In Luca Guadagnino’s self-described ‘Desire Trilogy,’ the idea of love and lust are manifested in a variety of forms. The trilogy — which consists of 2009’s I Am Love, 2015’s A Bigger Splash, and 2017’s Call Me by Your Name — uses the backdrop of the Italian countryside to explore the lives of wealthy foreigners who struggle with understanding what...

Since the 1970s, Italian filmmakers have been struggling to throw off the monochrome shadow of Neorealism. The genre defined the golden age of Italian cinema and is still remembered as one of the most important and influential movements in cinema history. Yes, you’re right – that is quite a lot of pressure. It’s no wonder, then, that the nation’s b...

Filmmaker Luca Guadagnino revealed in a recent interview that he has no immediate plans to make a sequel to his hit 2017 drama "Call Me By Your Name."  "The truth of the matter is, my heart is still there, but I'm working on this movie now, and I'm hopefully going to do 'Scarface' soon, and I have many projects and so will focus on this side of the...

Francesca Scorsese has spent most of her life on sets, appearing in films such as The Departed, The Aviator, and Hugo. Now she is forging her own path as an up-and-coming actress and can currently be seen starring as Britney in HBO’s critically-acclaimed coming-of-age series, We Are Who We Are, co-created and directed by Luca Guadagnino. A story ab...

Confession time: I’ve always been a sucker for films and TV shows that, even if they aren’t necessarily good, work extremely well as travel porn. Maybe Fool’s Gold and Into the Blue have cringey dialogue and even cringier acting, but I’ll always have a soft spot for these movies because they’re just so pleasing to look at. If the AMC miniseries The...

“Surprise. I exist outside your mind.” On Sunday, HBO put out the first full length trailer for its limited series We Are Who We Are, the new project from Call Me by Your Name director Luca Guadagnino, and that line from Jordan Kristine Seamón’s determined Caitlin seems to set up the premise of the coming-of-age tale, which follows two American tee...

“That has been my life’s work: striving to learn to make shoes that always fit and the refusal to put my name to any that do not fit. Therefore, please look behind the story of the small, barefoot, unlettered boy who became a famous shoemaker, and seek the pleasure you will obtain from walking well.” These are words written by Ferragamo himself in...

“That has been my life’s work: striving to learn to make shoes that always fit and the refusal to put my name to any that do not fit.” Those are the words of maestro Salvatore Ferragamo himself, written in the preface to “Shoemaker of Dreams: The Autobiography of Salvatore Ferragamo.” Today, the Italian luxury goods company is bringing the story fu...

Academy Award-nominated Luca Guadagnino brings his unique cinematic style to television for the first time with the eight-episode series WE ARE WHO WE ARE, debuting MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 (10:00-11:00 P.M. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. A story about two American kids who live on a U.S. military base in Italy, the series explores friendship, first-love,...

Ah, to be young, melancholy, and finely cheekboned. HBO has put out the briefest of teasers for its new series We Are Who We Are, a new project from Call Me by Your Name director Luca Guadagnino. With this eight-episode series, Guadagnino is at it again with the wistful American teens in Italy. We Are Who We Are “explores friendship, first love, id...