Roberto Benigni is back in the director's chair with "La tigre e la neve" (The Tiger and the Snow), a comedy about a love-struck Italo poet in Iraq at the outset of last year's American-led invasion.
In 1968, angry leftist filmmakers led by Francois Truffaut and Jean-Luc Godard gave birth to the Cannes Directors Fortnight. Berlin followed suit two years later with its International Forum of New…
Multihyphenate Marco Muller, 51, became Venice's artistic director in March, ending a long political spat over who should hold the event's top post. He has headed the Locarno, Rotterdam and Pesaro…
Call it flying the home flag with a twist. While Italo pics have always been a fixture at the Venice Film Festival, fest topper Marco Muller has found a different way of displaying local fare.
Pierre Menahem's Paris-based sales company Momento! has acquired all international rights outside Italy to "Private," the drama of a Palestinian family trapped at home by Israeli soldiers that was…
The Italian government has confirmed that Robert De Niro will receive honorary citizenship during the Venice Intl. Film Festival, despite objections by a U.S.-based Italian-American advocacy group…
Italian and U.S works dominate the shorts lineup of the 61st Venice Intl. Film Festival, announced Tuesday: Section features a beefed-up roster of 26 titles competing for the Silver Lion.
Italian film producers are up in arms over funding cuts being proposed by the government headed by Prime Minister/media tycoon Silvio Berlusconi. Among those complaining is Medusa, the country's top…
Italian film producers are up in arms over funding cuts being proposed by the government headed by Silvio Berlusconi, who owns the country's top production and distribution outfit, Medusa, which is…
Italians call him SuperPippo. But the smooth Sicilian showman proved far from invincible, as his 47-year stint on the national airwaves came to a halt last week when RAI sacked the Italo tube icon.
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300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire1Daily:$3.1M Cumulative:$56.2M Warner Brothers -26.61%
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2Daily:$2.4M Cumulative:$39.6M Fox / DreamWorks Animation -15.75%
Non-Stop3Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$56.9M Universal Pictures -21.36%