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Venice Film Festival


Tarantino in acqua alta at the festival not quite bearing his name

By Cathryn Drake VENICE – Clearly I spoke too soon when I mentioned nepotism before — now we all know that Sofia Coppola’s “Somewhere” won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival, for what it’s worth, and it is no surprise that former flame Quentin Tarantino is being accused of favoritism. He certainly anticipated [...]


Making a splash in Venice

Culture correspondent Cathryn Drake reports from the world’s oldest film festival, where innovation meets glitz on the Lido island.


Tuesday morning roundup

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