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Scusi for partyrocking – The Great Beauty review

By Glenn Dunks January 22, 2014 Italy is a nation at war with itself in The Great Beauty. This recent Academy Award nominee sees revered director Paolo Sorrentino strike a delicate balance between the old, nostalgically traditional way of life with the jolting energy of contemporary culture, as the two somewhat uncomfortably merge together. For […]

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Road to nowhere – This Must Be The Place review

This Must Be The Place ­- Starring Sean Penn, Frances McDormand, and Kerry Condon. Directed by Paolo Sorrentino. Rated M. Originally published April 3, 2012. By Simon Miraudo. This Must Be The Place is now available on DVD and Blu-ray in Australia. Paolo Sorrentino‘s This Must Be The Place is a road movie, and the destination is disappointment. You may not have predicted its cross-country […]

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Road to nowhere – This Must Be The Place review

This Must Be The Place ­- Starring Sean Penn, Frances McDormand, and Kerry Condon. Directed by Paolo Sorrentino. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. Paolo Sorrentino‘s This Must Be The Place is a road movie, and the destination is disappointment. You may not have predicted its cross-country narrative based on the striking poster, which tellingly features […]

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