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Italian Movies On Hulu
They aren’t easy to find, but the subscription is only $7.99 a month. The list will grow as I uncover them.
Two Thumbs Up For Piccola Patria (Small Homeland): The DVD September 16
Available September 16 from Amazon, Piccola Patria directed by Alessandro Rossetto is a disquieting and hyperrealistic film about two young friends, Luisa and Renata who live…
The Power List of Italian Cinema 2015
Ciak Magazine and editor Piera Detassis (@PieraDetassis) have published their 2015 Power List and I am not on it.
Happy Birthday To The Girl Most Likely: Greta Scarano
She’s beautiful, talented, very sweet, and she’s the NEXT BIG THING, so help me wish Greta Scarano a HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
Toronto Film Festival 2015: 7 Italian Films In Competition
The 40th Toronto Film Festival is molto Italiano.
A Collective High-Five Goes Out To Director Ivano De Matteo
Dear Ivano, congratulations on finally getting your film into Italian theaters. Now work on getting it into American ones.
Happy Birthday Pierfrancesco Favino
Auguri to one of Italy’s most prolific actors.
Venice Film Festival: The Red Carpet
Hollywood is coming to #Venezia72
Venice 2015 In Depth: Renato De Maria’s ‘Italian Gangsters’
50 years of violent stories from the news and from cinema in this exciting documentary screening in the Horizons Section.
Venice 2015 In Depth: L’Attesa
L’attesa (The Wait): In a Sicily without the sun and the oranges, two woman wait.
Venice 2015 In Depth: A Bigger Splash from director Luca Guadagnino
In Competition for the Golden Lion at this year’s Venice Film Festival, A Bigger Splash from director Luca Guadagnino.
Venice 2015 In Depth: Sangue Del Mio Sangue
In Competition for the Golden Lion, Marco Bellocchio’s ‘Sangue Del Mio Sangue’
Alba Rohrwacher On The Cover Of Vanity Fair Italia
Don’t Mess With This Rebellious Spirit
Happy Birthday Rocco Papaleo!
5 Reasons To Love Rocco Papaleo
Have A Buon Ferragosto With Gianni; Pranzo Di Ferragosto
Per un Ferragosto in allegria, tanti auguri da parte mia.
There’s A Wealth Of Italian Films On YouTube
YouTube has become a great source of reasonably priced contemporary Italian films. See Vincere, Iris Blond, and others not available elsewhere.
Some First Looks At A New Bond Girl: Monica Bellucci
Here are your new Bond girls played by Monica Bellucci and Léa Seydoux in the new James Bond film.
My Venice 2015
So far, looking forward to Valeria Golino, Tilda Swinton, and everything about Bellocchio’s ‘Sangue Del Mio Sangue’.
Top Seven Reasons To Go See Ivano De Matteo’s ‘The Dinner’
There are a million more: here are the top 7.
I Nostri Ragazzi, ‘The Dinner’ Playing In The US!
Finally, America can see Ivano De Matteo’s movie version of Herman Koch’s best-selling book, The Dinner.
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…
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)
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…
A tear-jerker from Gabriele Muccino is coming soon.
In a biopic directed by Michael Mann, Christian Bale will play the founder of the auto manufacturer, Ferrari.
5 World Premieres For The 72nd Venice Film Festival’s Online Event!
Going to Italy? Load up your iPad with these fun films.
Born in Rome Italy this very good-looking actor has starred in all kinds of good stuff and he’s 40 today!
Sunny, hot summer days? Enough already! Come inside and watch these Italian mysteries.
Looking back, Venice 71 was simply amazing, with many memorable performances.
Holy Binge-Watching, Batman! Another HBO show to get addicted to!
Here’s what Nanni Moretti has to say about why people don’t go to Italian films.
No vacation this summer? Let the movies take you someplace new.
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…
Some girls are pretty. Some girls are funny. Giorgia Farina is pretty funny.
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.
The lineup for the 2015 Venice Film Festival will be announced tomorrow!
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…