Tiramisu for Two, the Texan Italian independent full length comedy, will be screened at Cinema Apollo 11 on Tuesday 19 December at 21.00. Described as a "must see Texan-Italian cult comedy", the movie was filmed in Rome and San Marcos, Texas, and is in both English and Italian. The Rome screening on 19 December is the final stage of a US tour which...

Luca Guadagnino’s films are so tangible, you could live inside of them, and you’d be happy to stay there. In Call Me by Your Name, music from a car-stereo echoes off a cobblestone street; lips make smacking noises against a moist peach; sunlight bounces off the mildly-roiling water of a rock pool. These sights and sounds alone don’t make a movie, b...

The Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival (NCIFF) and the Charleston Symphony Orchestra (CSO), both classic in their own right, come together this winter for a special collaboration, La Dolce Vita: Music of Italian Cinema. The performance, which raises funds for NCIFF, takes place at 6 p.m, Thurs. Feb. 22 at the Charleston Music Hall. The night begin...

John Travolta is voicing his disappointment about some of the false reports surrounding Lionsgate's upcoming film, Gotti. The actor maintains Lionsgate didn't drop the film. In fact, the film is getting a wider release.  "Unfortunately, the reports were speculation bordering on fake news," Travolta told Deadline. "Lionsgate was planning on a minima...

Tuesday, December 19. 7pm - 9.30 PM EST. Museum of the Moving Image - 36-01 35th Ave, Astoria, New York 11106. Tickets: $20 ($15 Museum members at Standard through Premium levels / Free for Silver Screen and above). With its unique New York flavor and blend of outright comedy and charm, Moonstruck endures as a great romantic comedy. This 30th anniv...

Bobby Cannavale answered his own door. There was no assistant hovering. We had to be quiet, Mr. Cannavale said, because on the first floor of their new house, the first proper house in which he has lived, his fiancée, the actress Rose Byrne, was tending to their baby, Rafa, two weeks old. Softly up the stairs (stairs! Mr. Cannavale had always been...

Today kicks off the first complete retrospective in New York in more than a decade dedicated to the work of filmmaker Michelangelo Antonioni. Presented with Luce Cinecittà, Rome, and featuring nearly 40 35mm prints and digital preservations, the lineup includes the renowned trilogy of “L’Avventura,” “L’Eclisse,” and “La Notte,” starring Monica Vitt...

A cinematic collaboration between and Italian-American producer and an Italian director resulted in an award-winning doculfilm about the calamitous and controversial collision at sea between the liners Andrea Doria and MS Stockholm in 1956. Featured are several survivors, including the legendary composer, Mike Stoller, as well as naval experts. Re-...

When it comes to his ascent as a blockbuster film composer whose credits total close to $14 billion at the box office, Michael Giacchino has done it his way. Typically, burgeoning film composers try to find their way into an established maestro’s studio, doing whatever they can from making tea to loading up cue tracks in the studio. But Giacchino’s...

The new film Naples ’44, currently playing the Film Forum in New York City, depicts the events during and after World War II in one of the most dynamic cities of the world. Naples, Italy, faced many obstacles during the Nazi occupation and fascist era, and they were poignantly brought to bear in Norman Lewis’ original memoir. Now director Francesco...