Cinecittà World: Take a Look

The $338 million Cinecittà World is set on the site of the former studios of Dino De Laurentiis, known as Dinocitta and is Italy’s first cinema theme park. 1 245


I wish I knew how to talk about Giallo, the horror/thriller/semi-pornographic movie genre tha was more popular in the 70s and 80s; then maybe I could do a better job of explaining a movie like Federico Zampaglione's Tulpa. Is it a horror film? Is it a comedy? A mystery, a parody? Zampaglione

Italian Movie Music

Music Videos and other music from the newer Italian movie soundtracks.

Auguroni Daniele Luchetti!

Happy birthday to Daniele Luchetti, a brilliant director, creative filmmaker, and all around great guy that I had the pleasure of meeting in New York City last June for Open Roads: New Italian Cinema. I'd always been impressed with Luchetti's ability to get the very best from his actors,

Pasolini: Premiering at the Venice Film Festival

Italian film director Pier Paolo Pasolini's mysterious death is the subject of a new movie from director Abel Ferrara, who tries to solve the mystery.

The Good News and the Even Better News

What do you want first, the GOOD NEWS or the EVEN BETTER NEWS? (more…)

Happy Birthday Giuseppe Battiston

Prolific is a good adjective for Giuseppe Battiston. Friend and favorite actor of Silvio Soldini, he's worked for Roberto Benigni, Cristina Comencini, Giulio Manfredonia and a dozen other directors in over four dozen films in the last two and a half