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“Joker”, a daringly nihilstic take on the comic book villain starring Joaquin Phoenix, won the Golden Lion for best film at the Venice film festival Saturday.

‘Joker’ wins top prize at Venice film festival

“Joker”, a daringly nihilstic take on the comic book villain starring Joaquin Phoenix, won the Golden Lion for best film at the Venice film festival Saturday.
‘Daughters of Chibok’ Joel Kachi Benson’s first Virtual Reality film is screening at the 76th Venice International Film Festival.

‘Daughters of Chibok’ screens at 76th Venice Film Festival

‘Daughters of Chibok’ Joel Kachi Benson’s first Virtual Reality film is screening at the 76th Venice International Film Festival.

Frances McDormand joins double Oscar winners club

Frances McDormand has made her name playing combative, long-suffering women like the rage-filled, grieving mother she portrays in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” a role that earned her a second Oscar on Sunday.

38 Women accuse Hollywood director James Toback of sexual harassment

The Hollywood sexual abuse scandal widened Monday after 38 women were reported to have accused US film director James Toback of unwanted sexual encounters over a period of decades.

Ziad Doueiri faces Lebanon army tribunal ‘over film’

French-Lebanese director Ziad Doueiri, whose most recent film won a prize at the Venice Film Festival, was briefly detained after arriving at Beirut airport and must appear at a military tribunal on Monday.

John Landis celebrates Michael Jackson with 3D version of Thriller

Director John Landis says his new 3D version of “Thriller” gives Michael Jackson fans chance to see the groundbreaking video how the late king of pop would have wanted them to.

Napoli reject PSG offer for goalkeeper Reina

Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis said on Wednesday he had rebuffed an offer from Paris Saint-Germain for Spanish goalkeeper Pepe Reina.

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