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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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“3 Days to Kill”

Paleo Retiree writes: I don’t have much feeling for, let alone interest in, current movies, and recently I’ve been seeing no more than two or three new movies each year. So you’d be nuts to take my reactions to current … Continue reading

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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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