Venice Film Festival

All the latest news, photos and more from the Italian film event of the year

HELLO! diary: Vanity Fair Party at the Venice Film Festival

HELLO! diary: Vanity Fair Party at the Venice Film FestivalI’m fairly used to covering a party or red carpet, but when I was asked to fly out to Venice to...

George Clooney, Sandra Bullock and her adorable son Louis arrive for Venice Film Festival

Sandra Bullock and George Clooney have arrived in Venice to open the city's annual film festival with their latest film Gravity.The Heat actress and The Descendants star were greeted by...

Teen idols Selena and Vanessa step into the big league

Leaving their youthful Disney alter-egos behind them, Hollywood's rising stars Selena Gomez and Vanessa Hudgens brought glamour and sophistication to Venice.Stepping out at the premiere of her wild new comedy...

Venice Film Festival: Charlotte Casiraghi is electric in dramatic blue maxi-gown

She had wowed Venice earlier in the day, bringing high-octane glamour to the red carpet in a gorgeous pale pink miniskirt ensemble. And Charlotte Casiraghi showed off an equally stunning...

Pierce Brosnan as suave as ever at 59

He may be 59, but Pierce Brosnan is the master of timeless elegance. Looking impossibly debonair in a sharp black tuxedo that set off his salt-and-pepper hair, the former James...

Blake and Salma look lively at Gucci fragrance launch

New celebrity sweetheart Blake Lively oozed glamour at a star-studded bash in Venice this weekend. Scintillating in a purple-sequined mini by Gucci, The Town actress showed off her shapely figure...

Sun-kissed Charlotte brings Riviera glam to 'heavenly' festival

Fresh from her Mediterranean cruise with her boyfriend, actor Gad Elmaleh, and her family, Charlotte Casiraghi has touched down in Venice.The Monegasque royal was attending the premiere of Il Caso...

Naomi Watts so proud of her handsome husband

Like Kate Hudson, Naomi Watts had chosen a shimmering nude column for the opening night of the Venice Film Festival. And she looked equally stunning. Australian star Naomi, was a...

Kate Hudson and Matt Bellamy turn Venice into their very own City of Love

Kate Hudson puts the va-va-voom into the Venice Film Festival, her lithe figure encased in a Swarovski-crystal-embellished Atelier Versace gown. The American beauty was in Italy's most romantic city with...

'Benvenuto!': Hollywood stars jet in to Venice for festival

With less than 24 hours to go until the Venice Festival throws open its doors, film stars from around the world are descending upon the historic city. Blonde bombshells Naomi...

La Dolce Vita: Vintage moments from the Venice Film Festival

Away from the formality of the Oscars and the goldfish bowl that is Cannes, the Venice Film Festival offers A-listers a chance to let their hair down.The often tense relationship...

Fine food, boat chases and autograph stampedes: inside Gwyneth's diary

Gwyneth Paltrow has just returned from hob-nobbing with fellow stars at the Venice Film Festival, where she launched her new film Contagion.And the Hollywood beauty was keen to share the...

'King Colin' holds court with beautiful Livia

"Watching two middle-aged men in a room talking, slowly becoming friends, is not exactly a pitch you put out there if you want a film to tear it up at...

Selma Blair joins the yummy mummy brigade by taking baby Arthur on tour

Selma Blair neatly solves the dilemma of every working mum by taking her new baby with her to press junkets. While the Dark Horse actress talked up her movie and...

Gwyneth pretty in pink Prada as she joins Matt Damon to unveil star-studded thriller

Gwyneth Paltrow's winning streak on the red carpet continues. The actress hit the Venice Film Festival on Saturday evening wearing a blush pink Prada gown with an organza bow detail.She...

Al Pacino exudes vitality on the red carpet with his beautiful young girlfriend

Smiling broadly and with a beautiful woman on his arm, Al Pacino looked thrilled to be at the Venice Film Festival.The actor was being honoured with the Jaeger LeCoultre Glory...

Madonna gives Wallis Simpson a modern interpretation

Sweeping into the Venice Film Festival, complete with a glamorous Forties-inspired wardrobe, it was clear Madonna was channelling Wallis Simpson, the two-time divorcee who rocked the British monarchy and is...



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