If fame does not legitimize the figure of the actor, of the artist, one needs to establish who has the right to define art
Three movies that are all about atmosphere and character rather than plot, three highly stylized realities that mirror the struggle of self-discovery
Craig Gillespie's new movie explores and discovers the dark irony in one of the most discussed American stories of the last thirty years
The new film by John Musker and Ron Clements is a moving parable about the importance of celebrating the past through stories
Claude Barras, drawing from the novel by Gilles Paris, directed this animated movie using stop-motion techniques. With a troupe composed of twenty animators and his passion for sculpture
Who is Lenny Belardo? This question has two obvious answers. He is the new pope Pio XIII, of course, but he is also an orphan.
New York, 1943. Arturo is in love with Flora, but she has been promised to another man. They are both from Italy, and they have only one chance to get married
The indie sensation of the year allows Black manhood the luxury of vulnerability and offers a hopeful outlook for masculinity
Film version of a theatrical piece written by Lilian Hellman, a challenging, ground-breaking “fighter” of the restrictive moral conventions, especially Hollywood standardized ones.
Finding Dory, like its prequel, talks about family and deals with the theme of loss, whilst being set in modern society, making it an easily recognizable world, similar to other Pixar movies.
How bad can performance artists' parenting skills be?
The peculiar approach of this film is to present Escobar through the eyes of Nick, building up a fascination that is extended from the character of Nick to the spectator.
Lanthimos' dystopic The Lobster offers an unconventional reflection upon society
How The Peanuts met 3D animation
Jay is a young teenager who lives in the suburb of an American city. One day, she has a date with Hugh, another high school student, and they end up having sex in his car. Suddenly, he kidnaps her
The Zero Theorem is the third film of Gilliam's dystopian satire trilogy that started in 1985 with the glorious Brazil – I must admit it, one of my favourite films – and continued with 12 Monkeys.
If we talk about animation in Italy, Enzo D’Alò is definitely the first name to come up.
Tomboy frames a free rewriting of gender
Catch a ride through the chaotic streets of Teheran with director Jafar Panahi at the wheel and the people of the city in the back seat.
The 1990s American documentary Paris Is Burning has definitely sparked a great deal of critical debate among the LGBTQI community throughout the years. Beginning with an insight into the African-American, homosexual and trans subculture in Harlem
For thirty years, Studio Ghibli has been one of the most important animation studios in the world. One of the first movies created by this studio is Grave of the Fireflies, directed by Isao Takahata, set during World War II and shows the terrible reality
Larraín, director of Tony Manero, Post Mortem and No, makes precise choices when approaching the topic of abuses or crimes perpretrated by members of the Church.
Dheepan tackles social issues in an intimate manner, thanks to a fluid narrative which is able to create visual paths that reveal the characters' subconscious.
Film has always been an excellent way to talk about modern society, and some movies can give an interesting view of our times.
Arianna is the story of a nineteen-year-old intersexual person, castrated at the age of three and sex-reassigned through cosmetic surgery. Throughout the narration, the audience, along with Arianna (played by Ondina Quadri) discover that ‘she’ has been brought up as a single-gender identity, until the
The Last Will Be the Last (Gli ultimi saranno ultimi) is the second movie directed by Massimiliano Bruno, starring Paola Cortellesi andAlessandro Gassman, based on a play written by Bruno.
Gabriele Mainetti's debut with a full-lenght film offers a genuine interpretation of the superheroes genre.
It may be the chemistry between the two actors or the subtle and careful construction of the characters' psychology
Paolo Sorrentino deals with the theme of youth in his own, recognizable way; a language not everybody appreciates (or has to).
Caligari is able to reach an intense dramatic tension throughout the film and to portray bits of reality with strong vividness.