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  • Sicily's Taormina to Pay Tribute to Gandolfini

    ROME -- The Taormina Film Festival in Sicily on Thursday mourned James Gandolfini and prepared to pay tribute to the late actor, whose body lies in the morgue of Rome's Policlinico Umberto I hospital where, under Italian law, an autopsy must be...
  • James Gandolfini dies of cardiac arrest; other details emerge

    Details are emerging in the sudden death of “Sopranos” actor James Gandolfini, who passed away Wednesday in Rome at the age of 51. Dr. Claudio Modini, head of the emergency department at the Policlinico Umberto I Hospital in Rome,...
  • James Gandolfini died of a heart attack, autopsy confirms

    An autopsy has confirmed that James Gandolfini, acclaimed star of "The Sopranos," died of a heart attack. "Today we received the results of the autopsy, which stated he died of a heart attack, of natural causes," family spokesperson Michael Kobold...
  • Gandolfini Autopsy: Actor Died of Heart Attack

    ROME -- James Gandolfini died of a heart attack with no evidence of substance abuse, the autopsy performed on his body at Rome's Umberto I Hospital has confirmed. The late actor's funeral will be held in New York no earlier than Thursday June 27, as soon...
  • Taormina Film Festival Welcomes Web Shows

    By welcoming Internet series, Taormina is putting itself at the forefront of international fests showcasing Web-based or cross-platform content alongside titles made for theatrical. Last year, Taormina ran Web shorts individually before a movie of the...
  • 'The Best Offer' tops Italy's David Awards

    ROME - Giuseppe Tornatore's art world thriller "The Best Offer," starring Geoffrey Rush, was the big winner at Italy's David Awards, scooping six of the top Italo film nods, including best picture, director, and music, composed by Ennio Morricone....
  • 'Lone Ranger' to Close Taormina Fest

    ROME -- U.S. studios will be out in force at the upcoming 59th Taormina Film Festival in Sicily, where a wide range of genre pics will unspool, sandwiched in-between Warner Bros.' "Man of Steel" and Disney's "The Lone Ranger." As previously announced,...
  • Relativity to Distribute Hailee Steinfeld's 'Romeo and Juliet' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Relativity Media has taken U.S. rights to Carlo Carlei's adaptation of William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet," starring Hailee Steinfeld as Juliet and Douglas Booth as Romeo, and plans a Sept. 6 limited release. The film was shot early last year in...
  • James Gandolfini's body to return to U.S. Monday; funeral Thursday

    James Gandolfini’s remains will likely return to the United States on Monday, and a funeral will be held for the late “Sopranos” star Thursday in New York City, it was announced Sunday.   The Gandolfini family released a statement...
  • Beta Inks Pact on 'Gomorrah' Skein

    Germany's Beta Film has taken world sales on "Gomorrah," the high-profile Italo TV series which aims to depict the real Neapolitan mob with a degree of authenticity that's never been seen before. Currently shooting in Naples and its crime-ridden...
  • Bruno Bartoletti, longtime Lyric Opera director, dies

    Bruno Bartoletti, longtime Lyric Opera director, dies
    Bruno Bartoletti, the widely admired Italian conductor who served as artistic director of Lyric Opera of Chicago throughout a close association with the company that lasted a half-century, died early Sunday in a hospital in Florence, Italy, after a long...
  • How to avoid the pickpockets in Rome? Don't go

    How to avoid the pickpockets in Rome? Don't go
    You know that pickpockets are a plague in Rome — the city of "amore" — when you can't look up to admire Michelangelo's masterpiece fresco on the Sistine Chapel's ceiling without getting your wallet lifted. I had hoped that in the eight years...