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Movie Blog: The Italian Film Festival, Featuring Frank Vascellaro

A taste of la dolce vita is at the St. Anthony Main Theatre in Minneapolis this weekend as the seventh annual Italian Film Festival takes to screens with works from new talents and cinematic titans. 170 more words


The Passenger

Across the sands of time there is little comfort for the identity of loneliness…

I’ve been willing to write about Michelangelo Antonioni’s Masterpiece. It’s just that when you sit down to describe and reflect upon such a monumental artwork, you need time and patience to be able to focus on the most important conclusions. 437 more words


Academy Awards Reading! Cinema Studies at Johns Hopkins Press

Thanks to Johns Hopkins University Press for posting on my Italian film book, A CINEMA OF POETRY – check out their fantastic list in Cinema Studies… 12 more words

red desert

dir. Michelangelo Antonioni, 1964, Italy

“For Antonioni disappearance is the event. To occur is to disappear…” (p. 140)

“…the emptiness in question is not a property of the thing seen; the emptiness here is in occurrence; it is indivisible from the event of looking. 72 more words

L'Eclisse (1962)

Italy 126m, B&W
Director: Michelangelo Antonioni; Cast: Monica Vitti, Alain Delon, Francisco Rabal, Louis Seigner

L’Eclisse is a visually impressive film that begins with Vittoria, a young woman who is depressed after her break-up with Riccardo, an older man who she is no longer in love with. 76 more words