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  • In the mix --LaBeouf, Weinstein, Day and 'Pompeii'

    "I AM not Famous Anymore!" Actor Shia LaBeouf wore a paper bag on his head with the above written on it. He was at the Berlin premiere of his latest film, the sexual epic "Nymphomaniac." This is the latest in a series of odd, Joaquin Phoenix-like stunts,...
  • FBI, Italian police busts target drug-running mafia alliance

    FBI, Italian police busts target drug-running mafia alliance
    ROME -- The FBI and Italian police broke up a global heroin and cocaine trafficking ring Tuesday after stumbling on a fledgling alliance between a Calabrian mafia and associates of New York’s notorious Gambino crime family. Twenty-four arrests were...
  • Navigating European airports

    Navigating European airports
    Sometimes I wonder why I lug my bag through airports, following my own recommendation to pack light enough to carry on and avoid checking any bags on international flights. It can be a drag, dragging your bag through airports. But when scrambling with...
  • 'Shoah's' Claude Lanzmann returns to 'The Last of the Unjust'

    'Shoah's' Claude Lanzmann returns to 'The Last of the Unjust'
    When your previous work includes what is widely considered to be the definitive documentary on the Holocaust, how do you follow that up? French filmmaker Claude Lanzmann has returned over the years to the material that went into the making of his 9 1/2-...
  • Italian-U.S. Mafia drug trafficking ring busted, FBI and police say

    ROME — The FBI and Italian police said they had broken up a global heroin and cocaine trafficking ring Tuesday after stumbling upon a fledgling alliance between a Calabrian Mafia group and associates of New York's notorious Gambino crime family....
  • Former Rome Mayor Walter Veltroni Directs Docu About Communist Pol Financed By Fox

    ROME - Rome's former mayor Walter Veltroni, a reknown film buff who launched the Rome Film Festival, is making his directorial debut with a feature-length docu about late Italo pol Enrico Berlinguer, who headed Western Europe's largest Communist party,...
  • Italian Prime Minister Letta resigns with push from Florence's mayor

    Italian Prime Minister Letta resigns with push from Florence's mayor
    ROME -- Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta on Thursday announced his resignation after surrendering to a leadership challenge from a party colleague who is widely expected to become Italy’s youngest-ever prime minister. The challenger, Matteo...
  • Italy's Taviani Brothers Set To Shoot 'Decameron' Adaptation

    ROME - Venerable Italian helming duo Paolo and Vittorio Taviani, whose "Caesar Must Die" won the 2012 Berlin Golden Bear, will shoot "Maraviglioso Boccaccio," an adaptation of Giovanni Boccaccio's 14th century classic "The Decameron," with cameras set...
  • Commentary: Really think about the meaning of Lent

    Lent, a religious season that is about so much more than avoiding chocolate, is drawing near. For many in the Christian faith, Lent is a time to reflect on the awful journey toward death that led to Jesus' crucifixion. One question that arises often on...
  • Williamsburg: Caravaggio's hand explored in Muscarelle Museum show of three Old Master paintings

    Williamsburg: Caravaggio's hand explored in Muscarelle Museum show of three Old Master paintings
    Nearly 50 years after it was attributed to the great Italian artist Caravaggio, a haunting early 1600s portrait of St. Francis found hanging in a Roman church began to attract doubters. Less than two decades later, the discovery of a previously...
  • Ground Control Karaoke celebrates a year at Complex

    Ground Control Karaoke celebrates a year at Complex
    It's Monday night and Miley Cryus' mega-ballad "Wrecking Ball" is playing in G-major, morphing the Billboard hit into a demonic electronic haunt that shakes the walls at Glendale's industrial club, Complex. A crew of loyal karaoke aficionados move...
  • Udine's Far East Festival To Honor Fruit Chan

    ROME - Hong Kong multihyphenate Fruit Chan will be the guest of honour at the 16th Far East Festival in Udine, Italy, Europe's biggest showcase of genre and mainstream Asian cinema. Chan, a maverick director, producer and actor, is known for directing...