Venice Film Festival

Focus Features’ 30 Best Movies, From ‘Brokeback Mountain’ to ‘Eternal Sunshine’

With audacious directors, courageous actors and unforgettable stories that have touched the lives of cinephiles on a global scale, Focus Features has been a fixture in the Hollywood…

Elina Psykou, Nikola Ležaić Set New Projects for Sarajevo Co-Production Forum

New films from Tribeca prize winner Elina Psykou, Sarajevo winner Nikola Ležaić and the producers behind the upcoming Venice Horizons premiere “The Happiest Man in the World” are…

Walter Hill Awarded Venice Film Fest Honor; New Christoph Waltz Film ‘Dead For a Dollar’ Premieres at Fest

Walter Hill, the director behind “The Warriors” and “48 Hrs.,” is the recipient of the Cartier Glory to the Filmmaker Award from this year’s Venice International Film Festival,…

Oscar Isaac’s ‘Star Wars’ Burnout Is Going Away: ‘I’m So Open’ for More Poe Dameron

Oscar Isaac appears to have changed his course when it comes to a possible return to “Star Wars.” The actor played fan-favorite Poe Dameron in the most recent…

‘The Last Kingdom,’ ‘Surface’ Actor Millie Brady to Star in ‘Object Permanence’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Millie Brady, known for the BBC/Netflix series “The Last Kingdom” and recently seen in Apple TV + offering “Surface,” will play the lead in Filip Jan Rymsza’s “Object…

Alena Lodkina on ‘Petrol,’ Shooting Melbourne, Taking Audiences Down a Rabbit Hole

Alena Lodkina’s first feature, “Strange Colours” (2017) took her deep into the Australian outback, to the rough-as-guts opal-mining town of Lightning Ridge, before bringing her to the Venice…

Director Lars von Trier ‘in good spirits’ after Parkinson’s disease diagnosis

The 66-year-old controversial filmmaker reportedly will keep working despite his diagnosis.

Laura Poitras’ ‘All the Beauty and the Bloodshed’ Tapped as New York Film Festival Centerpiece Selection

Laura Poitras’s “All the Beauty and the Bloodshed” has been tapped as the Centerpiece selection for the 60th New York Film Festival. The documentary about the opioid epidemic…

Lady Gaga Confirms ‘Joker 2’ Role Opposite Joaquin Phoenix in New Musical Teaser

Lady Gaga confirmed her casting in “Joker 2” by posting a musical teaser to social media. The sequel, officially titled “Joker: Folie à Deux,” will star Gaga opposite…

Brad Pitt defends Ana de Armas as Marilyn Monroe: ‘Tough dress to fill’

The “Knives Out” actress was immediately slammed by viewers who complained that a Cuban actress should not play the American icon.

Brad Pitt Stands Up for Ana de Armas as Marilyn Monroe in ‘Blonde’: ‘She’s Phenomenal in It’

Brad Pitt has nothing but praise for Ana de Armas’ performance as Marilyn Monroe in Andrew Dominik’s upcoming drama “Blonde.” The Oscar winner produced the movie through his…

Marilyn Monroe Estate Defends Ana de Armas’ ‘Blonde’ Casting Amid Outrage Over Her Accent (EXCLUSIVE)

The official Marilyn Monroe Estate has come to the defense of Ana de Armas, who is playing the Hollywood icon in Andrew Dominik and Netflix’s upcoming drama “Blonde.”…