It's been a diverse year for the 75th Venice Film Festival , which saw many stars and artists arrive at the glamorous Italian celebration of cinema to see the best the medium has to offer. Audiences were wowed by the likes of Ryan Gosling in La La Land director Damien Chazelle's biopic on Neil Armstrong, First Man, Lady Gaga in Bradley Cooper's acclaimed directorial debut A Star is Born, and Natalie Portman in celebrity commentary Vox Lux. However, a trio of actresses set tongues wagging in Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos' historical farce The Favourite, which saw Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone as two ladies competing to be the favourites of British monarch Queen Anne (Olivia Colman). Many had tipped Oscar-winner Stone to pick up the award, however, it was Britain's very own Olivia Colman - soon to also be seen as Queen Elizabeth II in the next season of The Crown - who was awarded the award for Best Actress at the festival for her quirky and manic performance as the famed queen. The … [Read more...] about Venice Film Festival 2018 winners: Olivia Colman takes best actress but who else won?
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With the sheer amount of A list superstars on the guest-list for the Venice Film Festival, it's hard to stand out from the crowd. But Stella Maxwell managed to do just that in incredible style, as she glided down the red carpet in a stunning floor length pink gown, slashed to the thigh to offer a revealing glimpse at her seemingly endless legs. The elegant silk dress clung to Stella's famous curves, as the Victoria's Secret Angel expertly worked her model poses for the camera and even blew one fan a kiss. Wearing her hair in a neat centre part flowing into long loose waves, Stella oozed old Hollywood glamour. The star kept her make up simple, letting her natural beauty shine through as her diamond chocker and drop earrings lit up her flawless model's face. While 27-year-old Stella opted to emphasise her enviable long legs in a pair of cut-out black heels. As she strutted down the red carpet in front of the waiting paps, Stella was momentarily required to place a hand delicately on her … [Read more...] about Stella Maxwell looks like Hollywood royalty as she puts on a very leggy display in clinging pink gown for Venice Film Festival screening
Ryan Gosling made a rare red carpet appearance at the opening of the 75th Venice Film Festival on Wednesday. The actor's new film, First Man, which documents astronaut Neil Armstrong's journey through the NASA space program, premiered at the annual festival to largely positive reviews. Looking as dapper as ever, the handsome Hollywood star stood out on the carpet in a cream suit jacket over a white shirt and black trousers. While the Crown actress Claire Foy, who stars alongside Ryan as Neil's wife Janet Shearon, was turning heads in a flattering baby pink dress, which she teamed with a striking scarlet red cape. The pair were joined by co-stars Jason Clarke, who plays astronaut Edward Higgins White, and Olivia Hamilton, who plays his wife Pat White, and also film director Damien Chazelle. Speaking about the film to Variety , Ryan said: "Full disclosure: I’m Canadian. I think that what Neil achieved was widely regarded as a human achievement, and that’s how we chose to … [Read more...] about Venice Film Festival: Ryan Gosling leads stars walking First Man red carpet premiere
Mel B put on dazzling display at the Venice Film Festival as she hit the red carpet in a glittering silver gown. In a nod to her Scary Spice days, Mel's floorlength and long sleeve dress even came in her signature leopard print. She completed her glamorous look by wearing her locks gelled back and accessorised with a pair of diamond studded gold hoop earrings and vertiginous heels. Mel appeared to have a blast posing at the film event as she beamed and winked for the waiting cameras. The former X Factor judge even took time out to have pictures with some of the many fans who had lined the streets to get a glimpse of the star-studded 76th International Film Festival. 44-year-old Mel was one of the stars invited to a screening of Hirokazu's Kore-eda's complex family melodrama The Truth. She was joined at the Opening Ceremony by Swedish supermodel Elsa Hosk and English fashion model Lady Kitty Spencer. Earlier in the day, megastar Brad Pitt made a very stylish entrance to the annual … [Read more...] about Mel B dazzles at Venice Film Festival in sequinned gown – with Spice Girls twist
The world's oldest film festival has announced its 2018 lineup - and it's jam-packed with studio and independent films. Running from August 29 to September 8, the festival will showcase the world's best in new movies and there are bound to be some Oscar hopefuls in there. The lineup for the 75th annual festival was announced today (Wednesday, July 25) in Rome. British actress Vanessa Redgrave will receive the event's most prestigious award, the Golden Lion, which recognises lifetime achievement. Award-winning Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro, who received the Golden Lion last year for The Shape of Water, will head up the 2018 jury. It had already been revealed that Venice Film Festival is set to open with a screening of First Man, a much-awaited biopic on Neil Armstrong starring Ryan Gosling and Claire Foy. At least four Netflix originals have also made the cut, including Joel and Ethan Coen's new western The Ballad of Buster Scruggs and 22 July (formerly titled Norway), which … [Read more...] about Full Venice Film Festival 2018 lineup announced – and Vanessa Redgrave wins Golden Lion