Venice

'A virtual mum put me to bed': a view from the VR future of film

I’ve just got back from the Venice Film Festival, which for the first time showcased an exciting programme of genre defining virtual reality (VR) …

Virtual Reality

California, I’m Coming Home: Woodshock Premieres in Los Angeles

Kate and Laura Mulleavy have had quite a year—after showing their latest collection in Paris during Couture Week this past season, the designer duo then traveled to the Venice Film Festival to premiere Woodshock, their first foray into filmmaking. After their U.S. premiere last week in New York, …

Los Angeles

Venice Diary: Dee Forbes on Jesse Jones' Biennale triumph

<b>RTÉ Director General Dee Forbes writes for Culture about artist Jesse Jones, who is currently representing Ireland at the The 57th Venice Biennale,</b> …

News (Ireland)

Oscars: Israel Selects 'Foxtrot' for Foreign-Language Category

Samuel Maoz’s Tel Aviv-set family drama recently won a grand jury prize at the Venice Film Festival.<p>Israel has picked Samuel Maoz’s <i>Foxtrot</i> as its …

Award Shows

‘Foxtrot’ should dance its way to an Ophir win

Despite Miri Regev’s wrath, Samuel Maoz’s drama is in the lead to take home the Best Picture Award.<p>In 2000, the first year I attended the Ophir …

Israel

'M': Film Review | Venice 2017

Cesar-winner Sara Forestier's debut as writer-director stars the actress herself alongside Redouanne Harjane and Jean-Pierre Leaud.<p>The …

Venice Film Festival

10 Insane Facts About Jennifer Lawrence’s New Movie ‘mother!’

September 15, 2017, marked the release of writer-director Darren Aronofsky’s new horror-thriller mother!, starring Jennifer Lawrence and Javier …

Darren Aronofsky

2017 Emmys Red Carpet Dresses & Fashion Gallery | Deadline

Fashion on the Emmy red carpet this afternoon covered a wide spectrum with an extra splash of silver — and a page out of the recent Venice Film …

TV

Stars shine at the 2017 Emmy Awards

'The Handmaid's Tale' took the top prize as the stars celebrated the best of television at the 2017 Emmy Awards.<p>Saturn as captured by Cassini over …

Toronto

Stephen King's 'It' Scares Straight to Record Sales

NEW YORK—The Stephen King adaptation “It” continues to scare up record ticket sales, taking in an estimated $60 million in its second week and leaving a paltry $7.5 million for Darren Aronofsky’s audacious genre-bending psychological thriller “mother!”<p>New Line and Warner Bros.’ “It” remained easily …

Movies

Woodshock: The Rodarte Sisters Talk About Their Childhood

Kate and Laura Mulleavy reveal the memories that underscore their new horror movie<p>敬请期待中文版<p>Kirsten Dunst in Woodshock, the film by Kate and Laura …

Kirsten Dunst

Regev vows to revolutionize state funding for films

Culture Minister Miri Regev on Saturday vowed to revolutionize the criteria for state funding of Israeli films, and charged that the various local …

Israel

The "Downsizing" Concept for Addressing Overpopulation: Shrink People Down to Just Five Inches Tall

Also, comedian Bill Burr's take on how to ensure enough resources for all<p>In the upcoming movie <i>Downsizing</i>, filmmaker Alexander Payne, the guy who did</i> …

Population

"Silsila", 2013

<i>Sama Alshaibi: Sand Rushes In</i>, the first book by this rising artist, presents work from <i>Silsila</i>, a video and photographic installation that premiered …

Venice Biennale

‘The Insult’ takes on taboos of Lebanon’s civil war

BEIRUT, Lebanon (AFP) — Nearly three decades after it ended, Lebanon’s civil war returned to haunt Beirut this week at a screening of the film “The …

