Film

10 Things You Might Not Know About Federico Fellini

1.Federico Fellini was born in the town of Rimini, Italy, and spent his childhood there. He was fascinated by the…

2 weeks ago

Stardom Italian Style

While Marcia Landy, author and Distinguished Professor of English/Film Studies, offers an erudite and meticulous examination of the phenomenon known…

2 weeks ago

Slipping, Sliding, and Slapstick: A Salute to the Birth of Charlie Chaplin

It's Charlie Chaplin's birthday, and you know what that means—time to break out the bowler hat, brush up on your…

1 month ago

Charlie Chaplin

John McCabe’s insightful biography of Charlie Chaplin is a scholarly work, which will easily engage both young and old. McCabe…

2 months ago

Film on Paper: The Inner Life of Movies

This is the latest offering from Richard Schickel, a renowned film critic who probably knows more—and writes with greater incision—about…

2 months ago

Alfred Hitchcock: The Man Who Knew Too Much

When Alfred Hitchcock, the British Labour Party, and Margaret Thatcher are all mentioned on the same page—and it’s the first…

3 months ago

The Essential Chaplin: Perspectives on the Life and Art of the Great Comedian

Richard Schickel has compiled an amazing array of articles and essays on the life and art of Charles Spencer Chaplin.…

3 months ago

The Moment of Psycho: How Alfred Hitchcock Taught America to Love Murder

David Thomson’s The Moment of Psycho is a foray into the black-and-white imagination of Alfred Hitchcock’s most famous film. While…

4 months ago

The History of Italian Cinema

Can one ever forget the astonishment of reading a great piece of literature or seeing an extraordinary film for the…

4 months ago

Federico Fellini: Interviews

Twice in Federico Fellini: Interviews, the journalist assigned to the renowned auteur is invited to ride in his infamous black…

5 months ago