Thanasis Veggos: Remembering the Best Greek Comedy Actor
When Thanasis Veggos passed away on May 3, 2011, Greek cinema lost one of its most talented actors, one who with a single facial expression could epitomize the poverty, misery, and resilience of post-war Greece. In his long career in...
Greek Movie “Smyrna” Coming to Netflix?
Following the immense popularity of the Greek drama series Maestro in Blue on Netflix, there is increasingly excited speculation that the Greek movie Smyrna will also become available on the streaming platform. Negotiations have reportedly been taking place between the...
The Top Ten Films of Greek Cinema
The top ten films of Greek cinema are hard to define because, although many may not know it, the Greek film industry is one of the oldest and best. It took root in the early 1900s. WWI, the wars...
Beloved Greek Actress Martha Karagianni Dies at 83
Martha Karagianni, a Greek actress who associated her career with the blooming of Greek cinema in the 1960s died in Athens on Sunday. She was 83. She starred in many films, 19 of which were produced by Finos Film, a...
Sotiris Moustakas – Remembering The Iconic Greek Cypriot Actor
15 years ago today, iconic Greek Cypriot actor Sotiris Moustakas, passed away in Athens, at the age of 66.
The Life of Greek Movie Star and Activist Tzeni Karezi
Greek actress Tzeni Karezi was one of the most prolific actresses of the "Golden Age" of Greek cinema, which ran from the '50s to the '60s.
Aliki Vougiouklaki, “The National Star of Greece”
Aliki Vougiouklaki was one of the most popular stars in Greek cinematic history. The blonde stunner was so beloved that she was even given the title of "The National Star of Greece." Vougiouklaki was born in Marousi, a northern suburb...
Greek Cinema Makes Splash at Cannes Film Festival
Greek cinema has made a splash on the red carpet of the 75h annual Cannes Film Festival, as a total of five films that were either filmed in Greece or made by Greeks were entered into the festival. This is...
Emma Stone Stars In New Short “Bleat” Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos
Hollywood favorite Emma Stone is starring in a new short film by esteemed Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos called "Bleat." The short film,which was made for the National Greek Opera and NEON, a world-renowned Greek art foundation, will premiere in Greece...
Kostas Voutsas: Greek Film and TV Icon Dies at 88
Kostas Voutsas, one of the best actors of his generation and an icon for Greek cinema and television, dies early on Wednesday. He was 88. Voutsas was rushed to the Attikon hospital on Friday, February 7, and admitted to the...