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Celebrities Speaking Italian

~ Celebrities Speaking Italian ~ Here’s a video with some celebrities speaking Italian.   Celebrities include Kobe Bryant, Colin Firth, Jodie Foster, Penelope Cruz, Shakira and ending with Pope Francis.  Did you know they spoke Italian?    We Love Ya, Dominic & Frank #EverybodyLovesItalian www.EverybodyLovesItalian.com 

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Coppola’s Notebook on ‘The Godfather’

~ The Godfather ~   Francis Coppola explains how he adapted the original novel by Mario Puzo. Coppola shows (for the first time) his original “prompt book” containing all of his notes and observations that would be used to plan the screenplay and production design of the now classic film. An intimate look inside the […]

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The Beautiful End of Life is Beautiful

~ Life is Beautiful ~ A gentle Jewish-Italian waiter, Guido Orefice (Roberto Benigni), meets Dora (Nicoletta Braschi), a pretty schoolteacher, and wins her over with his charm and humor. Eventually they marry and have a son, Giosue (Giorgio Cantarini). Their happiness is abruptly halted, however, when Guido and Giosue are separated from Dora and taken […]

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Sophia Loren – 2015 National Arts Award

The 2015 National Arts Award  recognizes the one and only ~ Sophia Loren ~      We Love Ya, Dominic & Frank #EverybodyLovesItalian www.EverybodyLovesItalian.com 

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Gina Lollobrigida interviewed on the RED CARPET

Gina Lollobrigida TV Journalist and Anchor Veronica Dudo from WJLP-New York & KJWP-Philadelphia, an ELI Associate, interviews the legendary Italian actress, Gina Lollobrigida on the RED CARPET in Hollywood.    We Love Ya, Dominic & Frank #EverybodyLovesItalian www.EverybodyLovesItalian.com 

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The Prince goes to Milan – starring Giancarlo Giannini

The Good Italian (part II) The Prince Goes to Milan In this short-film, starring Giancarlo Giannini, the “prince” goes to the city of Milan, to meet a mysterious lady who turns out to be his niece. Travelling in an elegant Lancia Aurelia Spider B24, a symbol of Italian design and industry, the “prince” is driven […]

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Francis Ford Coppola : How The Godfather was made

Francis Ford Coppola Getting Marlon Brando cast as Vito Corleone in The Godfather took a lot of tenacity, grit, and determination on Coppola’s part.  This is how genius works. Coppola knew Brando was the guy, and fought for it until the very end. We Love Ya, Dominic & Frank #EverybodyLovesItalian www.EverybodyLovesItalian.com 

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Manchurian Candidate (1962) – Train Smoking Scene

In The Manchurian Candidate, Sinatra plays Major Ben Marco, an intelligence officer in the U.S. Army. He served valiantly as a captain in the Korean War and his Sergeant, Raymond Shaw, even won the Medal of Honor. Marco has a major problem however: he has a recurring nightmare, one where two members of his squad […]

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Rocky Walks Little Marie Home

Rocky Balboa was just another guy from the neighborhood, before getting his chance against Apollo Creed. In this scene we see an almost paternal side to the Italian Stallion.   This scene is from Rocky. when the Champ gives some advice to little Marie. We Love Ya, Dominic & Frank #EverybodyLovesItalian www.EverybodyLovesItalian.com 

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Annette Funicello & Frankie Avalon – “Because You’re You”

Frankie & Annette What a dream pairing they were! This tender and sweet song captured an innocent period of time in our country, and brings back so many memories. In this duet, you get the feeling that they meant what they sang to each other. This it was more than acting. There was a beautiful and rare […]

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