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  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • Rachel Patron: Study your heritage, but don't dwell on the horrors

    A few years ago my husband and I were visiting the Great Synagogue in Rome, built in 1870 to encompass  the 2000 year heritage of  Italian Jews. The synagogue houses a museum with one of the largest  collections of Jewish artifacts in Europe. Beside...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Shabazz Muhammad gets airborne ... to talk, not score

    Shabazz Muhammad gets airborne ... to talk, not score
    Shabazz Muhammad 's stock in the NBA draft has tumbled. His father was charged with bank fraud and conspiracy to commit fraud. Oh, and he's still 20 years old. Time to take to the air. Appearing Friday on Jim Rome's radio show, Muhammad discussed ......
  • 'Blue Jasmine': Woody Allen on regrets - He's had a few

    'Blue Jasmine': Woody Allen on regrets - He's had a few
    NEW YORK — Does Woody Allen have regrets? His new film, "Blue Jasmine," amplifies the air of concentrated self-examination that has long been a hallmark of his work. Though marked by buoyant moments of wry humor, the film is devastating in its...