Not everyone knows that the famous American novelist Michael Connelly, thriller author and creator of the literary detective Harry Bosch, is a regular customer at the historic Musso & Frank restaurant in Hollywood. His only request? Being able to sit and sip a martini in the same booth where writer Raymond Chandler sat in the 1930s. The latter, aut...

Promotion and communication of food and wine are important, and even more effective, when they get out from the not secondary context, but often self-referential, of experts and super enthusiasts. Maybe mixing with other “themes” or languages, such as, for example, that of entertainment, in its different forms, focusing more on fascination and emot...

Italy comes to Hollywood when Vincerò- The Italian Opera Experience premiers for US audiences as part of Hollywood Fringe Festival. Presented in a semi-staged concert style, it will feature many of the world's most beloved and recognizable arias from Italian opera, with a storyline taking place during a fictionalized Masquerade Ball. The show's int...

Paramount+’s The Offer, about the known and unknown history of making The Godfather, is one of two upcoming projects about the iconic gangster film. In contrast with its rival biopic Francis and the Godfather, this 10-episode miniseries uses producer Albert S. Ruddy (Miles Teller) as its central character as he navigates the challenges of creating...

In The Italian in Me, a doe-eyed aspiring actress from Canada - who has been raised on a heaping dose of old-fashioned values & Roman Catholic guilt - upends her life by moving to Italy. With her, she brings a tiny bit of cash and grandiose dreams of working in Italian Cinema. Once in Rome, she quickly discovers that things in the Eternal City are...

"The Godfather" is a film so legendary that its very name is practically synonymous with the art of cinema itself. The film focuses on the Corleone crime family, led by Don Vito Corleone (played by the incomparable Marlon Brando), whose young son Michael (Al Pacino) embarks on a dark descent into his family's business. This leads to a fair amount o...

People are calling Lady Gaga “a class act” for the way she supported Liza Minnelli at the Oscars. The “Chromatica” singer, 36, and the legendary “Cabaret” star, 76, took the stage together to present the final award of the night: best picture, which went to "CODA." “You see that? The public, they love you,” Lady Gaga told Minnelli after the crowd g...

Martin Scorsese, a Hollywood genius, has made numerous films in different genres through the years. He has received many awards for his brilliant work. Scorsese has struggled dramatically and worked hard to create the $100 million fortune that he enjoys today. A self-made man and an exceptional director, Scorsese made his fortune mainly from film d...

Friday, March 25, 2022. From 6:00 pm To 7:00 pm PT. Organized by Consulate General of Italy and Italian Cultural Institute Los Angeles in collaboration with Los Angeles Italia Film Festival. Free registration required. The Los Angeles, Italia" Film Festival comes back to LA to highlight Italy's longstanding cinematic, lifestyle and artistic legacy...

For Italian director Paolo Sorrentino, scoring the second Oscar nomination of his career this year helped ease some of his lingering insecurities as a filmmaker. “This really makes me happy and proud,” Sorrentino, whose movie “The Hand of God” is up for a best international feature at this month’s Academy Awards, said in an interview. “If the first...