A better life, an existentialist noir between show business and bugs

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The plot of A better life The protagonist of the film A better life is Andrea Casadei, lives in Rome, a city filmed by director Fabio del Greco in a dark black and white full of shadows. Andrea, played by Fabio del Greco himself, accepts commissioned jobs from husbands betrayed by their wives, or from […]

David Lynch, the films of a director who reinvented the history of cinema

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David’s childhood David Lynch is among the most famous directors of all time. He was born in Missoula, Montana, on January 20, 1946. His father, Donald Walton Lynch was a research researcher working for the United States Department of Agriculture, and his mother, Edwina “Sunny” Lynch, is was an English teacher. Lynch lived his early […]

B movie: what exactly are B movies and which ones to see?

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At the antipodes of what are considered unmissable movies and masterpieces are the B movies. But in some cases, over time, the value of some of these B films has been reassessed to cult status. B movie: meaning The term b movie comes from the English definition that film studios used to give to minor […]

Samuel Fuller, 9 must-see films by the great American director

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Who was Samuel Fuller? Samuel Fuller was an American director, screenwriter, and novelist. He has been called “the last great Hollywood author” and has directed 30 films in his career. Born in Worcester, Massachusetts on August 12, 1912 to Ukrainian Jewish immigrants from Kiev; Samuel studied journalism / communications at the University of Illinois before […]

Sherlock Holmes, 8 films not to be missed on the famous detective

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Before moving on to the list of the best films to watch about the most famous private detective in the world, let’s take a look at how the literary character of Sherlock Holmes was born, his author, his story. The books of Sherlock Holmes Sherlock Holmes is a literary character of mystery stories created by […]

Hitchcock: biofilmography and 9 lesser-known films you can’t miss

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Who was Alfred Hitchcock?  The one who would become one of the most famous directors of all time was the son of a modest family of merchants, his father was a fruit and vegetable trader, Alfred Hitchcock studied in a strict boarding school of Jesuit fathers. After the loss of his father he enrolled in […]

Orson Welles, life, style and 10 films to see absolutely

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Orson Welles and the beginnings with the theater Orson Welles is among the most famous directors in the history of cinema. He was born in a wealthy family in Wisconsin from a pianist mother and inventor father from whom he inherited both talents: already as a child he plays the piano and plays games of […]

Dystopian Movies: 9 titles to see absolutely

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Among the most famous films in the history of cinema there is a sub-genre that generates a lot of interest: that of dystopian films. In a dystopian film the heart of the story is a dystopia, an imaginary reality projected into the imminent future of a totalitarian and totally negative society. It can take on […]