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Criterion: La Dolce Vita

LA DOLCE VITA, FEDERICO FELLINI, 1960

While ultimately a distinctively Fellini arthouse project, La Dolce Vita is also an ambitious, sprawling epic. There’s a lot of story to tell, and it does so through a tightly structured sequence of loosely connected scenes, taking place mostly during the night or at dawn after the night’s events are over. 1,233 more words

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Blu-ray Review: I Clowns

Starring: Federico Fellini, Anita Ekberg
Director: Federico Fellini
Rating: 8/10

Made in 1970, this engaging pseudo-documentary starts out like a preliminary sketch for Amarcord, that triumphant trip down memory lane that was Fellini’s most critically acclaimed film of the decade. 555 more words

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La Dolce Vita (1960 | Federico Fellini's iconic, influential visual delight finds a new home on Blu-ray

The Sweet Life!
In late-1950s Rome, over seven days and nights, cynical showbiz columnist Marcello Rubina (Marcello Mastroianni) has his eyes open to his soulless existence as he drifts from one wild party to another in Rome’s amoral high society. 421 more words

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Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Birthdays: Happy B-Day To Bryant Gumbel

The former early morning show host spends more time doing sports and specials–but probably has a bit of time to celebrate his 66th birthday today. Also blowing out candles–musician Jean-Luc Ponty. 60 more words

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Italy: Driving Amalfi - Start in Salerno

More on Amalfi. This time, we have a driving route. We are told to start in Salerno. Time to tune up the Aston Martin! and trigger my inner James Bond! 55 more words

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