There’s a scene halfway through Vicky Cristina Barcelona where the narrator elaborates on the thoughts of the American Christina while spending time in Barcelona: “She was already thinking of herself as a kind of ex-patriot, not smothered by what she believed to be America’s puritanical and materialistic culture which she had little patience for. She saw herself more a European [...]Read more ›
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By this point in his career, Woody Allen’s European migration has visited many popular tourist destinations: London, Paris and Barcelona for example. Now, it is Rome’s turn. Returning to a somewhat fantasy narrative, Allen’s 42nd feature To Rome with Love enters a grouping of films that include The Purple Rose of Cairo and Midnight in Paris to a lesser extent.Read more ›
What perfect timing (Wednesdays with Woody) for the trailer to arrive for Woody Allen’s new film To Rome With Love. Originally titled The Bop Decameron, and then Nero Fiddled (my personal favourite out of the three chosen names), To Rome With Love sees a group of interrelated couples traipsing around Rome in a lighthearted comic fashion.Read more ›
By James Madden. Viewed on 27/01/2010. Every now and then a film comes along that reminds you of the golden age of Hollywood. Rob Marshall’s Nine is one of these gems. I was slightly hesitant in seeing Marshall’s latest offering, after not so glowing reviews and his previous work Memoirs of a Geisha (which was good, but not of the [...]Read more ›