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  • Silvio Berlusconi Jail Term Confirmed

    Silvio Berlusconi today was convicted by an Italian court and sentenced to one year in jail, and is likely to be hit with a five-year ban on holding public office. It's unlikely the 76-year-old mogul will serve time in prison, but the ruling is a...
  • Another Possible Miracle Under Review In Cause To Make Knights' Founder A Saint

    Another Possible Miracle Under Review In Cause To Make Knights' Founder A Saint
    Connecticut has seen its share of certifiable sinners but, in the eyes of the Roman Catholic Church, no officially recognized saint. At least, not yet. However, the cause to canonize Knights of Columbus founder Father Michael J. McGivney is being...
  • 'The Great Beauty' follows a misanthrope in modern Rome

    'The Great Beauty' follows a misanthrope in modern Rome
    Opening on package-tour views of classical Italian architecture set against lilting choral music, "The Great Beauty" abruptly cuts to a screaming Roman disco party swarming with distorted glamour. The disorienting bacchanal is the 65th birthday party...
  • Yepez, Villacis prep 'Mirror'

    LOCARNO -A lynchpin in one of Latin America's newest pushes to fire up movie production, producer Arturo Yepez ("No Autumn, No Spring"), a partner of "Europa Report" director Sebastian Cordero in Ecuador's Carnaval Cine, has boarded "El espejo humeante"...
  • Rome Film Review: 'Tir'

    A "tir" is a tractor trailer, and Alberto Fasulo's "Tir" is a docu-style drama about an ex-teacher-turned-trucker who misses home but is reluctant to give up his now-higher salary. Docu helmer Fasulo, in his first fiction pic, captures the tedium of...
  • Film Review: 'Quod erat demonstrandum'

    Not only the physical elements of mid-1980s Romania are captured in "Quod erat demonstrandum," but also the intangible atmosphere of cautionary hope, fear, and betrayal that permeated that society. Andrei Gruzsniczki's sophomore feature, handsomely shot...
  • Lionsgate's Michael Burns: 'Catching Fire' Director Francis Lawrence 'Hit It Out of the Park'

    On Nov. 18, the Nokia in downtown Los Angeles hosted the sixth premiere in eight days for Lionsgate's "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire." After all that travel director Francis Lawrence allowed that he was a bit jet lagged -- and energized at the same...
  • Rome Film Review: 'Seventh Code'

    "Seventh Code" is a minor entry in Kiyoshi Kurosawa's corpus, a quirky one-hour caper designed to showcase singer-actress Atsuko Maeda as a seemingly nutty young woman smitten by a shady guy in Vladivostok. Given the pic's slight attributes, it's all...
  • Europe's cafe theater

    I'm not the cocktails-at-happy-hour type of traveler. But this summer, I savored a peaceful moment in Siena's great square, Il Campo, sipping a glass of "vin santo" as the early evening light bathed the red-brick stone. My five-euro drink gave me a front-...
  • Roman aqueduct volunteers tap into history beneath their feet

    Roman aqueduct volunteers tap into history beneath their feet
    ROME — In a verdant valley east of Rome, Fabrizio Baldi admires a forgotten stretch of a two-tier Roman aqueduct, a stunning example of the emperor Hadrian's 2nd century drive to divert water from rural springs to his ever-thirstier capital. But...
  • India's Film Bazaar Attracts Growing Crowd

    GOA, India -- International executives and festival programmers this week flock to Goa, India for the Film Bazaar (Nov. 20-24) project market which kicks off today in the former Portuguese colony. Backed by the National Film Development Corporation...
  • For gays in Italy, rights and acceptance are still elusive

    For gays in Italy, rights and acceptance are still elusive
    ROME — Under the fleeting light of an autumn half-moon, an Italian medical student made his way to the top of a modern high-rise in east Rome, not far from an ancient arch built by the emperor Claudius. From the 11th floor of the apartment block,...