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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 CuarĂ³n'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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