Venice Film Festival opens with 9/11 film

2012-08-30 13:22:48

The 69th Venice Film Festival opened with a political thriller which explores life changes of a young Pakistani man rising through the ranks on Wall Street in the wake of the 9/11 attacks.

Hudson, Watts promote 'Reluctant Fundamentalist' in Venice

2012-08-30 09:20:15

Cast members arrive for the red carpet for the movie "The Reluctant Fundamentalist" at the 69th Venice Film Festival August 29, 2012.

Diminished Chinese presence in Venice

2012-08-29 13:34:19

The 69th Venice Film Festival is to kick off on Wednesday, and Chinese-language films seem to have dropped out the top clans while the festival strives to reinvent itself.

Movie makers seek to please Chinese

2012-08-29 13:24:03

Not too long ago, Western movie audiences' idea of a Chinese character was Fu Manchu.

A look behind the documentaries

2012-08-28 14:54:47

Two prestigious documentary film festivals - Documenta Madrid and DocsDF will join hands and showcase nearly 20 award-winning films.

Venice film festival promises sex and Scientology

2012-08-28 13:19:51

Venice is putting its faith in sex and Scientology this year to generate the kind of buzz the world's oldest film festival needs to stay ahead of a growing field of rivals.

Summer movie misfires drag on box office

2012-08-28 10:44:47

Strong performances from superheroes and a talking teddy bear won't save the summer box office.

No bubbles to burst

2012-08-27 14:15:46

American sees beyond the glamor in Chinese filmmaking, he tells Zhao Xu.

'Expendables 2' tops box office again

2012-08-27 10:06:39

Action movie "Expendables 2" kept the No 1 spot at US and Canadian box offices for a second week as two new films provided light competition during a slow movie-going weekend.

Special screening of 'The Apparition'

2012-08-24 16:11:12

Cast members attend a special screening of "The Apparition" at the Grauman's Chinese theatre in Hollywood, California August 23, 2012. The movie opens in the US on August 24.

Clues sought in suicide of Tony Scott

2012-08-21 10:45:02

Investigators sought clues on Monday to what prompted British-born filmmaker Tony Scott to take his own life in Los Angeles.

Celluloid summer

2012-08-20 17:27:09

If you're hankering to escape from the summer heat, immerse yourself in an exotic locale at the Hong Kong Summer International Film Festival.