Cinema

“I vestiti dei sogni”, dreamy costumes in Rome

The clothes that populate our dreams have materialized for an exhibition in Rome’s Palazzo Braschi, ending on March 22. They are the film costumes...

Bar Vitelli di Savoca, the Godfather… and an invitation you cannot refuse

When a bloody war between Italian mob families in New York broke out in the second half of the 1940s, Michael Corleone took refuge...

Tazio Secchiaroli and life between set and reality

The word ‘paparazzo’ has made its way into the international vocabulary, but its etymology is surrounded by an aura of mystery. Writer Ennio Flaiano,...

Luzzati, Gianini and Rossini: three brilliant minds for a masterpiece

Ladies and gentlemen, we now present a wonder of Italian animation, the work of two masters: Emanuele Luzzati and Giulio Gianini. It is a short...

Azzurro Scipioni: cinema, dreams, and Kyrgyzstan

On some winter mornings, the Azzurro Scipioni – a cinema in Rome’s Prati district – is enveloped by winds blowing from Middle Asia. Silvano Agosti,...

Giuliano Gemma. Adiós, Ringo

Giuliano Gemma died yesterday, October 1st, in a tragic accident near Rome. His car was involved in a terrible front-end collision with another high-powered...

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Rococo luxury at the Palazzina di Caccia of Stupinigi

The Palazzina di Caccia of Stupinigi, near Turin, was designed by Filippo Juvarra and built in 1729; between the 18th and 19th...

Pietro Piffetti: the king of fine cabinetry

by Barbara Palladino His creations sum up every magnificence of 18th-century Baroque style: Pietro Piffetti was one of the most famous and...

Gabinetto del Segreto Maneggio degli Affari di Stato: a triumph of decorative art

by Barbara Palladino Inside Turin’s Royal Palace is one of the gems of 18th-century Baroque art: the Gabinetto del Segreto Maneggio degli...

Antonio Stradivari: the legend and myth of perfect sound

by Barbara Palladino The Stradivarius violin is renowned as the perfect musical instrument. Playing one is a dream come true for any...