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  1. 'Nymphomaniac Director's Cut' to Get Global Bow

    3:18 am PDT 09/16/2014
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    The extra-long version of Lars Von Trier's erotic epic will go out day-and-date in multiple countries READ MORE

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  2. 'Return to Ithaca' ('Retour a Ithaque'): Toronto Review

    5:30 pm PDT 09/13/2014
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    Five friends gather on a Havana rooftop to dance, drink rum and make sense of the past and present in Laurent Cantet's contemplative drama READ MORE

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  3. Toronto: Joshua Oppenheimer's 'The Look of Silence' Inks Foreign Distribution Deals

    8:12 am PDT 09/12/2014
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    Distributors in France, Canada, Australia and Japan buy the companion piece to the 2014 Oscar-nominated 'The Act of Killing' READ MORE

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  4. Zurich Film Festival Completes Lineup

    7:35 am PDT 09/12/2014
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    Toronto title 'The Drop,' and Sundance winner 'The Skeleton Twins' are added to Zurich competition READ MORE

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  5. 'The Dinner' ('I nostri ragazzi'): Venice Review

    8:11 pm PDT 09/11/2014
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    Italian director Ivano De Matteo beautifully adapts Herman Koch's bestseller with an all-star Italian cast READ MORE

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  6. ‘Good Kill’ Director Andrew Niccol Talks U.S. Drone Program, Casting Ethan Hawke

    3:20 am PDT 09/10/2014
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    The CIA’s drone strategy “blows my mind,” says the New Zealand director READ MORE

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  7. 'Belluscone: A Sicilian Story' ('Belluscone: Una Storia Siciliana'): Venice Review

    2:32 pm PDT 09/09/2014
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    Italian director Franco Maresco supposedly explores the ties of Berlusconi and the mafia in this heterogenous "non-fiction" film READ MORE

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  8. Ethan Hawke Hopes 'Good Kill' Will Lead to U.S. Drone Policy Debate

    5:30 am PDT 09/08/2014
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    "Does the world want the U.S. roving above us?” asks the actor READ MORE

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  9. Venice: Abel Ferrara Movie Backer Responds to IFC "Punks" and "Vampires" Rant

    3:34 pm PDT 09/07/2014
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    "It's very unfair," said Wild Bunch head Vincent Maraval READ MORE

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  10. Venice: Silver Lion Winner 'The Postman's White Nights' Captivates Buyers

    10:12 am PDT 09/07/2014
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    Andrei Konchalovsky's new film blends documentary style shooting with narrative improvisation READ MORE

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  11. Venice: 'Burying the Ex' Stars on Love Lessons From Zombies

    6:35 am PDT 09/07/2014
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    Ashley Greene and Anton Yelchin star in Joe Dante's new zombie rom-com READ MORE

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  12. 'The Devil's Soup' ('La Zuppa del Demonio'): Venice Review

    5:37 pm PDT 09/06/2014
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    Writer-director Davide Ferrario's documentary uses archive footage to explore the idea of industrial progress in 20th century Italy READ MORE

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  13. 'Theeb': Venice Review

    5:29 pm PDT 09/06/2014
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    The young son of a sheikh gets lost in the desert in Ottoman times in this drama from U.K.-born director Naji Abu Nowar READ MORE

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  14. 'The Golden Era' ('Huangjin shidai'): Venice Review

    5:18 pm PDT 09/06/2014
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    "Lust, Caution" actress Tang Wei stars in this unconventional biopic of Chinese writer Xiao Hong from director Ann Hui READ MORE

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  15. Toronto: Venice Winner 'The Farewell Party' Sells Wide

    12:39 pm PDT 09/06/2014
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    The euthanasia comedy won the Venice Days' people's choice award READ MORE

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  16. Venice: Roy Andersson's 'A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence' Wins Golden Lion

    10:54 am PDT 09/06/2014
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  17. Venice: Director Abel Ferrara Attacks IFC "Punks" Who "Don't Give a Shit About Movies"

    6:20 pm PDT 09/05/2014
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    The controversial director says his distributor is demanding a re-cut of racy 'Welcome to New York' READ MORE

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  18. Toronto: A Homeless Teen Stars in Her Own Biopic in Buzzy 'Heaven Knows What'

    12:36 pm PDT 09/05/2014
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    The adaptation of leading lady Arielle Holmes' real life story of addiction was well-received at Venice READ MORE

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  19. Venice: James Franco Turns His Visionary Award Ceremony Into Film Shoot for Upcoming Project

    9:17 am PDT 09/05/2014
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    The multitasking actor claims he no longer feels like he's running out of time READ MORE

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  20. Venice: Al Pacino’s Not Afraid of Getting Older

    8:00 am PDT 09/05/2014
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    The 74-year-old 'Humbling' actor has no intentions of slowing down READ MORE

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