The Dynamic Filmmaking Duo: Antonio Piazza and Fabio Grassadonia

I spoke with Antonio Piazza yesterday about their enormous success at the Sundance Institute Screenwriters' Lab and their new film Sicilian Ghost Story.

Grassadonia and Piazza ‘s Sicilian Ghost Story Wins Big At Sundance

Sicilian Ghost Story, their new film profect in pre-production is among winners of this year’s Sundance Institute Global Filmmaking Award.

To Toni Servillo On His Birthday

Paolo Sorrentino's muse, unbelievably believable as Italian prime minister Giulio Andreotti in Il Divo is no divo at all, and that's according to everybody.

Let’s Talk Awards Shows

The Oscars. Are they racist? Maybe. Are they anti-lesbian? Probably. Are they ridiculous? Definitely. (more…)

Wondrous Boccaccio: Available From Film Movement February 1

If you are a member of Film Movement, you can see ALL your favorite Italian stars in The Taviani Brothers' tribute to the Decameron.  0 259

Gianfranco Rosi: In Competition At The Berlinale

Venice Film Festival winner Gianfranco Rosi brings Italy's only entry, Fuocomare (Fire at Sea) to this year's Berlin Film Festival.