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Moravia's Contempt

Francis Levy | Posted 10.09.2016 | Home
Francis Levy

When you're not able to be happy, you can at least write about it--something which is comprised of its own pleasures, rewards and yes even the happiness of being able to write such a perfect description of dispossession.

Movie review: We Have a Pope

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.03.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Thoughtful but funny in a low-key way, Nanni Moretti's We Have a Pope examines the idea of papal succession through a fictional story that reminds us ...

Politics and an Atheist's Pope: Nanni Moretti in the Spotlight, Part Two

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.02.2012 | Home
E. Nina Rothe

We Have a Pope is a thought-provoking film attempting to shed light on the doubts that can be felt by a true leader.

Be Italian: Nanni Moretti's We Have a Pope

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.30.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Introducing a private screening of his new movie, We Have a Pope, this week, director Nanni Moretti stopped mid-sentence and walked up the aisle to kiss kiss his pal John Turturro.

Cannes 2011: Nanni Moretti's Comic Success Habemus Papam

Karin Badt | Posted 07.16.2011 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

While some critics have seen Habemus Papam as a heretical critique of the Catholic Church, the parody goes farther: behind all pomp and circumstance is an empty hole.

Beauty With Substance: The Best Catherine Deneuve Movies By Farr

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

Now a vigorous 66, Catherine Deneuve remains as busy as ever. While awaiting her next release, why not re-visit some of the seminal titles that made her France's "grande dame" of film.