Sacro GRA wins Golden Lion in Venice

Thanks to Guy Lodge the awards announcements are trickling in. So far: Golden Lion: Sacro GRA, Gianfranco Rosi Grand Jury Prize: Stray Dogs, Tsai Ming-liang Silver Lion, for Best Director: Miss Violence, Alexandros Avranas Best Actor: Themis Payou, Miss Violence Screenplay:...
Posted On 07 Sep 2013

Twitter reacts to Gravity in Venice

GRAVITY (A) Mainlined sensation. A staggering dance, then a balletic fall, into great silence. Maybe I'd change a thing? We'll talk later. — Guy Lodge (@GuyLodge) August 28, 2013 Oh, and if Lubezki can't finally win the Oscar for digitally embellished 3D work...
Posted On 28 Aug 2013

70th Venice International Film Festival line-up

  From ScreenDaily via our good buddy Paddy Mulholland at ScreenOnScreen The line-up of the 70th Venice International Film Festival (28th August > 7th September) has been announced. The official selection includes: Venezia 70, Out of Competition, Orizzonti, and Venice...
Posted On 25 Jul 2013

Gravity will Open the Venice Film Fest

If there is one thing we know about Italians – they love them some George Clooney. They’re not getting Monuments Men but they are getting Alfonso Cuarón’s Gravity.  The pic will open the fest in the crowded pre-Oscar season, August 28, 2013. Burn After Reading,...
Posted On 03 Jul 2013

OscarWatch: The Master, To the Wonder Head to Venice

UPDATE: The Master has now been added to the TIFF lineup as well. Whether Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master would go to Venice or not seemed to be in dispute over the past few days but now it looks like The Master and Terrence Malick’s To the Wonder will take a bow at...
Posted On 30 Jul 2012