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Trailers from Hell Looks at Criterion Goodies, Starting with 'The Last Emperor' (VIDEO)

A Criterion Royal Flush! kicks off at Trailers from Hell, with John Landis introducing Bernardo Bertolucci's "The Last Emperor."
  • By Trailers From Hell
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  • February 24, 2014 11:47 AM
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Bernardo Bertolucci Named President of the International Jury of the Venezia 70 Competition

The jury president of the 70th Venice Film Festival international competition jury will be top Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci. The Venice Biennale, Europe's oldest film festival, will run from August 28 through September 7. 2013. The jury will award the Golden Lion and other official prizes; South Korean Oscar submission "Pieta" won the Golden Lion last year; the prize has also gone in recent years to Ang Lee's "Brokeback Mountain" and Sofia Coppola's "Somewhere."
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • May 9, 2013 11:59 AM
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Cannes Classics Lineup Revealed; Bertolucci in 3-D, Films by Hitchcock, Cocteau, Resnais, Wilder (CLIPS)

Cannes Classics, the festival's sidebar that screens new restorations of canonical films, has announced its lineup of twenty features films and three documentaries.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • April 29, 2013 2:07 PM
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Bertolucci is Busting Out All Over; AFI Guest Artistic Director, European Film Academy Lifetime Achievement Award

The European Film Academy will honor Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci with the Lifetime Achievement Award at its annual awards show on December 1, held in Malta. Beginning his illustrious, controversial film career in 1961 as assistant director on Pasolini's "Accatone," and going on to helm erotic- and political-provocateur works...
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • October 9, 2012 1:43 PM
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