International men of mediocrity: Sean Penn, Javier Bardem, Idris Elba edition.
Sean Penn is serious. He’s a serious actor, a respected director and a politician with two Academy Awards under his belt (for Milk and Mystic River). It’s surprising then, to see him buffed, bronzed and rippling with veiny muscles in his first...
The Son’s Room is a masterfully controlled and conceived film that towers above the similarly themed and titled In The Bedroom.
Nanni Moretti announced himself as a warm, slightly goofy comedian with the highly regarded Caro Diario, but turns his image on its head with the lauded The Son’s Room.
Giovanni, played by the director Nanni Moretti, is a psychiatrist who lives with his wife, Paola, Laura Morante, and their teenage children, Irene and Andrea, in a provincial port city. They are a very modern, very affectionate family, although...
The romantic comedy, The Manual Of Love was an Italian box office hit. Directed by Giovanni Veronesi, it explores the highs and lows of love and relationships through four interconnecting episodes. The film pays tribute to the Italian romantic...