Zac Efron and Maika Monroe pose at the At Any Price photocall. The duo play boyfriend and girlfriend in Ramin Bahrani's drama set in a Southern Iowa farming community.
Spike Lee's documentary, Bad 25, explores the making of Michael Jackson's album Bad, which was released 25 years ago Friday.
'At Any Price'
Screenwriter Hallie Elizabeth Newton, director Ramin Bahrani,Zac Efron and Maika Monroe attend the photocall for At Any Price. THR's film critic David Rooneycalled the film "an engrossingly serious-minded heartland drama, rich in moral ambiguity, that examines the challenging relationship of fathers and sons in the difficult terrain of modern commercial farming."
Waad Mohammed, Haifaa Al Mansour
Waad Mohammed and director Haifaa Al Mansour (R) attend the Wadjda photocall at the Venice Film Festival. Wadjda is the first ever film to be shot entirely in Saudi Arabia.
'Tai Chi 0'
Tony Leung Ka-fai,Yuan Xiaochao, director Stephen Fung, Angelbaby Yang, Eddie Peng and producer Kuo-Fu Chen attend the photocall for Tai Chi 0. Yang wears a printed Hervé Léger by Max Azria dress.
Nabil Saleh, Maria Hofstatter, director Ulrich Seidl and co-screenwriter Veronika Franz attend the Paradies: Glaube premiere on August 31.
Spike Lee was presented with a career honor ahead of the Bad 25 premiere, when he was given the festival’s Glory to the Filmmaker award, handed out each year in Venice to an industry figure who brought “great innovation to contemporary cinema.” It is the sixth year that the prize has been given out in Venice; recent recipients include Al Pacino, Mani Ratnam and Sylvester Stallone.
Italian director and screenwriter Francesco Rosi (R) receives a Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement from the hands of Italian film director Giuseppe Tornatore during an award ceremony at the 69th Venice International Film Festival.
Actor Willem Dafoe drops by the Lancia Cafe in Venice, Italy. The actor was most recently seen playing a motion-captured Tars Tarkas in John Carter.
Maika Monroe, Zac Efron
"There’s a pleasing old-fashioned quality to the film, which seems to hark back to a time when studios still made modestly budgeted stories about real people," writesThe Hollywood Reporter's David Rooney in his review.
Zac Efron smiles for the cameras on the red carpet at the At Any Price premiere. The project, about a father and son who operate a farming empire, was picked up for distribution by Sony Pictures Classic in early August.
'At Any Price'
In the film Zac Efron's character Dean has zero interest in farming. A talented stock car racer, he dreams of making it to NASCAR, but an early professional setback brings a cold reality check.
Spike Lee and Family
Director Spike Lee (2nd L) with his son Jackson Lee, wife Tonya Lewis Lee and daughter Satchel Lee, pose on the red carpet at the premiere of documentary Bad 25.
Maika Monroe wears a stunning white Marchesa gown on the red carpet for the At Any Price premiere.
On the same day as his At Any Price premiere, it was announced that Eforn has been tapped to star in director Tom Gormican's romantic comedy Are We Officially Dating?
Zac Efron is at the Venice Film Festival with At Any Price. He will continue the festival rounds at Toronto with The Paperboy and next appears in Liberal Arts.
Spike Lee and Son
Spike Lee walks the red carpet while son Jackson Lee takes a photo. The screening of the documentary Bad 25 represents Lee's 9th trip to the Venice Lido in an official capacity.
'Tai Chi 0'
Actors Eddie Peng, Yuan Xiaochao, director Stephen Fung, actress Angelbaby Yang and actor Tony Leung Ka Fai attend the Tai Chi 0 red carpet premiere.
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