Venice International Film Festival 2019

Todd Phillips, Joaquin Phoenix at 2019 Venice Film Festival
Luca CeladaSeptember 9, 2019

Joker sought to add to its Venice momentum with the North American premiere at TIFF. Todd Phillips’ deep dive into a super villain hinges on...

Nate Parker
Elisabeth SeredaSeptember 4, 2019

Nate Parker’s new film is a lesson in race relations in a country with a current government that is not famous for knowing or caring much about...

Julie Andrews receives the Golden Lion - Venice 2019
Elisabeth SeredaSeptember 4, 2019

The Lido was alive with the sound of her speaking voice: Dame Julie Andrews, the daughter of two English vaudeville performers who played her...

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Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara at HFPA Reception - Venice 2019
Luca CeladaSeptember 3, 2019

Stars were out and so was the sun – for once! The HFPA Reception has become a Venice film Festival tradition, undaunted by the downpours which had...

Margaret Qualley, Zazie Beetz, Kristen Stewart
Margaret GardinerSeptember 1, 2019

Despite the Venice heat, oodles of material offset the sheath. Trousers also popped up, while men stayed classic.

Jean Dujardin and Louis Garrel in "J'accuse" (2019)
Luca CeladaAugust 31, 2019

Any major festival worthy of the name has its controversies and this year’s Mostra del Cinema (the official name of the Venice Festival) has Roman...

Scarlett Johansson, Brad Pitt, Ruth Negga
Margaret GardinerAugust 30, 2019

The stars are starting to blossom on the Lido carpet like blooms in spring. Tight tubes of material were the preference, with belts becoming a...

The Palazzo del Cine, Lido, 2019 Venice Film Festival
Elisabeth SeredaAugust 27, 2019

As the 76th edition of the Venice film festival is about to kick off tomorrow, there is a lot to contemplate for guests, reviewers and organizers...