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Little Buddha (1993)

Little Buddha seems like the kind of film that was meant to capitalise on America’s infatuation with East Asian culture, particularly Buddhism, which I suspect was becoming insanely trendy for liberals during the 1990’s. 494 more words


Moving pictures, #32

Definitely a mixed bag this time around. Perhaps a few too many from the US, but a couple from India as well. Plus Korea and Italy. 2,389 more words


The Man with the Mondrian Wheels

9 a.m. HER MAN (Tay Garnett). Proto-Wellesian tracking shots, and Phillips Holmes looking Greek-godly in a shredded sailor suit. “That was practically a bdsm costume,” said Meredith Brody. 164 more words


Paradise for cinephiles and bon vivants: Il Cinema Ritrovato

The last days of june are usually the warmest of the year. And they are also the days when Il Cinema Ritrovato takes place. This particular coincidence is a real curse for me: every year my cinéphile soul must fight against my heath-fearing, unusually pale body. 705 more words


The Dreamers and The French New Wave

A Bernardo Bertolucci film starring Michael Pit who plays a 20-year-old boy named Mathew who goes to Paris for a year to learn French. He becomes friends with these free-spirited twins, Isabelle (Eva Green), and Theo (Louis Garrel). 306 more words

Novecento (1900) | Bernardo Bertolucci’s ambitious socialist epic is essential viewing – but over several sittings

With his trademark operatic sense of scale and painterly eye, director Bernardo Bertolucci presents his deeply personal view of the changing face of Italian politics, provincial life, industry and class across five decades – from 1901 to 1945. 383 more words


Bernardo Bertolucci To Head Jury of New Fest Dedicated To Climate Change (EXCLUSIVE)

Bernardo Bertolucci will head the jury of the Film4Climate Global Video Competition, a new festival dedicated to shorts intended to raise climate-change awareness around the world. 344 more words