Emma Dante uses a scalpel lightly coated with black humor to dissect Sicilian society in this thinly stretched debut feature.
James Gandolfini, who brought a balance of intensity and vulnerability to his portrayal of conflicted mob boss Tony Soprano that made him among the most respected actors of his generation, died…
Take an 8,000-seat ancient Greek theater in the shadow of Sicily's active Mt. Etna volcano, add genre movies and Web series that tap into primal emotions, mix in stars who connect with auds through…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
ROME — Russell Crowe will make the trek to the 59th Taormina Film Festival, which will open with Zack Snyder's Superman reboot "Man of Steel" unspooling June 15 in the Sicilian town's 8,000-seat…
A moody and extremely sensorial debut from scribe-helmers Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza.
A slickly packaged addition to the myriad documentaries made about the recent events in Cairo's Tahrir Square, "1/2 Revolution" offers the privileged perspective of a group of filmmaker/activist…
Natalia Dyer is final negotiations to join the cast of Giorgio Serafini's supernatural thriller "The Healer."
Looking to avoid a sophomore slump after a well-received first year at the helm, Sundance Film Festival director John Cooper said the event's 2011 lineup reflects the "very healthy" state of…
'Kisses' posits a girl who pretends a statue of Virgin Mary can speak to her through dreams.
Italian helmer Donatella Maiorca's 19th-century Sapphic costumer, "Purple Sea," goes way over the top and yet is based on true events.
John Turturro heads to his ancestral land looking for the essence of the Sicilian character.