Sophia ensured all eyes were on her as she dazzled in a black floor-length gown which sparkled with strings of silver beads.   The cleavage-baring dress emphasised the star's famous curves which have changed little since Sophia's heyday.   Read more   Source: http://www.express.co.uk    

  WTI Magazine #57    2015 April, 3Author : Edoardo Peretti      Translation by:   In a country like Italy, whose culture and imagination were and are directly or indirectly strongly characterized by Catholicism, some way also present in writers and directors who do not believe in God, Easter, the most important C...

by Andrew C. Stone   The new film The Man From U.N.C.L.E. gives American film audiences their first good glimpse of Luca Calvani—the tall, dark, and handsome bad guy at odds with Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer. This Tuscan-born former model and As the World Turns alum brings a welcome blend of villainous camp and smolder to U.N.C.L.E.—Guy Rit...

martedì 30 aprile 201319.45 Edwards Big Newport 6300 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, CA (map) Run time: 100 min. | ItalyITALIAN SPOTLIGHT "Immature-The Trip (Immaturi-Il Viaggio)"This follow-up to the 2012 Newport Beach Film Festival Italian Spotlight once again follows the group of thirty-somethings on a vacation to Greece for a chance to r...

The Bay Area is being graced by a jam-packed day of Bertolucci films to be played at the Castro Theater (429 Castro Street) on October 18th. Entitled, BERTOLUCCI - A FILM SERIES, the event will encompass four of the legendary Italian director's films from the 70's, 80' and 90's.   The series will also feature the exclusive Northern Californi...

Italian cinema has achieved something of a renaissance in the past few years, thanks to high-profile award wins at the Venice Film Festival (the documentary Sacro Gra) and talents like Paolo Sorrentino and Matteo Garone showcasing new works on the international stage.   But focusing on these highlights threatens to diminish the impact of sma...

Italian actress Virna Lisi passed away today, aged 78. Well-loved by young and old, Virna Lisi, born in Ancina in 1936, began her career in her early teens, debuting in The Line of Steel in 1953.   She later took part in films alongisde Toto' and debuted in a Hollywood comedy as a blue-eyed temptress opposite Jack Lemmon in How to Murde...

May 5, 2015. Tuesday 7:00 PM - 9:00 PMBJFF - West Newton Cinema - 1296 Washington StreetWest Newton, Massachusetts 02465   An estimated 80 percent of Italy's Jews survived WWII thanks, in part, to Italian citizens who risked their lives defying the Nazis to save their Jewish neighbors. Among the figures spotlighted by Oscar-nominat...

by Michael Traversa   It's easy in Hollywood for an actor to be typecast according to his or her ethnicity. In his long-lasting career, which includes over ninety projects, John Turturro was able to both stay faithful to his Italian roots and avoid playing a specific kind of character.   Always interested in learning about his ancestr...

Italian Americans are lauding Angelina Jolie's latest film, Unbroken for its depiction of a heroic Italian American army officer and his close-knit family, according to the Order Sons of Italy in America® (OSIA), the nation's biggest and oldest organization for people of Italian heritage, which has endorsed the film.   "The movie is a welcom...