Hollywood star Frank Adonis, famed for his roles in the iconic film Goodfellas, has died. The 83-year-old actor passed away at his Las Vegas home on Wednesday night after battling multiple health issues in recent years. Best known for his roles in some of Martin Scorsese’s most iconic films, he accumulated 40 acting credits during his career, which...

First screening: Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 7:00 pm - Fortunata (Lucky) $10 ICCC Members | $15 Non-members. Italian Cultural & Community Center - 1101 Milford St. - Houston, TX 77006. Join us in 2019 for the return of our Contemporary Italian Film Series, recent releases from Italy screened in Italian with English subtitles, all premiering in T...

One of international cinema’s undisputed greats in costume design, Piero Tosi’s work first faced the awards season spotlight 64 years ago with only his third film, Luchino Visconti’s masterwork “Senso,” which competed for the Golden Lion in Venice in 1954. Nominated for five Oscars for costume design and recipient of an honorary Oscar in 2013, Tosi...

Lillo Brancato Jr leans over the table at a beloved pizza joint in Yonkers and bows his shaved head slightly, pointing out a nasty scar behind his left ear on the back of his scalp. It’s about an inch and a half long and jagged; he got it when he jumped from a moving car almost 15 years ago, irrationally convinced his friends were out to get him as...

With yet another stunning score by Ennio Morricone! Unofficial lawman John Corbett (the legendary Lee Van Cleef) hunts down Cuchillo Sanchez, a Mexican peasant accused of raping and killing a 12-year-old girl. Corbett leaves on a long, relentless manhunt during which he gets to know his adversary better and discovers a variation on the crime for wh...

We’re going to ask you to don your thinking caps for a minute with this question: Name a better director/actor tandem in Hollywood history than Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese. Go on. We’ll wait. De Niro’s best movie roles almost completely overlap with Scorsese’s legendary films. You might be able to argue Quentin Tarantino and Samuel L. Jackso...

This holiday season, the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive, is presenting "Christmas Italian Style," a curated, 14-film series spanning nearly seven decades of Italian film history. The series launches Thursday and continues through Dec. 30, according to a news release. “'Christmas Italian Style' is our largest holiday series to date,” s...

Actress and director Penny Marshall, whose love of sports made her a regular in the Los Angeles celebrity fan crowd and helped inspire her to direct "A League of Their Own," died Monday night because of complications from diabetes, according to multiple reports Tuesday. She was 75. Born in the Bronx in 1943, Marshall first gained acclaim playing La...

"Were you there when I was born, Daddy?" Strand Releasing has debuted a new official US trailer for the Italian indie drama Daughter of Mine, which first premiered in competition at the Berlin Film Festival earlier this year, and stopped by a number of other festivals around the world. The coming-of-age film tells the story of a young girl torn bet...

In 1962, casually racist Italian-American bouncer Tony "Lip" Vallelonga and Don Shirley, a gifted Jamaican-American musician, had very little in common — yet a road trip through the South led to these two becoming friends. The movie Green Book, which was co-written by Lip's son, Nick Vallelonga, is about this life-changing journey. The movie draws...