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Celebrity photo breach heightens online security warnings

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NEW YORK - Celebrity representatives and security experts used the online posting of intimate photos of Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence and other female entertainers to sound new warnings on Tuesday about the dangers of storing data on the Internet.

Dark Swedish humor takes wing in 'Pigeon' film at Venice

VENICE - In Swedish filmmaker Roy Andersson's offbeat film "A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence", shown at the Venice Film Festival on Tuesday, a businessman about to shoot himself in a posh office takes a last call on his mobile phone.

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Battling biographies head to Toronto to win awards season hearts

LOS ANGELES - As a first-time film director, television comedian Jon Stewart pleads ignorance about the workings of the movie industry.

Television, People 8:13am EDT

Gainsbourg reprises Deneuve daughter role in 'Three Hearts'

VENICE - Charlotte Gainsbourg says the most exciting thing about her role in the French romantic comedy "3 Coeurs" (Three Hearts), shown in Venice, was the chance to once again play Catherine Deneuve's daughter, a role she had in her debut film when she was 12.

People 01 Sep 2014

Drama of mother starving baby grips Venice fest

VENICE - A film portraying New York City mother who starves her baby because she thinks he is saint-like and food contains impurities has caused a stir at the Venice Film Festival for its switch from light romance to painful psychosis. | Video

01 Sep 2014

Pacino says crowds charge his batteries at Venice fest

VENICE - Al Pacino stars in two movies shown at the 71st Venice Film Festival, which meant he had to do a double round of media events, but the 74-year-old said he drew energy from the crowds that turned out to see him.

31 Aug 2014

Director Martin Scorsese in early stages of Ramones movie project

LOS ANGELES - Veteran filmmaker Martin Scorsese will be tapping into rock history with his next project, a movie on punk rockers the Ramones, his spokeswoman said on Friday.

29 Aug 2014

Jennifer Aniston on being a 'badass' after 'Friends'

LOS ANGELES - After playing sitcom sweetheart Rachel Green in long-running television comedy "Friends" for 10 years, Jennifer Aniston has spent the last decade looking for roles where she can "kick some ass."

People, 29 Aug 2014

Belafonte, Miyazaki to receive Academy's Governors Awards

LOS ANGELES - American singer and actor Harry Belafonte, French screenwriter Jean-Claude Carriere, Japanese animated film director Hayao Miyazaki and Irish actress Maureen O'Hara will be honored with Governors Awards, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences said on Thursday.

Japan 28 Aug 2014

Violent Japanese anti-war film is a contender at Venice festival

LONDON - One of the most powerful and violent films to be shown at the Venice Film Festival this year, Japanese director Shinya Tsukamoto's "Nobi" (Fires on the Plain), delivers a stinging anti-war message bathed in blood. | Video

Japan, 12:17pm EDT