TV journalists at Italy's two main newscasts, pubcaster RAI's "TG-1" and Silvio Berlusconi-owned Mediaset's "TG-5," are up in arms over what they claim is excessive coverage given to the prime…
Italian film critic and former Venice Film Festival chief Felice Laudadio has been appointed director of Rome's nascent Casa del Cinema, a state-of-the-art facility for industry screenings…
Rupert Murdoch's Sky Italia pay-TV platform aired a play lampooning Italy's prime minister Silvio Berlusconi Friday night. But in an anomalous form of censorship, the televised play, titled "The Two…
The most vocal critic of Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" has finally managed to screen the pic and emerged to say it confirms his fears that it could stir up anti-Semitism.
A film law designed to do away with decades of subsidies to local movies that bombed at the box office has received the final government greenlight.
Nobel-winning Italian playwright and comedian Dario Fo is ruffling feathers with a play about Silvio Berlusconi. And the satirical piece has triggered a libel suit from senator Marcello Dell'Utri, an…
While the Venice Film Festival is still mired in the murky waters of Italian political intrigue, the appointment of former banker Davide Croff as president of the Venice Biennale, its parent org…
Marking a partial breakthrough in the crisis crippling the Venice Film Festival, respected exec Davide Croff was confirmed Thursday as head of the Venice Biennale, the event's parent organization.
The power struggle plaguing the Venice Film Festival is nearing its final stretch, with Moritz de Hadeln's odds of hanging on to his job as artistic director becoming slimmer.
After a blah run worldwide, Jane Campion's "In the Cut" is wowing Italy, where the steamy Meg Ryan thriller has grossed $5.2 million four weeks after its release, its best worldwide take to date.
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