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    Finally, Venice Makes 'The Master' Official

    Harvey Weinstein likes to milk his PR. We all know that Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master," which made its LA debut at an unannounced 70 mm screening at the Aero Theatre last Saturday (TOH review here), was set to show at the 69th Venice Biennale. Sure enough, the official release fin...

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    Sony Pictures Classics Acquires 'At Any Price'

    In advance of festival premieres at Venice and Toronto, Sony Pictures Classics has scooped up all North American and Eastern European rights (excluding CIS and Russia) to Ramin Bahrani's "At Any Price," starring Dennis Quaid, Zac Efron, Kim Dickens and Heather Graham, which debuted in the Cannes m...

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    Spike Lee to Receive Jaeger-LeCoultre Award at Venice Film Fest

    Along with premiering his out-of-competition Michael Jackson documentary "Bad 25" at the Venice Film Festival (August 29 - September 8), Spike Lee will also be honored by the fest with the Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker Award.

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    Ten Finalists for Scott Free's 'Your Film Festival' Head to Dubai & Venice Fests

    Your Film Festival, launched by Ridley Scott's Scott Free Production and YouTube (with Emirates' sponsorship), will present the competition's winning film at this year's Venice Film Festival. Some three million YouTube users voted on fifty films (determined by Scott Free from 15,000 submissions) to...

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    Finally 'The Master' Joins Malick's 'To The Wonder,' De Palma's 'Passion' for Venice Competition

    Harvey Weinstein is playing games. The marketing maestro didn't want Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master" announced with the rest of the pack for The Venice Film Festival, which unveiled its competition line-up last week. Now "The Master" along with Terrence Malick’s “To The Wonder” will suck up the ...

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    Paul Thomas Anderson's 'The Master' Will Play The Venice Film Festival & TIFF After All

    Initially accidentally announced and then quickly retracted from last week's unveiling of the Venice Film Festival lineup, Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master" is now officially headed to the Lido, and probably Toronto too. The news comes on the heels of the recent release date swit...

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    Weekly Wrap: Venice and Toronto Announcements, 'Dark Knight Rises' Aftermath, Best Foreign Films of All Time & More

    This week on TOH, we announced the much-anticipated lineups of the Toronto and Venice film festivals, looked at the opening weekend of "The Dark Knight Rises" and finally heard Michael Moore's take on the horrific Aurora shootings, conducted two Best Foreign Film polls and more.

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    Malick, Assayas, Korine and De Palma Set For 69th Venice Film Festival; 'The Master' Skips Out

    Two days after Toronto gave us a large chunk of their lineup, the 69th Venice Film Festival has announced its full slate. Collectively offering 50 world premieres, the films also mark the first lineup from artistic director Alberto Barbera's new tenure, who replaced Marco Mueller this year (thou...

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    Terrence Malick's 'To The Wonder,' Brian DePalma's 'Passion' & Harmony Korine's 'Spring Breakers' Lead Venice 2012 Line-Up

    After something of wild goose chase (see above), the Venice line-up was announced this morning on the festival's official site, and although somewhat given away by the TIFF announcement a few days back, the big ticket is "To The Wonder," the second film in two years from anti-prolific auteur Terrenc...

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    Venice's Restored Classic Lineup for 80th Fest Includes Welles, Hawks, Bergman, Rosselini and Cimino, In Person with 'Heaven's Gate'

    In celebration of the Venice Film Festival's 80th anniversary, the fest will screen a program of restored classic films, titled "Venezia Classici." Included in the cinephile-dream lineup is Welles' "Chimes at Midnight," Bergman's "Fanny and Alexander," Hawks' "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," Rosselini's ...

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