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Review: Mediterranea, 2015, dir. Jonas Carpignano

Review: Mediterranea, 2015, dir. Jonas Carpignano


“Occasionally, fate and movie release schedules collude with one another to drop a fresh title on audiences at exactly the right moment. That’s more or less the case with Mediterranea, the feature debut of short filmmaker Jonas Carpignano: Check his picture against the United States’ dialogue on immigration, and you may feel the unnerving sense … Continue reading

The Criterion Files: Bicycle Thieves/Gomorrah (pt.1)

The Criterion Files: Bicycle Thieves/Gomorrah (pt.1)


I’m going to do something a little bit different with this week’s Criterion File– I’m splitting it up into two segments. Why? Simple: the two films I selected for this installment both gave me an enormous amount to talk about, and not just on individual levels, or within the context of themselves, either. On the … Continue reading