I’m on my way to LA for the 2015 edition of CinemaItalianStyle – the amazing showcase for contemporary Italian cinema.
The 5 Most Overlooked Italian Films In The Last 5 Years
These films deserved more attention. What happened to them?
The 10 Most Exciting Italian Directors 2015
The exciting part is that there are many more than 10!
Coming Soon To The US: Paolo Sorrentino’s ‘Youth’
Get ready for excellence.
Italian Cinema Sexiest Guys 2015
Making already wonderful movie experiences just that much better, these handsome Italian guys are in some great Italian films that you can watch NOW.
Illegally Uploaded Films On YouTube
I Love Italian Movies will no longer post links to films illegally uploaded to YouTube. Let’s face it; film piracy is not a victimless crime.
Matteo Garrone’s Tale of Tales, Il Racconto Dei Racconti
I didn’t realize how much I’d missed hearing a really good fairy-tale.
The Most Disappointing of 2015: The Italian Filmmakers Who Got It Wrong
The list is short. It was a very good year.
Why isn’t everyone as obsessed with these movies as I am?
Want To Know More About Contemporary Italian Movies? We Make It Easy For You!
I’m Cheri, the editor of I Love Italian Movies, and I know what you’re thinking.
Happy Birthday Carlo Verdone
Anime Nere (Black Souls) Is Available To Rent On You Tube and Amazon
Finally! The multiple award winning film (BEST PICTURE, BEST DIRECTOR, BEST SCREENPLAY, GUEST CINEMATOGRAPHY, BEST PRODUCERS etc) Anime Nere, Black Souls is available for…
We Love French Movies Too
Nous sommes solidaires de la France suivant ces actes barbares.
Non Essere Cattivo: Don’t Be Bad, Italy’s Submission For Oscar Consideration
More illustrative than narrative, Non Essere Cattivo is as excruciatingly emotional to talk about as it is to watch.
An Interview With Piero Messina, Bright Young Director of ‘L’Attesa’
There’s a first time for everything, I guess, and I was wrong, wrong, wrong about my Venice Review of Piero Messina’s L’Attesa; it was all about the math. I…
The Stars In LA Are Italian, Not Hollywood: Cinema Italian Style LA 2015
“Go to a movie theater!”, urged Valerio Mastandrea. If Americans want to make a distinction between foreign, or more specifically Italian cinema, from Hollywood…
Let’s Add Hulu To The Italian Movie Streaming Possibilities
We’re still hunting down the Italian films you can stream (and nobody makes it easy). It’s a work in progress, so if you find one we haven’t, let us know.
The Nominations for the European Film Awards 2015
At the Seville European Film Festival the European Film Academy and EFA Productions proudly announced the nominations for the 28th European Film Awards.
2015: The Italian Comedies
If I say the comedies are getting “better”, will Italians agree with me?
Italian Cinema: My Favorite of 2015
The ‘TOP 10 Lists’ are TBA, but here are MY FAVORITE MOVIE EXPERIENCES this year.
An Explosion Of Italian Films For Hollywood’s CINEMA ITALIAN STYLE 2015
IN PERSON: Paolo Sorrentino, Nanni Moretti, John Turturro, Valerio Mastandrea, Luca Marinelli, Alessandro Borghi, Francesca Archibugi, Piero Messina, Maria Sole Tognazzi Maria…
Italian Movies To Stream – ALL OF THEM
Well, maybe not ALL of them, but the most complete list of Italian films EVER that you can stream INSTANTLY and where to find them.
The Mafia Only Kills In The Summer: Available on Vudu
Pierfrancesco “Pif” Diliberto’s first movie, is a clever child’s eye view of what it was like for normal people living under the mafia’s thumb in 1980s and 90s…
Finding The Right Ending: Sorrentino’s ‘Youth’
“Desire…so pure, so impossible, so immoral; it doesn’t matter, because that’s what makes us alive.”
New Contemporary Italian Films Available On YouTube
YouTube has Duccio Chiarini’s Short Skin, Asia Argento’s Misunderstood, Ivano De Matteo’s The Dinner and more reasonably priced contemporary Italian films.
Where Can Americans Find Italian Films To Stream? Look HERE!
People ask continue to ask me for lists of Italian movies; Guess what? They’re HERE!
The Top Ten Fun Things That Have Happened Since The Birth Of I Love Italian Movies
Wish I Love Italian Movies A Happy 5th Birthday!
Suburra: Countdown To Apocalypse
There are no good guys in Stefano Sollima’s new film, Suburra, and if you require a hero for your movie enjoyment, it’s really going to depend on your definition of…
Here it is: Suburra on Netflix!
Come and get it! Stream it now!
#Short Skin: Enter Today For Your Chance To Win The DVD
It’ll take a kindly prostitute, a punk rock girl, and a practical doctor to rescue young Edo from his terribly embarrassing medical condition.
