Giuseppe Tornatore's "The Unknown" scooped the top nod for best picture at Italy's Silver Ribbons awards, which also bestowed kudos on Ennio Morricone for the score of Tornatore's white slavery noir.
Just as his "Death Proof" goes into release in Italy, snide comments from Quentin Tarantino about the current state of Italo cinema are drawing fusillades from the local film community. "New Italian…
Anyone out there not afraid of Captain Jack?
The Italian preem of "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" will open Italy's Giffoni Film Festival dedicated to kiddie pics, marking first time an installment in the J. K. Rowling saga gets a…
Counterprogramming outings scrounged for slim pickings at Euro wickets this weekend as "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End" pillaged the bulk of the frame's rich bounty.
Bernardo Bertolucci will return to the director's chair to shoot an untitled English-language drama centered on the emotionally turbulent life of 16th-century Italo musician and murderer Gesualdo da…
On a balmy Friday night in May in a gigantic tent-theater pitched near Rome's main courthouse, Roberto Benigni is reciting from Dante's Divine Comedy, verbally waltzing through the Inferno's fifth…
Pursuing its ambitions to gain hold of a European distribution network, Gaul's Wild Bunch is negotiating a pact with Italy's BIM Distribuzione under which the two companies would jointly acquire…
The Venice Film Festival is gearing up for a high-profile edition, with Zhang Yimou on board as jury prexy and Robert Zemekis' 3-D "Beowulf" leading a Hollywood-heavy pack of titles tipped to unspool.
Stateside dramas "House" and "Grey's Anatomy" don't play on the top channels, but that doesn't mean Italian buyers from webs both free and pay aren't hot for the latest Hollywood series.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Daily:$4.3M Cumulative:$174.9M Disney 22.52%
Rio 22Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$52.9M Fox 17.90%
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$7.0M Sony / TriStar -10.21%