He won the Academy Award for best foreign film in 1992 for his film Mediterraneo; Gabriele Salvatores made a big impression more recently with The Invisible Boy.
Nanni Moretti: “There’s Always An Excuse Not To Go See An Italian Film”
Here’s what Nanni Moretti has to say about why people don’t go to Italian films.
Your ‘I Love Italian Movies’ Summer Getaway Guide
No vacation this summer? Let the movies take you someplace new.
Girlfriends We’d Love To Have In Real Life
While in real life and in the movies women can be very bad to each other, we women would be in big trouble without our great girlfriends like these.
Tanti Auguri Giorgia Farina
Some girls are pretty. Some girls are funny. Giorgia Farina is pretty funny.
Venice Film Festival 2015: Top Ten Things To Watch For
Venice Film Festival 2015: The Competition For The Golden Lion
Abluka (Frenzy) by Emin Alper Heart of a Dog by Laurie Anderson Sangue Del Mio Sangue, Marco Bellocchio Directed and screenplay written by Bellocchio (Dormant Beauty), the…
Venice Film Festival 2015: Ci Sarò!
The lineup for the 2015 Venice Film Festival will be announced tomorrow!
Your Back To School Viewing Assignment
Watch some great films and go back to school with astonishingly brilliant knowledge of Italy’s history.
The New Classics: Italian Cinema’s Rebirth
“You just never know when you’re living in a golden age”. (Alexander Payne)
Ivan Cotroneo Takes On Bullying With His Newest Film: Un Bacio
“My children were victims of bullying.”
A Remake Of La Dolce Vita? Fantastico!
The History of Contemporary Italian Cinema in 90 Minutes
Just watch Italian cinema’s growth from 2000 to the present. It’s all here for you, condensed into 90 wonderful minutes.
For The Truest of True Fans Of Pane E Tulipani
Watch it free and read along.
Italian Films On Amazon: Come Out, Come Out, Wherever You Are
Streaming? Don’t Forget Amazon Instant February 4, 2015
Talking With Writer/Director Cristina Comencini About ‘Latin Lover’
You have one more chance to see Latin Lover at New York’s Lincoln Center, tomorrow at 1:30 PM.
An Interview With Marco Franzoso: Author of ‘Hungry Hearts': The Indigo Child
The award-winning movie is out on VOD on Friday but you’ll want to read the book first.
Contemporary Italian Movies To Stream With Vudu
Vudu’s got a very good selection. Don’t forget to check out my reviews for more information.
Seven Italians To Keep On Your Radar
Shaking things up and making names for themselves.
911 Emergency: These Italian Girls Are ON FIRE
What do Laura Bispuri, Giorgia Farina, Francesca Archibugi, Alba Rohrwacher, and Micaela Ramazzotti have in common?
7 Italian Movies For Young Adults
If you are an Italian language teacher and are looking for Italian films for your class, try these, perfect for young adults.
Porn di Mamma (Nonna too!) : Beyond Fifty Shades of Grey
Don’t lie; You went to see Fifty Shades of Grey this weekend. And why not? Everyone else did.
Ten Best of the Last Ten Years
I Love Italian Movies takes a hard look and makes a conclusion: There are dozens of great ones, but these are the best of the best of Italian films from the last ten years.
Five Reasons For Italian Americans To Brag About Italian Cinema
Attenzione Italian Americans, claim your bragging rights! Today’s Italian Cinema is something to be proud of.
#VeryGoodLooking in Italian Cinema #BlackAndWhite
All those classic old b&w images of the old stars…the new ones look just as glamorous.
For Your Weekend Viewing, Instant Gratification From Netflix and Amazon
Look at all this instant viewing! The collection is growing! Watch an Italian movie this weekend.
8 Italian Movies For Manly Men
Here are some movies for guys; shooting, sex, and blood guaranteed.
10 Things I’ve Learned From Italian Movies
Italian Movies Are Educational
Top Ten Reasons To Pay Attention To Italian Cinema Right Now
1) It’s Easier To Find Italian Movies These Days. Though there is still the problem of distribution laws and what can and can’t be legally streamed, there are still…
The Gay Guide To Italian Movies
The Gay Guide To Italian Movies Anni Felici Italian Cinema is out of the closet. Ferzan Ozpetek, an openly gay director and a transplant from Turkey is clearly the leader in…
Italian Movies Available To Watch Instantly On Netflix
Updated 5/27/15 We are continuously vexed by Netflix; they are obviously trying to hide these from us, and constantly taking them down and putting them back up. But we do our best…
Who’s meeting me for a cocktail at the Hotel Excelsior?
84 year-old director Ermanno Olmi celebrates his birthday today.
What recent Italian films did these lines come from?
I Love Italian Movies LOVES Giuseppe Battiston!
We are happy to report that after a couple of quiet years, the original Italian Film Review is being brought back from “The Beyond”, (editor Nigel…
Is is hot and humid where you are? Here’s a little wintery fun to cool you off.
A Love Story And Only A Love Story, Nothing Else, Between Two Women Of A Certain Age
Women In Italian Film Aren’t To Be Trifled With
Montedoro Has Been Selected For The Montreal World Film Festival And For The Annecy Italian Film Festival.
“This woman was searching through the ghosts, the dead that lay on the hill where the village rested. I convinced myself that I had to…
The star of Sydney Sibilia’s Smetto Quando Voglio (I Can Quit When I Want), and Edoardo Leo’s Noi e la Giulia, this year’s comedy of the…
They’ve got Paolo Virzì’s Human Capital and much, much more.
Congratulations to the winners of Paolo Virzì’s award-winning film Il Capitale Umano and the book it was based on, Stephen Amidon’s Human Capital!
Human Capital’s distributor, Film Movement, has given us some books and DVDs to give away!
2012 Golden Lion for Career Achievement winner Marco Bellocchio is more than likely to compete for the Venice’s top prize this year.
If Pinterest is your thing, FYI I’ve been pinning good-looking Italian actors and directors all afternoon when I should have been doing actual work.
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Ciné/Box Office: European comedy outstripping American comedy