Alice Rohrwacher’s ‘Le Meraviglie’ (The Wonders) Coming To A Theater Near You
New York isn’t the only lucky American city to get this Cannes Film Festival Grand Prix winner. Opens 10/30: Put it on your calendar.
25 Years Of New Italian Cinema: Be A Backer!
Back a Kickstarter campaign to support new Italian cinema!
Talking With Matteo Creatini, Star of ‘Short Skin’
Director Duccio Chiarini’s 2014 film ‘Short Skin’ Opens This Weekend In New York At The CINEMA VILLAGE on 12TH Street. The DVD Will Be Available October 20.
An Actress To Watch For: Bianca Nappi
Beautiful, talented, and really funny, Bianca Nappi is becoming the “go to” girl for cutting edge directors.
Talking With Director Duccio Chiarini About His Film ‘Short Skin’
Meet Duccio Chiarini at a Q&A Friday October 9 at 7:15: Cinema Village, 22 E. 12th St. New York, NY.
Help Us Wish Luigi Lo Cascio A Happy Birthday
Our favorite actor, Luigi Lo Cascio’s birthday is coming up and we need you to help us celebrate.
Don’t Miss #CinemaDays
Italians! Don’t miss this chance to go to the movies for only 3 Euro. Vai al cinema e vedi un film italiano!
Tonight at Cinema Giulio Cesare in Rome: The Cast and Director of Io E Lei!
Why am I not in Rome?
La Bella Gente, From Director Ivano De Matteo
Ivano De Matteo’s ‘La Bella Gente’, La Beautiful People, puts a spotlight on the ugliness in us all.
‘Non Essere Cattivo’ Chosen To Represent Italy At The Oscars
It was a 5-4 vote and in second place, Nanni Moretti’s Mia Madre.
I Dolori Del Giovane Edo: Short Skin
Even though Edo’s particular problem is uncommon, it would be hard to find anyone who is or has ever been a teenager that couldn’t identify with him.
4 Italian Films Recommended For European Film Awards Nominations
The 28th European Film Awards will take place in Berlin on December 12.
Coming Soon To American Theaters
Look what’s coming to lucky American audiences. These are NYC dates, and keep watching here for other cities.
Congratulations To Valeria Golino, Best Actress, Venice Film Festival
Coppa Volpi to Valeria Golino – Best Actress
Pecore in Erba : Where in the World is Leonardo Zuliani?
A Crazy, Mad, Lampoon of Antisemitism.
A second look at Piero Messina’s exquisitely tragic L’Attesa (The Wait).
“The Golden Age Of Italian Cinema Is Before Us, Not Behind Us”
It’s a summer re-run. “What kind of Italian cinema fan am I?”
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.
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.
Top Seven Reasons To Go See Ivano De Matteo’s ‘The Dinner’
There are a million more: here are the top 7.
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…
The New Classics: Italian Cinema’s Rebirth
“You just never know when you’re living in a golden age”. (Alexander Payne)
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
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 to keep the…
Conducting master classes for students studying Italian, anthropology and film in RIT’s College of Liberal Arts and the School of Film and Animation in the College…
With his brother Vittorio, Paolo Taviani has been making visually stunning films since the early ’60s.
The festival starts today and runs until November 15 and feature some wonderful Italian films.
This very good looking actor is 46 today.
Bradley Cooper is a chef just out of rehab and Riccardo Scamarcio’s smoking hot in his kitchen.
Nigel Maskell’s got all the Halloween HORROR that you require.
More well-known as an author than for films, Margaret Mazzantini never-the-less has left her indelible mark in Italian cinema. The wife of Sergio Castellito, Margaret will…
The Wonders is COMING SOON to a theater near you.
Italy’s darling, Paola Cortellesi is pregnant and packing heat.
Mia Madre – Barry (John Turturro) You call this writing? This dialogue is SHIT!
The Dinner ‘I Nostri Ragazzi’ comes out on DVD on November 20!
Caro Luigi, tanti auguri di buon compleanno all’attore preferito di I LOVE ITALIAN MOVIES. Tu sei una persona meravigliosa, un talento unico, insomma, il migliore.
Starring In The Latest Exciting Films
They are there, they come and go, so how guilty should an American who can’t watch these Italian films any other way feel about watching them?
You might not know her name, but you know her work. She’s the powerful, award-winning producer working to bring you the best in Italian Cinema.
Post or Tweet #TantiAuguriLuigiLoCascio and win a copy of The Dinner!
The film, tomorrow, and the TV series next year.
Put these on your calendar: There’s a lot to do here, so you’d better get going.
Director Ivano De Matteo took the best-selling book The Dinner by Dutch author Herman Koch and made it even better.