Telluride Film Review: ‘The Assistant’

Telluride Film Review: ‘The Assistant’ It’s a woefully familiar situation when the dramatic arts try to engage with current events, only to falter because they arrive before audiences are willing to confront the real-deal traumas they seek ...

Sundance Film Review: ‘Honey Boy’

“Stars — They’re Just Like Us!” That’s the ingenious header Us Weekly gives a section of otherwise worthless paparazzi shots depicting incognito celebrities shopping for groceries, feeding the meter, ...

Everything to Know About Asia Argento, the Actress & Activist Dating the Late Anthony Bourdain

Everything to Know About Asia Argento, the Actress & Activist Dating the Late Anthony Bourdain At the time of his death by apparent suicide on Friday, celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain was most recently linked to Italian actress and director Asia Argento. The two started dating in 2016 after ...

Asia Argento Aims Fiery Cannes Speech at Harvey Weinstein, Sexual Predators

Asia Argento Aims Fiery Cannes Speech at Harvey Weinstein, Sexual Predators Asia Argento delivered a scathing speech about Harvey Weinstein and issued a terse warning to similar sexual predators during the closing ceremony at the Cannes Film Festival Saturday. "In 1997, I ...

Asia Argento Tells Cannes: This Festival Was Harvey Weinstein’s Hunting Ground; Warns Complicit

Asia Argento Tells Cannes: This Festival Was Harvey Weinstein’s Hunting Ground; Warns Complicit Joining jury member Ava DuVernay to present the Best Actress prize at the Cannes Film Festival closing ceremony this evening, Asia Argento sounded a warning to the audience. She began, “I was raped by ...

Film Movement Nabs Milad Alami’s ‘The Charmer’ For North America (Exclusive)

Film Movement has acquired North American rights to Swedish-Iranian director Milad Alami’s feature debut “The Charmer” which world premiered at San Sebastian Film Festival and went on to win awards at ...

How Weinstein Drove Asia Argento to Create 'Scarlet Diva'

How Weinstein Drove Asia Argento to Create 'Scarlet Diva' When Asia Argento released Scarlet Diva back in 2000, she didn't think anyone would recognize the rotund Hollywood producer who tries to rape the main character, Anna Battista, as a character based on ...

“Everything in this Film is Autobiographical, But Then Again Everything is Not”: Asia Argento on Her Debut Feature, Scarlet Diva

From Filmmaker‘s print issue archives comes this Fall, 2000 interview with director Asia Argento, who discusses her highly recommended and, today, even more vital feature debut Scarlet Diva with ...

“Everything in this Film is Autobiographical, But Then Again Everything is Not”: Asia Argento on Her Debut Feature, Scarlet Diva

From Filmmaker‘s print issue archives comes this Fall, 2000 interview with director Asia Argento, who discusses her highly recommended and, today, even more vital feature debut Scarlet Diva with ...

Film Movement Acquires North American Rights to ‘Outrage Coda’ (Exclusive)

Film Movement Acquires North American Rights to ‘Outrage Coda’ (Exclusive) Film Movement has acquired North American rights to “Outrage Coda,” Takeshi Kitano’s 18th directorial outing and the final installment in his “Outrage” crime trilogy. “Outrage Coda” is being ...

Film Movement Classics acquires North American rights to 'Scarlet Diva' (exclusive)

Film Movement Classics acquires North American rights to 'Scarlet Diva' (exclusive) Re-release of 2002 directorial debut set for May. Film Movement Classics has acquired North American rights to Asia Argento’s semi-autobiographical feature Scarlet Diva. Argento, the daughter of ...

Fast Facts About Asia Argento, the Actress Accusing Harvey Weinstein of Rape

Fast Facts About Asia Argento, the Actress Accusing Harvey Weinstein of Rape Image Source: Getty / Jason Laveris On Oct. 5, The New York Times published a disturbing report detailing multiple sexual harassment complaints against Harvey Weinstein. After the story broke, The New ...

Harvey Weinstein Accused of Rape as More Big Stars Speak Out

Harvey Weinstein Accused of Rape as More Big Stars Speak Out Just days after a myriad of sexual harassment and assault allegations have been levied against former Weinstein Company executive Harvey Weinstein, more women have come forward, with three alleging ...

Asia Argento Releases Alleged Sexual Assault Re-creation In ‘Scarlet Diva’

Asia Argento Releases Alleged Sexual Assault Re-creation In ‘Scarlet Diva’ Asia Argento, the director and actress who alleged in today’s bombshell article in The New Yorker that she was sexually assaulted by Harvey Weinstein following an encounter where he asked for a ...

Mira Sorvino, Rosanna Arquette and Asia Argento Accuse Harvey Weinstein of Sexual Harassment

Mira Sorvino, Rosanna Arquette and Asia Argento Accuse Harvey Weinstein of Sexual Harassment More actresses are going on the record with accusations that they are victims of Harvey Weinstein's unwanted sexual advances. In an explosive The New Yorker report published on Tuesday, journalist ...

Asia Argento, Who Accused Harvey Weinstein of Sexual Assault, Shares Scene From Her Film Inspired by His Alleged Actions

Asia Argento, Who Accused Harvey Weinstein of Sexual Assault, Shares Scene From Her Film Inspired by His Alleged Actions Weinstein told Argento that he recognized his depiction in Scarlet Diva.

Daria Nicolodi, Unsung Hero of Italian Horror

For as much criticism as the horror genre receives for being sexist and misogynistic, it has a long history of strong characters and iconic performances from women, whether it’s Elsa Lanchester in The ...

Review: Asia Argento's Unexpectedly Affecting 'Misunderstood' Starring Charlotte Gainsbourg

This is a reprint of our review from the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. There’s something irresistibly hip about Asia Argento, even as a concept. The sultry, pouty daughter of trash-horror maestro Dario ...

Cannes: Asia Argento on Saying Goodbye to Crap and No Longer Feeling 'Misunderstood'

Cannes: Asia Argento on Saying Goodbye to Crap and No Longer Feeling 'Misunderstood' After a 10-year absence from the director's chair, Italian multi-hyphenate Asia Argento returned to the Cannes Film Festival last week with her third, and indisputably best feature, "Misunderstood." ...

Cannes Review: ‘Misunderstood’ By Asia Argento, Starring Charlotte Gainsbourg

There’s something irresistibly hip about Asia Argento, even as a concept. The sultry, pouty daughter of trash-horror maestro Dario Argento, her public image as a wild child ...

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