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  • Venice: 'President,' 'Bypass' and 'H.' Selected For Venice's 2014 Sala Web

    MADRID - Mohsen Makhmalbaf's "The President," Duane Hopkins' "Bypass" and "H," from Rania Attieh and Daniel Garcia, feature among 11 titles - eight from Venice's Horizons section, three from its Biennale College-Cinema- selected for the Venice Festival'...
  • Panzanella Made Simple With Seasoned Bread Crumbs, Freshest Tomatoes

    Panzanella Made Simple With Seasoned Bread Crumbs, Freshest Tomatoes
    Some of the best dishes trace their roots to peasant cooking. In keeping with the "waste not, want not" principle, budget-minded cooks have always found ways to put leftovers, less tender cuts of meat and day-old bread to good use. Panzanella, the...
  • Rob Brydon Returning to Host BAFTA Los Angeles Jaguar Britannia Awards

    Actor Rob Brydon will be the host of the BAFTA Los Angeles Jaguar Britannia Awards for the second year in a row, the organization announced Wednesday. Brydon first hit the scene in 200o when he won British Comedy Awards for both "Marion and Geoff" and...
  • FICG in LA Showcases 'Mountain,' 'Wolf,' 'Paradise'

    MADRID -- Nicolas Echeverria's "Echo of the Mountain," Fernando Coimbra's "A Wolf at the Door" and Mariana Chenillo's "Paradise" will feature in the 2014 FICG in LA, which opens with Catalina Aguilar Mastretta's "The Hours With You." An L.A. extension of...
  • 'The Trip to Italy' is delicious summer fun

    'The Trip to Italy' is delicious summer fun
    Instead of packing up its bags and leaving L.A. as so many of this summer's indies have had to do, "The Trip to Italy" is settling into a few more theaters. It seems as if Michael Winterbottom's latest culinary road trip intends to linger for a bit. As...
  • Licia Albanese dies at 105; opera soprano was favored Puccini heroine

    Licia Albanese dies at 105; opera soprano was favored Puccini heroine
    Licia Albanese, a revered Metropolitan Opera soprano who achieved superstar status in the postwar era for her emotionally intense and technically accomplished portrayals, particularly of the doomed geisha in "Madama Butterfly" and other Puccini heroines,...
  • FICG in L.A. Showcases 'Mountain,' 'Wolf,' 'Paradise'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - MADRID -- Nicolas Echeverria's "Echo of the Mountain," Fernando Coimbra's "A Wolf at the Door" and Mariana Chenillo's "Paradise" will feature in the 2014 FICG in L.A., which opens with Catalina Aguilar Mastretta's "The Hours...
  • Venice Film Fest Chef Would Rather Discover Gems Than Spin Premiere Roulette

    Venice Film Festival artistic director Alberto Barbera is steering clear of tensions festering on the fall fest circuit. Namely, the cinematic cold war between the Toronto and Telluride festivals, which escalated after Toronto organizers announced they...
  • Preview: Schedule of the Biggest Film Festivals This Fall

    Aug. 21-Sept. 1 Montreal World Festival Celebrating its 38th year with a distinctly Gallic flavor, MWFF will open with "We Love You, You Bastard," from French director -- and longtime festival supporter -- Claude Lelouch. Montreal closes with a tribute to...
  • Germany, Italy say prepared to send weapons to Iraq's Kurds

    BERLIN/ROME (Reuters) - Germany and Italy joined Britain and France on Wednesday in saying they would arm Iraqi Kurdish security forces fighting Islamic State militants in northern Iraq, in close coordination with the Baghdad central government....
  • Comic sequel takes 'The Trip' to Italy

    Comic sequel takes 'The Trip' to Italy
    “The Trip to Italy” is, in a sense, a sequel to “The Trip” (2010, released here in 2011), also directed by Michael Winterbottom and starring Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon. The first film was an edited-down version of a six-episode...