Pointed and sharp as always, Lina Wertmüller exposes economic, social, and cultural power structures of inequality and exploitation.
Celebrating Fellini’s filmography, career, plus rumors on what could be coming later from Criterion.
I’m back from the 31st Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival! I wanted to provide an overview of the seven… Read more Episode #12: The 31st Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival
I got to speak with director Leonardo D’Agostini and screenwriter Antonella Lattanzi to discuss their film Il campione (The Champion) (2019).… Read more Episode #11: Interview with Leonardo D’Agostini & Antonella Lattanzi (The Champion)
In this episode, I sit down with first-time director Chiara Malta to discuss her film Simple Women (2019). During our conversation,… Read more Episode #10: Interview with Chiara Malta (Simple Women)
In this episode, I sit down with first-time director Beniamino Barrese to discuss his film Storia di B. – La… Read more Episode #09: Interview with Beniamino Barrese (The Disappearance of My Mother)
I’m a little too excited about Fellini 100, the retrospective tour featuring restorations of the classic films of Federico Fellini,… Read more Fellini 100 Tracker
This special Halloween spook-tacular dives into Dario Argento’s 1977 Italian horror classic Suspiria as well as Luca Guadagnino’s 2018 remake! We’re… Read more Episode #08: Suspiria Spook-tacular (Dario Argento, 1977 & Luca Guadagnino, 2018)
Long after Berlusconi is out of office, Loro will continue to be viewed, studied, and enjoyed, as long as loro (they) are still in power.
The new episode of Cinema Italiano is our first foray into Italian horror, dissecting Mario Bava’s Black Sunday (1960) with special… Read more Episode #07: Black Sunday (Mario Bava, 1960)