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‘Fauda’ Stars Lead Charge of Israeli Actors Returning to Front-Line Duty Following Hamas Attack

Guy Shalom woke up on the morning of Saturday, Oct. 7, 2023, watching missiles from the window of his house. The 27-year-old Tel Aviv-born actor studies at Seminar HaKibbutzim drama school and starred in Lior Chefetz’s The Stronghold. “I played a soldier guarding an Israeli outpost who suffers a surprise Egyptian attack during the Yom […]

Israeli Director Ari Folman on Hamas Attack: “Benjamin Netanyahu Is Responsible for All of This”

Israeli director Ari Folman, best known for his Golden Globe-winning animated feature Waltz with Bashir, has pinned the blame for the dramatic escalation in violence and bloodshed in his country on the Israeli prime minister. “Benjamin Netanyahu is responsible for all of this,” he told THR Roma, speaking of the surprise attack on Saturday by […]

Shoe Designer Renè Caovilla, Celebrating 50 Years of the Cleopatra Sandal, Names His Favorite Celebrity Client

“These boots are made for walkin’, and that’s just what they’ll do. One of these days these boots are gonna walk all over you,” sang Nancy Sinatra in one of her famous songs, signifying how much a shoe can lift the spirit of a woman with a broken heart. There are few other accessories that […]

Werner Herzog on Chaos, Playing the Villain and Applying for a Trip to the Moon

Werner Herzog wants to go into space. His eyes laugh like a child as he recounts that he has formally applied with a Japanese company. “Unfortunately, they rejected my application,” says the German filmmaker. The director of Fitzcarraldo and Aguirre, Wrath of God and ground-breaking documentaries including Grizzly Man, Little Dieter Wants to Fly and […]

Tarak Ben Ammar on Weinstein, Italian Politics and His Plans for a New Film School in Italy

Tarak Ben Ammar, the president of Eagle Pictures, strolls into The Hollywood Reporter Roma studio at the Venice Film Festival in casual dress, polo shirt and pants, all in the same matching grey, except for pitch-black loafers. “I love to walk,” he says, tutting about the state of disrepair of Lido landmark The Excelsior, which […]

Penélope Cruz’s New Line of Shoes and Outerwear With Italian Label Geox Is “A Dream Come True”

The actress, who designed the 20-piece capsule with her younger sister Mónica Cruz, says, "We have loved fashion since we were little girls. For us it's a dream come true."

LP Becomes Ambassador of Sustainable Jeanswear Brand Coreva Design by Candiani Denim

Candiani Denim has unveiled the first jeanswear brand with natural, biodegradable yet stretchy fabric ever produced and distributed to date. Coreva Design, the name of the new line, takes advantage of the elastic properties of a plant material, derived from natural rubber, to provide comfort without having to resort to the use of synthetic yarns. […]

Moschino Celebrates 40th Anniversary With Fashion Show Homage to Founder Franco Moschino

To celebrate Moschino’s 40th anniversary, four celebrated stylists were asked to create a collection inspired by Franco Moschino’s iconic designs in the period between 1983 — when the designer’s flair and creative genius broke into the monotony of Milanese fashion with his innovative and unusual clothes — and 1993, the year of the last fashion show before his […]

Behind the Scenes on Hit Italian Prison Drama ‘The Sea Beyond’ (Exclusive)

Our appointment is set for 3 p.m. in the Piazza Mercato, in the heart of Naples, on a hot September day that feels like August. It’s a sunny, deserted and silent square, where three big trucks and two vans are parked. The crew is busy preparing the scene. The grips, working in religious silence, position […]

Giuliano Montaldo, Italian Director of ‘Sacco & Vanzetti’ and ‘Machine Gun McCain,’ Dies at 93 

Giuliano Montaldo, the admired Italian filmmaker who wrote and directed Sacco & Vanzetti, the John Cassavetes-starring Machine Gun McCain and every episode of the big-budget 1982 miniseries Marco Polo, has died. He was 93. Montaldo died Wednesday at his home in Rome, his family announced. His big-screen résumé also included The Reckless (1965), starring Renato […]

Gamescom: ‘Alan Wake 2’ Gets a Nightmarish Trailer

Alan Wake shows itself to be scarier than ever in the sequel Alan Wake 2. During what was dubbed Opening Night Live at big gaming conference Gamescom in Cologne, Germany, hosted by journalist Geoff Keighley, the Finnish company Remedy Entertainment unveiled a trailer featuring some gameplay snippets from the sequel to a horror video game […]

Gamescom Trailer Reveal: Space Opera ‘Fort Solis’ Stars Troy Baker, the Voice of Joel in ‘The Last of Us’

The adrenaline-pumping space opera Fort Solis was shown off in a trailer at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany. The event, which runs through Sunday, dubs itself “the world’s largest event for computer and video games and Europe’s most comprehensive business platform for the games industry” and always showcases new releases. Fort Solis, available now and developed […]