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    Paolo Sorrentino & Baltasar Kormakur Line Up TV Projects

    We'll spare you the standard boilerplate about TV-being-the-place-where-great-stories-are-told and just dive into the news that two more filmmakers with plenty of big screen success are headed to the small screen to tell some big tales.

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    Paolo Sorrentino Talks Oscar-Winner 'The Great Beauty' and What's Next (TRAILER)

    I first discovered the cinema of Italian auteur Paolo Sorrentino in 2008 when I saw "Il Divo" at Cannes, which also stars the incandescent Toni Servillo. Even though the biopic did a deep dive into the arcane Machiavellian politics of Italy, the movie was utterly accessible because Servillo carried ...

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    Arthouse Audit: 'Wind Rises' and 'Elaine Stritch' Pull Crowds, 'In Secret' Sags

    The range of new art films this weeks shows the diversity of the specialized world, with an acclaimed animated feature, another show business documentary, two subtitled films and a higher-budget period drama all debuting to quite variable results. "The Wind Rises" and "Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me" are ...

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    Paolo Sorrentino On His 'Great Beauty' Oscar Ride and the Future of Italian Film

    In most recent years few Italian filmmakers have managed to establish themselves beyond the boot-shaped land, but Neapolitan Paolo Sorrentino has gradually managed to bring back Italy’s filmmaking grandeur to worldwide audiences.

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    'The Great Beauty' Director Paolo Sorrentino Talks His Oscar Nominated Film & Desire To Make An L.A. Noir

    There are a number of exceptional films nominated for this year's Foreign Language Oscar, but none swept us up quite like "The Great Beauty." The film, directed by Paolo Sorrentino, follows an aging journalist (played by Sorrentino regular Toni Servillo), as he makes his way through modern day Rome ...

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    Jack Black Takes 'The D-Train,' Chloe Sevigny Feels '#Horror' And John Turturro & Vanessa Paradis Say 'Rio, I Love You'

    Nachrichten aus Berlin! That's “news from Berlin” to you English. But although it's from Berlin, it's about Rio de Janeiro, which is confusing. But yes, news has arrived that John Turturro and Vanessa Paradis (who paired up in his upcoming directorial effort "Fading Gigolo") have signed on for a seg...

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    Emerging Pictures Announces “Cinema Made in Italy”

    Emerging Pictures recently announced “Cinema Made In Italy,” a major new initiative between Istituto Luce- Cinecittà, the Italian Trade Commission and Emerging Pictures that will pro-vide distribution and marketing support to five major Italian films with the goal of broadening the audience for Ital...

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    'The Great Beauty' Wins Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor & More At European Film Awards

    While it has pretty much no bearing on the Oscars, winning a few key categories at the European Film Awards does serve to raise the profile of some movies that are in contention. Now, we can certainly bet that more Academy voters will be popping in their screeners of "The Great Beauty."

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