While "Avatar" is drawing near unanimous praise worldwide, the Vatican is scathingly slamming James Cameron's 3D sci-fi epic as "sentimental hokum."
Italy's box office in 2009 scored a better-than-expected 5% rise in grosses to E623 million ($891 million), according to national box office compiler Cinetel.
In continental Europe the growing controversy over how Google and other search sites are impacting the news industry is taking on contentious tones.
Fox is going local in Italy with the launch of a long-gestating Italo film production shingle called 21st Century Fox.
The Venice Film Festival will honor John Woo with its Golden Lion for lifetime achievement, recognizing the helmer as "an innovator of the contemporary language of cinema."
Helmers Julie Taymor, Harold Becker, Terry Gilliam and Amos Gitai, and stars Samuel L. Jackson, Danny Glover and Angela Molina are among the latest additions to the long list of career recognition…
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The Locarno Film Festival will focus on cinema from Central Asia in its Open Doors co-production mart dedicated to emerging cinematographies.
Italo multihyphenate Nanni Moretti has anointed Gallic superstar Michel Piccoli, 83, to play an angst-ridden contempo pontiff for his upcoming comedy "We Have a Pope."
Two years after Italo journo Roberto Saviano's international best-seller "Gomorra" was adapted by helmer Matteo Garrone into a hit gritty anti-Mafia pic, another Saviano tome is headed for the big…
Italo state entity Cinecitta Luce is taking its cue from Hollywood and forging closer ties with India.
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