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...

The L.A. Italia Film, Fashion and Music Festival, which celebrates all things Italian and Italian-American, is set to honor actors Andy Garcia and Franco Nero with lifetime achievement awards. The two men will be given the fest’s Legend Awards, to acknowledge significant contributions made in global cinema. The event will pay tribute to the careers...

Paul Sorvino will be presented the prestigious Pat Conroy Lifetime Achievement Award at the 13th annual Beaufort International Film Festival in February. The festival dates are February 19-24, 2019 with the Red Carpet Reception and Awards Gala taking place on Sunday, February 24th at the University of South Carolina, Beaufort, Center for the Arts....

Roman director Matteo Rovere will receive the Filmmaker of the Year award on February 21 at the awards ceremony of the Los Angeles, Italia film festival at the Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, for his ancient Rome epic "The First King". American director Adam McKay will also receive the award, for his film "Vice", about former US Vice President Dick C...

Roberta Di Carmine gave a talk about her recent book “Cultural Metamorphoses in Contemporary Italian Cinema” at the Western Illinois University Art Gallery on Friday. Di Carmine, a WIU professor of English who specializes in film studies, looked into four social areas that influenced contemporary Italian cinema: migrants struggling to adjust to a n...

After scoring a coup with the TV adaptation of “My Brilliant Friend,” and with projects such as Paolo Sorrentino’s “The New Pope” and Oscar-nominated director Pawel Pawlikowski’s next film in the pipeline, Italy’s Wildside is in a pretty brilliant spot. Ten years after being co-founded by producers Mario Gianani and Lorenzo Mieli, the shingle is ex...

L.A. Italia Fest is set to open with the world premiere of Amazing Leonardo, a new biopic about Leonardo Da Vinci, in commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the artist’s death (May 2, 1519). Luca Argentero (Eat Pray Love) stars as Da Vinci in the film, a Sky original production with Progetto Immagine.  Director Jesus Garces Lambert will introduc...

The Academy Awards confirmed Friday that Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga will perform their A Star Is Born hit “Shallow” at the February 24th ceremony. The duet is nominated in the Best Original Song category. The Oscars’ announcement comes less than a week after Gaga and Cooper performed the song together – as themselves and not their Star Is Born ch...

L’accordo è già definito dalla fine del mese di dicembre ma nei prossimi giorni la notizia diventerà ufficiale. Matera nella prossima primavera sarà il set della nuova produzione cinematografica dedicata a James Bond, l’agente 007 dei servizi segreti più famoso del mondo. Il titolo provvisorio del film è James Bond 25. Sarà prodotto da Eon Producti...

The NM Italian Film and Culture Festival, the State’s premier festival celebrating Italian cinema and culture, has announced the full program of films and events for its 12th anniversary festival. “We’re set to launch the best festival of our entire 12-year run,” said festival director, Dan Puccetti. “Included in our film lineup are several award-w...