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The Walk

Director Robert Zemeckis brings 3D to Philippe Petit's remarkable twin towers high-wire walk.

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While We're Young

Noah Baumbach hits some true notes in a New York comedy about generational confusion..


Andrew Bujalski pokes gentle fun at fitness culture while doing romantic comedy a favor.

Mistress America

There's an unsavory side to Noah Baumbach's newest Greta Gerwig movie, and it hurts.


Red Army

This remarkable look at the Soviet hockey dynasty of the 1970s and 80s is also a passion play.


The End of the Tour

James Ponsoldt's dramatization of interview sessions between David Lipsky and David Foster Wallace is a gem.


It Follows

There's a Scarlet Letter admonishment built into David Robert Mitchell's mysterious horror tale.


Z for Zachariah

Craig Zobel's dystopian thriller is elevated by the controlled genius of Chiwetel Ejiofor.


H8RZ, or "haters," takes high school connivance to the outer limits and beyond.


Slow West

New Zealander John MacLean constructs a brooding Western from a host of quirky parts.

Date: 1993
Directed by: Nanni Moretti
Starring: Nanni Moretti, Jennifer Beale

Caro Diario

Nanni Moretti’s version of Fellini’s “Roma,” though he widens the lens. Three skits bring together all that’s trenchant and whiny about Italy’s favorite leftist filmmaker. There’s a Vespa homage to Pasolini with Jennifer Beals along the way (and Keith Jarrett’s throbbing piano); a charming foray to the Aolians in which "The Bold and the Beautiful" plays a key role; finally, Moretti rants on about doctors (he had non-Hodgkins lymphoma). Warts aside, this is an irresistible Rome (and Italy) movie because all the political slings and arrows illustrate a typical Italian paradox: cynical optimism.

Reviewed by: Marcia Yarrow
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