Poitras documentary wins top prize at Venice Film Festival
“All the Beauty and the Bloodshed,” Laura Poitras’s epic documentary about photographer Nan Goldin and her activism against the Sackler family and their art connections has been awarded the Golden Lion for best film at the 79th Venice International Film Festival.
Toronto fest roars back to life with Spielberg, 'Knives Out'
But for some, returning to the teeming theaters of Toronto will be as cozy and warm as putting on a cherished cable-knit sweater. In the cacophony of the rapid-fire fall-festival circuit that goes from Venice to Telluride to Toronto, responses from TIFF audiences often speak loudest. Tyler Perry has been to Toronto once before — to help promote another TIFF award-winner, “Precious,” in 2009. And, with some 200 features from 63 countries on tap, TIFF is set to once again be a party. Sidney’s a life that you think you know, because he’s been a part of our lives our whole life, but when you reveal the details of his life, it's give you a new perspective.wftv.com
Dolly Parton dishes on Super Bowl commercial and COVID-19 vaccine
The Grammy-winning legend's 1980s hit has been flipped by Squarespace — a company that helps users build and host their own websites — for a Super Bowl commercial debuting Tuesday. I’m really happy. I’m going to get mine though, but I’m going to wait. I’m going to get mine. I’m going to get it.