Reviews // 4 Articles
The Best DVDs and Blu-rays of 2012
31 Jan 2013 // 4:10 PM
From classics to contemporary television, the typical titles and the surprising outsider choices, the year in home video was just as divisive, and delightful, as the rest of our meaningful media.
The 100 Essential Directors Part 9: Victor Sjöström to Luchino Visconti
28 Aug 2011 // 4:00 PM
Today we present a glorious spate of international auteurs that range from cinematic innovators from the silent era to those who continue to push the limits of film in their contemporary work.
The Other End of the Ideological Spectrum of Suffering: 'La Terra Trema'
29 Apr 2012 // 5:00 PM
A groundbreaking, long-unavailable classic by the father of Italian neorealism, Luchino Visconti.
A Legendary Performance In an Underrated Masterpiece: 'Bellissima'
12 Apr 2012 // 5:00 PM
Anna Magnani is astonishing in Visconti's masterful look at the cruel realities of the filmmaking industry.