Italy – home of the Cosa Nostra, the Vatican and now, Snooki. Despite anyone’s take on violence, religion or hatred for anything New Jersey, we can all agree that Italian food has a place in almost everyone’s heart. The addition of cheese, tomato sauce (or gravy) and pasta equates to a more-than-acceptable outcome every time. Whether it’s the sense memory that takes over at first sight of a beloved dish or the vibrant reds and yellows popping off screen — the world of cinema has taken advantage of the world’s soft spot for the likes of spaghetti and meatballs. And thus, the countdown is born.