Cast members attend screening of the movie "Linhas de Wellington" at the 69th Venice Film Festival in Venice September 4, 2012.
As the 11-day cinema showcase on the Lido waterfront reaches the midway point on Monday, the heaviest hitter on all levels has been "The Master".
Cast members attend a screening for the movie "Apres mai" at the 69th Venice Film Festival September 3, 2012.
Cast members of the movie "At Any Price" arrive at the 69th Venice Film Festival August 31, 2012.
Cast members attend a screening of the movie "The master" at the 69th Venice Film Festival in Venice September 1, 2012.
Terrence Malick's movie "To the wonder", an impressionistic and virtually dialogue-free story of love and faith, was booed as loudly as it was cheered at the Venice film festival.
Supernatural thriller "The Possession" ranked No 1 on US and Canadian box office charts, setting up for a likely win over the long US holiday weekend.
Cast members poses on the red carpet of the movie "Den scalded frisor (Love is all you need)" at the 69th Venice Film Festival September 2, 2012.
US actor Michael Shannon, Israeli director Ariel Vromen, US actress Winona Ridyer and US actor Ray Liotta promote the movie "Iceman" at the 69th Venice Film Festival.
Loving father and husband at home, a ruthless killer at work: The real-life Mafia hit man who inspired Ariel Vromen's new film, "The Iceman", had a steep after-work decompression curve.
Cast members promote Chinese film "Tai Chi 0" during the 69th Venice International Film Festival in Italy, August 29, 2012.
Hollywood's major studios will usher into theaters cool action thrillers, chilly horror movies and some dramatic Oscar hopefuls looking for a head start.