Egypt’s El Gouna Fest Hopes to Jump Start Region’s Cinema

Egypt’s El Gouna Fest Hopes to Jump Start Region’s Cinema Egypt’s El Gouna Film Festival, which shifted its dates from September to an October slot, will mark a moment of post Covid-19 restart for the Arab film industry, while also seeking to reinvigorate ...

Songs for Screens: Dev Hynes on Creating His Classical-Inspired Score for HBO’s ‘We Are Who We Are’

Songs for Screens: Dev Hynes on Creating His Classical-Inspired Score for HBO’s ‘We Are Who We Are’ For the better part of the last decade, Dev Hynes has been one of the most prolific artists in the kind of taste-making pop and R&b that tops critics’ best-of lists and soundtracks five-course meals ...

Venice Review: Gia Coppola’s Mainstream Unsettles in All the Wrong Ways

Venice Review: Gia Coppola’s Mainstream Unsettles in All the Wrong Ways Six years after the release of her debut Palo Alto, Gia Coppola returns with Mainstream, a media satire set in sunny Los Angeles about a couple of disaffected young people who decide to make it big on ...

Venice 2020: Gia Coppola's 'Mainstream' Gets Right Up in Your Face

Venice 2020: Gia Coppola's 'Mainstream' Gets Right Up in Your Face The internet is a fame machine. It can turn nobodies into world famous celebrities in the blink of an eye. We all know how it works, of course, but is internet fame really a good thing anymore? ...

‘Mainstream’ Director Gia Coppola on Being Inspired By Elia Kazan, Watching ‘Bambi’

‘Mainstream’ Director Gia Coppola on Being Inspired By Elia Kazan, Watching ‘Bambi’ Back at the Venice Film Festival with Andrew Garfield starrer “Mainstream,” presented in the Horizons section, Gia Coppola took part in the “Life Through a Different Lens: Contactless Connections” ...

‘Mainstream’: Gia Coppola’s Slender YouTuber Satire Misses a Cheap Target [Venice Review]

‘Mainstream’: Gia Coppola’s Slender YouTuber Satire Misses a Cheap Target [Venice Review] The age of social media is a trap for contemporary writers and filmmakers eager to Say Something. From fusty old Facebook to Instagram to platforms most people over 25 couldn’t even name, it presents ...

Maya Hawke's Stunning Appearance at the Venice Film Festival Is a Sight to Behold

Maya Hawke's Stunning Appearance at the Venice Film Festival Is a Sight to Behold Maya Hawke stepped out for the 77th Venice Film Festival on Sept. 5 and, wow, she stunned. The 22-year-old actress and singer showed up to the affair modeling a gorgeous Versace mermaid gown with a ...

‘Mainstream’ Review: Andrew Garfield Is One of the Most Obnoxious Characters Ever in Gia Coppola’s Satire

‘Mainstream’ Review: Andrew Garfield Is One of the Most Obnoxious Characters Ever in Gia Coppola’s Satire You have to hand it to Andrew Garfield. in “Mainstream,” a vapid social-media satire co-written and directed by Gia Coppola. Garfield, also one of the film’s producers, throws all of his loose-limbed ...

‘Mainstream’ Review: Internet Fame Eats Itself in Gia Coppola’s Satire

‘Mainstream’ Review: Internet Fame Eats Itself in Gia Coppola’s Satire Seven years after Gia Coppola turned a dreamily sympathetic eye on the pretty, youthful wasters of her high-school-set debut “Palo Alto,” she returns with “Mainstream,” packing a far smaller store of ...

Venice: ‘Mainstream’ Director Gia Coppola on the Perils of Social Media Fame

Venice: ‘Mainstream’ Director Gia Coppola on the Perils of Social Media Fame Seven years after the release of her 2013 debut feature “Palo Alto,” which was nominated for the Horizons Award at the Venice Film Festival, Gia Coppola is back with her sophomore drama, “Mainstream.” ...

Venice: What A Difference A Day Makes As Bottlenecks Cause Delays, Screenings Wait On Latecomers

Venice: What A Difference A Day Makes As Bottlenecks Cause Delays, Screenings Wait On Latecomers If, like most Venice Film Festival attendees, you have a rented bike, you can get to the festival center from the Lido’s main drag in under 10 minutes. There has already been security to check passes ...

Venice Film Festival Set to Kick Off With International Talents Expected on Social Distanced Red Carpet

Venice Film Festival Set to Kick Off With International Talents Expected on Social Distanced Red Carpet The 77th Venice Film Festival kicks off Wednesday, with Cate Blanchett, Tilda Swinton, Matt Dillon, and France’s Ludivine Sagnier among international stars expected on the social-distanced red carpet ...

Our 13 Most-Anticipated Premieres at the 2020 Venice Film Festival

Our 13 Most-Anticipated Premieres at the 2020 Venice Film Festival The first major in-person-only film festival to get underway during the pandemic, plans are full steam ahead for Venice Film Festival to kick off this week, taking place September 2 through September ...

‘Mainstream’ First Look: Gia Coppola Follows ‘Palo Alto’ with Andrew Garfield, Maya Hawke

‘Mainstream’ First Look: Gia Coppola Follows ‘Palo Alto’ with Andrew Garfield, Maya Hawke Gia Coppola was one of the breakout new directors of 2013 thanks to her sensitive coming-of-age drama “Palo Alto,” which earned critical acclaim after festival stops at Venice, Telluride, and TIFF. ...

Telluride Film Festival Reveals What Would’ve Screened at This Year’s Edition

Telluride Film Festival Reveals What Would’ve Screened at This Year’s Edition It was announced last month that the Telluride Film Festival made the decision to cancel their event this year due to the ongoing pandemic and the more intimate nature of their festival. As Cannes did ...

Telluride Film Festival Announces Lineup Despite Cancellation Of This Year’s Labor Day Weekend Event

Telluride Film Festival Announces Lineup Despite Cancellation Of This Year’s Labor Day Weekend Event Following in the footsteps of Cannes, which was forced to cancel its famous film festival in May but still went on to reveal what its schedule would have been anyway, the Telluride Film Festival on ...

Telluride Lineup Includes ‘Ammonite,’ ‘The Duke,’ ‘Nomadland’ for Canceled Festival

Telluride Lineup Includes ‘Ammonite,’ ‘The Duke,’ ‘Nomadland’ for Canceled Festival Though the festival has been canceled, the Telluride Film Festival has announced its lineup for what would have been its 47th edition. Among the films that would’ve premiered include Francis Lee’s ...

Telluride Film Festival Reveals 2020 Selections: ‘Ammonite,’ ‘Nomadland,’ Werner Herzog, and More

Telluride Film Festival Reveals 2020 Selections: ‘Ammonite,’ ‘Nomadland,’ Werner Herzog, and More There will be no Telluride Film Festival this Labor Day in Colorado, but the programmers have unveiled what this year’s selections would have been. Much like the Cannes Film Festival’s 2020 lineup, ...

Venice 2020. Lineup

Venice 2020. Lineup Wife of a SpyThe programme for the 2020 edition of the Venice Film Festival has been unveiled, and includes new films from Gia Coppola, Lav Diaz, Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Alice Rohrwacher, Gianfranco Rosi, ...

Venice premiere for Roderick MacKay’s ‘The Furnace’

Venice premiere for Roderick MacKay’s ‘The Furnace’ ‘The Furnace.’ Writer-director Roderick MacKay’s debut feature The Furnace, an 1890s drama set during the gold rush in Western Australia, will have its world premiere in the Horizons section of the ...

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