Il terribile libro di Orwell ha segnato il nostro tempo, gli ha fornito una immagine ossessiva, la minaccia di un millennio assai prossimo, e dicendo "quel giorno verrà..." ci ha impegnato tutti nell'attesa di quel giorno
Not a single critic, not even those few who claimed to like Eyes Wide Shut, made any attempt to understand the film on its own artistic terms. Instead, the critics denounced the film for not living up to the claims its publicists had made for it.
by Timothy J. Gilfoyle In December 2002, Martin Scorsese’s Gangs of New York opened to critical acclaim. The Chicago Tribune’s Michael Wilmington described the motion picture as “a period epic of hatred and fire,” “a movie of grand reckless ambition,” and “a film burning with creative passion, over-reaching, magnificently wild.” [...]
È a New York da dieci giorni, è venuto per il festival cinematografico, vi davano due dei suoi film. Sono proprio curiosa di saper se l’America piace a questo marxista convinto, a questo cristiano arrabbiato, insomma a Pasolini.
by Dilys Powell The Grapes of Wrath is not just a film, not just a tragedy, not just a social indictment even; it is an experience; it is history unfolding like a terrible fungus; it is America. Not the cinema America; no lovely silk legs, no Civil War; not the [...]
by Vivian C. Sobchack Since its release in 1940, the film version of The Grapes of Wrath has attracted enormous and enduring critical and popular attention.1 Yet, in some ways it has also remained a neglected film, a film obscured by the shadow of its illustrious parentage (John Ford out [...]
"The most important thing I wanted to do in the making of Apocalypse Now was to create a film experience that would give its audience a sense of the horror, the madness, the sensuousness, and the moral dilemma of the Vietnam war. "