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‘Without Remorse’: Stefano Sollima Talks Modernizing Tom Clancy’s Thriller

Stefano Sollima, the Italian director of “Without Remorse,” starring Michael B. Jordan as Navy Seal John Kelly, says he likes to “tell stories that are about real humans; not superheroes.” Sollima’s latest film, an adaptation of the Tom Clancy novel, finds the “Black Panther” star pursuing justice and unleashing hell in a high-octane spectacle that […]

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Matteo Garrone on Making a Live-Action ‘Pinocchio’ for All Ages (Exclusive)

Matteo Garrone broke out internationally with “Gomorrah” (2008), considered one of the most realistic mob movies ever made. His English-language debut was dark fantasy/horror film “Tale of Tales” (2015), followed more recently by violent revenge drama “Dogman,” which won the best actor prize at Cannes last year.Garrone’s new live-action adaptation of “Pinocchio” – which just […]

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IFC Films Unlimited is Another New Streaming Service, But Can It Last?

Independent distributor IFC Films is poised to launch its own streaming service called IFC Films Unlimited, which will initially be accessible through Amazon Prime Video Channels. The service will include hundreds of movies, including The Babadook, The Trip, Y Tu Mama Tambien, Certified Copy, Gomorrah, and more. But even with its own impressive selection of […]

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Roberto Benigni To Star As Geppetto In Matteo Garrone’s Live-Action ‘Pinocchio’

Oscar winner Roberto Benigni (Life Is Beautiful) has been set to star as Geppetto in Gomorrah and Dogman director Matteo Garrone’s live action version of Pinocchio.Garrone will direct his own screenplay, an adaptation of Carlo Collodi’s classic about a living puppet who with the help of a cricket as his conscience, must prove himself worthy […]

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‘Indivisible’ Director Edoardo De Angelis Starts Shooting ‘The Vice of Hope’ (Exclusive)

Italian director Edoardo De Angelis (“Indivisible”) has started shooting “The Vice of Hope,” a drama involving a difficult birth set against the backdrop of child trafficking in Castel Volturno, an area outside Naples known for being the most lawless area in Italy.De Angelis’ film “Indivisible,” about Neapolitan teenage conjoined-twin sisters with beautiful voices, made an […]

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Film Review: ‘Boys Cry’

As merely the latest Italian gangster drama to follow in “Gomorrah’s” footsteps, “Boys Cry” is unquestionably well-made, and yet while watching, a question nevertheless arises: Why does the world need yet another movie about a couple of over-animated cretins with barely a modicum of ethical fiber who join the mob and gleefully shred any fiber […]

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Andrea Riseborough Circling Sony’s ‘The Grudge’, Amazon-Sky Mini ‘Zero Zero Zero’

Exclusive: Andrea Riseborough is circling two more projects, we’re hearing: a role in Sony’ remake of The Grudge with Nicolas Pesce aboard to direct, and in the Amazon-Sky miniseries Zero, Zero, Zero, being helmed directed by Gomorrah ‘s Stefano Sollima. Pesce is rewriting and directing The Grudge for Sam Raimi’s Ghost House Pictures. It’s a […]

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Andrea Riseborough Circling Sony’s ‘The Grudge’, Amazon-Sky Mini ‘Zero Zero Zero’

Exclusive: Andrea Riseborough is circling two more projects, we’re hearing: a role in Sony’ remake of The Grudge with Nicolas Pesce aboard to direct, and in the Amazon-Sky miniseries Zero, Zero, Zero, being helmed directed by Gomorrah ‘s Stefano Sollima. Pesce is rewriting and directing The Grudge for Sam Raimi’s Ghost House Pictures. It’s a […]

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Berlin: First-Look Photo of Matteo Garrone’s Urban Western ‘Dogman’

A first still of Italian director Matteo Garrone’s new film “Dogman” has been released by his production company, Archimede Films.Dubbed an “urban Western,” the pic is inspired by a homicide committed by a coked-out dog groomer during the late 1980s in the gangland outside Rome. The case, involving hours of torture in a dog cage, […]

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