Middle East

Kirsten Dunst Pretty Much Wore Her Wedding Dress Already — If You Paid Attention

Kirsten Dunst is in wedding planning mode after announcing her engagement to her <b>Fargo</b> costar Jesse Plemons back in January. Kirsten first flashed her ring at the Ralph & Russo show during Couture Week, and now she's dropping hints about her wedding dress.<p>During an appearance on <b>Live With Kelly and</b> …

Fashion

See How Jennifer Lawrence Wears Sheer, Sparkly Gowns Across The World

Her Versace naked dress is stunning.<p>Jennifer Lawrence has come a long way on the red carpet, from ingenue to Oscar winner. Fitting with her leading …

Bravo TV

Kate Bosworth On Her 'Iconic Moment' Walking The Carpet at the Venice Film Festival This Year

Kate Bosworth never disappoints every time she hits the red carpet. The actress has been a style favorite since her breakout role in <i>Blue Crush</i> in …

Venice Film Festival

Jennifer Lawrence interview: ‘Mother! is about rape and torment – I want it to traumatise you'

Ever since Jennifer Lawrence played a prostitute in a church play when she was nine years old, the Oscar-winning actress has enjoyed challenging both herself and the audience. But nothing on her CV compares to her latest role in Darren Aronofsky’s baffling and berserk psychological drama Mother!<p>It …

Hollywood

‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ ‘Custody,’ ‘Under the Tree’ to Compete in Zurich

Martin McDonagh’s “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” Xavier Legrand’s “Custody” and Hafsteinn Gunnar’s “Under the Tree” are among the 15 …

Venice Film Festival

Fabulous feathers: The trend that is taking flight on the red carpet!

Forget fur and sequins – stars are having a fashion affair with feathers! And with all the plumage adorning the red carpet lately, it’s clear that a …

Venice Film Festival

George Clooney Gets Candid About Parenthood and It's So Relatable

As a new dad to twins, George Clooney is learning the ropes of parenthood, discovering — as most parents do — many unexpected things along the way.<p>In …

George Clooney

Venice Film Review: ‘Krieg’

A grieving schoolteacher retreats to a snowbound cabin only to discover that peace is not easily found, even for a pacifist.<p>“Krieg” means “war,” but …

Venice Film Festival

1,000 Lines of Colorful Paint Pool into Mesmerizing Puddles at the Venice Biennale

A post shared by Swatch & Art (@swatchandart) on May 15, 2017 at 12:39am PDT<p>There's something oddly satisfying about watching paint slowly drip down a canvas. It's unexplainable, yet mesmerizing, to view the viscous pigment crawl its way to the flood, puddling in a colorful mess. English artist Ian …

Painting

Star Tracks: Julianne Hough Shows Off Her Toned Belly, Plus Selena Gomez, Solange Knowles & More

1 of 174<p>ABS FOR DAYS<p>Back to the gym! Julianne Hough works on her fitness in L.A.<p>2 of 174<p>STARS AMONG US<p>Selena Gomez and James Franco come together at …

New York Fashion Week

5 Must-See Movies From This Year’s Venice Film Festival

<i>From dark fantasy tales by Guillermo del Toro, to the flat out horrifying new film from the man behind Black Swan, this year’s Venice Film Festival</i> …

Venice Film Festival

Italian Film Unmasks Migrant Suffering in Libyan Militia Camps - ASHARQ AL

Rome, London – An employee in the Italian Interior Ministry secretly visited Libya to reach deals with local warlords and coast guard officials in …

Middle East

Venice Film Review: ‘The Testament’

A Jewish historian investigating a Holocaust atrocity uncovers an identity-challenging family secret in this low-key film.<p>Though it may play better …

Venice Film Festival

Red-Carpet Style Tips From The Venice Film Festival

One question seems to have dominated this year’s Venice Film Festival: is Mr Darren Aronofsky’s nerve-jangling new thriller <i>Mother</i>! actually any good? …

Venice Film Festival

Documentary on Yiddish filmmaker wins Venice Festival award

ROME – A documentary film about a Polish-Jewish filmmaker has won an award at the Venice Film Festival.<p>The Polish-German co-production, “The Prince …

Yiddish