The non-profit organization American Cinematheque in Los Angeles has been a cultural touchstone for the film community for years. Through their support, the monthly series Cinematic Void puts on themed screenings showing challenging, generally unsettling genre films. Their sub-series called January Giallo has been a go-to for fans of stylized Itali...

When I watch them today, my movies seem even better.” This is what Gina Lollobrigida used to say, not with self-complacency but because there is truth in it. Those movies shaped our collective imagination. If we watch them, if we look at those actors, directors, stories, at those incredibly beautiful actresses who made the history of cinema, photog...

Lady Gaga has received a nomination for Best Original Song at the 2023 Oscars. In nominations announced yesterday afternoon by Riz Ahmed and Allison Williams, Gaga was named as one of the five nominees. Lady Gaga gains her fourth Oscar nomination overall for Hold My Hand, the emotive 80s synth-ballad taken from blockbuster Top Gun: Maverick starrin...

The artist, because he should be defined as such, will be in Ostuni at the first edition of “Allora”, the international Festival of Cinema, Art and Music. Saturday 25th we will attend a masterclass that he will hold with the journalist Silvia Bizio We were invited directly by the stylist Dominic Vacca at the first edition of “Allora”, the internati...

You've likely seen the Cimino name before. It's on pizza-place signs around the Rock River Valley, in Loves Park, Durand, Winnebago and Pecatonica. Vince Cimino opened the first Cimino’s Pizza in Loves Park in the mid 1970s. Now, his son, Nino, 42, continues to make the Cimino name known in Hollywood. Nino Cimino's film "American Western" is stream...

Best known for his success with the movie My Little Princess, Enzo Zelocchi is a superstar in the making who often wears many hats as an actor, writer, producer, and director. With a career spanning almost a decade, Enzo Zelocchi has won countless movie awards and several nominations as the best actor, writer, producer, and director. With his new f...

Italian rock band Måneskin, utilize their musicianship to produce catchy pop/rock tunes. Largely popular in their country, their two albums, Il ballo della vita (2018) and Teatro d’Ira, Vol. 1 (2021), have topped the charts and achieved platinum (X4) certification. Based in Rome, Italy, the group — which consists of Damiano David (vocals), Victoria...

When “Bones and All” picked up two prizes at the Venice Film Festival — Luca Guadagnino for best director and Taylor Russell for best young actor – there was a sense that the Lido laurel had been a long time coming for the Italian director. Guadagnino had walked the awards ceremony red carpet with his mom, Alia, after flying back to Venice from Tel...

I've been in the entertainment business for 25 years as an actress — but as much as I love acting, the best day of my life on set was when I booked a commercial where I had to work with a horse for the first time. The experience was so healing and beautiful for me that I decided I would start to rescue horses. After that, I adopted my first horse,...

Directors Joe and Anthony Russo, lifelong ISDA members who were recently deemed “titans” of Hollywood by Variety magazine, are committed to preserving their Italian American heritage. They, along with their father, ISDA National President Basil Russo, founded the Russo Brothers Italian American Film Forum in 2017 to fund projects that explore and d...