Roberto Benigni

  • Film

    July 5, 2012

    To Rome with Love

    Everything continues apace in Woody Allen's latest comedy, and that's not so bad.

  • Film

    June 28, 2012

    Woody's Roman Holiday

    Woody Allen and two co-stars meet in L.A. to talk about his new film, To Rome With Love, and some old themes (art, death, love).

  • Film

    May 24, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 21, 2009

    For Yom HaShoah: Five Holocaust Movies To Avoid

    Today is Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day. Commemoration takes many forms, from synagogue services and the recitation of the Kaddish to candlelight vigils to -- according to Wikipedia -- the "viewing of a Holocaust-themed film." In my opinion, the final cinematic word on the subject is 1985 ... More >>

  • Film

    January 15, 2009

    From Reverence to Rape in Defiance

    Hollywood plunders meaning from the Holocaust – again

  • Film

    September 25, 2008

    Very Minor: Miracle at St. Anna

    No matter the run time and budget, Spike Lee's WWII drama is an epic bore

  • Home Entertainment

    September 6, 2007
  • Blogs

    January 29, 2007

    Momma Joke

    Tonight at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, it's former first lady Barbara Bush's turn to pick her favorite flick for the Movies Houstonians Love series. Her choice: Life Is Beautiful, Roberto Benigni's touching tale of a father's efforts to shield his son from the grim horrors of the Holocaust. ... More >>

  • Film

    May 20, 2004

    A Good Buzz

    Jim Jarmusch serves the perfect blend: Coffee and Cigarettes

  • Film

    January 2, 2003

    Art and Soul

    From our innermost insecurities to the wildest flights of fantasy, 2002 stimulated both heart and head

  • Music

    December 19, 2002

    Brady Brock

    Thursday, December 26

  • Film

    March 11, 1999

    Harmonists Way

    A bittersweet tale of German music makers before the fall

  • Film

    October 29, 1998

    To Die Laughing

    Chaplinesque Life uses humor against Holocaust horrors