So happy together

Adolescent paradoxes

Me and You [Io e Te], an adaptation of Niccolò Ammaniti’s young-adult novel and the first feature in a decade from Bernardo Bertolucci, now in his 70s, is another of his works about a man and w...
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A Truman Show delusion

Matteo Garrone’s Reality (2012) is, like his previous film Gomorra (2008), which also won the Grand Prix at Cannes, set in Naples. It’s not a Naples of Camorra gangsters, though, but of i...
Where's Heston when you need him?

Damn lacklustre apes!

Now playing Directed by Matt Reeves The reboot marked, of course, the rise, and one of the disappointments of this Dawn is how predictably it sets up yet another sequel—no doubt Ascent or Reign or Ge...
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Out of left field

In mid-afternoon on June 13, I was in Salvador, Brazil, high in the roof-shaded stands above a corner flag in Itaipava Fonte Nova Arena, watching as Spanish keeper Iker Casillas misplayed a pass back...