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.
While Italian movies missed out at the Oscars, Italy's film community is cheering its two statuettes in categories the country has long excelled in: art direction and original score.
ROME Two decades after going nine for nine at the Oscars with "The Last Emperor," Bernardo Bertolucci is being inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame with a star in front of Grauman's Chinese…
A lavish skein on the life of Caravaggio just reaped stellar ratings on pubcaster RAI. But the biopic is drawing fire from Italy's gay community -- and the Vatican -- over how the maestro of…
Italo producer Vittorio Cecchi Gori, the once-mighty movie mogul behind "Life Is Beautiful" and other Italo hits, is suing the country's telecom regulator for his financial collapse.
The Venice Lido's Hotel des Bains, a favorite of many attending the Venice Film Festival, has been seriously damaged by a four-hour fire that ripped through the facility early Tuesday.
Roman Polanski will be feted by the Turin Film Festival, the indie event headed by Italo helmer Nanni Moretti, who is using his clout to boost its profile.
Italy's Teodora Film has boarded Gallic helmer Francois Ozon's "Ricky," about a child with supernatural powers, which is set to start shooting in Paris this month.
The U.S. preem of Bernardo Bertolucci's "La Via del petrolio," a rarely seen docu about the origins of petroleum, will kick off the Los Angeles Italy Film, Fashion & Food Festival, which runs Feb…
The works of Italian director Francesco Rosi, who is being honored by the Berlinale with a Golden Bear for lifetime achievement, are particularly timely these days in Italy, where the deeply rooted…