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  • Rome Film Review: 'Sorrow and Joy'

    Sometimes autobiography is best left locked in a drawer rather than developed onscreen, and Nils Malmros' "Sorrow and Joy" is a perfect case in point. Always a helmer who mines his youthful experiences, Malmros maladroitly mirrors his adult self in his...
  • In Theory: What do you think of Pope Francis?

    Pope Francis has received praise from all quarters for pausing to hold a severely disfigured man. While receiving an audience in St. Peter's Square, Francis spent several minutes comforting and praying with the unnamed person, who sufferers from...
  • UN rejects effort to delay trials of Kenyan leaders

    UN rejects effort to delay trials of Kenyan leaders
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Kenya and the African Union failed on Friday to persuade the U.N. Security Council to delay the trials in the Hague of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy, William Ruto. The U.N. draft resolution seeking the...
  • 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Ignites Rome Film Festival

    ROME - "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" ignited the Rome Film Festival where thousands of fans mobbed the red carpet, some after camping out in sleeping bags overnight outside the Auditorium Parco della Musica theatre to see Jennifer Lawrence, Liam...
  • 'Nervous' mafia could target Pope Francis, prosecutor warns

    Pope Francis' campaign against corruption in the Catholic Church has made Italy's most dangerous mafia organization "nervous," which could make the prelate a target, a leading Italian prosecutor warned Thursday. The pope's vow to clean up church...
  • Rome Film Fest Rebuilds, Adds Focus on China

    Former Venice Film Festival topper Marco Mueller (pictured) has finally gotten the chance to put his stamp on the Rome Film Fest this year. Technically, this is Mueller's second season atop the metropolitan festival, but last year, forced to pick out a...
  • Rome Film Review: 'Stalingrad'

    The steamroller that is Fyodor Bondarchuk's 3D extravaganza "Stalingrad," bulldozing its way through B.O. records in Russia and China, is big, loud and full of explosions. It's also awash in stereotypes, and lacks any characterization more than a...
  • Rome Business Street Mart Kicks Off With New Italo Distribution Fund

    ROME - The 8th Rome Film Festival's Business Street mart kicked off Wednesday with some 200 buyers and 70 world sales agents from 45 countries flocking in for the informal Eternal City bazaar held in the Via Veneto's Hotel Bernini Bristol where the accent...
  • Domenico Procacci's Fandango Debuts Solo Sales Unit

    After shuttering its London-based Fandango Portobello joint venture, Italian producer Domenico Procacci's Fandango is kicking off sales solo at the Rome Film Festival's Business Street mart on Rome opener "The Fifth Wheel," produced by Fandango and Warner...
  • Rome Film Review: 'The Fifth Wheel'

    Italy could use a biting dramedy about the last 46 years, but Giovanni Veronesi's "The Fifth Wheel" isn't that picture. Designed as the tale of a none-too-bright working-class Joe who lightly experiences the country's ups and downs over nearly half a...
  • Rome Film Review: 'Fear of Falling'

    Despite more than a decade of rehearsing and tweaking a new version of Ibsen's "The Master Builder," translated and adapted by Wallace Shawn and staged by Andre Gregory in various private venues, there's little to show for all the effort. The...
  • Wisconsin dog killed by arrow, prompting campaign for justice

    Wisconsin dog killed by arrow, prompting campaign for justice
    Tanya Meyer knew almost immediately that something wasn’t right. She let her two dogs, Zoey and Maggie, out of the house and into the surrounding woods in the small town of Rome, Wis., where they live. Maggie came lumbering back within moments...