Federico Fellini
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//Features

The 100 Essential Directors Part 3: George Cukor - John Ford
7 Aug 2011 // 5:00 PM

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

'Cinema' --That's Italian for Cinema
4 Apr 2011 // 5:00 PM

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

Fellini's 'Roma' and the Polysemic Surreal
4 Jan 2017 // 9:45 PM

Fellini’s films are haunted by an absence, a pervading sense of loss, a mourning for the unattainable, and yet imbued with an effervescent sense of fun as well.

'Amarcord': What Evil Lurks Beneath the Absurd Surface
15 Mar 2011 // 5:00 PM

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.

//Blogs

Fellini Doesn't Want to Leave the 'City of Women'
9 Jun 2016 // 4:30 AM

The master incorporates every auto-critique in his exuberantly maestro-batory self-analysis.

'Love in the City' Dives Into Unexplored Cinematic Territory
1 Oct 2014 // 6:23 AM

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

//Mixed media
//Blogs

The Moving Pixels Podcast Becomes the 'Beholder'

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to think that we would never be complicit with the dictates of an authoritarian regime, but Beholder reveals how complicated such choices can become.

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