Pier Paolo Pasolini

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Pier Paolo Pasolini at the Harvard Film Archive

Perverse, graphic, and despairing, Pasolini's films are some of the most humane in cinema.
Perverse poetry
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 03, 2010

Review: The American

Why so many movies this year about aging secret agents? Probably to accommodate all the aging lead actors.
Gun for hire: Clooney's aim is true
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 03, 2010

Review: Dogtooth

Home schooling takes a hit in Greek director Giorgos Lanthimos's bizarre, chilling parable.
Both absurd and creepy
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 30, 2010

Female trouble

At some point while watching the features in the Harvard Film Archive's "Le Film Maudit" ("cursed films") series — perhaps during the "Circle of Shit" chapter in Pier Paolo Pasolini's SALÒ, OR THE 120 DAYS OF SODOM — you might ask yourself, which is mor
"Le Film Maudit" at the HFA
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 17, 2009

Cheese Danish

Hamlet variations we'd like to see
By PETER KEOUGH  |  August 19, 2008

Czech imbalances

Just about everyone who survived the time with memory intact waxes nostalgic about the ’60s, but perhaps none more so than Czechs.
‘Rare Bohemian Cinema’ at the MFA
By PETER KEOUGH  |  August 23, 2006