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  • by Burning Empire Media
    The Hero NinoBread and Chocolate (Pane e cioccolata) is a delightful comedy by Franco Brusati. The film is rooted in a social commentary and as implied by the title, the juxtaposition of Italian and Swiss cultures. The social commentary of Bread and Chocolate remains relevant in the modern era throughout the world. The film uses humor to address prejudice, problems within the Catholic Church, and the universal theme of a […]
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    The Battles of Today            The Battle of Algiers (La battaglia di Algeri) is not only a cinematic masterpiece, but also a look back at history that asks us to look at the world today. Directed by Gillo Pontecorvo and scored by the illustrious Ennio Morricone, the film provides a hyper-realistic and dynamic perspective of the French occupation of Algeria in the 1950s. Pontecorvo’s masterful mise-en-scène and graceful cinematic techniques are […]
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    IntroduzioneFernando Di Leo è stato un sceneggiatore e un regista italiano. Come un regista, Di Leo ha girato venti film, e ha scritto più di quaranta sceneggiature (Rea). Il lavaro di Fernando Di Leo è influente, discusso e molto divertente. Di Leo ha influenzato un po’ dei più rispettati registi di oggi come Quentin Tarantino e John Woo (Coacci). Nonostante la sua influenza, i suoi film e la sua influenza […]
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    Delicious. This movie is late-night maniac deliciousness. Reading all of the reviews of 3 from Hell is an illuminating view of Internet dickholes that are far more concerned with their own self-aggrandizing than the topic of discussion. I fucking love this movie. When I checked the production budget, my pants got wet. This is a 3 fucking million dollar film. That is absolutely nothing and absolutely incredible.If you did not […]
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    A Passing WarningIl Sorpasso (The Easy Life) is a ferociously entertaining film that is both masterful and thought provoking. Directed by Dino Risi, Il Sorpasso stars Vittorio Gassman as Bruno and Jean-Louis Trintignant as Roberto. Nick Vivarelli of Variety referred to Risi as, “An undisputed master of Italy’s postwar commedia all’italiana.” Il Sorpasso demonstrates this sentiment beautifully. On the surface, Il Sorpassois a comedy about a road trip shared by […]
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    John Wick: Chapter 2 hits like a sledgehammer to the skull from the beginning and never stops. Earlier today, I assumed that it was going to be a fantastic and ultra-exciting movie. In fact, I started to think that I was getting a little too excited. Nope. John Wick: Chapter 2 is beyond fantastic. I have not enjoyed a film from beginning to end this much in several years. I […]
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    Sam Peckinpah’s The Wild Bunch tears at the screen with blood and violence. The violence in The Wild Bunch is not only historical but also revolutionary. While the film is one of the most controversial movies of its time, today, its controversy remains a frequently revisited and debated subject among scholars, critics, and movie patrons (Gronstad 167). When The Wild Bunch was first release in 1969, critics and general audiences […]
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