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Cinecittà Shows Off

Cinecittà Shows Off April 29, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
  A long time ago, my only goal when in Rome was to find a red convertible Alfa Romeo 2600 Spider so I could repeatedly re-enact Brigitte Bardot’s final scene in Jean-Luc Goddard’s 1963 film Le Mepris (Contempt), shouting “get in your Alfa, Romeo”.  Le Mepris was my world,...

A Day of La Dolce Vita

A Day of La Dolce Vita February 18, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
This week’s guest writer Gillian McGuire, the source behind Gillian’s Lists, upbeat and informative lists of things to do in cosmopolitans around the world from her experience as ex-pat, traveler and writer, with more than 20 years living full-time in west and southern Africa and Italy. ...

Searching for Harry Potter

Searching for Harry Potter November 19, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
If hearing the creaky, peaking voice of Daniel Radcliffe is just as important as seeing HP7, the penultimate film of the Harry Potter saga, on opening weekend, visitors to Rome will have no problems getting their Harry fix with today’s world wide opening. Though Italy is famously known for having...

Rome International Film Festival

Rome International Film Festival October 27, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
Everyone knows that enjoyment, lust, love and beauty are as easily found in Rome as a good supplí, which is why this year’s 5th International Rome Film Festival aims to celebrate not only cinematographic masterpieces but also Federico Fellini’s La Dolce Vita, and Rome’s eternal presence. October...

Who’s That Girl? Enjoying Venice in Rome

Who’s That Girl?  Enjoying Venice in Rome September 1, 2010 | Events, Food, Hotels, Nightlife, What's New | Read More
Last night, I wasn’t surprised when I walked past Natalie Portman* on via del Babuino, a posh shopping street in Rome’s historic center.  It was the day before the 67th Venice Film Festival where Portman’s film, Black Swan by director Darren Aronofsky would not just premiere but open...
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