Turkish cinema will take centerstage at the 54th Taormina Film Festival, where movies from the Mediterreanean basin will loom large while Hollywood offerings are slim and Italian fare is notably…
Vittorio Cecchi Gori, Italy's once-mighty movie mogul behind hits including "Life Is Beautiful," will be questioned today about his alleged attempt to avoid paying creditors by moving money around…
The political turmoil surrounding the Rome Film Festival has claimed its first casualty -- fest prexy Goffredo Bettini is ankling amid repeated assurances that the fest's third edition will not be…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
John Turturro will return to his Italian roots by directing "Souls of Naples," a movie adaptation of the Edoardo de Filippo play in which he starred Off Broadway.
Locarno artistic director Frederic Maire will ankle the Swiss-Italian fest in November 2009 to head up the Swiss Film Archive, where Herve Dumont is stepping down.
Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset broadcast group is upping competition with Rupert Murdoch-owned rival Sky Italia by adding Disney Channel and a premium sports station to its Premium Gallery pay TV…
Italy's new Silvio Berlusconi-led government has bowed to opposition pressure as well as a European Court ruling and dropped legislation that would have kept his Mediaset-owned Rete 4 on-air through…
Italo helmer Paolo Sorrentino, winner of the Cannes jury prize with "Il divo," will be among jurors at the 61st Locarno Film Festival.
Matt Dillon, Kate Beckinsale, Claire Danes and Mark Ruffalo are among the latest additions to the long list of Hollywood talent and industryites expected for the 6th annual Ischia Global Film & Music…
Italy's Cannes double whammy, the Grand Prix for Matteo Garrone's "Gomorrah" and the Jury Prize for Paolo Sorrentino's "Il Divo," has the country's film community ecstatic, just when a boost was most…
Making "Il divo," today's competish pic about Italy's shady seven-time prime minister Giulio Andreotti, acquitted in court of having Mafia ties, was not an easy task for helmer Paolo Sorrentino.