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  • 1917

    1917

    ★★★½

    ...the spectator experiences the disorientation of advancing in an unknown place with the continuous tension that something can happen: this is the strength and the emotional charge of the film that allows us to understand how this tragedy should no longer take place, because war is one of the stupidest things that can exist...

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  • Jojo Rabbit

    Jojo Rabbit

    ★★★½

    Just according to Benigni's precedent “Life is beautiful”, according to the previous extraordinary Charlie Chaplin's "The Great Dictator", according to the fabulous and wonderful "To be or not to be" by Ernst Lubitsch, "Jojo Rabbit" by Taika Waititi in an ironic, irreverent and fun way proposes one of the worst dramas of Europe, mocking Nazism and all forms of violence.

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  • Pinocchio

    Pinocchio

    ★★★

    ...Matteo Garrone is a director that I appreciated and admired for "The Embalmer", for "Dogman" and for "Gomorrah", but that I didn't appreciate for "Tale of Tales" and unfortunately not even for "Pinocchio" where the fable component is missing, the myth is missing, as he transforms it into a kind of horror noir, a gothic fable where even photography has an almost gloomy and desperate start and then it gradually opens.
    But the wicked tenderness of "Dogman" or the poignant…

  • Il primo Natale

    Il primo Natale

    ★★★

    …in questo film ho notato con piacere questo affrontare temi interessanti, civili e contemporanei in maniera poetica, senza forzature o polemiche e senza urlare le proprie opinioni, ma affermandole con serenità e anzi con un sorriso…

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  • The Immortal

    The Immortal

    ★★★

    Cyrus falls into the trap of authorship…
    (translation from Italian)
    The very important feature of Cyrus character was having an extraordinary fixity as result of his moral desolation and also of his absolute and iron will that gave him this determination and this glance, deep but at the same time as if he didn't see anyone. Surely it was one of the keys to Cyrus success, precisely because of this original and suggestive interpretation, but here in the film Marco…

  • Santa Sangre

    Santa Sangre

    ★★★

    When I wrote Santa Sangre…
    (translation from Italian)
    In these days, Santa Sangre is back on the screens with the restored original version in 4k to celebrate the 30th anniversary of its release. Many have asked me to review it, but I can't do it because, first of all I wrote it together with Alessandro Jodorowsky and therefore it would seem to me not very polite and professional to praise me or to criticize me because then in a possible…

  • An Officer and a Spy

    An Officer and a Spy

    ★★★★

    "...with a pinch of diabolism Polanski instills in us the doubt that a whole series of accusations, as happens in the Dreyfus affair, has been built on purpose to crush an innocent and seems almost to ask a role to the intellectuals, that should be guardians of the truth like Zola...” R.L.

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  • Ford v Ferrari

    Ford v Ferrari

    ★★★½

    It is said that one day Henry Ford II wanted to drive a Ferrari and after a lap, when he got off, he said: "It's a perfect car, that damn Ferrari must have hired God to design it." In this kind of respect there is all the film yeast, the spring that triggers the story, making Ford decide to beat Ferrari in Le Mans race... R.L.

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  • Parasite

    Parasite

    ★★★½

    "Poor people dream of rich people and Joon-ho Bong movie is based on this dream. The intelligent, particular and talented Korean director has a vision and an ability to combine popular film with high intellectual class in a inextricable mixture of great suggestion..."

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  • Terminator: Dark Fate

    Terminator: Dark Fate

    ★★★

    "...after seeing Terminator Dark Fate it is impossible not to mention the myth of the Amazons, because James Cameron always draws from the myths and the film is not the struggle of man against machines, but the struggle of machines against women, the struggle between machines that regenerate against the woman who generates, that is, the woman who is able to continue the human species...” R.L.

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  • The Shining

    The Shining

    ★★★★

    "...the opportunity to talk about the writer's block is the release of the Extended Edition of Kubrick's masterpiece The Shining that after The Exorcist is the second in the world ranking of the most seen horror movies... the reissue was edited by Steven Spielberg who has just produced and released Doctor Sleep, based on the novel by Stephen King about little Danny now in his 40s...”

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  • The Jesus Rolls

    The Jesus Rolls

    ★★½

    "John Turturro tall and thin and Bobby Cannavale gigantic and large seem almost Don Quixote and Sancho Panza wandering in this America with the taste of "I vitelloni" by Fellini and "Big Deal on Madonna Street" by Monicelli, but all this set in the metropolis after about 50 years and therefore much more incisive, much worse, but in any case with the same lightness and with the same irony..."

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