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  • 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...
  • Venice Fest's Biennale College Announces Trio Of Pics It Will Produce

    ROME - U.S.-based directorial duo Daniel Garcia and Rania Attieh ("OK, Enough, Goodbye") are among winners of the second edition of the Venice Film Festival's Biennale College initiative, which will shepherd three microbudget works from development...
  • '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...
  • Penelope Cruz, Julio Medem Team on 'Ma ma'

    PARIS - Penelope Cruz will topline and co-produce "Ma ma," the next film by one of Spain's most prominent auteurs, L.A.-based Spanish director Julio Medem ("Sex and Lucia," "Room in Rome"). An intimate woman's drama, laced by moments of comedy, "Ma ma"...
  • 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...
  • Oscar's Foreign Language Hopefuls Demonstrate Global, Topical Diversity

    Oscar foreign-language film nominations have in the past tended to be dramas centering around families, the Holocaust or both. European countries, meanwhile, have tended to dominate the race. This year the nominations are more diverse, with the films...
  • Italy's Ultra Indie Producers Ink Digital Deal With Pubcaster RAI

    ROME - Italy's association of young independent producers (AGPCI) has inked an innovative digital distribution deal with pubcaster RAI's RAI Cinema which will provide an outlet for their pics on its RAI Cinema Channel web portal and other digital...
  • FIP's "Another Me" To Get Rome World Preem

    The Rome Film Festival has unveiled a first batch of English-language pics in its competition which will comprise the world preem of Fox International Productions' supernatural thriller "Another Me," by Isabel Coixet, and the launch of Scott Cooper's...
  • Demme's "Fear of Falling" To World Preem At Rome Fest

    The Rome Film Festival has secured the world preem of Jonathan Demme's "Fear of Falling" which reunites Wallace Shawn and Andre Gregory, following their cult collaborations on Louis Malle's "My Dinner with André" and "Vanya on 42nd Street." The...
  • Toronto: Paul Haggis On Why the Reception to 'Third Person' Might Echo 'Crash'

    Oscar winner Paul Haggis isn't pulling his punches about the anticipated reaction to his romancer "Third Person," which premiered Monday night at the Toronto Film Festival. "People are going to either love it or hate it, like 'Crash,'" Haggis told...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'Third Person'

    Paul Haggis examines his own storytelling methods in "Third Person," an ambitious puzzle movie in which couples in three interlocking stories reveal different facets of a single psyche -- namely, the author's. With segments set in Paris, Rome and New...