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  • Review: 'Contempt' and the disappearance of love

    Review: 'Contempt' and the disappearance of love
    The paradox of Jean-Luc Godard's remarkable "Contempt" is that it is perhaps the French director's most atypical film as well as one you won't be able to forget. Starring the once-in-a-lifetime cast of Brigitte Bardot, Jack Palance, Michel Piccoli and...
  • From 'Titanic' with Buddhist monks to Spielberg in Saudi Arabia

    From 'Titanic' with Buddhist monks to Spielberg in Saudi Arabia
    In a canvas tent in the Himalayan foothills, where winter breaths drifted in the twilight, Tibetan monks, their feet dangling from benches, watched a pirated copy of "Titanic." The diminutive men, camped along a rutted road leading to the Dalai Lama's...
  • 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"...
  • Italo TV Exec Fabrizio Salini To Head FOX International Channels Italy

    ROME - Italo TV exec Fabrizio Salini is returning into the Fox fold as managing director of FOX International Channels Italy, following a two year stint at Discovery Communications Italy. Salini, 47, a Rome native with more than two decades of experience...
  • Italian Composer Riz Ortolani Dead At 87

    ROME - Italian soundtrack composer Riz Ortolani, who won a Grammy for his "Mondo Cane" theme "More," and whose wide range of music for movies was featured in three Quentin Tarantino films and on the Dino Risi-directed classic "The Easy Life" (Il Sorpasso)...
  • 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...
  • U.N. report says Vatican shields sexual predator priests

    U.N. report says Vatican shields sexual predator priests
    ROME — The Roman Catholic Church has "systematically" protected predator priests, allowing tens of thousands of children to be abused, a United Nations committee said Wednesday in a scathing report that cast the first shadow over Pope Francis'...
  • Prada Celebrates Wes Anderson 'Grand' Collaboration With Berlin Display

    Prada is celebrating its ongoing collaboration with Wes Anderson by making "The Grand Budapest Hotel" the protag of its Berlin store. Two windows and a dedicated in-store display of the Berlin Prada shop located on Kurfuerstendamm 186 are currently...
  • 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...
  • '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....