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Archive for June, 2017

Review: Children of the Night

— by RON WILKINSON — Andrea De Sica’s simmering teenage drama debuted at The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Istituto Luce Cinecittà’s 17th edition of “Open Roads: New Italian Cinema” taking place through June 7. Giulio and Edoardo are troubled teenagers trapped in the terror[...]

Review: Nowhere to Hide

— by BEV QUESTAD — America may be lacking moral leadership these days, but its vigilance and ethical spirit are stronger than ever. This year’s powerful 2017 Human Rights Watch Film Festival (HRWFF) in New York City features the most crucial issues of our time, opening with a candid do[...]

Review: Two Soldiers (aka Due Soldati)

— by RON WILKINSON — Director Marco Tullio Giordana’s tale of love and redemption debuted at The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Istituto Luce Cinecittà’s 17th edition of “Open Roads: New Italian Cinema” taking place through June 7. The film starts with a gritty army patrol i[...]

Review: The Confessions (aka Le Confessioni)

— by RON WILKINSON — This low-key pot boiler had its New York premiere June 1 at The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Istituto Luce Cinecittà’s 17th edition of “Open Roads: New Italian Cinema” taking place the first week of June. The movie deals with a final judgment enacted on [...]