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COVID Pandemic: European Film Awards Cancel In-Person Event

The European Film Awards have bowed to the inevitable. Amid an alarming rise in COVID-19 infections in Germany, the European Film Academy said Wednesday that it has canceled the planned…

Oscars: Italy Picks Paolo Sorrentino’s Netflix Drama ‘Hand of God’ for International Feature Category

Italy has picked Paolo Sorrentino’s autobiographical drama The Hand of God to represent the country at the 2022 Oscars in the best international film category. Produced by Fremantle’s…

Telluride Awards Analysis: Paolo Sorrentino Could Put Italy Back in the Oscar Hunt with ‘The Hand of God’

No country in the world has birthed more winners of the best international feature Oscar — formerly the best foreign language film Oscar — than Italy, with 14. However, all but one of those…

Paolo Sorrentino’s ‘The Hand of God’ (‘È stata la mano di Dio’): Film Review

The Oscar-winning Italian director pens a love letter to his native Naples, looking back poignantly at the formative experiences of his youth in the 1980s.