Night of the Living Dead: Mere Anarchy Is Loosed
With the scrappiest of means, George A. Romero created not only a landmark of independent cinema but also an indelible portrait of America as hellscape.
Masks and Faces
Seeing Clearly Through Tears: On the Smart Sentiment of Umberto D.
White: The Nonpolitical Reunifications of Karol Karol
Homicide: What Are You, Then?
Hands over the City: Confidential Reports—The Investigative Thrillers of Francesco Rosi
Twenty-one years after Orson Welles sprang on the world a current-events picture called Citizen Kane—original title, American—a worthy successor burst forth in Francesco Rosi's Salvatore Giuliano. A real-life story of the recent murder of a Sicil…
Divorce Italian Style: The Facts (and Fancies) of Murder
Trains frame the story and provide its turning point; cars advance the plot. Through these vehicles, Pietro Germi offers locomotive relief in Divorce Italian Style, a comedy about the horrors of inertia. More precisely, it is a film that wrings laug…