I play the orchestra: Steve Jobs

Danny Boyle’s movie closed the 59th London Film Festival as the best icing on the cake ever seen. True; this is a redundant story even on the big screen: Noah Wyle ( E.R.’s Doctor Carter) portrayed Steve Jobs in 1999 in the masterpiece Pirates of Silicon Valley. More recently, in 2013, Ashton Kutcher was Steve…

I swear my eternal virginity: SWORN VIRGIN

  In a Film Festival focus on gender that opened with Suffraggettes, Sworn Virgin by Italian director Laura Bispuri  is for sure a movie that can’t pass unnoticed. Bispuri‘s film (here our interview with her) tells about patriarchal Albanian tradition to ask whether renouncing sex can ever be the path to personal freedom. The movie…

A chat with: Duane Hopkins

We met BYPASS (here the review) director, Duane Hopkins during the London Film Festival and we talked about his last movie that premiered at the Festival. Q: “ByPass is a really great story. Who inspired it to you?” H: “I was casting for another project and for this reason I went to meet some people in…

A chat with: Daniel Monzon

We met El Nino (read here our review) director Daniel Monzon at one of the Afternoon Tea during the London Film Festival. Friendly and helpful, we spent in his company 40 pleasant minutes that we now sum up in this interview. Meanwhile let us congratulate with Monzon and with Jesus Castro (El Nino main character) for…

THE CIRCUS IS IN TOWN: The Face of an Angel

Michael Winterbottom‘s new movie is a journey inside two really close worlds: journalism and cinema. And, sometimes, for the “men at work”, this direct attack can be hard to accept. This is the only reason I can find to explain why the press, especially the Italian one, has been so mean about this movie at…