Celebrated directors have shared their gaze on Rome and captured the city through their lens.
Different films, genres, all of them finding in Rome their only common element.
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
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.
Shot in 1985, After Hours is one of the most unexpected movies by Martin Scorsese, filmed in a dark time of his career and surprisingly peculiar when analysed closely.
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.
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.
Gabriele Mainetti's debut with a full-lenght film offers a genuine interpretation of the superheroes genre.
They call me Jeeg by Gabriele Mainetti can still be considered the winner of this edition, with 7 David awards to the director and the cast, even though it didn't make it to best film. Perfect strangers by Paolo Genovese wins the award, together with
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.
Michael Stone is the author of a successful self-help book, spending one night in Cincinnati to give a speech at a conference.
The Danish Girl by Tom Hooper is a delicate and well crafted film, able to reach moments of pathos and profound introspection.
Spotlight, by Tom McCarthy, tells the story of an investigation by the "Spotlight" section of The Boston Globe that won the Pulitzer prize in 2003 for Public Service, exposing a 30-years-long cover-up of child abuses by Roman Catholic priests in Boston.
Before she met me by Julian Barnes is the perfect example of a book you should never give to your partner as a Valentine gift. Nevertheless, the story is quite engaging, and it explores the dark side of love: jealousy.
The Hateful Eight by Quentin Tarantino has it all. This modern Western is funny, dynamic, with a genius screenplay and technical choices that mark the difference between Tarantino and any other director.
Joy by David O. Russel, at his third movie starring Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro, doesn't really hit the target.
In The Big Short, Adam McKay talks about something as complicated as the 2007 financial crisis and does it in a fast-paced but accurate way.
Currently, The Revenant by Alejandro González Iñárritu has won three Golden Globes and received several nominations for the 2016 Oscar Academy Awards, including best picture, best director and best actor. But let's take a closer look at the story.
Roundtrip festival will be a unique occasion to evaluate the connection between Italian and German production, as the festival features films from both countries (and the German ones are all unreleased in Italy), together with a talk about production and distribution in Italy and in
The Brand New Testament by Jaco Van Dormael is the story of Ea (Pili Groyne), the ten-year-old daughter of God. She lives with her family, locked away from humanity, and God (Benoît Poelvoorde) is not a good father to her.
Russia on the Road 1920-1990 is a temporary exhibition shown at Palazzo delle Esposizioni. Until the 15th December you will have the chance to see around 60 paintings and graphic works from several major Russian museums.
First book published by Kingsley Amis, Lucky Jim is regarded as one of the best comic books of all times.
Well, times have changed, but this incredibly witty book, published in 1954, has still got it.
Mid-August Lunch is the first film directed by Gianni Di Gregorio, who also wrote the screenplay and played the main role. But it really doesn't look like a debut.
By the French director Jean-Pierre Jeunet (known for Delicatessen and Amélie), The Young and Prodigious T. S. Spivet is a gentle and sensitive film, coherent with Jeunet's production and based on Rief Larsen's novel (The selected works of T. S. Spivet).
From the 5th until the 8th December 2015, Più Libri Più Liberi, a national fair dedicated to minor publishing houses, will take place at Palazzo dei Congressi in Rome. This 14th edition will look closely at the changes faced by the publishing sector, embracing their
Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf is a classic. Many of us have read it, many haven't. Still, it is a milestone in literature, so one should probably consider reading it at least once in his life.