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The Process Genre in Videogames: Cart Life

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This post is part of a series that borrows the term process genre from Salomé Aguilera Skvirsky’s work in cinema studies, and explores its utility for videogame analysis. 1,786 more words

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Tree of the Wooden Clogs

Seeing The Tree of the Wooden Clogs (L’Albero degli Zoccoli) in a cinema this week was a neorealist sacrament.

Ermanno Olmi wrote and directed it, in 1978, using both actors and non-actors, in the Bergamo dialect. 511 more words

Martin Scorsese's "Voyage to Italy"

My thoughts on Martin Scorsese’s magnificent (and little-known) film, My Voyage to Italy![view here]


About Timing. And Movies. Again!

No, not again! Well, yes. It’s important. What can I say…

But this one will be from a slightly different angle.

I don’t enjoy watching local movies. 966 more words


Bicycle Thieves

It’s a world of have-nots, but is it too much to ask that I get a little peace and quiet on this airplane? 665 more words

Three Reels

Umberto D.

I said to Rizzoli, who incidentally is a leading Italian publisher as well as a producer:  “Allow yourself the luxury of Umberto D., just as you would publish a classical edition.”  That hit the mark. 1,281 more words


Michelangelo Antonionni's "La Notte"

For me, this film was difficult to watch because of the overall depressing mood of the story. The black and white filming and portrayal of scenes through glass (i.e. 535 more words