VENICE FILM FESTIVAL 2009: Award Winners Announced

Closing this year's edition of la Mostra Internationale d'Arte Cinematografica, better known as the Venice Film Festival, the official award ceremony just took place at the festival's Sala Grande. So who took home the awards? This year's GOLDEN LION for... More »
  

VENICE FILM FESTIVAL 2009: Sidebar Winners Announced

Though the announcement of the official prizes at Venice won't come tomorrow, the sidebar awards were all announced today with two films featured heavily on Twitch taking home major prizes.  Tarik Saleh's Metropia took the Future Film Festival's Digital Award... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

International Trailer For Tsukamoto's TETSUO THE BULLET MAN

We ran the first teaser for Shinya Tsukamoto's Tetsuo The Bullet Man a couple days ago and today we've got a second, longer trailer for you.  This one is the international version and shows off much more of the film's... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

VENICE FILM FESTIVAL 2009: First Teaser For Tsukamoto's TETSUO THE BULLET MAN

While I found the film itself to be a whopping disappointment - you can read my review here - there are, no doubt, many rabid fans of Shinya Tsukamoto and his Tetsuo films who are going to want to judge... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Edmund Yeo's KINGYO Goes To Venice

We've been following the progress of up-and-coming Malaysian filmmaker Edmund Yeo, and seen him grow from strength to strength. We highlighted his very first Japanese short film, Kingyo, sometime back, a film shot in Tokyo with a largely Japanese... More »
  

Foxes! Vintage Clothing! Typeface! Yes, it's Wes Anderson's THE FANTASTIC MR. FOX Trailer

Despite the stop-motion animation and talking animals, it is not very hard to identify all of the Wes Anderson trademarks (not to mention nearly every voice actor here as worked with him in the past) on display. Adapted from the... More »
  

VENICE FILM FESTIVAL 2009: Official Lineup Announced

From the luxurious Westin Excelsior in sunny Rome comes news on la Mostra Internationale d’Arte Cinematografica, better known as the Venice Film Festival. Today the official lineup of this year’s edition, already number 66, has been announced by festival director... More »
  

VENICE FILM FESTIVAL 2009: "Chengdu" announced as closing film

Chengdu, Wo Ai Ni (Chengdu, I Love You) is to close this year’s edition of la Mostra Internationale d’Arte Cinematografica, better known as the Venice Film Festival. Filmed in tandem by Fruit Chan and China's most famous “alternative” rock star... More »
  

VENICE FILM FESTIVAL 2009: Giuseppe Tornatore’s BAARÌA to open 66th Festival

God knows how many Twitch writers “work” on the always thoroughly Twitch reported Toronto International Film Festival. Shortly before that party starts though, another one takes place at the other side of the ocean: la Mostra Internationale d’Arte Cinematografica, also... More »
By Ard Vijn   
  
 
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