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(L-R) Makeup artists Christopher Allen Nelson, Giorgio Gregorini and Alessandro Bertolazzi, winners of the award for Makeup and Hairstyling for 'Suicide Squad'. Photo by PopularImages

The Italian Oscar-winner makeup and hairstyling team behind Suicide Squad

If I had to extrapolate a “common denominator” from the Italian artistic team that won this year’s Academy Award for Best Achievement in Makeup and...

Italy’s Oscars: 14 Statuettes and Counting

As usual, the 89th Academy Awards, aka “Oscars,” ceremony – annually presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences ( AMPAS ) – is...
Cinema Italian Style 12th edition: celebration of Italian culture in Los Angeles

Cinema Italian Style 12th edition: celebration of Italian culture in Los Angeles

Cinema, fashion, food excellence and social commitment will be components of the 12th edition of Cinema Italian Style, the Los Angeles showcase for...
Director Viviana del Bianco  (Courtesy of Pamela Gentile)

San Francisco Welcomes the 20th Edition of the N.I.C.E. Film Festival

“ N.I.C.E edition has become today the place in the United States where to watch an Italian movie and have conversations during events and meetings...
Paolo Genovese's newest film, "Perfect Strangers," won top awards for best film and best screenplay. (Ali & Colapietro)

Cinema Italian Style brings the best in Italian contemporary film to Seattle

The dark days and rainy nights so common to the Pacific Northwest in November are tailor-made for movie-going. Seattle’s popular Italian film...
Roberto Benigni and Nicoletta Braschi Won The Italian Golden Globe for Their Career

Roberto Benigni and Nicoletta Braschi Won The Italian Golden Globe for Their Career

Roberto Benigni and Nicoletta Braschi will receive the 2016 Italian Golden Globe to honour their career. The cerimony, on its 56th edition, will be...
Richard Gere Will Be The Honorary Chair of Taormina Film Fest

Richard Gere Will Be The Honorary Chair of Taormina Film Fest

American Actor Richard Gere will be the honorary president of the 62nd Taormina Film Fest, happening in Sicily each summer.This year's event will run...
Italian actress Alba Rohrwacher stars in the film 'Vergine giurata' (Sworn Virgin ) by Italian director Laura Bispuri

Laura Bispuri’s first feature film ‘Sworn Virgin’, a tale of femininity, freedom and identity

The delicate Sworn Virgin - Vergine giurata , directed by Laura Bispuri, like other films before it, brings up the subject of customs and traditions...
Monica Bellucci Will Star in Twin Peaks Sequel

Monica Bellucci Will Star in Twin Peaks Sequel

Italian actress and star Monica Bellucci, 51, has been annonced to be part of the cast of the reboot of cult TV series Twin peaks, which will screen...
"Perfetti Sconosciuti" Won the David di Donatello Award as Best Movie

"Perfetti Sconosciuti" Won the David di Donatello Award as Best Movie

Director Paolo Genovese with his latest movie Perfetti Sconosciuti (Perfect Strangers) won the David di Donatello award for best film on Monday...
Massi Furlan. Photo credit: Isabella Vosmikova

Italian actor Massi Furlan takes a leap into the big league with Ben Affleck’s ‘Live by Night’

In the life of an actor there is plenty of competition, plenty of rejection, plenty of obstacles to overcome. Even more so when you are a foreigner...
Cristiano Mori in a scene from "The Tailor". Credit: Cristiano Mori

Cristiano Mori brings the award winning "The Tailor" to the San Diego Film Festival

The Tailor - Il Sarto dei Tedeschi directed by Antonio Losito starring Cristiano Mori, who also penned the script, is being showcased at San Diego...
Jennifer Flavin and Sylvester Stallone at the Los Angeles premiere of 'Creed’. Copyright: buzzfuss / 123RF Stock Photo

Rocky Balboa’s return in Creed gives Sylvester Stallone a shot at Oscar gold

Italian American movie star Sylvester Stallone is having the time of his life. Last November he brought back fan favorite character Rocky Balboa in...
Sicilian Directors win Sundance screenplay award

Sicilian Directors win Sundance Screenplay Award

Sicilian directors Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza won the Sundance Institute Global Filmmaking Award for the screenplay of their feature film...
Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel in Paolo Sorrentino's new movie "Youth"

Paolo Sorrentino’s return with the lavish and meditative “Youth”

To follow an Academy Award win is a tough act, but Paolo Sorrentino is no stranger to challenges. His new film, Youth, second film entirely in...

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