Born in 1914 at the dawn of cinema, Italy’s censorship law felled some giants of the silver screen – including Last Tango in Paris – but now faces its own curtain call. “Film censorship has been abolished,” announced culture minister Dario Franceschini in a statement late on Monday.  “The system of controls and interventions that still allow the st...

You may already have seen the viral photos of Lady Gaga and Adam Driver dressed in retro fashion, trotting across Italy, 1970s style. The duo are shooting the biopic House of Gucci, which traces the murder of Maurizio Gucci (Driver), who was killed by his ex-wife Patrizia Reggiani (Gaga) in 1995; she was convicted in 1998 and released in 2016. It i...

A new movie for the whole family, Team Marco is about a young boy named Marco who is obsessed with playing video games and hardly leaves the house. When his grandfather moves in, Marco’s life is turned upside-down, and he’s forced to go play outside. Nonno introduces him to bocce — the world’s oldest game — and to the neighborhood crew of old-schoo...

After 13 Oscar nominations with no wins, cinematographer Roger Deakins became a sort of Internet meme as one of our most popular, “always a bridesmaid” craftsmen. But what about American songwriting legend Diane Warren? Perhaps you have listened to some of the music she composed, including the Oscar nominated classic hits “I Don’t Want to Miss a Th...

“I don’t think of age, I just don’t,” said actress Brenda Vaccaro. “And I sit up in bed after I have a birthday and I go, But I feel 15. Why is that? You know? And I go, Where did it go? Did it really go, all those years? And yeah, it did!” It’s a brisk fall day, perfect for strolling through Brooklyn’s historic Green-Wood Cemetery with Vaccaro, wh...

Disney has announced that Pixar's next movie Luca will skip U.S. theaters and premiere exclusively on Disney+ at no extra charge on June 18. While vaccinations are on the rise in America, Disney clearly anticipates that the domestic box office will take a few more months to recover, which explains why it also pushed back the release of Marvel's Bla...

An allegory of human life exhibited in a visionary trip through Christian afterlife, the Divine Comedy was written to steer a corrupt society into the path righteousness. Dante is guided by Roman poet Virgil through hell (Inferno) and purgatory (Purgatorio), and later by his love Beatrice through heaven, in this long narrative poem regarded as one...

We are reaching out in hopes that your organization can assist us with our search for talent in the upcoming feature film "CABRINI," directed by Alejandro Monteverde. We are searching for talent between 6 and 70 years old for whom Italian is their first language, and who also speak english. Please find role descriptions below. Based on true events,...

Nicknamed the ‘Godfather of Gore’ for his gratuitously gory scenes of violence, Lucio Fulci, together with horror directors Mario Bava and Dario Argento, would go on to define the Italian Giallo sub-genre in the 1970s. Typified by bloody violence, shadowy leather-clad killers, and for Argento and Bava particularly, surreal camera work paired with i...

The Russo brothers are two American directors, producers, as well as screenwriters, and actors who work together. Anthony Russo and Joseph Russo collectively make the Russo Brothers. They collaborate on the majority of their projects. Avengers: Infinity War and its sequel, Avengers: Endgame, are two of the five highest-grossing films of the film in...