Filippo Timi: Happy Birthday To A Hell Of A Great Actor

I don't know if he's out but they say he's gay: gay or straight, I have a big crush on Filippo Timi and he is one of my favorite actors. He does drama and comedy equally well and New York Magazine called his performance in Marco Bellocchio's Vincere "One of 2010's top

Tanti Auguri Alba Rohrwacher

Tanti Auguri Alba Rohrwacher; happy birthday to the actress that is arguably Italy's hottest commodity, starring in almost 3 dozen films in her 10 year career. She's an apparent favorite of director Silvio Soldini, and most recently appeared in his The Commander and the Stork (Il Comandante

Silvio Soldini’s ‘Il Comandante E La Cicogna’

In 2000 Silvio Soldini directed my very favorite, Pane E Tulipani (Bread and Tulips), a whimsical and romantic movie with characters that are just the right degree of quirky. In 2004 he got a little wackier and made Agata E La Tempesta (Agatha And The Storm),

Tutti Contro Tutti

20130224-082500.jpg “It seems like all Italy wants is comedy,” says producer Domenico

Gabriele Salvatore’s Educazione Siberian

February 28 Italians will get a chance to see the new movie from Gabriele Salvatores starring John Malkovich, 'Educazione Siberian', a drama based on a memoir about growing up as a member of the Urka community in the small republic of Transnistria. Educazione

Matteo Garrone’s ‘Reality’ Coming To New York March 4

REALITY is coming to New York, you lucky New Yorkers! It's up to you to go to see it, ALL OF YOU, so that the rest of us may get a chance. Director Matteo Garrone will be at the screening in person! Reality won the Grand Prize of the Jury at Cannes and was nominated

Happy Birthday Ivan Cotroneo! Tanti Auguri Ivan Cotroneo; you're one of the best and the brightest in the field of Italian comedies! When Ivan Cotroneo, the writer, thought about making his book, Kryptonite Nella Borsa (Kryptonite in the Purse) into a movie his friends,