Author Archives: Fabrizio del Wrongo

About Fabrizio del Wrongo

Recovering liberal arts major. Unrepentant movie nut. Aspiring boozehound.

Naked Lady of the Week: Karin Spolnikova

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Sensitive, caring guy that I am, I sometimes find myself entertaining un-sexy thoughts when looking at girls who’ve been blessed with boobs as generous as Karin’s. I ask myself: “What must living with a 40-inch bust be like?” Presumably, a … Continue reading

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Notes on “Chinatown Nights”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Intriguing Wellman-directed picture in the doomy Oriental vein of “Broken Blossoms” and “The Bitter Tea of General Yen.” Wallace Beery is Chuck, a bellowing Irish mug who’s installed himself as a warlord in Chinatown. Florence Vidor, in … Continue reading

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Robert and Nanook

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Robert Flaherty’s “Nanook of the North” is usually discussed as a documentary, but I wonder if the movie isn’t ill-served by that conversation, which is simply too limiting to address the subtleties of Flaherty’s art. In focusing on … Continue reading

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “Charade”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: This is a large poster: about five feet in height. They stopped making them in this size in the ’80s.

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Naked Lady of the Week: Ekaterina Monastirskaya

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: A Russian with an aquiline nose, a bee-stung lower lip, and beguiling indigo eyes, Ekaterina has an intriguingly Eastern quality: Her face wouldn’t be out of place on a Byzantine mosaic. She’s known as Paula B. on MetArt, as Katelin … Continue reading

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The Treasure of Treasures

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Lately I’ve been enjoying, bit by bit, the Cohen Film Collection’s restoration of D.W. Griffith’s  “Intolerance,” which is available to stream via Hulu Plus. (It’s also available on Blu-Ray.) I’ve seen the movie many times, but … Continue reading

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“I’m Sorry You Feel That Way”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Bill Burr’s new Netflix special is often dazzling. It’s 80 minutes long, and there’s not a down spot in it. No one can rant like Burr; his routine is a quicksilver stream of beligerence. It’d be grating if it weren’t so dizzyingly … Continue reading

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