The new episode of Cinema Italiano discusses Federico Fellini’s landmark film 8 1/2! In our conversation, we go into how this… Read more Episode #06: 8 1/2
Buona Pasqua! This is a special Easter edition of Cinema Italiano, with an audio essay on Pier Paolo Pasolini’s The Gospel… Read more Episode #05: The Gospel According to St. Matthew
This episode features some news updates (including the Criterion Channel launch) and an audio essay on Roberto Rossellini’s The Flowers of… Read more Episode #04: The Flowers of St. Francis
We deep-dive into this modern classic, including the cultural context of its northern Italian setting, how art and music contribute to the greater narrative, and how language and identity play a key role in this coming-of-age love story.
On this episode, we’re discussing Luchino Visconti’s Death in Venice (1971) with special guest and Visconti aficionado Jon Laubinger (Film Baby… Read more Episode #02: Death in Venice
I’m excited to announce a new project! I’m joining the podcast game with Cinema Italiano, a podcast dedicated to the… Read more Episode #01: Ciao, Amici!