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LATEST ARTICLES

Donald Glover - Weirdo

DONALD GLOVER: WEIRDO (2012) – Full Transcript

Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah, gonna talk about a lot of stuff. My parents are gonna see it. They're the ones in the other car....
ALI WONG - BABY COBRA (2016)

ALI WONG: BABY COBRA (2016) – Full Transcript

Ali Wong's stand up special delves into her sexual adventures, hoarding, the rocky road to pregnancy, and why feminism is terrible.
Norm Macdonald - Hitler's Dog, Gossip & Trickery (2017)

NORM MACDONALD: HITLER’S DOG, GOSSIP & TRICKERY (2017) – Full Transcript

In this new stand-up special, Norm Macdonald delivers sly, deadpan observations from an older — and perhaps even wiser — point of view.

CINEMA

Blue Velvet (1986) - Jeffrey Beaumont (Kyle Mclachlan) and Frank Booth (Dennis Hopper)

BLUE VELVET (1986) – Review by Tracy Biga [Film Quarterly]

by Tracy Biga Much of the humor in David Lynch’s reworked fifties crime thriller/horror/gothic film Blue Velvet comes from mundane statements which, when filtered by...
Francis Ford Coppola, at right, directs Marlon Brando and the cast in the wedding scene at the start of The Godfather. By Steve Schapiro

THE GODFATHER WARS – by Mark Seal

Mark Seal recalls how the clash of Hollywood sharks, Mafia kingpins, and cinematic geniuses shaped the Hollywood masterpiece 'The Godfather'

STAND-UP COMEDY

Donald Glover - Weirdo

DONALD GLOVER: WEIRDO (2012) – Full Transcript

Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah, gonna talk about a lot of stuff. My parents are gonna see it. They're the ones in the other car....
ALI WONG - BABY COBRA (2016)

ALI WONG: BABY COBRA (2016) – Full Transcript

Ali Wong's stand up special delves into her sexual adventures, hoarding, the rocky road to pregnancy, and why feminism is terrible.
Norm Macdonald - Hitler's Dog, Gossip & Trickery (2017)

NORM MACDONALD: HITLER’S DOG, GOSSIP & TRICKERY (2017) – Full Transcript

In this new stand-up special, Norm Macdonald delivers sly, deadpan observations from an older — and perhaps even wiser — point of view.
Daniel Tosh - People Pleaser (2016)

DANIEL TOSH: PEOPLE PLEASER (2016) – Full Transcript

Transcript of the Stand-up Special that Daniel Tosh did for Comedy Central, which he performed in July 2015 at The Wilshire Ebell Theater, in Los Angeles

LITERATURE

Emilio Lussu

LA MORTE DI EMILIO LUSSU NELLA PAGINE DELL’UNIONE SARDA

Raccolta di articoli apparsi sul quotidiano L'Unione Sarda il giorno dopo la morte di Emilio Lussu
Giuseppe Dessì nel suo studio a Roma nel 1972

DESSÌ E IL SUO PAESE D’OMBRE

Lo scrittore sardo Giuseppe Dessì intervistato in occasione della pubblicazione del suo romanzo Paese d'ombre

HISTORY

Do you remember this photograph? In the United States, people have taken pains to banish it from the record of September 11, 2001. The story behind it, though, and the search for the man pictured in it, are our most intimate connection to the horror of that day.
Lo scrittore spagnolo Antonio Muñoz Molina era nel centro di New York l’11 settembre. Ecco la sua testimonianza sui primi istanti della tragedia

FOOTBALL

21-10-2008 - Champions League - Juventus-Real Madrid 2-1

JUVENTUS-REAL MADRID: LE EUROSFIDE

CONDUCE 5-4 LA JUVE In Coppa dei Campioni/Champions League, Juve e Real si sono sfidate in 9 occasioni e la Juve ha potuto gioire 5...
Juventus-Amburgo 0-1 Finale Coppa dei Campioni 1982-83

JUVENTUS-AMBURGO 0-1: FINE DI UN SOGNO

Dieci anni dopo la sfida di Belgrado con l’Ajax, la squadra bianconera ha sorprendentemente fallito la sua seconda finale nel più prestigioso torneo continentale - Un gol di Magath è bastato per assicurare ai tedeschi dell'Amburgo il trofeo

OBITUARIES

Emilio Lussu

LA MORTE DI EMILIO LUSSU NELLA PAGINE DELL’UNIONE SARDA

Raccolta di articoli apparsi sul quotidiano L'Unione Sarda il giorno dopo la morte di Emilio Lussu
Manlio Scopigno, 1968

MANLIO SCOPIGNO. UNICO, COME QUELLO SCUDETTO

È morto Manlio Scopigno, l'allenatore del grande Cagliari: «filosofo» e profondo conoscitore di calcio
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MOVIE REVIEWS

Blue Velvet (1986) - Jeffrey Beaumont (Kyle Mclachlan) and Frank Booth (Dennis Hopper)

BLUE VELVET (1986) – Review by Tracy Biga [Film Quarterly]

by Tracy Biga Much of the humor in David Lynch’s reworked fifties crime thriller/horror/gothic film Blue Velvet comes from mundane statements which, when filtered by...
The Godfather (1972) - Marlon Brando as Don Vito Corleone

THE GODFATHER (1972) – Review by Janet Maslin

Janet Maslin reviews Francis Ford Coppola's 'The Godfather'. Published in Boston After Dark, 1972 March 28

INTERVIEWS

Stanley Kubrick on the set of Spartacus, 1959

PROFILE: STANLEY KUBRICK (1966) by Jeremy Bernstein

Jeremy Bernstein's 1966 profile of director Stanley Kubrick
Stanley Kubrick on the set of Full Metal Jacket

STANLEY KUBRICK: THE ROLLING STONE INTERVIEW (1987)

The last formal interview Stanley Kubrick gave was in London in 1987 as part of the publicity campaign for "Full Metal Jacket". By Tim Cahill of Rolling Stone magazine

MOVIE CLASSIC SCENE

Wall Street (1987) - Greed is good

WALL STREET (1987) – “Greed Is Good…”

“Well, ladies and gentlemen, we’re not here to indulge in fantasy, but in political and economic reality... I am not a destroyer of companies. I...

What we see

and what we seem

are but a dream…

a dream within a dream.

[Picnic At Hanging Rock]