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Emma Stone, “Jackie”, and “Nocturnal Animals” highlight the Venice Film Festival winners

Over the weekend, the 73rd annual Venice Film Festival handed out their awards for 2016, with a few of the expected major Oscar hopefuls showing up among their winners. They included a few of the contenders being heavily mentioned not only at Venice, but over at the Telluride Film Festival[...]

The Telluride and Venice Film Festivals unleashed a ton of Oscar contenders

Deep in the mountains of Colorado, the Academy Award race began in earnest over the weekend. Coming hot off of the heels of a few debuts at the Venice Film Festival, a number of Oscar contenders hit the Telluride Film Festival in order to up their bonafides. Both Telluride and[...]

Hollywood Contenders: The fall film festival season is shaping up to be a very exciting one

As we wind down towards the end of the summer, one can’t help but have their minds wander towards what’s next, cinematically speaking. Namely, the fall festival season, which will soon be upon us. We’ve already had the Venice Film Festival announce their lineup, as well as most of the[...]

“Wuthering Heights” sets mood with new U.K. trailer – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Andrea Arnold’s “Wuthering Heights,” an adaptation of Emily Bronte’s classic novel, bowled over critics attending the Venice Film Festival, with comparisons made to the moody, patient works of Terrence Malick (high praise, indeed). The movie came back down to earth a tad in Toronto, where other critics[...]

“Wuthering Heights” grabbed by Oscilloscope at TIFF 2011 – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It has been a roller coaster ride of late for Andrea Arnold’s adaptation of Emily Bronte’s “Wuthering Heights.” After world-premiering to raves at the Venice Film Festival, where it won a best cinematography award, Arnold’s film rode into Toronto for TIFF 2011 where it found a buyer[...]

Madonna doesn’t like all gifts from fans, disses flowers

HollywoodNews.com: Be careful if you ever give Madonna a gift because there’s a good chance she’ll diss it behind your back. While at the Venice Film Festival promoting ‘W.E.,’ Madonna was given some hydrangeas from a fan but they weren’t welcomed, states UsMagazine.com. “I absolutely loathe hydrangeas. He obviously doesn’t know[...]

Madonna on what attracted her to her exes

HollywoodNews.com: Madonna has lived quite the life, but now she is talking about some of her exes and why she was initially attracted to them. While promoting her film, ‘W.E.,’ at the Venice Film Festival, Madonna began talking about Guy Ritchie and Sean Penn, states UsMagazine.com. “I am and was attracted[...]

George Clooney talks “Ides of March” in Venice – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Very few of us have the vacation days, cash or resources to make it to the Venice Film Festival. Thankfully, the Internet does a bang up job of bringing the highlights of the fest to you. George Clooney, for instance, spoke with the media following the world[...]

Venice Film Fest unveils full slate

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The Venice Film Festival unveiled its full line up this morning, programming a number of big-ticket titles with serious awards dreams. As expected, there is overlap between the 68th Venice Fest and the first wave of films announced for the Toronto International Film Festival, from Madonna’s King[...]

Venice Film Festival adds more jury members

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Darren Aronofsky now knows who will be helping him hand out trophies at the Venice Film Festival in the fall. Representatives for the fest confirmed on Friday that Todd Haynes, Andre Techine, Mario Martone and actress Alba Rohrwacher – all of whom have had films in Venice –[...]
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