Keyword : Italian Cinema
An analysis of how Visconti's masterful film The Leopard depicts the consciousness of the aristocracy in all its glory, pompousness, morality, rigidity and imperfections.
A surprising examination of the two-way lineage between Federico Fellini and Italian horror cinema.
A career analysis of one of the most intriguing figure in the annals of Italian cinema, Warren D. Keifer, who may have been an Italian using a pseudonym, or an American using a pseudonym, or a mystery novelist carving out his own mystery novel, or....well just read Curti's essay.
Career overview of lesser known Italian director Marcello Aliprandi.
A detailed analysis of Barilli's two unjustly lesser known filoni, The Perfume of the Lady in Black and Pensione Paura.
A well-researched, analytical overview of Italian director/screenwriter Brunello Rondi's career.
An interview with one of Italian cinema's most fascinating characters, Francesco Barilli.
Author Alireza Vahdani argues against the common view of Nuovo Cinema Paradiso (Cinema Paradiso) as a simple tale of nostalgia, seeing it as a more nuanced metonymy for Italian society.
An innovative analysis of the long-lasting impact of classic Italian literature, namely Virgil and Dante, on popular Italian cinema.
A detailed review of Roberto Curti's outstanding analysis of all things Italian gothic.
An analysis of Corbucci's masterpiece The Great Silence as a subversive spaghetti western.
A theoretical clarification of the nuanced differences between 'genre' and 'filoni'.
A summary of a Master Class held at Concordia University on Italian filmmaker Paola Sangiovanni.
The influence of Nietzche's "power of the false" on Deleuzian temporal aesthetics, as seen in Antonioni's Professione: Reporter.
Julie Ravary praises female characters such as Monica Vitti's Claudia in ??L'Avventura?? and Alida Valli's Irma in ??Il Grido?? as exemplary of his proto-feminist treatment of women in his canon.
A reassessment of Antonioni's much maligned American produced Zabriskie Point.
Analysis of point of view and indirect subjectivity in Antonioni's tetralogy.
Analysis of Antonioni's Modernity.
A speculative analysis on some of the reasons behind Dario Argento's post-career decline.
An examination of some of the important differences between the American western and the Italian (spaghetti) western.