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Italian Cinema from A-Z
Tuesday, June 17TH, 2014 by
Antonioni to Zavattini: The essential A-Z of Italian Cinema   Fountain scene from La Dolce Vita   Antonioni, Michelangelo: Antonioni was born in Ferrara in 1912, and became a fashionable director in the 60s. He is also celebrated as an author, a screenwriter and painter and is...
Italian Comedies
Saturday, March 01TH, 2014 by
  I believe Italian movies are essential to understand how Italians live life. La commedia all' Italiana shows Italy in its most typical behaviours and attitudes, at times bringing them to the extreme, yet always with a touch of irony and a lot of poetic flair.   Read our intro about...
Italians that Have Won an Oscar
Monday, September 23TH, 2013 by
We've compiled a list of some of the talented Italians who have won the Academy Awards over the years: Best Director: Frank Capra, although he would go on to become an American citizen, was born in Italy. The director won Academy Awards for such classics as "It Happened One...
Italian Films that won an Oscar
Tuesday, July 17TH, 2012 by
      Italy is a country that historically has given a lot to the art of filmmaking and Americans have always been fascinated by "Cinema Italiano", finding it inspiring and its craftsmanship unique. Of course, the Academy has also been very receptive to the films produced by Italy and indeed...
Giovanna Mezzogiorno
Friday, June 03TH, 2011 by
Giovanna Mezzogiorno Italy had excellent actresses in the past, from the legendary Anna Magnani to Monica Vitti, but for a while the talented actress arena was pretty empty. Have you ever dreamt to get one special wish granted by a genie, something on the lines of  'you can marry whoever you want...
10 Movie and TV moments featuring Italian cars
Saturday, January 01TH, 2011 by
Poster of "The Graduate" Italian movies from the 50s & the 60s Clearly, Italian films of that period featured many Italian cars, and represent a true archive of classic models, which have become highly collectable. They are a great way to see them in motion today, when it became...
Film dubbing
Wednesday, December 22TH, 2010 by
Woody Allen Voice: Oreste Lionello Italy has a long and strong tradition in film dubbing and lip syncing, to the point that it has probably developed the most important class of "dubbers" in the world. It all started with the first Italian films, where expressive actors who were not blessed with...
Italian cinema between the World Wars
Tuesday, October 05TH, 2010 by
Scene from Thais Italy was the first country to create an avant-garde movement in film, Futurism. The Manifesto of Futurist cinema dates back to 1916 (though some experiments were occurring before then) and was signed by, among others, Filippo Marinetti, Armando Ginna, Bruno Corra, Giacomo Balla,...
Italian B Movies
Friday, October 01TH, 2010 by
The so-called B movies of 1960s and 1970s Italian cinema have recently seen a revival, thanks largely to Quentin Tarantino and our culture's post-modern tendency of digging out all that is old--especially the trashy--and making it new again. In fact, the trashier the better. In the 1980s, when...
Cinepanettoni: Italian Christmas Comedy Movies
Wednesday, September 29TH, 2010 by
Italian Cinema: Vacanze di Natale It all began in 1983 with Vacanze di Natale (Christmas Holidays), a comedy by Italian directors and screenwriters Carlo and Enrico Vanzina. The movie reunited most of the actors who played in the successful movies Sapore di Mare (Taste of the Sea, 1982) and...

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