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London film fest closes with flash of 'Stan & Ollie' comic genius

Oct 21 2018

LONDON Laurel and Hardy, perhaps the greatest comedy double act in cinema history, returned to London on Sunday, twiddling their bowler hats to a delighted West End crowd as they arrived for the world premiere of the biopic "Stan & Ollie". | Video

'Shimmering' Mexican drama 'Roma' wins Venice for Cuaron and Netflix

Sep 08 2018

VENICE, Italy Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival on Saturday, bringing Netflix its first major festival victory to seal the online streaming company's reputation as a big name in arthouse movies. | Video

In front of camera, if not behind, women shone at Venice Film Festival

Sep 08 2018

VENICE, Italy Despite a paucity of female directors, women were the stars of the Venice Film Festival: from Lady Gaga stealing the red carpet spotlight, to movies about queens, witches and working women with important stories to tell. | Video

DeLorean film drives back to the futuristic '70s to close Venice festival

Sep 08 2018

VENICE, Italy The DeLorean sports car entered movie legend as the time machine in the "Back to the Future" films and returns to the big screen in "Driven", a comedy thriller about the downfall of its creator, which closed the Venice Film Festival on Saturday.

Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" wins main prize at Venice Film Festival

Sep 08 2018

VENICE, Italy, Sept 8 Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma", a black-and-white drama based on his childhood in Mexico, won the Golden Lion at Venice on Saturday, an important victory for the streaming company Netflix, which will distribute it worldwide.

'Babadook' director returns with revenge odyssey in colonial-era Australia

Sep 07 2018

VENICE, Italy Jennifer Kent, who made her name with horror "The Babadook", returned on Thursday with a revenge thriller set in 1825 Tasmania, a penal colony where the abuse meted out to convicts is surpassed only by the cruelty suffered by the Aborigines. | Video

Venice festival's only woman director gets sexist heckle at film screening

Sep 06 2018

VENICE, Italy The only movie in the main competition in Venice made by a woman was heckled by an audience member who called director Jennifer Kent a "whore", reigniting concerns about sexism at the festival which has been accused of overlooking female filmmakers.

Venice festival's only woman director gets sexist heckle at film screening

Sep 06 2018

VENICE, Italy The only movie in the main competition in Venice made by a woman was heckled by an audience member who called director Jennifer Kent a "whore", reigniting concerns about sexism at the festival which has been accused of overlooking female filmmakers.

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