1970s, 3.5/4, Comedy, Fellini, Review

Orchestra Rehearsal

#11 in my ranking of Federico Fellini's films. This is often talked about as Fellini's deconstruction of contemporary Italian society, and that obviously has merit. However there's something at this little television movie's center that seems so blindingly obvious to me that it feels remarkable that more people don't talk about it. Fellini was one… Continue reading Orchestra Rehearsal

1970s, 3/4, Drama, Fellini, History, Review

Fellini’s Casanova

#14 in my ranking of Federico Fellini's films. Fellini followed up one of his easiest films to love with one of his hardest films to love, and that has a lot to do with how the production of his Casanova came together. Dino de Laurentiis, the famed Italian producer who had worked with Fellini on… Continue reading Fellini’s Casanova