Articles tagged alberto sordi

24 Mar 2008 // 11:00 PM

Mafioso

Drawing on the timeless and well-worn cultural chasm between Italy’s great and "sophisticated" North and its interminably provincial and "backwards" South, Lattuada takes full advantage of the dark humor and cruel realities that can be extracted from such prejudices.

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5 Mar 2007 // 1:00 AM

Mafioso (1962)

First released in 1962, this dark comedy is brilliantly odd, combining neorealist and broadly modernist aesthetics, its black and white compositions so ahead of their time that they still look more inventive than today's films, some 40 years later.

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28 May 2003 // 1:00 AM

The White Sheik (1952)

The fusion of the real and the imaginary is at the center of Fellini's first and one of his most underrated films, The White Sheik.

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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