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Bastidores: Profissão: Repórter

Antonioni conseguiu um desempenho magnífico de Jack Nicholson. Ele combinou as belezas do deserto e de uma variada geografia (Londres, Barcelona, Espanha mediterrânea) com outra meditação temática profunda, dessa vez sobre a relação entre identidade e destino.

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Viewing Diary: Xiao Wu (Jia Zhangke, 1997)

Xiao Wu (played by Wang Hongwei) is the eponymous character of Jia Zhangke’s 1997 feature-length debut. He’s a small-time thief with longish floppy hair and wide-framed glasses, a diminutive frame and a rather reticent demeanour, not exuding much confidence except when picking pockets. 2,353 more words

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Ketil Bjørnstad: La notte (ECM 2300)

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La notte

Ketil Bjørnstad piano
Andy Sheppard tenor and soprano saxophones
Eivind Aarset guitars, electronics
Anja Lechner violoncello
Arild Andersen double bass
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L'Avventura (Michelangelo Antonioni, Italy, 1960)

The day after I first saw L’Avventura, I woke up thinking of art, complexity, ambiguity, the iconicity of a face and the complexity of a touch. 1,205 more words

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2015 Blind Spot Series: "L'avventura"

One of the many interesting things about “L’avventura” was how it was initially received. Michelangelo Antonioni’s Italian drama debuted at the 1960 Cannes Film Festival and was booed by the audience. 943 more words

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Last days in Paris

These are the last days of my research stay in Paris and I’m trying to get the most out of it, mainly in terms of visiting museums (the brand new and magnificent Fondation Luis Vuitton – in an overwhelming ‘sailing ship’ building by Frank Gehry, I discovered the touching work of Helene Schjerfbeck and enjoyed some classics, most notably some playful works of Picasso and the juxtaposition of Giacometti drawings with Bacon paintings –, the unavoidable Louvre – or at least its stunning Near Eastern collection – and yes, even the Eiffel Tower) and grabbing the many opportunities to attend special film screenings. 429 more words

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Film School, Italian Style

I’m delighted to share my post on the magical legacy of Italian neorealist film for the Johns Hopkins University Press blog! Read here…

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