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by Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi     Giovanna Taviani, follows in the footsteps of the Taviani Brothers – her father (Vittorio) and uncle (Paolo) – and investigates in ‘The Rescue’ (or ‘Redemption’), the life and rebirth of Salvatore Striano, the ex-prisoner of Rebibbia prison who played the role of Brutus in Taviani brothers’ ‘Caesar Must Die.’  [ Read More ]

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by Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi     ‘Handmade Cinema,’ is a loving tribute to the craftsmen and artisans whose invisible hands help create the magic of cinema. The documentary written by Laura Delli Colli and Guido Torlonia, and directed by the latter, is at the Open Roads: New Italian Cinema Film Festival at Lincoln Center in  [ Read More ]

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Eco Conclave

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by Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi Pope Francis’ pontificate has been blessed by sustainability from the very start! When the 266th Bishop of Rome made his first appearance as Pontiff on the balcony of Saint Peter’s Basilica, 5 solar panel compactors were present in the Vatican area, dealing with the large amount of waste produced by the  [ Read More ]

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By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi   Milan’s latest Design Week has “shed light” on an exceptional master of illumination. Thierry Dreyfus is an art director, photographer and artist since 1985, when he first started experimenting with light inside theatres and operas.   Over the past 30 years, Dreyfus has sculpted, drawn, and projected light onto prints,  [ Read More ]

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By Francesco Cerea (Academician of Italian Cuisine) and Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi According to the Latins Dulcis In Fundo, i.e. we save the sweet/best for last, but during the Art&Pastry Festival the sweet is served before, during and after. The city of Lugano, Switzerland, has hosted on the 2nd and 3rd of March the first edition  [ Read More ]

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A great goal for four established artists taking part in one of the most regarded art fairs in the world.   Four cartoonists, Alberto Corradi, Diavù (Davide Vecchiato), Massimo Giacon and Ale Giorgini, one project: from the 7th to the 10th of March the quartet will develop and perform live the forthcoming show QU4TTRO (four),  [ Read More ]

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Gangster Squad, the review

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“Gangster Squad“ Review by ChiaraSpagnoli If you’re in the mood for a guilty pleasure Ruben Fleisher’s film will be just your cup of tea! ‘Gangster Squad’ projects the viewer in 1949’s Los Angeles. The city of angels is tackling with the ruthless mob king Mickey Cohen (Sean Penn). But his entire racket will have to  [ Read More ]

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Beautiful Creatures review by Chiara Spagnoli After obsessive-Twilight-saga years, people have grown a certain allergic reaction to romantic dramas between mortals and supernatural creatures. And yet ‘Beautiful Creatures’ is undoubtably a delightful surprise. The film directed by Richard LaGravenese is based on the New York Times bestselling fantasy young adult novel, written by the girl-power  [ Read More ]

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A Good Day To Die Hard, the review

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A Good Day To Die Hard review by Chiara Spagnoli “Bang Bang” is what Nancy Sinatra sang in the late 60s and how the 5th Die Hard film would generally add up to: “Bang bang, he shot me down, Bang bang, I hit the ground, Bang bang, that awful sound, Bang bang, my baby shot  [ Read More ]

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The Impossible movie review by Chiara Spagnoli The acclaimed Spanish horror-film director, Juan Antonio Bayona, has released an outstanding dramatic masterpiece, based on the true story of Maria Belón who lived, with her husband Enrique and three sons Lucas, Simon, and Tomas, the experience of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. Maria is portrayed by Naomi  [ Read More ]

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