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  1. FremantleMedia International Takes Sales on Paolo Sorrentino's 'The Young Pope'

    1:37 am PDT 05/27/2015
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    Jude Law will star as the newly anointed Pontiff in the fictional drama series from the Oscar-winning director of 'The Great Beauty.' READ MORE

  2. Italian Film Industry Suffers Setback in 2014 as Box Office, Admissions Numbers Slide

    3:47 am PDT 05/12/2015
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    While more Italian films are being produced, budgets are decreasing. READ MORE

  3. Oscars 2015: 'Ida' Wins Best Foreign Language Film

    6:20 pm PST 02/22/2015
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    The awards are being handed out Sunday night in Hollywood. READ MORE

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  4. Italian Directors Protest Proposed Smoking Ban in Films

    4:20 am PST 01/23/2015
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    Paolo Sorrentino and others call the law "totally ridiculous" and an attack on freedom of speech. READ MORE

  5. Oscars: Italy Selects 'Human Capital' for Foreign-Language Category

    2:35 am PDT 09/24/2014
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    Paolo Virzi's intense family thriller will compete for the award after Paolo Sorrentino brought home the statuette earlier this year READ MORE

  6. Oscars: Italy Unveils Shortlist for Foreign-Language Category

    4:18 am PDT 09/16/2014
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    Films exploring Italy's family structure top the list READ MORE

  7. Toronto: Distrib Films Picks Up Two Italian Comedies for US

    1:26 pm PDT 09/07/2014
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    Roberto Ando's 'Viva Liberta' stars Toni Servillo and crime comedy 'The Mafia Only Kills in Summer' features political satirist turned director Pierfrancesco Diliberto READ MORE

  8. Sorrentino Cinematographer Calls Film School "Absurd," Touts Digital

    8:02 am PDT 08/13/2014
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    Luca Bigazzi also says Americans misunderstood the Oscar-winning 'Great Beauty': "They didn't understand the mistake behind it" READ MORE

  9. Oscar Winner Paolo Sorrentino to Make TV Series About Fictional American Pope

    3:08 pm PDT 04/08/2014
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    With the working title "The Young Pope," the eight-episode series will focus on invented scandals and intrigue behind the Vatican walls. READ MORE

  10. 'The Great Beauty' Director Wants Changes in Italy's Film Sector

    9:32 am PST 03/04/2014
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    Oscar winner Paolo Sorrentino is looking to leverage some of the attention from his best foreign film victory. READ MORE

  11. Oscars: Ukraine Crisis Pushes Awards Coverage to Back of European Newscasts

    3:33 am PST 03/03/2014
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    Jared Leto made reference to the conflict in his Sunday night acceptance speech for the best supporting actor honor. READ MORE

  12. Brutally Honest Oscar Voter Ballot No. 3

    7:01 am PST 02/28/2014
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    A member of the Academy's executives branch talks THR's Scott Feinberg through his picks: "Gravity" is "spiritual," I'm voting for "the 'Captain Phillips' guy" and "Dallas Buyers" makeup succeeds in making stars "look like they're really dying!" READ MORE

  13. OscarLytics: In Part II of the Final Math-Based Predictions, 'Frozen' Is Looking Hot

    11:00 am PST 02/26/2014
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    In the foreign-language race, Italy's "The Great Beauty" is slightly ahead of Denmark's "The Hunt." READ MORE

  14. 5 Filmmakers on Their Remarkable Journeys to the 86th Oscars (Video)

    3:36 pm PST 02/24/2014
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    THR's awards analyst Scott Feinberg recently moderated an in-depth conversation with the nominated directors of "The Act of Killing," "The Broken Circle Breakdown," "Frozen," "The Great Beauty" and "20 Feet from Stardom." READ MORE

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  15. 5 Oscar-Nominated Filmmakers on the Making of Their Films

    10:00 am PST 02/12/2014
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    At the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, the directors of 'Frozen,' 'Twenty Feet From Stardom,' 'The Act of Killing,'The Great Beauty,' and 'The Broken Circle Breakdown' discuss the challenges of making their films. READ MORE

  16. David O. Russell, 'The Great Beauty' to Headline Los Angeles-Italia Film Fest

    1:53 pm PST 02/10/2014
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    The last major film event before the Oscars highlights Italian and Italian-American filmmakers and entertainers. READ MORE

  17. Berlin: Wiebke Andresen new Head of Acquisitions at Germany's DCM

    6:37 am PST 01/30/2014
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    Andresen helped secure such titles as Paolo Sorrentino's Oscar-nominated "The Great Beauty" for the Berlin-based distributor. READ MORE

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  18. Golden Globes: Sorrentino's 'The Great Beauty' Win Raises Italy's Oscar Hopes

    10:03 am PST 01/13/2014
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    The acclaimed drama became Italy's first Golden Globes winner since "Nuovo Cinema Paradiso," awarded 25 years ago. READ MORE

  19. Oscars: Foreign Film Shortlist Breakdown

    11:30 am PST 01/06/2014
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    Academy voters, brace yourselves. Nine films have been selected, and there's not a comedy among them -- but there's plenty of suffering, from the dislocations of World War II to violence on the Israel-Palestine border. READ MORE

  20. European Film Awards: 'The Great Beauty' Takes Top Prize

    1:28 pm PST 12/07/2013
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    Italy's Oscar candidate takes best film, actor and director trophies while Cannes winner "Blue Is the Warmest Color" is snubbed. READ MORE

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