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Thursday, August 29 2013

Dreadbeat: Italian Rapper Luche’s “Chi Non Dimentica”

Italian rapper Luche ratchets up the dread on the martial beats of "Chi Non Dimentica".


Thursday, August 15 2013

In a Funk: Nemi’s “Quello Che Mi Resta”

Italy's young upstart offers up a smooth, funk-infused groove on "Quello Che Mi Resta", a pensive hip-hop number that strolls rather than swaggers.


Wednesday, August 17 2011

Benny Benassi: Electroman

No number of star guest appearances can save the Italian DJ and producer's new record from the mediocrity of its fundamentals.


Thursday, April 21 2011

Mamuthones: Mamuthones

Italy's Mamuthones, which includes members of psych-rock band Jennifer Gentle, releases a less than inviting, self-titled third albm.


Monday, March 21 2011

Botticelli, Sandwiches Outside and Dreams of Bradbury’s ‘Dandelion Wine’

Boxed in by bandage-colored cubicle walls in downtown Manhattan, my thoughts drift to sweet days in Florence and Rome, and to lines in Ray Bradbury’s ‘Dandelion Wine’.


Tuesday, March 15 2011

‘Amarcord’: What Evil Lurks Beneath the Absurd Surface

Federico Felleni's remembering makes for a combined dream, a whitewashed history, and a striking portrait of a small Italian town during the rise of Fascism.


Tuesday, March 1 2011

‘The American’ Is a Thoughtful, Deceptively Spare Work Rife with Political Intrigues

Jack is hardly the protypical "Ugly American", but he is an "American", with all that that signifies to the skeptical Left.


Monday, July 26 2010

‘Girl by the Lake’: An Excellent Premise for a Classic Detective Story

Andrea Molaioli displays the confidence of a veteran filmmaker and lets the story play out without resorting to overly clever techniques.


Thursday, October 16 2008

Why, Spike, Why?

For all of Spike Lee's status as the eternal Young Turk, he's also a moviemaker who came of age just a few years after the brat pack of Spielberg, Scorsese, de Palma, et al.


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