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Vittorio de Sica
The garden of Vittorio De Sica
Vittorio De Sica, the subject of a major retrospective at the Harvard Film Archive, "Vittorio De Sica — Neo-Realism, Melodrama, Fantasy," was a movie star in Italy before he became a filmmaker.
Mostly high points at the Harvard Film Archive
| June 04, 2010
Red Queens and White Knights
Four new DVD releases that capitalize on the latest Alice in Wonderland rush.
We’re not through with the Looking Glass, here, people
| March 12, 2010
What does it say about America that marijuana movies are a hot genre right now, perhaps hotter even than in the heyday of Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong’s 1978 Up in Smoke ?
Does a surge of stoner movies mean America is going to pot?
| August 13, 2008
The 16 greatest stoner movies
We’re picking the best 16 stoner films of all time — one for every easily weighable segment of an ounce.
Our favorite marijuana movies
| August 11, 2008
Death at a Funeral
But gags involving excrement and gay dwarfs from the deceased’s past don’t do justice to the cinematic funeral tradition.
A lively boneyard romp
| August 15, 2007
Editors' pick: Place to pick flicks in the shadow of death
For some strange reason, it’s easy to walk past Movieworks.
| April 18, 2007
Major and minor Billy
Billy Wilder’s expansive career began in Germany at the end of the ’20s, continued briefly in Paris when he fled Hitler in 1933, and picked up in Hollywood the following year.
The HFA celebrates Wilder’s centennial
| December 07, 2006
Casino Royale I
Cinema buffs and Bond fans know that the Casino Royale that’s opening in theaters this week isn’t the first screen version of Ian Fleming’s novel.
Would you believe an American James Bond
| November 17, 2006
Demetri Martin has chosen a radical modus operandi for a young contemporary comedian.
Demetri Martin’s precocious humor
| October 25, 2006
The Pink Panther
The comic-sleuth series has struggled since the 1980 death of Peter Sellers, who incarnated the iconic French nincompoop Inspector Clouseau.
Steve Martin's bungling gendarme scours Paris for a killer and the mother of all diamonds
| February 15, 2006
Politics as usual?
Conspiracy, corruption, catastrophe — politics and world events sure can be exciting. Even the mainstream news is taking an interest.
Or will Hollywood cover the issues in 2006?
| January 26, 2006
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