Born on February 18, 1954, John Travolta turns 65 today. A unique star with a singular career, Travolta is a true Hollywood survivor. He first gained notice in the mid-1970s playing high-school students in Carrie and Welcome Back, Kotter, though already in his early 20s. Then came the two roles that defined his movie stardom: Saturday Night Fever (...

Sunday Only - Special intro by local film historian/journalist Jeff Berg - View Trailer. Two shows only: Saturday, February 23; Sunday, February 24. 1:00 PM. The Guild Cinema - 3405 Central Ave NE, Albuquerque. $5 Admission when you ask for the Italian Festival rate. Director, Damiano Damiani – Italy – 1967 – 118 mins – Italian with English subtitl...

Director Joe Dante is heading to Tuscany this spring. The director of iconic films including Piranha, Gremlins, The 'Burbs, The Howling, Explorers and Innerspace will be the 2019 recipient of Lucca Film Festival’s lifetime achievement award. Dante, who started work as a trailer editor for Roger Corman’s New World Pictures, made his directorial debu...

Casting "Ciao Bambino," a family friendly musical about Italian-Americans set in the 1950s. Production states: "After winning 'Best Staged Reading' at the Midtown International Theatre Festival, and a sold out run at 13th Street Repertory Theatre, we will present a small in-concert of the musical for industry professionals at Opera America’s Placid...

Ancora soddisfazioni americane per Filmesque, il cortometraggio del regista e producer salernitano The Maestro Vincenzo De Sio in coppia con Walton Zed. Dopo la vittoria al Los Angeles Cine Fest 2019, infatti, il cortometraggio dei due artisti campani ha vinto anche il premio come Best Animation Short Film agli Aphrodite Film Awards di New York. "A...

Ciao from Rome to all the friends of We the Italians! The new book by We the Italians, the Yearbook of 2018, has been released: you can find it here. In 2018 we interviewed 26 leaders, 26 friends who gave us 26 different views about 24 different topics of the relation between Italy and the US. History, education, Little Italy, sport, language, rese...

The L.A. Italia Fest, which opens this Sunday, is set to honor Italian directors Bernardo Bertolucci and Paolo and Vittorio Taviani in recognition of their great contribution to the cinematic arts. The festival will open on Feb. 17 with a special screening of the Taviani Bros.’ 2007 film, The Lark Farm, introduced by actor Alessandro Preziosi. And...

Carmen Argenziano, an actor on Stargate SG-1, has died. He was 75. Argenziano’s rep confirmed his death to PEOPLE on Monday. In a Facebook post on Sunday, Event Horizon Talent announced the death of Argenziano, who worked as an actor for more than four decades. “It is with a heavy heart and more sadness than anyone can realize right now that I anno...

Friday Night at the Italian Cinema returns to the Italian Cultural Center of Western Mass, Inc. The first spring movie of 2019 of our Friday Night at the Italian Cinema is “La Dolce Vita” by Director Federico Fellini. It will be shown on Friday, March 1, 2019 at the Italian Cultural Center located at 56 Margaret Street, Springfield at 6:30 pm. “La...

After co-starring in A Star Is Born together, Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga are understandably close. The palpable connection between the two is evident in everything they do together, from playing lovers in the movie to co-writing the film's emotional soundtrack to gushing about one another on the red carpet. Here, a comprehensive look at Cooper an...