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‘The Hand of God’ by Paolo Sorrentino Is a Love Letter to Naples

Could "The Hand of God" be Paolo Sorrentino's best film?
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The Hand of God review – Paolo Sorrentino tells his own Maradona story

The Italian film-maker may owe his life to the footballer, as this vivid, autobiographical Neapolitan drama revealsPaolo Sorrentino’s extravagantly personal movie gives us all a sentimental education in this director’s boyhood and coming of age – or at any rate, what he now creatively remembers of it – in Naples in the 1980s, where everyone had gone collectively crazy for SSC Napoli’s new signing, footballing legend Diego Maradona. We watch as a family party explodes with joy around the TV when ...
Tags: Europe, Film, World news, Culture, Italy, World cinema, Diego Maradona, Maria, Paolo Sorrentino, Naples, Napoli, Maradona, Sorrentino, Paolo, Saverio, Toni Servillo


Inflation adjustments for 2022 taxes that apply to Americans living and working abroad

Photo: JHL via Flickr The last couple of years have been challenging for U.S. citizens living and working abroad. The COVID-19 era for expatriates has meant they've had to deal with changing demands from their American-based employers along with the health rules of the nation where they live. One thing, however, has remained the same. Most Americans who go abroad for work still must deal with the Internal Revenue Service. They owe U.S. taxes on their income, regardless of where it's earne...
Tags: Europe, Milan, London, Downton Abbey, Taxes, Washington, Wikipedia, Rome, Italy, State Department, Sam, Irs, Naples, Vicenza, Parma, Genoa


‘I feel inspired here’: refugees find business success in Naples

From designing homewares to recording music, many who fled to Europe are building independent lives against the oddsPieces of fabric of various vibrant shades fill the Naples studio where Paboy Bojang and his team of four are working around the clock to stitch together 250 cushions for their next customer, The Conran Shop.They are not long from dispatching their first orders to Selfridges and Paul Smith, and with requests for the distinctive cotton cushions with ruffled borders flooding in from ...
Tags: Europe, World news, Migration, Italy, Refugees, Naples, Paul Smith, Paboy Bojang


Paolo Sorrentino’s ‘The Hand of God’ Bows Theatrically in Naples Ahead of Global Netflix Rollout

Paolo Sorrentino’s “The Hand of God” kicked off its theatrical rollout with a gala event Tuesday evening in the director’s native Naples, the city to which he returned after 20 years to shoot his most personal film. “I am as excited as I was at my wedding,” said Sorrentino ahead of the red carpet screening […]
Tags: News, Global, Netflix, Paolo Sorrentino, Naples, Sorrentino, The Hand of God


The Hand Of God Trailer: Italy's Oscar Submission Comes To Netflix

"The Hand of God" is swooping in with another trailer. It's been half a decade since Paolo Sorrentino made his first foray into American television, when he served as the creator of HBO's "The Young Pope" and "The New Pope." Now, he's back to filmmaking with a feature inspired by his youth in Naples, Italy."The Hand of God" has been gaining momentum on the festival circuit since August when its first trailer dropped. In September, it won the Grand Jury Prize at the Venice International Film Fest...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, News, Netflix, Italy, Trailers, Pope, Diego Maradona, Academy, Paolo Sorrentino, Naples, Naples Italy, Sorrentino, Scotti, Fabietto Schisa, Filippo Scotti


Full Netflix Trailer for Sorrentino's Award-Winning 'The Hand of God'

"I don't like reality anymore. Reality is lousy." Netflix has debuted the full official trailer for The Hand of God, the latest film made by acclaimed Italian filmmaker Paolo Sorrentino (of Il Divo, This Must Be the Place, The Great Beauty, Youth). This premiered at the 2021 Venice Film Festival, where it won the Grand Jury Prize Silver Lion and the Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best Young Actor. Sorrentino is telling his own story of growing up in Naples, as his desire to be a filmmaker gr...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Netflix, Venice, Paolo Sorrentino, Naples, Venice Film Festival, Sorrentino, To Watch, Filippo Scotti, Massimiliano Gallo


