Ahead of ‘Priscilla,’ understanding the stylish and inimitable works of Sofia Coppola

You are in your room as a 16-year-old, it’s a Sunday afternoon. The streets are sleepy, the fan is turning slowly, you can see the slant of light on the floor, hear the music that is playing at a distance, and everything is a certain way. If a scene in a movie could take you … Read more

Venice Film Festival | Emma Stone-led ‘Poor Things’ wins top prize

Director Yorgos Lanthimos poses with Golden Lion Award for Best Film for the movie ‘Poor Things’ at the Venice International Film Festival. | Photo Credit: REUTERS Poor Things, a film about Victorian-era female empowerment, won the Golden Lion on Saturday at a Venice Film Festival largely deprived of Hollywood glamour because of the writers and … Read more

Venice Film Festival | Richard Linklater feels indie cinema is ‘gone with the algorithm’

Director Richard Linklater poses during the photo call for ‘Hit Man’ at the 80th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy | Photo Credit: Vianney Le Caer Richard Linklater premiered his new feature Hit Man at the 80th Venice International Film Festival. As per reports, the noir black comedy about an undercover cop … Read more

Venice Film Festival | Woody Allen reveals if and when he will make another movie in New York

Woody Allen at the premiere for the film Coup de Chance at the Venice International Film Festival. | Photo Credit: REUTERS Woody Allen, effectively barred from the US film industry, said on Monday that he has an idea for a New York film ready to go “if some foolish person” agrees to finance it. Allen … Read more

Venice Film Festival | Sofia Coppola’s ‘Priscilla’ gets 7-minute standing ovation

Director Sofia Coppola, Priscilla Presley, Cailee Spaeny, and Jacob Elordi pose for photographers upon arrival for the premiere of the film ‘Priscilla’ during the 80th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, on Monday, Sept. 4 | Photo Credit: Vianney Le Caer Sofia Coppola’s much-anticipated film, Priscilla, which delves into the life of … Read more

Venice Film Festival | Woody Allen’s ‘Coup de Chance’ receives standing ovation, triggers protests

Woody Allen and his wife Soon-Yi Previn at the premiere of his film ‘Coup de Chance’ at the 80th Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, on Monday. | Photo Credit: REUTERS American director and actor Woody Allen’s film Coup de Chance received a 5-minute-long standing ovation at the Venice Film Festival on Monday, reported Deadline. … Read more

Venice Film Festival | Spanish actor Gabriel Guevara arrested on sexual assault charge

Gabriel Guevara | Photo Credit: Gabriel Guevara/Instagram Spanish actor Gabriel Guevara, best known for his role in My Fault, has been arrested during the Venice Film Festival. Guevara had an active international warrant out on him for an alleged sexual assault in France, as per The Hollywood Reporter. The court of appeals will rule on … Read more

French actor-producer Elsa Zylberstein to make Christian Dior biopic 

Elsa Zylberstein | Photo Credit: VITTORIO ZUNINO CELOTTO French César-winning actor and producer Elsa Zylberstein is preparing a biopic movie of fashion icon Christian Dior. According to an article in Variety, the film will be penned by Julien Teisseire of The Hookup Plan fame and is being developed by Zylberstein’s banner Sonia Films and Odile … Read more

Venice Film Festival | Emotional Tony Leung wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Tony Leung Chiu-wai receives the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement award during the 80th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2023 | Photo Credit: Vianney Le Caer Hong Kong actor Tony Leung Chiu-wai received a Golden Lion Lifetime Achievement Award at the Venice Film Festival on Saturday, brushing … Read more

Venice Film Festival | Roman Polanski’s ‘The Palace’ gets three-minute standing ovation

Film director Roman Polanski | Photo Credit: CHARLES PLATIAU Controversial filmmaker Roman Polanski’s film The Palace received a three-minute-long standing ovation at the Venice Film Festival on Saturday night. Polanski‘s black comedy has a screenplay he wrote alongside Jerzy Skolimowski and Ewa Piaskowska. Set during New Year’s Eve in 1999, the film follows a dinner … Read more