Tag: Rome Open City

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.”

Mamma Roma Movie Essay - 1962 Pier Paolo Pasolini Film

Vague Visages Is FilmStruck: Jeremy Carr on Pier Paolo Pasolini’s ‘Mamma Roma’

“The compassion Magnani and Pasolini elicit from this affectionate portrait is manifestly sympathetic — she just tries so hard.”

Why Criticism: James Agee’s Voice

A Column on Film Criticism by Justine A. Smith