Italy’s on the cutting edge of it all.
#1 Fire At Sea (Fuocoammare), the award-winning Oscar hopeful is at a theater near you. New cities added: Cleveland, Bloomington, Minneapolis, Tucson, Lewes DE, Detroit and Tulsa.
Gianfranco Rosi’s documentary about the European migrant crisis is heartbreaking, heartwarming, and very topical.
#2 Paolo Sorrentino’s The Young Pope starts this coming Sunday, January 15 on HBO. It is AMAZING, and your next TV obsession!
#3 Four outstanding movies that premiered at the 2016 Venice Film Festival are at the top of the Oscar race, proving that Venice is still a top film festival.
#4 There is big Oscar buzz around Luca Guadagnino’s A Bigger Splash, starring Tilda Swinton, Ralph Fiennes, Dakota Johnson and Matthias Schoenaerts. Watch it on: Amazon, YouTube, iTunes and Vudu.