This sprawling work examines Roman high society, as well as broader themes of artistry, beauty, and experiences both individual and collective.
Discussing two tales of young men, directionless and in limbo, and exploring their thematic similarities & differences.
Discussing this example of “pink neorealism” as well as its themes of class, regionalism, and more.
Notturno, Padrenostro, Lacci (The Ties), and more!
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)
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)