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Boyhood

Directed by: Richard Linklater Cast: Patricia Arquette, Ellar Coltrane, Lorelei Linklater, Ethan Hawke Running time: 166 minutes Boyhood follows the story of Mason (Ellar Coltrane), his older sister Samantha (Lorelei Linklater), Mom (Patricia Arquette), and Dad (Ethan Hawke). The movie was filmed sporadically over a period of twelve… Read More

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Il Cinema Ritrovato: East of Eden

Elia Kazan’s East of Eden was James Dean’s first lead role in a film. “Screenwriter Paul Osborn suggested Dean, and after a brief interview, Kazan was sure this guy was Cal.” In his introduction for this film before its screening in the Arlecchino, Ned Price… Read More

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Il Cinema Ritrovato: A Fistful of Dollars

In his lecture on June 30th, Sir Christopher Frayling explained that “the root of Sergio Leone’s cinema is the love and understanding of Hollywood films, combined with a complete rejection of what they stood for with their ideology.” He continues to explain that “the Italian… Read More