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Entries by Network Awesome from 03/2012

Not a Travel Film: Fellini's Roma

| Posted 03.05.2012 | Entertainment

It is an idea that Fellini sticks to when putting his vast, multi-colored spotlight on his home city. But like any major metropolitan city, it is only one facet of its massive whole.

Fehérlófia: The Most Beautiful Psychedelic Trip You've Ever Seen

| Posted 03.07.2012 | Entertainment

Without knowing you at all, I can say that Fehérlófia is unlike any other movie you've seen.

The Quietly Lasting Impact of Ennio Morricone

| Posted 03.07.2012 | Entertainment

In the span of his six-decade career, Ennio Morricone has scored over 500 films and television shows, including Fistful of Dollars (1964,) The Good, The Bad and The Ugly (1967,) and Danger: Diabolik (1968.)

Jean "Moebius" Giraud, 1938-2012, 2012-Onwards

| Posted 03.13.2012 | Entertainment

It's hard to imagine that his work, his style and his visions would come to an end, yet sadly, this past Saturday, March 10th, Jean "Moebius" Giraud passed away from an unpublicized fight with cancer.

Bruce Weber and Chet Baker: Gorgeous Creatures

| Posted 03.19.2012 | Huffington Post

Is it any wonder why Bruce Weber was drawn to Chet Baker as a documentary subject? Weber, a longtime fashion photographer, is in love with the image of beautiful young people.

Forbidden Planet: Space Is the Place (for More Colonialism)

| Posted 03.23.2012 | Entertainment

Forbidden Planet has its place among the best science fiction movies. This place is due to its influence rather than its initial reception, though.

From Russia With Love: The Strange Tale of Clara Rockmore and Léon Theremin

| Posted 03.28.2012 | Arts

There is something about the Theremin, both its sound and the manner of its playing, that is almost comedic. The Theremin was and is however the sound of the future, albeit the sound of the future as first heard in the technologically-optimistic Soviet Russia of the 1920's.