Posts tagged "74th Venice Film Festival"

Venice Film Festival: Our Souls at Night

Our Souls at Night

Our Souls at Night Out of Competition Directed by Ritesh Batra Starring Jane Fonda, Robert Redford, Bruce Dern, Matthias Schoenaerts and Judy Greer by Joanna Orland In small town Colorado, Addie Moore (Jane Fonda) nervously approaches her neighbour Louis Waters (Robert Redford) with a proposition. As the two have been mourning the loss of their […]

Venice Film Festival: The Shape of Water

The Shape of Water

The Shape of Water Venezia 74 Directed by Guillermo del Toro Starring Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Doug Jones, Michael Stuhlbarg and Octavia Spencer by Richard Hamer After the unintentional knockabout comedy of Crimson Peak, and the slick blandness of Pacific Rim, it’s a pleasure to see Guillermo del Toro return to form in […]

Venice Film Festival: Venice Virtual Reality

Venice Virtual Reality by Richard Hamer This year, Venice Film Festival brings us a competition exclusively for films made in Virtual Reality. Approaching it with the question ‘what can VR bring to cinema that is truly unique and inspiring?’ brings mixed answers, and begs larger questions. What’s clear is that the VR-literacy of its creators […]

Venice Film Festival: Downsizing

Downsizing

Downsizing Venezia 74 Directed by Alexander Payne Starring Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, Hong Chau, Kristen Wiig, Udo Kier, Jason Sudeikis, Laura Dern, Neil Patrick Harris and Rolf Lassgård by Joanna Orland Downsizing is a peculiar film that seems to mesh what feels like three different movies into one sprawling piece of cinema. There are brilliant […]

74th Venice Film Festival: Photo Gallery

74th Venice Film Festival: Photo Gallery Updated Monday September 4th, 2017