The Fall Festivals: Unveiling The Lineups For Venice And Toronto

The Fall Festivals: Unveiling The Lineups For Venice And Toronto

This week, we begin one of the most important periods of the awards race: the Fall Festivals. Over the course of about three weeks, critics and Hollywood bigwigs will descend upon Venice, Toronto, and Telluride in order to get their first looks...

How Festivals Will Function In A Year Unlike Any Other

How Festivals Will Function In A Year Unlike Any Other

At this time in most other years, I would be providing you with solid, firm, independent updates on the announced lineups for Venice, Toronto, and the New York film festivals. We’d be reveling in which films will stealthily become our next Best...

‘Joker’ Wins Top Prize In A Controversial 76th Venice Film Festival

‘Joker’ Wins Top Prize In A Controversial 76th Venice Film Festival

Well…that was an interesting conclusion to the Venice Film Festival. After praise and expected awards for Ad Astra, Ema, Saturday Fiction, The Truth, and especially Marriage Story, all of these films went ignored as the Jury instead opts to give...

75th Venice Film Festival Lineup

75th Venice Film Festival Lineup

Ladies and gentlemen, we are officially in the pre-season for the Oscar race. After the TIFF lineup announcement last week, we now have a lineup for the Venice Film Festival – a festival that has given us three of our last four Best Picture...