Film

Gainsbourg reprises Deneuve daughter role in 'Three Hearts'

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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.

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

Indonesia massacre, Iran sanctions impact infuse Venice film offerings

VENICE - Films about a 1960s massacre in Indonesia and the harsh conditions in Iran under present-day international sanctions and how they affect ordinary people struck sombre notes at the Venice Film Festival on Thursday. | Video

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

Backstory of 'Gone with the Wind' goes on display 75 years after premiere

AUSTIN Texas - Before "Gone with the Wind" hit the screen, it was a questionable investment that became a touchstone for race relations and was embroiled in moral questions ahead of Rhett Butler saying he did not give a damn.

28 Aug 2014

Keaton on form in Venice festival opener 'Birdman'

VENICE - Former "Batman" star Michael Keaton gave a soaring start to the 71st Venice Film Festival on Wednesday as a crestfallen superhero in "Birdman", a film its Mexican director Alexandro Inarritu called an experiment that could have failed miserably. | Video

People, Mexico 27 Aug 2014

Man drops sex abuse lawsuit against 'X-Men' director Bryan Singer

LOS ANGELES - A 31-year-old man on Wednesday withdrew a high-profile lawsuit accusing "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him when he was an aspiring teen actor.

People 27 Aug 2014