Maybe I've never seen a film ending as strangely, or in such a quietly horrifying way as in Paris Nous Appartient. I ask myself how it is that Hitchcock or Melville in decades of making mystery films never created a scene quite as mystifying. A moment of cinematic magic to end an exquisite (debut) work.
Despite portraying in unabated, condemning fashion the blows inflicted upon unprotected villagers by privileged upper caste land owners, Titas retains an uncanny way of showing the eternal living culture… read review
A war film stripped of all the usual slob and guilt, leaving us with nothing but the raw elements, right there on the surface and in our faces. Yet, while never letting loose of its realism in the… read review
Wertmuller’s penchant for balancing politics and love meets its culminating point in Love and Anarchy. Giannini’s masterpiece of a character frustrated, tired of being nothing and turned crazy; Polito… read review
A timeless comedy. Full of vitality and delightful performances from all; especially Giannini who’s Mimi’ stands out with his coarse lovability as a sort of southern reinvention of Chaplin, fused with… read review