How Can Today’s Piano Students Learn To Improvise? The Same Way They Did In The 18th Century

John Mortensen has made a thorough study of how music students in Baroque-era Naples were taught to improvise harmony and counterpoint, then a basic skill. And he’s seeing interest from present-day students who don’t want to play the same hundred pieces everyone else does. – Early Music America
Tags: Art, Music, Naples, John Mortensen


Sound advice: Sing along to these two music fests Nov. 6-7 in Collier County

Pack up for the Everglades City Music Festival Nov. 6. Then sing along with the "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs" Concert in Naples Nov. 7.        [Author: Naples Daily News]
Tags: Religion, Naples, Naples Daily News, Collier County


Tourists marvel at ancient Rome’s party town, now buried by the sea

Statues and ruins of a 2,000-year-old resort, famed for luxury and vice, are now a marine visitor attractionFish flit around Enrico Gallochio as he gently brushes away a layer of sand to reveal an ornate mosaic floor on which Roman nobility would have hosted non-stop parties in Baiae, an ancient resort in the gulf of Pozzuoli, close to Naples. Four metres below the surface of the water, Gallochio passes more mosaic pavements and the remains of walls that once surrounded a spa.The mosaics date fr...
Tags: Europe, World news, Rome, Italy, Archaeology, Naples, Naples Holidays, Pozzuoli, Baiae, Enrico Gallochio, Gallochio


Under the volcano: From Caruso to Neapolitan Power and Vesuwave to techno

How house, then techno, tore down walls of political and aesthetic division in Naples The post Under the volcano: From Caruso to Neapolitan Power and Vesuwave to techno appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Friday, Naples, Mdma, Caruso, Todd Terry, Ministry of Sound, Frankie Knuckles, Nervous, Lulu Kennedy, CocoRico, My Way, David Morales, Funk Machine, 3 Imaginary Boys, Angels of Love, Club dei 99


Oscars Race: Paolo Sorrentino’s ‘The Hand of God’ to Represent Italy

Paolo Sorrentino’s autobiographical drama “The Hand of God” has been selected by Italy as its contender for best international feature film at the upcoming Academy Awards. Sorrentino’s story of a goofy kid named Fabietto who starts harboring a passion for filmmaking in the tumultuous Naples of the late 1980s, launched from the Venice Film Festival where […]
Tags: News, Awards, Global, Italy, Oscars, Paolo Sorrentino, Naples, Sorrentino, Best International Feature Film, The worst Person in the World, Unclenching the Fists


Violinist Raymond Gniewek charmed audiences first in New York, then in Naples

Ray Gneiwek died Oct. 1, at age 89, in Naples. His death was a milestone loss to both the Metropolitan Opera and Opera Naples.        [Author: Naples Daily News]
Tags: New York, Religion, Naples, Naples Daily News, Metropolitan Opera, Raymond Gniewek, Ray Gneiwek


Gilbert Emery series underway in Naples

The Naples Historical Society, Naples Library and Bristol Valley Theater are presenting a series on Neapolitan Gilbert Pottle, aka Gilbert Emery.        [Author: MPNnow]
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‘My life in the mafia’s shadow’: Italy’s most hunted author, Roberto Saviano

Since 2006, the acclaimed writer has lived in fear for his life, following publication of his exposé on the criminal gangs. The Observer takes a trip back to Naples with him and his mindersOn a Friday in autumn 2006, local newspapers and prosecutors in Italy’s south-western region of Campania received the same anonymous letter. Computer-typed and delivered by hand in the early morning, it detailed the Neapolitan Mafia’s plan to execute a 26-year-old Italian writer. His name was Roberto Saviano a...
Tags: Books, Television, Crime, Film, Drugs, Italy, Mafia, Focus, Naples, Campania, Gomorrah, Camorra, Saviano, Roberto Saviano, Casal, Neapolitan Mafia


