by Michael Traversa   With Fantastic Four currently in theatres actress Kate Mara, who plays Susan Storm, the Invisible Woman, is finally getting her spot in the sun among Hollywood stars, after years of supporting roles.   Despite the heavy criticism the movie has received and the production troubles splattered over every industry pu...

"The secret of Joy" di Max Bartoli, il cortometraggio ambientato nel fantastico mondo di Re Artù realizzato a Hollywood, ha coinvolto professionisti italiani, americani e inglesi, con l'obiettivo di raccogliere fondi da devolvere al The Kids Cancer Research Foundation di San Luis Obispo in California e ad altri due ospedali europei, oltre a sensibi...

Italian film star Sophia Loren gained fame for her roles in films like "Two Women," "El Cid," "A Special Day," and "Nine." Her Hollywood stardom began in the 1950s, and by the '60s, she became an international celebrity who starred in Italian, American, and French films.   But she didn't take every role that came along. Here are a few she mi...

Internationally renowned Obicà Group opens its third Los Angeles location at the historic Sunset Plaza on Friday, August 26, 2016. Obicà Sunset Plaza offers an incredible dining room with exceptional views of the city, a grandiose bar and two outdoor seating areas – perfect places to enjoy aperitivo. Joining locations in Santa Monica and Century Ci...

by Jill Leovy   Louis DiGiaimo, an Emmy-winning casting director who made his name with "The Godfather" — and whose New York sensibilities flavored a string of successful Hollywood films and TV shows — has died. DiGiaimo, a son of Italian immigrants who lived all his life in his native New Jersey, died in Oakland in that state Dec. 19....

Legendary composer Ennio Morricone is finally a competitive Oscar winner. The Italian-born Morricone won best original score at the Academy Awards on Sunday night for his work on Quentin Tarantino's epic Western The Hateful Eight. The 87-year-old composer was nominated five times prior to this year, scoring his first nod for Days of Heave...

Little Studio Films, a Los Angeles based production, distribution and representation company owned by Alexandra Yacovlef and Alexia Melocchi, have signed the accomplished Italian directing and producing team of Luca Boni and Marco Ristori for representation and a series of Hollywood projects. Little Studio Films will introduce Boni and Ristori and...

di Andrea Indiano   È stato il film più atteso dell'anno, se non del decennio: Star Wars VII - Il risveglio della forza non ha attirato solo i fanatici di Guerre stellari, ma è diventato un fenomeno cinematografico mondiale apprezzato dagli spettatori di ogni dove.   A una settimana dall'uscita primeggia stabile nei botteghini di tutt...

di Gabriele Scarfone   Un leggero sole bacia le enormi strade deserte della città degli angeli. Los Angeles, alle 7 del mattino di una pigra Domenica, sembra un campo di battaglia di una guerra appena conclusa. L'energia negativa e positiva che si percepisce rende il panorama tetro ma molto speranzoso.   Questa è una città complicata,...

Oscar-winning writer/director/producer Francis Ford Coppola, best known for "The Godfather" film series, sank his hands and feet into cement today outside the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.   The ceremony was held as part of the 2016 Turner Classic Movies Classic Film Festival, which began Thursday. "Thanks to TCM, thanks for this op...