Combining elements of documentary-style news footage with the tense, taut drama associated with the horrors of war, Roberto Rossellini managed to turn a neorealist mirror on the western world with his groundbreaking tale of resistance, repression and liberty. 318 more words
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David Cameron invited plenty of ridicule again the other day by mentioning the increased risk of war between the UK and other European countries… 915 more words
She imitates nobody. Nobody imitates her. (Barzini 52)
On Monday December 19 1955, Time Magazine referred to Anna Magnani as the world’s greatest actress. The article focused on her role of Serafina delle Rose in the movie… 2,014 more words
Graham Hammill’s Sexuality and Form: Caravaggio, Marlowe, and Bacon features an analysis of ‘The Baltimore Panel,’ a painting also known as ‘The Ideal City’ and usually attributed to Fra Carnevale. 1,352 more words
A couple of weeks ago, Spotlight (Tom McCarthy, US: 2015) won the 88th Academy Award for Best Picture. It was a safe choice, guaranteed not to offend – at least in part because Spotlight is the type of film that derives its worth in large part from its subject matter. 1,475 more words