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.
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…
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…
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.
Moritz de Hadeln's contract at the Venice Film Festival's helm has been extended for three months until the end of March in a strong show of support for the teetering chief by the outgoing board of…
Roman Catholic sauciness served up with the basic ingredients of the Anglo-Saxon musical remains a winning dish in Italy with the revival of "Aggiungi un Posto a Tavola," the country's most popular…
In a move being blasted as Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's most blatant conflict of interest, the Italian government has passed a decree that will save his Mediaset channel Rete 4 from a…
It's been a tough week for Italy's Prime Minister and TV tycoon Silvio Berlusconi.