Rupert Murdoch's Sky Italia paybox has taken legal action with the European Union competition watchdog claiming Italy's recently introduced soccer rights laws do not make for a level playing field.
Fiscal 2007 net profits at Italian commercial broadcaster Mediaset posted were E506.8 million ($776.4 million), only slightly above its 2006 results due to a tax hike that offset the web's ratings…
Silvio Berlusconi has kicked off his campaign to become Italian premier for the third time by announcing he has a 10-point lead in the run-up to the April 13-14 vote, which pits the…
Old-school big-canvas specialist Sergei Bodrov stands as testimony that Russian cinema is on a roll. The humanist helmer's Genghis Khan epic "Mongol" opens Stateside in June as part of a planned…
Will the recent resignation of Rome Mayor Walter Veltroni jeopardize the Rome Film Festival?
"No Country for Old Men" got new bounce in Europe's post-Oscar frame, which was otherwise flat, especially for mainstream Hollywood fare, while several Euro titles reaped rather nicely.
Italy is celebrating the centennial of Anna Magnani's birth with a host of initiatives, including a new docu and bio, plus a Rome confab dedicated to the star of "Rome, Open City" who went on to…
A list of 100 Italo films that are considered cultural treasures was unveiled in Rome on Thursday, but not without controversy.
The accent will be on Asia at the Cartoons on the Bay animation fest, which will run April 10-13 in Salerno on Italy's Amalfi coast.
Rupert Murdoch's Sky Italia has acquired all Italian rights for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics and the 2012 London Olympic Games.
Silvio Berlusconi is getting a reprieve from his legal woes while the Italo media mogul campaigns to become Italian prime minister for the third time.