotten stuck in a creative rut of his own making. "It was like I was on a ladder, and I was getting a little too comfortable," says the 51-year-old...