Piranhas review – Neapolitan gangster-kids drama lacks bite

This boisterous adaptation of Roberto ‘Gomorrah’ Saviano’s novel about young mobsters is watchable but too smooth Roberto Saviano is the author and journalist forced into hiding after publishing his ...

'Gomorrah' Season 4 Trailer: Mafia Rivals Fight for Power

Gomorrah, Sky Italia's gritty Neapolitan Mafia drama, continues to be one of Italy's biggest shows, as well as one of its biggest exports. Fans around the world have become obsessed with following the ...

Berlin Film Review: ‘Piranhas’

At the kingpin table on the mezzanine level of a Neapolitan nightclub, Nicola (Francesco di Napoli) snorts a line of coke and slings his arm around Letizia (Viviana Aprea) while Tyson (Ar Tem) pops a ...

Berlin: ‘Piranhas’ Director Claudio Giovannesi on Training Street Teens to Play Gangsters

Berlin: ‘Piranhas’ Director Claudio Giovannesi on Training Street Teens to Play Gangsters Claudio Giovannesi’s third feature “Piranhas,” which screens in Berlin’s competition, depicts Neapolitan teen gangsters drawing from a novel by star author Roberto Saviano whose mob exposé “Gomorrah” ...

Elle Driver strikes deals on Roberto Saviano adaptation 'Piranhas' (exclusive)

Has world premiere in Berlin Competition on February 12. Elle Driver has sealed a slew of deals on Italian teenage crime boss drama Piranhas ahead of its world premiere in competition in Berlin this ...

Italian Production Buoyed by TV-Film Crossovers

Italian Production Buoyed by TV-Film Crossovers 2019 is looking buoyant for Italy’s film and longform narrative TV industries, which are becoming increasingly interconnected as a new generation of directors emerges. They are crossing over between ...

30th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Announces Award Winners

‘The Grizzlies’ and ‘The Biggest Little Farm’ win Audience Awards; ‘Shoplifters’ Receives Fipresci Prize; Marcello Fonte and Joanna Kulig Receive Fipresci Acting Prizes; ‘Sofia’ Receives New Voices ...

U.S. Trailer for Matteo Garrone’s Cannes Winner ‘Dogman’

Since his international break-out crime drama Gomorrah, Italian director Matteo Garrone took on reality television and famous fables. Now he’s back with another crime film with Dogman, which was ...

Official Us Trailer for Matteo Garrone's Italian Mob Drama 'Dogman'

"Whatever he says, don't trust him." Magnolia Pictures has unveiled the official Us trailer for Dogman, the latest Italian drama from acclaimed filmmaker Matteo Garrone. This premiered at the Cannes ...

‘My Brilliant Friend,’ ‘Gomorrah’ Show Different Sides of Naples

‘My Brilliant Friend,’ ‘Gomorrah’ Show Different Sides of Naples When Saverio Costanzo, the director of HBO and Rai’s “My Brilliant Friend,” started to plan how he would depict the grand but gritty city of Naples — one that’s so vivid in the imaginations of ...

‘Dogman’ Trailer: Cannes Award Winner From Director Of ‘Gomorrah’ Finally Hitting The Us In April

“Dogman” debuted at last year’s Cannes Film Festival to great acclaim, but very little fanfare. While the thriller would go on to win the Best Actor award, the Italian film wasn’t able to capture the ...

‘Dogman’ Trailer: Matteo Garrone’s Italian Oscar Entry Hits Theaters In April

Magnolia Pictures has released the first trailer for European Film Awards winner Dogman. The film, directed by Matteo Garrone, will be in theaters on April 12. This comes after Dogman picked up two ...

‘Dogman’ Trailer: Cannes Winner From ‘Gomorrah’ Director Matteo Garrone

‘Dogman’ Trailer: Cannes Winner From ‘Gomorrah’ Director Matteo Garrone It is no secret that some filmmakers hate critics, but Matteo Garrone might be more sympathetic to the art of criticism — his father was an Italian theater critic. And critics loved him back when his ...

Berlin Lineup Additions: Agnès Varda, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Juliette Binoche, Wagner Moura, Diane Kruger Movies Join

Berlin Lineup Additions: Agnès Varda, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Juliette Binoche, Wagner Moura, Diane Kruger Movies Join The Berlin Film Festival has added movies by Agnès Varda, Agnieszka Holland, Hans Petter Moland, Isabel Coixet and Wang Quan’an to its competition programme. Chiwetel Ejiofor’s directorial debut The ...

First Look at Jude Law, John Malkovich in ‘The New Pope’

First Look at Jude Law, John Malkovich in ‘The New Pope’ A first-look image of Paolo Sorrentino’s TV series “The New Pope” has been released showing John Malkovich and Jude Law both wearing papal vestments, which appears to confirm rumors that Malkovich ...

Oscars: This Year’s Foreign Language Shortlist Wins Over the Cinephile Crowd

Oscars: This Year’s Foreign Language Shortlist Wins Over the Cinephile Crowd A collective sigh by critics greeted Monday’s announcement of the nine films shortlisted for this year’s foreign-language film Oscar. For once, though, it was a sigh of relief rather than ...

Oscars 2019 Foreign-Language Feature Shortlist: Winners and Losers

Oscars 2019 Foreign-Language Feature Shortlist: Winners and Losers For the 2019 Oscars, 87 countries submitted eligible entries, down from 92 last year. The shortlist of nine came from the foreign-language committee: six from the general committee drawn from ...

Oscars 2019 Foreign-Language Feature Shortlist: Winners and Losers

Oscars 2019 Foreign-Language Feature Shortlist: Winners and Losers For the 2019 Oscars, 87 countries submitted eligible entries, down from 92 last year. The shortlist of nine came from the foreign-language committee: six from the general committee drawn from ...

Morocco Enjoys Spike in Foreign Shoots, Raises Global Profile for Local Films

Morocco is becoming a popular destination for international film and TV shoots, while Moroccan talent is producing cinema and TV content that is traveling widely abroad. Earlier this year Morocco ...

Unfinished Bernardo Bertolucci Film ‘The Echo Chamber’ Coming to Screens

Unfinished Bernardo Bertolucci Film ‘The Echo Chamber’ Coming to Screens Bernardo Bertolucci’s “The Echo Chamber,” the final project the acclaimed director was worked on prior to his death last month, will be coming to the big screen. Indigo Film, an Italian production ...

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