Author Archives: Fabrizio del Wrongo

About Fabrizio del Wrongo

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

Notes on “Every-Night Dreams”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: There’s an almost cubist visual sensibility at work in this 1933 silent from director Mikio Naruse. Scenes are fractured into barrages of angles, the camera sometimes moving in on its subjects in kamikaze fashion. Many of the … Continue reading

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “1941”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: With art by David McMacken.

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Crusades

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: “Zero for Conduct, “Jean Vigo’s rough-hewn, poetic evocation of youth under the strain of institutionalized education, is nearly impossible to summarize in words. Among other things, it’s perhaps the greatest expression of the anarchic impulse ever put on film. In … Continue reading

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“Particle Fever”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: If you’re as cynical as I am, you might get something out of this documentary, which is currently available on Netflix Instant. It chronicles the attempts of physicists associated with CERN to detect the Higgs-Boson, that pesky “god … Continue reading

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “Diary of a Country Priest”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Captures the sense of heightened stillness evoked by Bresson’s style.

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Naked Lady of the Week: Natalia Volkova

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: A creature of slim but sturdy build, Natalia has a lot of frizzy, naughty-girl-next-door appeal. She’s from Russia, naturally. All I learned while searching on the internet is that she’s been posing since 2005 (that’s a … Continue reading

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Juxtaposin': Radical Race In Movies

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Part 2.

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Notes on “Turn Back the Clock”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I had an okay time with this rather flimsy and almost Capraesque Lee Tracy film about an Average Joe who gets to relive the recent past. Because he knows what’ll happen, he makes himself into a financial … Continue reading

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Linkage

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: British tax payers are still paying off debt from the First World War. Worth it? So now I have to leave Facebook to get a Facebook message? Did your favorite documentary make this list of the … Continue reading

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “Citizen Kane”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: For the first big re-release, in 1956.

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