Archive for dicembre, 2013

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by Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi Charles Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’ is by far the most performed Yuletide story. The allegory of redemption, in the name of envisioning a brotherhood of man, never ceases to have a beguiling charm. This year, New York’s The Players Theatre has enacted the Victorian novella, through Literally Alive Productions, thanks to  [ Read More ]

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Exclusive Interview with Dr. Palitha T. B. Kohna, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations by Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi His Excellency Ambassador Dr. Palitha T.B. Kohona of Sri Lanka, through this exclusive interview depicts the wonders of “The UNESCO listed Cultural Triangle” in his country, tributed at the AIA's International Archaeology  [ Read More ]

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by Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi Once upon a time, financier and philanthropist Otto Hermann Kahn decided to build his own mansion in 1919, right in the middle of a 443 acre plot on the highest point of Cold Spring Harbor in Long Island. Thusly, Oheka Castle was named after his creator, as a contraction of his  [ Read More ]

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Grudge Match, the review

dicembre - 23 - 2013
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by Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi ‘Grudge Match’ is the macho-funny holiday flick that merges the all-time classics ‘Rocky’ and ‘Raging Bull,’ pairing up the aged and flabby Sylvester Stallone and Bob De Niro on the box ring. Two retired Pittsburgh boxers, Billy “The Kid” McDonnen (De Niro) and Henry “Razor” Sharp (Stallone), have an unsettled thirty  [ Read More ]

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By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi The Women Film Critics Circle is an association of 65 women film critics and scholars from around the country and internationally, who are involved in print, newswire, radio, online and TV broadcast media. The WFCC started in 2004 to form the first women critics organisation in the United States, in the  [ Read More ]

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by Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ is the second instalment of a three-part film series based on J. R. R. Tolkien’s 1937 novel ‘The Hobbit,’ beginning with ‘An Unexpected Journey’ in 2012 and set to conclude with ‘There and Back Again’ in 2014. The epic fantasy adventure is co-written, produced and  [ Read More ]

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August: Osage County

dicembre - 11 - 2013
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by Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi Tracy Lett’s dark comedy, winner of 2008’s Pulitzer Prize, after being performed in Chicago, on Broadway, in London’s Nation Theatre, finally lands on screen. ‘August: Osage County’ is the story of the Weston family. It is set in Oklahoma (Osage County) during August. The drama takes hold when Beverly Weston (Sam  [ Read More ]

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by Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi We are all more than acquainted with Mary Poppins: Julie Andrews’ marvellous interpretation conquered young and old alike, just as the delicate books that were the inspirers of the Disney movie, written by the British-Australian author P.L. Travers. But not all know of Walt Disney’s challenge to convince the cantankerous, uncompromising  [ Read More ]

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Visionaries: Week 1 Cinematic polymath James Franco presents his work as a director, artist, mentor and cinematographer. James Franco #1. Dream The polymath artist / actor / director – and first Dazed Visionary – presents a lyrical short film   Related Images:

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THE AVANT-GARDES OF FIN-DE-SIÈCLE PARIS: Signac, Bonnard, Redon, and their Contemporaries Curated by Vivien Greene September 28, 2013 – January 6, 2014 The exhibition The Avant-gardes of Fin-de-Siècle Paris: Signac, Bonnard, Redon, and their Contemporaries focuses on the avant-gardes of the late nineteenth century, with special attention paid to the Neo-Impressionist, Nabi, and Symbolist movements.  [ Read More ]

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