Chapter 3: "Wait, I have a couple of things to tell you" Two years later, I was called in to work on another of Paolo Sorrentino's films. Pre-production had already begun on a film that was much 'bigger', more expensive, ambitious and complicated that his previous projects: Il Divo (The Celebrity), the story of one of the most controversial and fa...

Date: Saturday, March 28, 2015 - Thursday, April 02, 2015 Hours: See description for screening times Site: Gene Siskel Film Center - 164 N. State Street - Chicago, IL   Screening of the film "How Strange to be Named Federico: Scola Narrates Fellini" by Ettore Scola (Che strano chiamarsi Federico). Closing night film! 2013, Ettor...

by Barbara Minafra   In Italia non lo ha preso in considerazione nessuno. A Los Angeles hanno deciso che il piccolo Tommaso concorrerà per gli Oscar e i Bafta and Canadian Screen Award. "La ballata dei senzatetto" è lo struggente cortometraggio d'animazione della 38enne Monica Manganelli, scenografa e visual artist di Parma, da tempo al...

by Valentina Zarya   For some people, Alyssa Milano will always be Tony Danza's daughter on the 1980s sitcom Who's the Boss. To others, she is Phoebe Halliwell, one of the three sister witches on Charmed. But to Milano herself, acting is just one of the many pursuits that make her who she is.   "No matter what you do, and however pass...

NEW YORK. Appassionati del cinema italiano leggete, questa iniziativa è per voi!Film italiani di "prima visione" vengono presentati, una volta al mese, alla Zerilli Marimò della NYU da ottobre a maggio. È questo quanto viene fatto da CIAC, la Contemporary Italian Author Cinema, di cui gli animatori-organizzatori sono Umberto Bonetti e Aldo Bozzi. U...

  WTI Magazine #81    2016 July 15Author : Edoardo Peretti      Translation by:   Last June 27 Bud Spencer passed away. Carlo Pedersoli, better known as Bud Spencer, was a man of many lives, and an absolute protagonist of the history of Italian cinema, especially the more popular. Born in Naples in 1929, his first life, before arriving on the bi...

Robert De Niro is one of the greatest actors of all time — period, no parenthesis or qualification, the kind of actor who creates icons like Travis Bickle, Jake LaMotta and James "Jimmy the Gent" Conway.   But for younger filmgoers today, this screen acting legend may be most familiar as a daft, cranky father in the Meet the Parents movies....

Attorney and filmmaker, Lawrence A.J. Spegar (shown) of Jessup has completed a two-hour documentary feature on "La Festa Italiana — 40th Annual Celebration." The film highlights the excitement of La Festa, including interviews from all 80-plus vendors, performers, events and helpful volunteers.   The feature is being televised on Comcast loc...

by Victor Laruccia   Have you missed our movies? We've missed you! And we're looking forward to meeting and greeting you once again at both our venues – La Paloma and the Museum of Photographic Arts. The North County Series begins January 21 with Smetto quando voglio (I Can Quit Whenever I Want), a hilarious story all too familiar to ma...

No art more than cinema has helped to shape the relationship between Italy and the United States. Cinema has been for the relationship between the two countries a fundamental vehicle of cultural exchange, an imaginative means of historical and social description, and a very strong device of communication and mutual influence. Cinema is also one of...