79 Movies to See Before You Die, According to the Dardenne Brothers

79 Movies to See Before You Die, According to the Dardenne Brothers Any list of the greatest foreign directors currently working today has to include Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne. The directors first rose to prominence in the mid 1990s with efforts like “The Promise” ...

The World’s Most Beautiful Swindlers

A breezy five-episode compilation movie about swindles plays out in five film capitals, under the eye of five different directors including Claude Chabrol and Jean-Luc Godard. But Roman Polanski’s ...

Movie Poster of the Week: The Posters of the First New York Film Festival

Above: Larry Rivers’ poster for the first New York Film Festival. With the New York Film Festival celebrating its 50th edition next week I thought I’d look back on the very first festival, 49 years ...

Laviamoci il cervello: RoGoPaG

(1963, Eureka! PG) This fascinating portmanteau film, supposedly "recounting the joyous beginning of the end of the world", was the brainchild of Italian producer Alfredo Bini as a way of using four ...

HeyUGuys UK DVD/Blu-ray Round-Up – 27th August

Last week saw the release of Kevin Macdonald’s acclaimed documentary, Marley, alongside Peter Berg’s mammoth blockbuster, Battleship, and this week brings with it a handful of new films and, most ...

Venice 2011. Top Picks

Roughly assembled; order within tiers based chronologically on viewing date. 01: Cut (Amir Naderi, Japan), Anna (Alberto Grifi, Massimo Sarchielli, Italy), Faust (Aleksandr Sokurov, Russia), Louyre ...

Venice 2011. Trailers: Orizzonti, Out of Competition, More

Now that we've got an entry collecting trailers for the films competing at this year's Venice Film Festival, here's another gathering trailers for films screening in the other sections as well as in ...

Venice 2011 Lineup

Dueling festival lineups! It seems that for every announcement for the Toronto International Film Festival lineup comes a competing (and often overlapping)  one from Venice.  Here we're collecting the ...

2011 Venice Film Festival Lineup Is Incredble

Hot on the heels of the release of the first wave of films announced to screen at the Toronto Film Festival, comes the main lineup for the 68th Venice Film Festival, which runs from August 31 to ...

Venice Film Festival 2011 Line-Up Announced

This year’s line-up for the 68th Venice Film Festival, taking place between 31st August and 10th September, has been announced by the festival’s official website, and as expected, it’s more than a ...

Venice Lineup Includes Films From Cronenberg, Akerman, Polanski, & Andrea Arnold

Just a few days after Tiff had announced its first 50 films from this year’s festival slate, the Venice Film Festival has announced their own lineup, and I must say, it’s one hell of a collective. ...

Venice Film Festival 2011: Film Lineup: Carnage, A Dangerous Method

Carnage, A Dangerous Method, and the remaining film lineup for the 2011 Venice Film Festival has been announced. The 68th Annual Venice Film Festival “is the oldest film festival in the world. Founded ...

The 68th Venice Film Festival – The full line-up

The 68th Venice Film Festival has unveiled this years line-up of movies that will show during the festival which takes place from August 31st to September 10th. Judging by the line-up it looks like ...

2011 Venice Film Festival Lineup Includes ‘Carnage,’ ‘A Dangerous Method,’ and ‘Dogtooth’ Director’s Latest

2011 Venice Film Festival Lineup Includes ‘Carnage,’ ‘A Dangerous Method,’ and ‘Dogtooth’ Director’s Latest Hot on the heels of the release of a massive batch of films [1] that will appear in the Toronto Film Festival, we've got the main lineup for the 68th Venice Film Festival, which runs from August 31 to ...

Venice Film Festival line-up includes new films from Soderbergh, Polanski, and Madonna

Venice Film Festival line-up includes new films from Soderbergh, Polanski, and Madonna The Venice Film Festival has just announced its official line-up, and it looks to be an embarrassment of cinematic riches. As noted by Variety, the festival’s competitive slate includes new films from ...

Venice Film Fest unveils full slate

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The Venice Film Festival unveiled its full line up this morning, programming a number of big-ticket titles with serious awards dreams. As expected, there is ...

Venice 2011 Line-Up Includes ‘Tinker Tailor,’ ‘Carnage,’ ‘Wuthering Heights,’ ‘Alps’ and Many More

I always find it interesting to see what Toronto International Film Festival gets compared to Venice. There is certainly some crossover for the latter fest that begins a few days before Toronto, but ...

Venice Film Festival 2011 Line-Up Revealed

The line-up for the 2011 Venice Film Festival was unveiled a little earlier today and this year’s edition looks particularly stacked on the English-language side of things with a large number of ...

Alfredo Bini obituary

Producer of Pier Paolo Pasolini's early films Though an enterprising film producer, often ahead of his times, Alfredo Bini, who has died aged 83, is best remembered for having given the poet Pier ...

Rosanna Schiaffino obituary

Italian model and film actor, she left the cinema and joined the jet set Rosanna Schiaffino, who has died aged 69, was one of those Italian beauty queens who began a promising acting career in the ...