Matteo Garrone
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Cannes 2015: 'Mia Madre' and 'Tale of Tales' Are Two Contrasting Italian Films
19 May 2015 // 3:30 AM

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.

Cannes 2012: 'Reality' + 'In the Fog'
29 May 2012 // 11:08 PM

Matteo Garrone's Reality, awarded the Grand Prix at Cannes, critiques today's fascination with reality television. To its credit, the film does so without resorting to an easy contrast between good traditional Italian and bad global media culture.


'Gomorrah' Gives the Mafia a New, Nastier Look
18 Dec 2008 // 1:31 PM

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 figures of

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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