"We mustn't be afraid now or in the future," says Francesco, "because we are on the just path." Loaded with the kind of raw power that sneaks up on you and slaps you in the face, Rome Open City is totally devastating and immediate, a masterpiece of the post-war Italian realism movement.
I’ll admit from the start that I don’t quite know how to write about Joel and Ethan Coen’s new film A Serious Man, but I’ll begin with a few things I know for sure. I know that this is a hysterically… read review
A movie for people who are daily forgetting the importance of communicating meaningfully with others – people like me, and probably you. Director Jason Reitman (Juno, Thank You for Smoking) exchanges… read review
The film director Stanley Kubrick once said, “If it can be written, or thought, it can be filmed.” He was right, but it seems as though filmmakers of late prefer to tweak Kubrick’s phraselet to say… read review
Great Britain and her citizens value the high drama of their aristocracy in equal measure to how much we Americans value our conquests in war. American audiences look to Hollywood for jingoistic fantasies… read review