‘My life in the mafia’s shadow’: Italy’s most hunted author, Robert Saviano

Since 2006, the acclaimed writer has lived in fear for his life, following publication of his exposé on the criminal gangs. The Observer takes a trip back to Naples with him and his mindersOn a Friday in autumn 2006, local newspapers and prosecutors in Italy’s south-western region of Campania received the same anonymous letter. Computer-typed and delivered by hand in the early morning, it detailed the Neapolitan Mafia’s plan to execute a 26-year-old Italian writer. His name was Roberto Saviano a...
Tags: Books, Television, Crime, Film, Drugs, Italy, Mafia, Focus, Naples, Campania, Gomorrah, Camorra, Saviano, Roberto Saviano, Casal, Robert Saviano


Italy Ship Captain Convicted After Sending Migrants to Libya

A court in Naples has convicted the captain of an Italian commercial ship that returned 101 migrants to Libya after rescuing them at sea.
Tags: Italy, Libya, Naples


New City from Gallivant: The Italian city of Naples

The Italian city of Naples is the inspiration behind a new fragrance, the tenth in the GALLIVANT collection, launching globally in October 2021. Naples by GALLIVANT is composed with Italian indie perfumer Luca Maffei. THE STORY A place with a raucous pulsating spirit, a working port city with a noble and glorious past. Salty sea air. The lingering warmth of late afternoon sun. Church candles, ... Read full article: New City from Gallivant: The Italian city of Naples from Fragrantica Perfume...
Tags: Fashion, Naples, Fragrantica Perfumes, Luca Maffei


15 Movies To Watch If You Loved The Many Saints Of Newark

Tony Soprano feels about the same we remember him, but his presence in "The Many Saints of Newark" cuts differently. His looming presence is gone, replaced with a younger and more unsure Tony. You have to pay attention to the slight tilt of the head and his distinctive slouch to see the late James Gandolfini in his son, the young Michael Gandolfini, who takes over as our window into the world of the foundational TV series "The Sopranos".At the time, that great, important show seemed like an enti...
Tags: Hong Kong, New York, Hollywood, London, Movies, Washington, Time, America, Fbi, Chicago, Brooklyn, Broadway, Manhattan, Robert De Niro, David Chase, James Gandolfini


We tried the bestselling Ooni pizza oven, and it was amore

Then I was introduced to Ooni, a brand taking the internet by storm because it was doing just that — making fully functional pizza ovens that required little assembly and minimal effort to make a pie that would rival the ones they're churning out in Naples. When I was given the opportunity to try the latest model, the Karu 16, I jumped at it.
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We tried the best-selling Ooni pizza oven, and it was amore

Then I was introduced to Ooni, a brand taking the internet by storm because it was doing just that — making fully functional pizza ovens that required little assembly and minimal effort to make a pie that would rival the ones they're churning out in Naples. When I was given the opportunity to try the latest model, the Karu 16, I jumped at it.
Tags: Cnn, Naples


‘Smurf’ is the latest Colombian football star implicated in cocaine crime

Bogota (AFP) – When the drugs police slapped the handcuffs on him in Naples last month, Anthony de Avila was wearing the colours of America de Cali, the controversial Colombian club where he became a... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
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The mafia killed Alessandra Clemente's mother. Now she wants to take them on as mayor of Naples

Alessandra Clemente’s plan to end the cycle of violence relies on winning over the mothers and wives of the Camorra mobstersOn 11 June 1997, a 10-year-old girl named Alessandra Clemente heard 41 gunshots from an open window at her home in Naples, as she was waiting for her mother to return for lunch. When the shooting stopped, she ran to the window and saw her mother, Silvia, lying in a pool of blood. Alessandra’s little brother stood next to their mother, wailing. Silvia Clemente was not the as...
Tags: Europe, World news, Italy, Mafia, Organised Crime, Naples, Clemente, Silvia, Camorra, Alessandra, Napolitan, Alessandra Clemente, Silvia Clemente


