Articles tagged matteo garrone

Cannes 2015: ‘Mia Madre’ and ‘Tale of Tales’ Are Two Contrasting Italian Films

Nanni Moretti’s Mia Madre is a minor-key ode to family and film-making, while Matteo Garrone’s Tale of Tales is a wild fairytale ride.

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4 Feb 2010 // 8:59 PM

Gomorrah

The typical gangster film is turned on its ear; unlike its biblical namesake, no God passes judgment here.

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23 Feb 2009 // 3:00 AM

Gomorrah (Gomorra)

As much as the victims and aggressors in Naples mafia movie Gomorrah seek to repress consequences of gangsterism, they are, of course embodying them.

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‘Gomorrah’ Gives the Mafia a New, Nastier Look

It’s all Hollywood’s fault. As far back as the earliest days of the cinematic artform, gangsters and mobsters have been romanticized into outsized

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1 Aug 2003 // 12:00 AM

The Embalmer (L’ Imbalsamatore) (2002)

It is wonderfully indirect; it paints a complicated psychological landscape but doesn't make any of it explicit.

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'Staircase' Is Gay in a Melancholy Way

// Short Ends and Leader

"Unfairly cast aside as tasteless during its time for its depiction of homosexuality, Staircase is a serious film in need of a second critical appraisal.

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