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2010 Venice Film Festival to start with the best in Italian cinema

25 April, 2020
The 2010 Venice Film Festival starts tomorrow and we will be seeing a number of wonderful Italian films, Italian celebrities and hopefully a few international stars as well. Whether or not Italy’s favourite adopted celebrity George Clooney makes an appearance…

Italian director Mario Monicelli dies at 95 years

16 April, 2020
Veteran Italian director and important figure in the history of Italian cinema, Mario Monicelli, has died by commiting suicide at the age of 95 years. In hospital for treatment for prostate cancer, Monicelli threw himself off the fifth floor balcony…

Italian director Gabriele Muccino on being a divorced dad

11 April, 2020
Gabriele Muccino’s latest movie Baciami ancora or Kiss me again, tells the story of a group of fortyish people who struggle to come to terms with divorce, failure and loneliness. The Italian director told reporters that he drew inspiration from…

Italian movies: Diari by Attilio Azzola

10 April, 2020
Diari or Diaries is a movie directed by Attilio Azzola which tells the story of a group of teenagers. As the film unfolds, viewers gradually become acquainted with their inner dramas. There’s Leonora who must cope with her father’s sudden…

New film by Pupi Avati

10 April, 2020
Pupi Avati will start filming his new work, Il cuore grande delle ragazze (Girls’ big hearts) in Ferbruary 2011, which is set to be another of those relating the lives of Italian families, couples and love. Hopefully the new film…

Dario Argento's Giallo: the trailer

9 April, 2020
Italian filmmaker Dario Argento is releasing his next thriller film, called Giallo. This is “yellow” in Italian and is the name given to the thriller genre. This Argento thriller tells the story of a serial killer who preys on models,…

Italian cinema drama: "Stare fuori" by Fabiomassimo Lozzi

8 April, 2020
Italian cinema is presenting its offerings for Christmas, and in December on screens in Italy is “Stare Fuori” by Fabiomassimo Lozzi (”Stay Outside”). Acting in this Italian film is Guia Jelo, Ivo Micioni, Federico Pacifici and Nausica Benedettini.The film tells…

Sean Penn snapped in Rome with his new Italian girlfriend

7 April, 2020
Like his Italian counterpart Riccardo Scamarcio, Sean Penn is famous for being a bad boy, but the American actor also knows how to show his romantic side. According to some gossip websites, he is now seeing Cristina Serafini, a young…

Giuseppe Tornatore to direct $100 million movie Leningrad

4 April, 2020
Giuseppe Tornatore’s latest movie Baarìa bombed at the box office, but the Italian director who won an Oscar in 1988 for Nuovo Cinema Paradiso is back on his feet and ready to direct a new movie called Leningrad. The announce…

Catherine Zeta-Jones to star in Muccino's new film

29 March, 2020
Gabriele Muccino has just started shooting his new Movie Playing the Field in Louisiana. Well known in America for such movies as The Pursuit of Happyness and Seven Pounds, this time the Italian director focusses his attention on the relationship…

Dario Argento Suspiria remake

29 March, 2020
Rumours that a Dario Argento Suspiria remake is in the works, directed by David Gordon Green, have been confirmed, meaning that Argento’s masterpiece for Italian cinema and one of the greatest horror films of all time will undergo a revision.…

First photos from Paolo Sorrentino 's This must be the place

24 March, 2020
Paolo Sorrentino’s latest movie This Must Be The Place (his first in English) is almost certainly set for a Cannes premiere. Starring Sean Penn and Bono’s daughter Eve Hewson, the movie tells the story of a rich and bored rockstar…

Gabriele Muccino's 'Baciami Ancora' trailer and Jovanotti single

22 March, 2020
Here’s the official trailer to Baciami Ancora, the sequel to Italian director Gabriele Muccino’s first film, L’ultimo Bacio. The film picks up where the “Last Kiss” of 2001 left off, following the stories of the same people as they struggle…
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