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  • Italian high court's ruling on 'Getty Bronze' faces a long delay

    Italian high court's ruling on 'Getty Bronze' faces a long delay
    This story has been updated. Please see below for details. The "Getty Bronze," a 300s BC highlight of Los Angeles' most eminent collection of classical antiquities, depicts a slender young athlete frozen in a moment of triumph. On Thursday, a legal...
  • Italy wants mentality change, not looser EU budget rules: PM Renzi

    ROME (Reuters) - Italy wants a change in European "mentality" and not looser budget rules, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said on Friday, adding that he would propose an ambitious agenda for when Rome assumes the rotating European Union presidency next...
  • 'Third Person' at the mercy of a mix of emotions, stories

    "Third Person," the latest interlocking puzzle from Paul Haggis, is about love. But it's not a soft and fuzzy sort of love. As Leona Lewis put it in the pop hit a few years ago, it's the "you cut me open and I keep bleeding, keep keep bleeding" sort....
  • Marcello Franchini, 1921–2014

    Marcello Franchini, an Italian immigrant who met his American wife while on a train ride from Paris to Rome, came to Chicago in the 1950s and opened a boutique with his bride on the Gold Coast. La Colonna, named for a monument in Rome where Mr....
  • Foreign Briefing: Rome seeks money for antiquities restoration

    Roman officials are trying to raise $271 million to restore gladiator training grounds next to the Colosseum and to catalog 100,000 boxes of excavated artifacts, among other projects. This is the latest effort to seek outside funding for conservation in...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'The Bridges of Sarajevo'

    Thirteen directors respond to Sarajevo's position as nexus of conflict in the 20th century in "The Bridges of Sarajevo," a wildly uneven omnibus commissioned to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and the...
  • Tom Rachman's 'Great Powers'

    Tom Rachman's 'Great Powers'
    In 2010, Tom Rachman did the impossible: He made the lives of newspaper employees appear interesting. More than that, he got other people, lots of them, to care about the fate of journalists whose careers were speeding toward obsolescence. Set at an...
  • The many layers of Istanbul

    The many layers of Istanbul
    I first visited Istanbul in the 1970s. Some of my most vivid memories of that trip are of the colorful locals. Scruffy kids sold cherry juice and old men would grab huge cucumbers from wheeled carts, then peel, quarter and salt them to sell for pennies....
  • Italy's David Awards Are Split by Sorrentino's 'The Great Beauty' and Virzi's 'Human Capital'

    Rome - Paolo Sorrentino's "The Great Beauty" (pictured) and Paolo Virzì's "Human Capital" split top honors at Italy's David di Donatello Awards, where Sorrentino's foreign-Oscar winner took nine statuettes, including best director, producer and actor....
  • Film Review: 'Thermae Romae II'

    A Nipponese time-travel fantasy in which sumo wrestling, electronic toilets and other cool Japanese inventions find their way into ancient Roman spas, "Thermae Romae II" nonetheless proves a less wacky follow-up to its similar-themed predecessor. Hideki...
  • Twentieth Century Fox Topper Jim Gianopulos To Be Feted by Italy's Taormina Fest

    ROME - Fox Filmed Entertainment Chairman Jim Gianopulos will be feted by Italy's Taormina Film Festival with a lifetime achievement award during the event's 60th edition which, as previously announced, will open June 14 with "How To Train Your Dragon 2"...