LFF: “Out of Blue”or a crime story about connections

Based on Martin Amis novel Night Train, this poignant mix of crime movie and drama is the new creation by surprising director Carol Morley whose passion for eerie stories and female characters already emerged with her previous The Falling.  Mike Hoolihan (Patricia Clarkson) is investigating on the mysterious death of an astrophysicist (Mamie Gummer). Her research will soon try to get…

LFF: “Suspiria” by Luca Guadagnino. A variation on a theme by Dario Argento.

An important premise: it’s pointless to compare the original Suspiria by Dario Argento with this version just released by Call Me By Your Name acclaimed director Luca Guadagnino as this one is more a variation on a theme created by Dario Argento and Daria Nicolodi. The original plot, which sees the young Suzy Bannion (Dakota Johnson) join the Markos…

62nd BFI LFF: Lenny Abrahamson announced as Jury President, and another first: the public will be invited to the award presentation at a special screening of the winning film.

The 62nd BFI London Film Festival just announced the ten contenders for the Official Competition: Birds of Passage (Pájaros de verano) by Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra Destroyer by Karyn Kusama Happy as Lazzaro (Lazzaro felice) by Alice Rohrwacher Happy New Year, Colin Burstead. by Ben Wheatley In Fabric by Peter Strickland Joy by Sudabeh…

Raindance Closing Night Film: The Odds

A woman enters an underground endurance competition, hoping to win the million dollar prize and turn her life around. As the increasingly punishing rounds progress, she finds herself entangled in a sadistic, manipulative game with no way out. First feature from American writer and director Bob Giordano, The Odds is a tense, close psychological body…

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Clàs-si-co: il festival di Canelli chiude con le parole di Primo Levi e la voce di Andrea Bosca

Bilancio più che positivo per il Festival Clàs-si-co di Canelli conclusosi domenica 20 maggio. Ben visibile negli occhi del direttore artistico Marco Drago, la soddisfazione per l’ottima riuscita della tre giorni quando, in una Piazza Amedeo D’Aosta gremita, sale sul palco per presentare l’ultimo appuntamento previsto. Una domenica senza stelle; ma che profuma comunque d’estate.…