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They say in Hollywood once a woman is past the age of 40 there are no longer good roles, as a youth-obsessed industry is constantly looking for fresh faces. After reaching that dreaded mark, Academy Award winner Marisa Tomei not …

It’s rare these days to find a young actor that makes an everlasting impression. Many, albeit talented, resembles similar qualities, perhaps because they mostly come from the Disney channel school. This is not the case for Michael Pitt, who has …

Hollywood sells the American dream to the whole world, a clear example of that is the movie Pretty Woman, which ends the modern Cinderella fable with the line “This is Hollywood, the land of dreams. Some dreams come true, some …

The younger generation of Hollywood actors carries the family heritage in their names but they are often unfamiliar with their background. Sometimes all it takes is a trip to the country the ancestors came from to really understand the culture …

Gary Sinise has one of those faces that are impossible to forget, a face made for characters rough on the edges, but the man behind it couldn’t be further from that image. As his popularity increased he decided to have …

Hollywood is a bizarre place. Having an Italian last name, one that is not so easy to pronounce, can be a blessing when you are De Niro or Pacino, but when you are an actor starting out it may become …

Italian actors look up to their American colleagues and dream to be one of them. The competition is brutal, but it is possible to succeed, having perseverance and most importantly the right attitude towards the craft. This is the case …

One of Italian greatest movie stars who seems to never age and keeps entertaining international audiences with his riveting performances is Giancarlo Giannini. His talent has been recognized all over the world and he has been able to move effortlessly …

Jon Favreau is considered a bona fide name among comic books fans. He’s the man who directed the first Iron Man, effectively launching the plethora of super hero movies we all got accustomed to in the past few years. He’s …

Despite a not so stunning figure, Maria Bello always stood out in the movies and tv shows she took part in. She has that quality of lighting up the screen and the capacity of seducing her audience. She did that …