Paolo Sorrentino leads a collection of cinematic gems from the north and south of Italy

While "La Mano di Dio" remains unconvincing, Frammartino's "Il Buco" is a timeless masterpiece

Paolo Sorrentino leads a collection of cinematic gems from the north and south of Italy

  While a film shot in Matera dominated the box office at every other cinema in town, at the 2021 London Film Festival, which ended recently, a handful of Italian films provided more authentic visions of life in the peninsula. The biggest of these was the only disappointment, Paolo Sorrentino’s È stata la mano di […]

Scorsese, De Niro and Pacino: three Italians for an Irishman

The three Italo-American legends presented their new Netflix-produced movie at the London Film Festival. A classic mobster masterpiece that convincingly solves the Hoffa mystery

Scorsese, De Niro and Pacino: three Italians for an Irishman

  A line up of Italian-American megastars visited London on Sunday for the closing night gala of this year’s BFI London Film Festival, Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman. The film reunites Scorsese with Robert De Niro for the first time since Casino, 25 years ago, and is the best work by either of them since then, […]