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Bring Some of Last Year's Venice Film Festival to Your Living Room

  • By Steve Greene
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  • August 29, 2013 1:42 PM
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Here are a dozen films from last year's Venice Film Festival that you can watch from the privacy of your own home.

Weightlessness and Atmosphere: Why the First Reviews of 'Gravity' are Glowing

  • By Steve Greene
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  • August 28, 2013 1:26 PM
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For those eager to see exactly how Alfonso Cuarón's return to the director's chair is winning over critics, we've assembled the early returns from Venice.

Surprise! 'The Master' Tops Our End-of-Venice Poll

  • By Steve Greene
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  • September 10, 2012 11:02 AM
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Paul Thomas Anderson's film proved to the juggernaught of this year's Venice Film Festival, handily taking both top film and performances in our Criticwire wrap-up poll.

Venice Reviews For Brian De Palma's 'Passion' Are a Bloody Mess

  • By Matt Singer
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  • September 7, 2012 4:40 PM
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Reviews for the "Blow Out" director's return to the thriller genre have not been thrilling.

'Spring Breakers' Flashes the Press Corps at Venice

  • By Matt Singer
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  • September 5, 2012 10:33 AM
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The latest film from Harmony Korine drew some of the biggest lines of the festival -- and some decent reviews.

'The Master''s Cult Grows In Venice

  • By Matt Singer
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  • September 4, 2012 2:15 PM
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More rave reviews for Paul Thomas Anderson's new film.

Audiences Boo Terrence Malick's "To the Wonder" at the Venice Film Festival

  • By Matt Singer
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  • September 4, 2012 10:00 AM
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The new film from the director of "The Tree of Life" was not greeted with the kindest of receptions in Venice.

Venice Review Capsule: 'Stories We Tell'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • August 31, 2012 2:31 PM
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Sarah Polley's documentary about her family's complicated past is earning rave reviews in Venice.

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