Man United's Edinson Cavani tipped for January exit to La Liga giants

Cavani tenure at Old Trafford tipped for January conclusion Manchester United‘s iconic Uruguayan Edinson Cavani could be on his way out of Old Trafford sooner than many would have expected after the former Paris Saint-Germain, SSC Napoli, and Palermo stalwart has tipped for a January escape route. Real Madrid 'want to sign' Cavani #mufc https://t.co/5yDjAdrMnT pic.twitter.com/YznI9PzXqN — Man United News (@ManUtdMEN) October 1, 2021 According to the Manchester Evening News citing Catalan public...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, La Liga, Tottenham Hotspur, Paris, Old Trafford, Real Madrid, Champions League, Cristiano Ronaldo, Europa League, Man United, United, Naples


Off-Road Vehicle Driver Charged After Crash Ejects Passenger

A Naples man has been charged with operating under the influence for an off-road vehicle crash that severely injured a passenger.
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How Industry Strongholds Will Become Event Destination Staples

New variants and continued uncertainty around travel mean that a destination’s local intellectual capital will remain a key criterion for selection. Destinations with a strong reputation within a given industry will become a hub for that industry’s events. Sponsored by Visit Baltimore What location do you associate with fine dining? Paris? Naples? Can you do […] The post How Industry Strongholds Will Become Event Destination Staples by Visit Baltimore appeared first on https://www.eventmanagerbl...
Tags: Paris, Baltimore, Naples, EventProfs, GTD, Event Industry, Event Technology, Eventmanagement, Eventindustry


Leicester City dealt potential Jonny Evans blow ahead of Brighton

Leicester held by Napoli Leicester got their Europa League campaign underway on Thursday evening, playing host to Serie A side, Napoli.The Foxes have been drawn in Group C alongside Legia Warsaw, Spartak Moscow and the aforementioned Napoli, with the Italians looking set to prove the toughest test for Brendan Rodgers and co. over the coming months.And, when all was said and done at the King Power on Thursday, this does look set to be the case.Leicester enjoyed the better of the game during the f...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Newcastle United, Brighton, Bt Sport, Leeds United, Evans, Brendan Rodgers, Leicester, Jonny Evans, Leicester City, Europa League, United, Naples, Napoli, Rodgers


Netflix Unveils New Italian Originals as Elena Ferrante Series Begins Shoot With Valeria Golino in Cast

Netflix is moving forward with its Elena Ferrante series adaptation, “The Lying Life of Adults,” which will start shooting in Naples in October with Neapolitan helmer Edoardo De Angelis (“Indivisible”) directing and Valeria Golino playing a prominent role. “Lying Life of Adults” leads a slate of Netflix Italian original series projects — several of which […]
Tags: News, Global, Netflix, Naples, Elena Ferrante, Valeria Golino, Edoardo De Angelis


From loafers to brogues, these are the best dress shoes for men in 2021

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Paul Evans While menswear has become more casual, you should still own a good range of dress shoes. There are many styles available to fit your look, budget, and whatever event you're attending. We've rounded up the best dress shoes for men below. While menswear has become more casual - white leather sneakers with summer suits, for example - it still pays to own a variety of dress shoes. Your ...
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New York City: The Ultimate Getaway Destination for Moms

When was the last time that you spent more than a few precious moments to yourself without hearing a call from your children from somewhere in the house? Whether you are a stay-at-home mom or climbing the corporate ladder, every woman needs to catch a break now and again to remind herself that she’s an individual in her own right. Autonomy isn’t something that comes with motherhood. Even though we wouldn’t change it for the world, it is incredible what a few days away can do for perspec...
Tags: Fashion, New York City, Naples, Central Park, Big Apple, Adam Kapner