Get SF Weekly Newsletters

You searched for:

  • [X]Marcello Mastroianni
Start over

Search for…

Narrow Search

Film, Meet the parent: De Niro hits a low in <i> Everybody's Fine</i>

Meet the parent: De Niro hits a low in Everybody's Fine

Don't be misled by the cheesy, generic poster for Kirk Jones' Everybody's Fine, in which a grinning Sam Rockwell, Drew Barrymore, and Kate Beckinsale pose with Robert De Niro (airbrushed almost to the point of unrecognizable) for their characters' family…
Tags: , , , , ,
Calendar, Night&Day It's Darkest Just Before the Curtain

It's Darkest Just Before the Curtain

Michelangelo Antonioni's gift to the world: Jeanne Moreau, Marcello Mastroianni, and Monica Vitti in bad moods. In a classic of epically Italian proportions, these thespian geniuses are condemned to confusion, drunken wandering, and posession of just enough depth to wonder…
Tags: , , , , ,
Calendar, Night&Day They Don't Make 'Em Like That Anymore

They Don't Make 'Em Like That Anymore

Bellissima, a film made by Luchino Visconti in 1951, concerns the fate of a young girl who isn't pretty enough. The adults around her think it's perfectly OK to publicly judge children in this way -- maybe because it was…
Tags: , , , , ,
Calendar, Night&Day Take the Cannoli

Take the Cannoli

There are masterpieces, and there is Federico Fellini’s 8 1/2. The peripatetic, one-of-a-kind plot centers on a successful movie director (played by the incomparable Marcello Mastroianni) desperately searching for inspiration. Alas, he is perpetually distracted and bothered and interrogated about…
Tags: , , ,
Film, Reel World

Reel World

Another Day in ParadiseThe Pacific Film Archive can be a schlep for San Franciscans, to put it mildly. So one of the most heartening developments for S.F. residents in 1999 was the "importation" of the PFA's Max Ophuls series by…
Tags: , , , , ,

Zoom Lens

"Comedy, Monicelli Style" The Pacific Film Archive this week commences a two-week series of films by Mario Monicelli, an Italian director who has specialized in deceptively light comedies since 1949 and who is still active today at the age of…
Tags: , , , ,

Zoom Lens

"The Madness of Marco Ferreri" Beginning this Friday Berkeley's Pacific Film Archive offers a two-weekend series of films by the Milanese-born satirist Marco Ferreri. Like many another Italian, Ferreri builds his films around strong graphic images -- in Don't Touch…
Tags: , , , ,