michael traversa

It’s always funny with Joe Lo Truglio

Joe Lo Truglio is one of those actors that the mainstream audience knows they have seen before but can hardly remember the name; yet in the comedy...
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...
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...
Tina Sinatra answered questions from the audience at the Frank Sinatra's Centennial celebration at USC's School of Cinematic Arts

Nancy and Tina Sinatra remember their father Frank

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the birthday of Frank Sinatra, or simply The Voice, one of the most influential figures in the entertainment...

Matt LeBlanc takes his Italian origins to his heart

To most people Matt LeBlanc will forever be the good-hearted, amiable aspiring actor Joey Tribbiani from the widely popular show Friends. The series...

Kate Mara, breaking through with Fantastic Four and promoting equal opportunities for women

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...
Roberto Pedicini

It’s better in Italian. An American perspective on the Italian industry of dubbing

Italian dubbing of foreign films is known to be the best in the industry. Dubbing started on the tail end of World War II, quickly becoming standard...
Alberto Sordi, Un Americano a Roma, Italian Cinema, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Un Americano a Roma, a true milestone of Italian Cinema

On February 24th it will be 12 years since Alberto Sordi, one of the greatest if not the greatest Italian comedic actor, passed away due to heart...
Orgasmo Adulto, Francesca Fanti, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

L’attualità di “Orgasmo Adulto” nella strepitosa performance di Francesca Fanti

“Non ho cercato io Orgasmo Adulto, lui ha trovato me. Sono quelle cose che ti capitano, che ti propongono ed accetti, poi prendono una vita propria...
Alessandro Ago, Milano Calibro 9, Los Angeles, italian culture, italian heritage, italian american, italian news, italian traditions

Di scena a Los Angeles il poliziesco all’italiana degli anni ’70

La splendida cornice dell’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Los Angeles si tinge di giallo con la retrospettiva dedicata ai poliziotteschi degli anni...

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