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  • Fernando Eimbcke's 'Club Sandwich' Wins at Turin Film Festival

    TURIN -- The Turin Film Festival's top prize, worth $20,400, went to Fernando Eimbcke's comical "Club Sandwich," which premiered at the Toronto Film Fest. French relationship pic "2 Autumns 3 Winters," helmed by Sebastien Betbeder, won the Special...
  • Film Review: 'Like the Wind'

    A woman prison director cultivates a tough exterior while trying to keep her feminine side alive in "Like the Wind," a plodding, overly episodic fictionalization of a real jail head who killed herself in 2003. Marco Simon Puccioni's third feature is...
  • To find the heart of Rome, stray off the typical tourist path

    To find the heart of Rome, stray off the typical tourist path
    Stand within the Colosseum's massive bowl, and you can practically hear the roar of the ancient crowd. But to capture the sounds of today's Rome, it's best to get away from the flurry of tourists and settle into a quaint trattoria like Da Tonino, where...
  • Pope Francis can be a player in Ukraine's identity crisis

    As pro-Western and pro-Russian Ukrainians battle over the future orientation of their country, there is a world figure who could offer an important symbolic gift to European-minded Ukrainians: Pope Francis. Stalin supposedly dismissed the importance...
  • Film Review: 'The Well'

    Michael Rowe's much-anticipated follow-up to his Camera d'Or winner, "Leap Year," is an unexpectedly child-focused affair, conceived as the middle entry of a trilogy on solitude. "The Well" plunges into the loneliness of a child whose recently divorced...
  • 2014 hot priests calendar is here -- and so are the Nice Jewish Guys

    2014 hot priests calendar is here -- and so are the Nice Jewish Guys
    The hot priests calendar. In Rome, that's what they call the Calendario Romano. Its pages are filled with good-looking young men in clerical garb, posing for the camera. Yes, they're actual priests, photographer Piero Pazzi told the Los Angeles Times,...
  • Audrey Hepburn's 1953 'Roman Holiday' an enchanting fairy tale

     Audrey Hepburn's 1953 'Roman Holiday' an enchanting fairy tale
    William Wyler's enchanting 1953 Cinderella-esque comedy, "Roman Holiday," made Audrey Hepburn an overnight sensation. She not only won the Academy Award for best actress but she also received a Golden Globe, a British Academy of Film and Television Arts...
  • 'Jim Rome' Renewed for Third Season by Showtime

    Jim Rome will return to Showtime in 2014 for more sports gab, as the pay TV net renews "Jim Rome on Showtime" for a third season. Series features Rome and a panel of guests debating hot button sports topics and controversies. Guests have included Kobe...
  • Homeless men invited to help Pope Francis celebrate birthday

    Homeless men invited to help Pope Francis celebrate birthday
    ROME -- Pope Francis boosted his down-to-earth image by inviting a group of homeless men to his Vatican residence to help him celebrate his 77th birthday. The group of men – four, according to some Vatican reports, three according to the Vatican&...
  • London Theater Review: 'Coriolanus' Starring Tom Hiddleston

    Making enthralling theater out of one of Shakespeare's best-known titles is one thing. It's an achievement of an altogether higher order to take the austerely forbidding "Coriolanus" -- an argumentative tragedy discussing the demands of politics and the...
  • Sergio Leone's Heirs Launch Positive Italo IPO

    ROME - Italy's Leone Film Group, the company originally founded by spaghetti western master Sergio Leone, made a positive debut on the Milan stock market Wednesday with an IPO geared towards becoming a bigger distributor of high-profile Hollywood...
  • Meryl Streep To Be Feted by Italy's Giffoni Film Festival For Children

    ROME - Meryl Streep will be feted by Italy's Giffoni Film Festival for children, the unique cinematic holiday camp of sorts where kids, teens and young adults from all over the world watch movies, talk about them and judge them. Streep, who will return...