Tag: venice

THE PAINTED BIRD Trailer: Controversial, Atrocities-Ridden Holocaust Novel Adaptation Heads to Venice

An adaptation of Jerzy Kosinski's controversial novel is set for Venice and Toronto.

MAUDITE POUTINE (SHAMBLES): Trailer Premiere For Karl Lemieux's Striking New Feature

For those of us of a certain age and cultural outlook - particularly for those of us Canadians of that age and outlook - Montreal based musical collective Godspeed You Black Emperor hold a very special place in the heart,...

BOYS IN THE TREES: Watch The Fabulous Trailer For Dark, Venice Selected, Coming Of Age Fable

Writer-director Nicholas Verso makes his feature debut with the dark Halloween themed coming of age fable Boys In The Trees and if the freshly released trailer for the film is any indication it would appear that it marks the arrival...

New Stills From Xander Robin's Venice Selected ARE WE NOT CATS

It was back in January that we debuted the first artwork from Xander Robin's upcoming indie Are We Not Cats and with word arriving yesterday that the film would be having its world premiere as part of the Critics Week...

Venice 2015 Review: A COPY OF MY MIND Sells Itself On Romance And Intrigue

Acclaimed Indonesian filmmaker Joko Anwar returns with his fifth feature, A Copy of My Mind, a tale of love, passion and how to get ahead in the back alleys of sprawling Jakarta. Made with the help of CJ Entertainment, as...

Folklore Of The Blues: 5 Questions With MEMPHIS Director Tim Sutton

There is magic in Memphis. Magic and soul, fear and frustration. Music, passion and a heavenly voice that tilts from the throat of a modern monk on a quest for the divine amongst the derelict.When I first got word of...

Shudder With This Exclusive Clip From Venice And Toronto Selection GOODNIGHT MOMMY (ICH SEH ICH SEH)

Do you have an issue with insects? If so it may be wise for you to steer clear of the exclusive clip we are about to share from the Ulrich Siedl produced Goodnight Mommy (Ich Seh Ich Seh). Directed by...

Iñárritu's BIRDMAN To Open Venice

Italy, it would appear, will be ground zero in the resurrection of Michael Keaton's career. After a long period out of the spotlight the hyper-talented Keaton has been gradually re-entering the conversation over the past few years but it is...

Review: SACRO GRA Looks More Like a Quiet Sheep Than a Golden Lion

"Come with me, my love, on the Great Ring Junction" was the beginning of a popular parody song by Corrado Guzzanti, one of Italy's most famous TV comedians, and for twelve years that was what the media had to say...

Venice 2013 Review: MOEBIUS Is Insane and Brilliant

Kim Ki-duk has shocked many a festival/arthouse audience over the years, ever since he used fishhooks to terrible effect in The Isle (2000). Watching his films can be an uncomfortable experience and while he has perhaps gone overboard in the...

Watch A Trio Of Clips From HARLOCK: SPACE PIRATE 3D

It was just a couple days ago that ScreenAnarchy was proud to present an exclusive clip from Aramaki Shinji's Venice selected animated feature Harlock: Space Pirate 3D - also known as Space Pirate Captain Harlock - and now that initial...

Watch Sion Sono's WHY DON'T YOU PLAY IN HELL For Free!

You want an example of how things have changed int he world of international film festivals? The festival world is now embracing digital technology as never before, with the Venice Film Festival this year embarking on a bold new venture...

Kim Ki-duk's MOEBIUS Approved for Release Following Cuts

Korean auteur Kim Ki-duk has been having a hard with his latest film, the controversial Moebius, which is set to have its world premiere later this month at the Venice International Film Festival, where it will screen out of competition....

Sono Sion Goes Gonzo Comedy With New WHY DON'T YOU PLAY IN HELL Trailer

A new trailer for Sono Sion's long awaited - and soon to premiere in Venice and Toronto - Why Don't You Play In Hell dropped today, along with a full synopsis. Judging by the trailer this newest effort looks somehow...

Watch The Trailer For Venice Selected MISS VIOLENCE

Greek cinema has undergone a major resurgence in recent years and the latest Greek title to hit a major film festival is Alexandros Avranas' Venice selected Miss Violence.On the day of her birthday, eleven-year-old Angeliki jumps off the balcony and...

Cuaron's GRAVITY To Open Venice

Alfonso Cuaron's long awaited scifi picture Gravity has been selected as the opening night film at the 2013 Venice Film Festival. The 3D effort stars Sandra Bullock and George Clooney as astronauts spun out into deep space following an accident...

Paul Schrader Joins The Venice Film Festival

American auteur Paul Schrader will be back at the Venice Film Festival (28 August - September 7) as Head of Jury of the sidebar section Orizzonti. The movie brat guru, director of critical hits such as American Gigolo and loyal...

Kim Ki-Duk's MOEBIUS Reportedly First Film Selected For Venice Competition

After announcing Bernardo Bertolucci as the Jury President of the 2013 Venice Film Festival (28 August - September 7), we finally have the first title competing for the prestigious Golden Lion. Though there has not yet been an official announcement,...

US Trailer And Poster For Kim Ki-duk's PIETA

One of the finest works in an esteemed and controversial career, Korean auteur Kim Ki-duk took home the top prize at the Venice International Film Festival with his punishing drama Pieta. And with Drafthouse Films bringing it to theaters May...