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‘The Shape of Water’ Wins Golden Lion for Best Film at Venice Film Festival

The Shape of Water, Guillermo del Toro’s 1960s woman meets fish fantasy has captured the top prize at the Venice Film Festival, the Golden Lion for Best Film. The jury, led by Academy Award nominee Annette Bening, awarded Best Actress to Charlotte Rampling (Hannah) and Best Actor to Kamel El Basha (The Insult, Lebanon’s Foreign Language Film Oscar submission). The ...

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10 Performances that Lit Up the Lido at the Venice Film Festival

The Venice Film Festival awards will be announced shortly (predictions here) and it will be interesting to see what Annette Bening and co choose to reward. Will they pick the critic favorites or just go with the films they loved? Meanwhile, and as we await the results, here are the top 10 performances that stood out to us during the ...

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2018 Oscars: FULL LIST of Foreign Language Film Oscar Submissions

Just like last year with My Life as a Zucchini, Switzerland is again the first official Foreign Language Film Oscar submission of the year. The film is about a group of women in a small Swiss village who band together and campaign for the right to vote, undeterred by the retaliations of their conservative neighbors. The deadline for submission is October 2, ...

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