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Gomorrah: The Crime Drama You Don't Want to Miss

Giulia Blasi | Posted 05.12.2017 | Entertainment
Giulia Blasi

Gomorrah's season two premiered in Italy on May 10th. An excellent excuse to talk about one of the finest works of televised storytelling to break out of the country in recent years: the show was sold in 130 countries all over the world, including the U.S.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Matteo Garrone on Reality

Dan Persons | Posted 05.14.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Director Matteo Garrone takes the naturalistic intensity he poured into his crime film Gomorrah and applies it to this sly tale of ambition gone way, way wrong.

Mallika Rao

'To Try To Be Fellini..It's Suicide' | Mallika Rao | Posted 03.14.2013 | Arts

Matteo Garrone is a hard man to ignore. The director’s celebrated 2008 drama about a clan of gangsters in southern Italy, “Gomorrah,” starts wit...

Cannes 2012: Obsession With Reality Shows Drives Man Insane in Garrone's 'Reality'

Karin Badt | Posted 07.23.2012 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

The story of a fishmonger in Naples obsessed with the possibility of being on a Big Brother, Reality is about how easy it is for a human to become consumed by artificial dreams to the point of mental illness.

PHOTOS: Finding Sodom In Madaba, Jordan's Historic City

Bob Schulman | Posted 04.08.2012 | Travel
Bob Schulman

To put it mildly, the ancient Jordanian city of Madaba has a bit of history: Moses may have first looked at The Promised Land from atop nearby Mount Nebo.

Berlusconi Criticizes Gomorrah, Says it is "Promotional Support" for Mafia

Nicola Orichuia | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nicola Orichuia

What Berlusconi doesn't understand, or maybe he's just pretending to not understand, is that the only way to fight mafia efficiently is to let people know about it.

African Immigrants In Italy: Slave Labor For The Mafia

TIME | Nina Burleigh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Xenophobes in homogenous European countries often complain that immigrants will erase their most precious cultural norms. The race riots in southern I...

Roberto Saviano: Mafia Out To Make A Killing From Italy Quake

The Independent | Peter Popham | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Roberto Saviano, the best-selling author of Gomorrah, says the flood of aid money pouring into the earthquake-hit Abruzzo region risks making the area...