Today on indieWIRE, we hyped this fall's most anticipated indie releases, 'The Ides of March' got mixed reviews in Venice and much more.

  • Fall Movie Preview: The 30 Must-See Indies: Summer is essentially over. Maybe not by the calendar, but certainly when it comes to Hollywood. The 'Transformers 3's' and 'Pirates of the Caribbean 4's' have come and gone, and for anyone who likes a mediocre $200 million-budgeted film aimed at teenage boys, you're out of luck for at least a few months. (Editor's note: Yay.)
  • George Clooney's 'Ides of March' Debuts in Venice to Mixed Reaction: As the opening night film of the Venice Film Festival, George Clooney's 'The Ides of March' made its debut Wednesday night in Italy, kicking off two straight weeks of non-stop high profile premieres at Venice, Telluride and Toronto.

    • Oscilloscope Buys Nicholas Ray's Last Film, 'We Can't Go Home Again': North American rights to Nicholas Ray's final film, 'We Can't Go Home Again,' have been picked up by Oscilloscope Laboratories ahead of the centenary of the late director's birth. A restored/reconstructed version of the film will debut at the Venice Film Festival followed by the New York Film Festival in October.

    • Venice 2011: A Guide to the Film Festival: The Venice Film Festival kicks off Wednesday, Aug. 31, with the world premiere of George Clooney's 'The Ides of March,' leading into 11 days that feature some of the most anticipated premieres of the year, from David Cronenberg's 'A Dangerous Method' and Roman Polanski's 'Carnage' to Madonna's 'W.E.' and Steven Soderbergh's 'Contagion.'

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