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Oscar nomination comedy – MATRIMONIO ALL'ITALIANA/MARRIAGE ITALIAN STYLE – issued on dvd and Blu Ray

Oscar nomination comedy in which rich married Domenico promises his dying mistress, Filumena (played by Sophia Loren), that he will marry her if she survives. 47 more words

Italian Cinema

Sunshine On A Plate: Spaghetti Al Limone

It was a rainy afternoon-turned-evening and I was faced with the struggle of rummaging up something to eat. I was alone, and cooking for one is never that exciting (to me), I find a sweet pleasure in cooking for others, witnessing their satisfaction with each bite as your sign of endearment. 565 more words


"Magical Realism" & Aging Upward

What a great term – “magic realism,” a phrase used to described the critically & commercially successful author Isabel Allende’s writing.   It also describes what I believe about aging upward, what I saw my mother, other adults around me live every day.   368 more words

Creativity & Aging

Forever Young

Thursday July 27, 2017 #903

“There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of the people you love. 81 more words

Harvey Weinstein: It's Time To Give 'Swept Away's Lina Wertmuller Her Honorary Oscar

Harvey Weinstein is an occasional contributor to Deadline when he has something on his mind. With Oscar season right around the corner and the strong work of female directors front and center, Weinstein argues it’s time the Academy paid recognition to a storied Italian screenwriter/director who was largely alone among women making important films and who became the first female Oscar nominee for Best Director. 1,618 more words

Breaking News

"Sophia Loren-Mambo Italiano" 

“Mambo Italiano” is a popular songwritten by Bob Merrill in 1954 for the American singer Rosemary Clooney. Merrill wrote it under a recording deadline, scribbling hastily on a paper napkin in an Italian restaurant in… 414 more words