Film

'Drive' director Refn says wants to work with Gosling again

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LONDON - After collaborating on the high-octane "Drive" and violent thriller "Only God Forgives", Danish film director Nicolas Winding Refn says he wants to team up with Hollywood actor Ryan Gosling again. | Video

'Everest' director says he knows now why people climb it

VENICE - Icelandic director Baltasar Kormakur has made many small-budget movies in his home country, but he says he did not feel out of his depth making the star-studded mountain disaster movie "Everest" that opened the Venice Film Festival on Wednesday. | Video

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Ed Skrein takes over driving seat in 'The Transporter Refueled'

LONDON - Action thriller franchise "The Transporter" is back with a fourth installment and a new star, with British actor Ed Skrein stepping into the black suit of lead character, former special ops mercenary Frank Martin. | Video

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'Concussion' football movie altered to avoid angering NFL: NY Times

NEW YORK - Sony Pictures Entertainment executives altered the script of its forthcoming movie "Concussion," about football-related brain trauma, to avoid antagonizing the National Football League, the New York Times reported on Wednesday.

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Venice opener 'Everest' takes a trip to the icy top - in 3D

VENICE - The high-altitude thriller "Everest", which opened the Venice Film Festival on Wednesday, should warn a lot of people off mountain climbing.

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Venice film fest on a roll with Oscar-lucky openers

VENICE - The Venice Film Festival is having a good run with opening films winning Oscars, including best picture last year for "Birdman", and hopes to stay on a winning streak when the mountain disaster film "Everest" kicks off the 72nd edition on Wednesday. | Video

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London Film Festival unveils line-up, Blanchett to be honored

LONDON - The BFI London Film Festival revealed its line-up on Tuesday, opening with star-studded early feminist movement drama "Suffragette" and closing with a biopic about Steve Jobs.

01 Sep 2015

Prolific horror filmmaker Wes Craven dead at 76

- Prolific horror filmmaker Wes Craven, who directed the slasher classic "A Nightmare on Elm Street," died on Sunday afternoon, his family said in a statement. He was 76. | Video

People 31 Aug 2015

Box Office: 'War Room' Stuns With $11 Million, Zac Efron's 'We Are Your Friends' Tanks

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The box office underwent a religious conversion this weekend as Christian crowds flocked to "War Room," lifting the low-budget salute to prayer above the Zac Efron drama "We're You're Friends" and the Owen Wilson thriller "No Escape."

30 Aug 2015

Everest Red Carpet

The stars of "Everest", a mountain climbing thriller based on the 1996 disaster on the world's highest mountain, walked the red carpet for the film's premiere at the Venice film festival on Wednesday. | Video

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