Saturday, September 13, 2014
Ah, youth. It's messy, confusing, possibly dangerous — particularly when enveloped in a marijuana haze.
Monday, September 8, 2014
Swedish director Roy Andersson's film “A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence,” a series of comedic sketches exploring the human condition, won the Golden Lion for best movie at the Venice film festival Saturday.
Juno” director Jason Reitman was back at the Toronto film festival Saturday with ensemble drama “Men, Women & Children,” chronicling hunger for intimacy in a world where connections are increasingly electronic.
In his final role before his death, actor James Gandolfini returns to the criminal underworld that made him famous in “The Drop,” which premiered Saturday at the Toronto film festival.
Sunday, September 7, 2014
Karel Cerny, the Czech art director and production designer who won an Oscar in 1985 for his work on Milos Forman's hit film “Amadeus,” died at the age of 92 on Friday, his family said.
The age-old rivalry between Broadway and Hollywood took central stage at this year's Venice film festival, which winds up on Saturday, with a host of theater-based tales and stars denouncing a declining Silver Screen industry.
The Toronto Film Festival turned its second day into a very welcome new holiday, “Bill Murray Day,” an honor the comedian received, naturally, with bemusement.
“Iron Man” star Robert Downey Jr. has shed his box-office-busting superhero suit to take on a quiet family drama in the Toronto film festival opener “The Judge,” but got little love from critics Friday.
Movies from the United States, Indonesia and Japan are tipped by critics as the favorites to win this year's Golden Lion award at the Venice film festival, due to be announced on Saturday.
Saturday, September 6, 2014
Jordanian director Naji Abu Nowar has brought a powerful first feature to the Venice film festival, a Western-style story of coming of age starring Bedouins living in the desert.