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Sunday, August 7 2011

The 100 Essential Directors Part 3: George Cukor - John Ford

Spiritual possession, screwball comedy, German kinks, and the quintessential American Western genre are among the disparate characters we shine a light on today as PopMatters counts down the 100 Essential Film Directors. Today we look at George Cukor through John Ford. Who falls in the middle might surprise you...


Columns

Monday, April 4 2011

'Cinema' --That's Italian for Cinema

New DVD provider RaroVideo USA is coming out of the gate with two lavish Criterion-worthy releases: The Clowns and the Fernando Di Leo Crime Collection. One is nominally "arty" and the other "lowdown", but the lines deserve to be blurred.


Reviews

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.


Monday, May 3 2010

Essential Art House: 8 ½

Nearly a half-century since its release, 8 1/2 is a testament to Federico Fellini’s singular artistic vision and to the enduring joy of creative experience.


Tuesday, March 24 2009

La Strada (Essential Art House)

As part of its "Essential Art House" series, the Criterion Collection reissues Fellini's 1954 masterpiece, featuring a nonpareil performance by Giulietta Masina.


Thursday, July 24 2008

Federico Fellini The Book of Dreams by Federico Fellini

Did Fellini dream more extravagantly, with better art direction and more fluid crane shots than you or I?


Tuesday, May 27 2003

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.


Blogs

Wednesday, October 1 2014

'Love in the City' Dives Into Unexplored Cinematic Territory

This anthology of Italian films explores the taboos of love: prostitution, suicide, and girl-watching.


Wednesday, September 26 2012

Sight & Sound-Off: #4 - 'The Rules of the Game' and '8 & 1/2'

With wealth comes privilege, and entitlement, and nowhere is this more obvious than in the films featured at number four as part of Sight & Sound's Best Films of All Time list.


Friday, September 2 2011

100 Essential Directors - Federico Fellini

100 Essential Directors celebrates directors of distinct vision, who have honed their respective crafts, who have brought something new and exciting to the medium, and who continue to push the boundaries of the form.


Sunday, January 10 2010

8½ - The Criterion Collection: Blu-ray

Nothing is more fulfilling than the creative process. Nothing is more tormented, either. Usually, the ends justify the means, the art produced (or in some


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