Tag: Luchino Visconti

The Irishman 2019 Movie - Banquet Sequence

Leopards in Winter: ‘The Irishman’ and the Banquet Sequence

“‘The Irishman’ may be the last film of an era. The banquet scene ranks among the most powerful sequences of Scorsese’s career because he allows it, following Visconti’s example, to linger.”

Polizieschi - Street Law Movie Film

The Neorealist Connection: Italy’s Polizieschi

“Though the polizieschi may seem far away from the quiet nobility of the Neorealist films, with all their sober-minded social critique, they are bound together by the privileging of the real world.”

Vague Visages Writers’ Room: Favorite New Wave Films

In the Vague Visages Writers’ Room on Slack, freelancers were asked to comment about their favorite new wave films from any international movement.

Vague Visages Is FilmStruck: Jeremy Carr on Federico Fellini’s ‘La Strada’

“Fellini’s films often flourished with acute ruminations on life and society, but rarely would his work achieve this degree of pure emotion.”

The Leopard Movie Essay - 1963 Luchino Visconti Film

At the Cinémathèque: ‘The Leopard’ (Luchino Visconti, 1963)

“Much of Luchino Visconti’s ‘The Leopard’ has a labored energy of theoretical dramaturgy.”

Icon Is My Last Name: Andreas Horvath’s ‘Helmut Berger, Actor’

“We don’t who Helmut Berger is. Neither does he. Once a star, he will always be a star.”