Marco Muller, new artistic director of the Venice Film Festival, outlined his vision for the 61st event Wednesday: a slimmed-down affair featuring more Hollywood pics and fewer prizes.
The potentially alluring provincial world of Italian ballroom dancing fails to waltz to life in "Every Time You Go Away." Jumbled romantic comedy takes its cue from "Strictly Ballroom," but, unlike…
Half a century after William Wyler shot "Roman Holiday" in the Eternal City, "Roman Holiday," the stage musical, is doing boffo biz in Italy.
The European Union's upcoming eastward enlargement will be celebrated in Rome through a special edition of the Eurovision film and TV festival, which will feature a wide selection of new and older…
Steven Spielberg's airport dramedy "The Terminal" will bow internationally at the 61st Venice Film Festival, which has been set to run Sept. 1-11, the event's new artistic director Marco Muller…
In a rare coup for a six-hour movie originally made for TV, "Best of Youth," Marco Tullio Giordana's epic about Italy's 1960s generation, took the lion's share of statuettes at the 48th David di…
An advance guard from HBO made off with a war chest of helmets, chariots and spears from Rome's largest props provider last summer, leaving ABC scouts scrounging around town for similarly esoteric…
Marco Tullio Giordana's epic about Italy's 1960 generation, "Best of Youth," has swept the Nastri D'Argento (Silver Ribbons) awards, scooping seven nods and notching another success after last year's…
Ermanno Olmi, Abbas Kiarostami and Ken Loach have teamed up to helm "Tickets," a film set on a train traveling from Northern Europe toward Rome.
Italy has given "The Passion of the Christ" a general-admission rating, making the cradle of Catholicism the only country so far where Mel Gibson's gory pic will go out unrestricted.