by Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi ‘Moomins on the Riviera’ brings to the big screen the charming characters by Tove Jansson. Finnish film producer-director Hanna Hemilä and French animation film director-producer Xavier Picard joined forces back in 2010 to create a unique hand-drawn animation technique inspired by the original comic strips. In this Exclusive Interview, director Xavier  [ Read More ]


by Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi In a white’s man world, where the publishing industry is having a rough time, a black woman from Detroit establishes herself as media entrepreneur. Angela T. Jones is exceptionally established professionally: besides serving as the Chief Executive Officer of Super Woman Productions and Publishing LLC, Jones is also a correspondent blogger  [ Read More ]


“Jauja” is the Lisandro Alonso-directed drama, debuting at Un Certain Regard section of the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, and starring Viggo Mortensen as a Danish father who, along with his daughter, settles in the desolate Jauja region in Patagonia Argentina.


by Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi Garnet Frost embodies the hopes and fears of our specie: human kind is constantly in pursuit of meaning. The talented young British film-maker, Ed Perkins, conscious of this decided to capture the fantastic modern tale of an older man setting off on a new journey to find a mysterious treasure. For  [ Read More ]


French director Olivier Dahan’s Grace of Monaco is to open the next Festival de Cannes. The world preview will take place on Wednesday 14 May, 2014, in the Grand Théâtre Lumière of the Palais des Festivals, in the Official Selection category, Out of Competition. Grace of Monaco follows on from The Great Gatsby by Baz  [ Read More ]

Thierry Dreyfus

by Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi Thierry Dreyfus’ light and video installation enhances the majestic beauty of the Borusan Contemporary Museum of Istanbul, located in the Perili Kösk, also known as the “haunted mansion.” This building is one of the most exquisite architectural examples of the Turkish heritage, and has been chosen by the artist of lights  [ Read More ]


by Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi Put a touch of native American pride in a Cherokee actor such as Johnny Depp, get an iconic myth of American culture such as ‘The Lone Ranger’ – which started as a radio show in 1933 and became an established television series in the 50s – add 250 million dollars and  [ Read More ]


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 ]


Quartet the movie review by Chiara Spagnoli We are accustomed to seeing Mr Dustin Hoffman in front of the camera ever since he played the young Benjamin Braddock seduced by the sensuous Anne Bancroft-Mrs Robinson in ‘The Graduate’. Today at age 75, Hoffman has decided to step behind the camera for his directorial debut in  [ Read More ]

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LOTUS EATERS by Chiara Spagnoli from NY Once upon a time there was a contemporary Alice in Wonderland who got plunged in London’s West End of wealthy spoilt kids, engaged in procrastination, sex, drugs and ennui. “Lotus Eaters” sets Alexandra McGuinness’ debut as a director through, an incredibly alluring movie, which has had a great  [ Read More ]