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“The Great Beauty”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: A fanciful jaunt through modern-day Rome seen through the eyes of a nearing-the-end-of-the-road libertine, “The Great Beauty” consciously evokes Fellini, though it’s free of Fellini’s attenuation and his lordly high-handedness. Writer-director Paolo Sorrentino has the advertising-soaked sensibility … Continue reading

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “Repulsion”

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Soft Spots

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I have a soft spot for secret passageways, bookshelves that open into silence, staircases that go down into a void, and hidden safes. I even have one myself, but I won’t tell you where. At the … Continue reading

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “Deep Red”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Nice riff on Saul Bass’ design for the”Vertigo” campaign.

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “T-Men”

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “A Married Woman”

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “Touch of Evil”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: With art by France’s master the of b-movie poster, Constantin Belinsky.

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“Female”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: In the 1933 “Female,” Ruth Chatteron plays a successful industrialist who goes through men with the efficiency of a Catherine the Great. When she fancies a secretary (they’re all male), she invites them to her manse for dinner, … Continue reading

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “Tenebre”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: From Spain. Art by the great Francisco Fernandez Zarza-Pérez, aka Jano. Related There appears to be a documentary about Jano. I’d love to see it.

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