Cinema

Food + Wine
by Eric Millman | Wed, 11/16/2022 - 11:27
If you’ve ever been to a Tuscan market, you might’ve spied a strange-looking pack of meaty morel-looking morsels called fegatelli all’aretina. Though largely…
Food + Wine
by Eric Millman | Tue, 09/06/2022 - 04:24
In Rome, there is a certain sanctity in satiety. A visit to any trattoria makes abundantly clear the role that meat – at its best unctuous, economical, and…
Culture
by editorial | Thu, 05/12/2022 - 02:25
If you're researching your next trip to Tuscany, how about a little cinematic and literary inspiration? From the film adaptation of Frances Mayes' iconic Under…
Culture
by John Bensalhia | Thu, 02/10/2022 - 10:07
John Bensalhia looks ahead to 2022's Italian-based music, movies and TV... (Please note that dates are subject to change) Table of Contents ALBUMS 1.1.…
Culture
by John Bensalhia | Thu, 01/13/2022 - 01:28
John Bensalhia looks at some notable examples of televised animated cartoons either produced or co-produced in Italy. Kids (and maybe the odd grown-up or two…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 10/06/2021 - 04:59
Days are getting shorter and temperatures are getting chillier: as we get deeper into the fall season and inevitably start to spend more time inside, it’s a…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 09/23/2021 - 10:59
Welcome to the Hobbits’ Shire… of Abruzzo.  In the countryside of Bucchianico, near the town of Chieti, Nicolas Gentile is building his Halfling’s Shire,…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 09/15/2021 - 03:26
The Venice Film Festival, Italy’s most glamorous film festival, organized by La Biennale di Venezia, returned in style to Venice’s beachfront Lido, with…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 06/30/2021 - 03:44
Set in Portorosso, a fictional seaside town on the Italian Riviera, in the late 1950s-early 1960s, Disney/Pixar’s original feature film “Luca” is a fun and…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 04/29/2021 - 05:55
House of Gucci began filming in Italy last month and it didn’t take long for paparazzi and Hollywood aficionados to notice. Photos of the cast shooting scenes…