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Italian film -LE STREGHE/WITCHES - out on Dvd and Blu Ray

Anthology featuring five short stories – La Strega Bruciata Viva/witch Burned Alive (Luchino Visconti), Senso Civico/Civic Sense (Mauro Bolognini), La Terra Vista Dalla Luna/the Earth As Seen from the Moon (Pier Paolo Pasolini), La Siciliana/The Sicilian Belle (Franco Rossi) and Una Serata Come Le Altre/an Evening Like the Others (Vittorio De Sica). 211 more words

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Thursday Movie List #3: Favorite Satyajit Ray movies

I am not over the top fond of the Apu trilogy. Pathar Panchali may have been a masterpiece but I have found myself a big fan of Ray’s other movies, perhaps less known unfairly unsurprisingly in this unfair world. 162 more words


Gina Lollobrigida Reflects on Her Entrance to Hollywood

The 90-year-old Gina Lollobrigida, one of Europe’s biggest divas and a global sex symbol during the 1950s and ’60s worked with Hollywood heavyweights such as Humphrey Bogart, Frank Sinatra, Errol Flynn and Rock Hudson. 503 more words


Bicycle Thieves

Bicycle Thieves

Directed by Vittorio De Sica


Bicycle Thieves is an Italian drama about a father and his son. Casually tragic and artfully shot, the scenes and people feel almost more than real; … 13 more words


Master of None, Bicycle Thieves, and The Blind Man's Lost Dog

It has become a common theory in the world that through our long history of storytelling that a point is being reached that all the stories have already been told. 1,288 more words

Moving pictures 2017, #69

I have two of these posts left to round off my film-viewing in 2017. Which means 70 Moving picture posts, each of half a dozen movies (although one or two might only have been five movies), which by my reckoning, if my maths is right, is around 420 movies I reviewed during the year. 1,677 more words


The Bicycle Thief


Review: A working-class man’s bicycle is stolen in Rome, he and his son go in search for it.
Director: Vittorio De Sica… 245 more words