Terminal Station & Indiscretion of an American Wife

Terminal Station & Indiscretion of an American Wife Don’t do it Vittorio! The Italian master’s last neorealist project was done ‘in collaboration’ with American producer David O. Selznick, who proceeded to crowbar his way into every directorial ...

The Oscars: 10 Best International Feature Film Winners, According To Rotten Tomatoes

The Oscars: 10 Best International Feature Film Winners, According To Rotten Tomatoes The Academy Awards ceremony is Hollywood's biggest night of the year, celebrating the best that the film industry had to offer over the last 12 months. Of course, the Academy does not merely recognize ...

Another layer by Anne-Katrin Titze

Another layer by Anne-Katrin Titze Juliano Dornelles on Michael in Bacurau: “When Udo Kier’s character said to the outsiders about the Brazilian collaborators, ‘They don’t speak Brazilian here.’ Brazilian, it’s not a name.” In ...

Sophia Loren’s ‘The Life Ahead,’ Her First Film in a Decade, Acquired by Netflix

Sophia Loren’s ‘The Life Ahead,’ Her First Film in a Decade, Acquired by Netflix Netflix has acquired the worldwide rights to Sophia Loren’s return to the screen and her first feature film in over a decade, a drama called “The Life Ahead,” the streaming service announced Monday. ...

Sophia Loren to Receive Capri-Hollywood Award From Lina Wertmüller

Sophia Loren to Receive Capri-Hollywood Award From Lina Wertmüller Sophia Loren will be feted by the Capri-Hollywood film festival with a lifetime achievement award presented to her by trailblazing director Lina Wertmüller, her old friend and recent recipient of an ...

33rd Israel Film Festival in Los Angeles, November 12th — 26th: Sold-Out Opening Night Gala

33rd Israel Film Festival in Los Angeles, November 12th — 26th: Sold-Out Opening Night Gala 33rd Israel Film Festival in Los Angeles, November 12th — 26th: Sold-Out Opening Night Gala Six-time Academy Award winning producer Arthur Cohn and producer Sharon Harel-Cohen receive festival ...

Centennial: Gillo Pontecorvo

100 year ago today in Pisa, Italy, the director Gillo Pontecorvo was born. He only made five narrative features in his career, which is surely one of the reasons that he's overshadowed in cultural ...

Italy’s L’Immagine Ritrovata Expected to Take Over France’s Eclair Cinema

Lyon, France — Leading Italian restoration company L’Immagine Ritrovata’s acquisition of renowned film lab Eclair Cinéma, announced last month, is expected to be approved by the French Commercial ...

Netflix ‘Baby’ Director Andrea De Sica to Helm Horror Film (Exclusive)

Italian director Andrea De Sica, who has been helming the bulk of Netflix teen series “Baby,” is set to shoot a horror film based on a bestselling Gothic novel, “Non Mi Uccidere,” geared towards the ...

Quentin Tarantino Reveals He’s Writing a Book About a WWII Veteran Jaded by Hollywood Movies

Quentin Tarantino Reveals He’s Writing a Book About a WWII Veteran Jaded by Hollywood Movies While much has been made about Quentin Tarantino’s plans for his tenth and (supposed final) film, the director’s next creative project might not be a film at all. In a wide-ranging conversation with ...

Italy selects Marco Bellocchio’s Mafia drama ‘The Traitor’ as Oscar 2020 entry

Italy selects Marco Bellocchio’s Mafia drama ‘The Traitor’ as Oscar 2020 entry The film launched in Competition at Cannes in May 2019. Italy has selected Marco Bellocchio’s Cannes Competition title The Traitor as its entry to the best international feature award at the 2020 ...

Roy Andersson on ‘The Sorrow of Realizing That Life Is Passing’

Roy Andersson on ‘The Sorrow of Realizing That Life Is Passing’ Director Roy Andersson, who has won Venice Film Festival’s Silver Lion for best director, delivered his latest film, “About Endlessness,” much quicker than usual. The typically deliberate Swedish ...

‘The Mayor of Rione Sanità’ Trailer: Venice Competition Entry Is Classic Crime Story With a Modern Twist

‘The Mayor of Rione Sanità’ Trailer: Venice Competition Entry Is Classic Crime Story With a Modern Twist Italian filmmaker Mario Martone is set for a Venice return later this month with some familiar material: a new feature film based on the classic play “The Mayor of Rione Sanità” by Eduardo De Filippo, ...

Film Review: Bag of Rice (1997) Mohammad-Ali Talebi

“Everyone is helping so there is no need to be sad.” There is still a certain prejudice when it comes to films made for children. Some see the bright colors, the at times silly comedy and the kind of ...

Franco Zeffirelli, ‘Romeo and Juliet’ Director, Dead at 96

Franco Zeffirelli, ‘Romeo and Juliet’ Director, Dead at 96 Franco Zeffirelli, the Italian director best known for his bold cinematic adaptations of Shakespeare’s work, has died at the age of 96. The filmmaker died Saturday at his home in Rome, Italy, his son ...

The Last Judgment

Even heavily invested fans of the great director may not have known about this little-seen film from Vittorio De Sica. A multi-storied phantasmagoria about the end of the world (announced from on high ...

Sorry We Missed You review – Ken Loach's superb swipe at zero-hours Britain

The I, Daniel Blake director raises his game yet further with this gut-wrenching tale of a delivery worker driven to the brink Director Ken Loach and screenwriter Paul Laverty have come storming back ...

Cannes Beckons

Cannes season sets in from May 14 this year and many new films are waiting to be unspooled. Film aficionados are converging in this seaside resort to watch, to sell, to acquire, to write about the ...

‘The Shining’, ‘Easy Rider’ Set For Cannes Classics Screenings

Cannes Classics 2019 © Fdc Both Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining and Easy Rider (which turns 50 this year), which was written by Peter Fonda and directed by the late Dennis Hopper, are both set to ...

Cannes Classics: Alfonso Cuarón To Present ‘The Shining’, Peter Fonda To Present ‘Easy Rider’

Cannes Classics: Alfonso Cuarón To Present ‘The Shining’, Peter Fonda To Present ‘Easy Rider’ Alfonso Cuarón will present a restored version of Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining and Peter Fonda will present a restored Easy Rider as part of this year’s Cannes Classics lineup. Kubrick’s horror ...

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