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  1. Venice: Al Pacino, Willem Dafoe, Ethan Hawke Set for Double Duty

    5:31 pm 7/24/2014

    Following Thursday's announcement of the lineup for the world's oldest film festival, find out which Hollywood stars will be attending which premieres, with some even doing multiple duties at the same time.Read more

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  2. Venice: David Gordon Green's 'Manglehorn,' Abel Ferrara's 'Pasolini' in Competition Lineup

    3:46 pm 7/23/2014

    PDATED: The world’s oldest film fest's lineup includes movies from Lars Von Trier and James Franco and films starring Al Pacino, Willem Dafoe, Ethan Hawke, Bill Murray and Jennifer Aniston.Read more

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  3. Venice Fest Unveils Venice Days Lineup

    11:41 am 7/22/2014

    The independent sidebar will open with Kim Ki-duk's "One on One" and close with soccer documentary "Messi."Read more

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  4. Roman Polanski's 'Macbeth,' Musical 'Guys and Dolls' Among Venice's Classics Picks

    6:49 am 7/15/2014

    The festival sidebar of restored cinema classics will award a prize for the best restoration effort among its 21 title selection. Read more

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  5. Venice Film Fest to Open With World Premiere of Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's 'Birdman'

    3:32 am 7/10/2014

    The black comedy starring Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, and Naomi Watts tells the story of an actor known for playing a popular superhero. Read more

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  6. Venice Film Fest Unveils Poster for 71st Edition

    7:41 am 7/4/2014

    The poster, inspired by the famed ending sequence from Truffaut's "The 400 Blows," is drawn for the third consecutive year by Italian artist Simone Massi.Read more

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  7. Venice: French Film Composer Alexandre Desplat to Head Competition Jury

    5:08 am 6/23/2014

    UPDATED: Desplat, who earned six Oscar nominations for musical scores including those for "Argo" and "The King's Speech," is the first composer to serve as jury president in Venice's 71-year history.Read more

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  8. Venice Film Fest Taps Cannes Grand Prix Winner to Head Debut Jury

    10:23 am 6/16/2014

    Alice Rohrwacher's 'The Wonders' was just her second feature-length film, but it turned heads in Cannes. Now she will look to identify new rising stars. Read more

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  9. Berlin: Zeitgeist Films Acquires Richie Mehta's 'Siddharth'

    10:39 am 2/7/2014

    The U.S. distributor plans a summer 2014 release for the Venice title about a poor Delhi merchant who travels across India in search of his missing son. Read more

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  10. Oscars: What Stops Mattered Most on the Road to Best Picture

    9:00 am 12/16/2013

    Since every festival and red carpet is another opportunity for a movie to stake a claim as top dog, THR examines who got the upper hand -- even for a moment.Read more

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