by Elisabetta Russo   Mario Castelnuovo Tedesco, musicista fiorentino. Recitava così il titolo della raccolta di musiche di Mario Castelnuovo Tedesco che egli stesso soleva custodire in un preziosissimo notebook – un compendio di tutte le sue composizioni e insieme un omaggio a Firenze, la patria da cui si separò prematuramente a causa delle...

di Cinzia Romani   Le star internazionali, da Brigitte Bardot a Sophia Loren, prima d'essere attrici erano donne sexy e attraenti. Fa eccezione Anna Magnani, che non era né glamour, né seducente, pur essendo arrivata in vetta, a Hollywood: fu la prima attrice italiana a vincere l'Oscar con La rosa tatuata (1955), film scritto per lei dal com...

In molti certamente sapranno che Joe Pesci, il celebre attore Hollywoodiano interprete di tantissimi film di successo, ha origini aquiloniesi. La mamma, infatti, tale Maria Mesce, partita a cavallo delle due guerre mondiali a cercar fortuna in America, era nata ad Aquilonia. Dopo il suo arrivo a New York, il 20 marzo del 1920, alla tenera età di...

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...