Writing this blog I have "met" the most interesting people that share my interest in Italian movies and Gilles, a really nice French guy who seems to split his time between France and New York is one of them. He must be in France right now, because I got a message from him yesterday about a movie he's
For all of you who watch Italian movies and wish you could speak a little; for those of you who spent $500 for Rosetta Stone and gave up before you finished level one, there is a solution and it is free: DuoLingo. You've probably heard of it; practically
The European Film Academy has announced in advance six winners of the European Film Awards; one for Best Editing for Paolo Sorrentino's 'La Grande Bellezza' (The Great Beauty). The European Film Academy was founded in 1988 and unites 2,900 European film professionals
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 be forever remembered for her collaboration with her husband on the 2004 movie Non Ti Muovere (Don't Move).
I found a couple of interesting interviews with Paolo Sorrentino talking about La Grande Bellezza, The Great Beauty. In the first, he speaks English, and in the second, the Italian is translated. Here's part of the Cannes Film Festival press conference
I've finally seen it, 'La Grande Bellezza'; Paolo Sorrentino's masterpiece has been released on DVD in Italy and arrived at my doorstep this morning. Having premiered at Cannes back in May, I've read all the reviews and I have to say, I still got the wrong impression
If you are in the DC area and love Italian movies, the Italian language, and pretty much all things Italian, I have good news for you!! This group's for you: The Washington DC Italian Meetup Group
What's a girl to do? It's a man's world, especially on this small island in southern Italy, and the easiest thing to do is just follow the rules. If you're married, your husband is going to call the shots. If you are an unmarried woman living at home with your parents,