Mary Poppins Returns

Mary Poppins Returns


Emily Blunt shines in Rob Marshall’s heartfelt musical fantasy film
 

Some years ago even thinking about a new Mary Poppins was impossible. I mean: could you ever make a sequel to one of the most iconic children’s film in cinema …

David di Donatello Film Awards 2019

David di Donatello Film Awards 2019

President and Artistic Director Piera Detassis introduces new rules 

Every year the Academy of Italian Cinema assigns the David di Donatello Film Awards, among the most important prizes in the Italian film industry. As the 64th edition is approaching (the …

RFF2018: American Animals

RFF2018: American Animals

Bart Layton elevates crime drama to thrilling heights 

In American Animals’ opening scene, screenwriter and director Bart Layton starts joking with the caption “This is not based on a true story”. Then “not based on” disappears and you suddenly know …

RFF2018: Three Identical Strangers

RFF2018: Three Identical Strangers

Tim Wardle brings to Rome Film Festival an entertaining yet shocking documentary about triplets separated at birth 

Tim Wardle brings to Rome Film Festival the extraordinary yet disturbing documentary Three Identical Strangers, a CNN Films project which dusts off …

RFF2018: Boy Erased

RFF2018: Boy Erased

Lucas Hedges shines in Joel Edgerton’s solid gay conversion drama 

Gay conversion therapy is a sensitive topic to handle but also one of the favorite of this season: after the triumph at Sundance Film Festival of female-driven The Miseducation of

RFF2018’s Close Encounters: Cate Blanchett

RFF2018’s Close Encounters: Cate Blanchett

Highlights from the one-hour onstage conversation with the australian actress 

The two-time Oscar winner Cate Blanchett took center stage yesterday at the Rome Film Festival: in the morning the actress presented Eli Roth’s The House with the Clock in its