Vittorio De Sica

If Hollywood offered up Marilyn Monroe as its sex goddess, Italy replied with Sophia Loren. A new Blu-ray set, “Sophia Loren Award Collection,” gathers three of her signature movies, the Oscar-winning Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (1963), Mar.. Read more

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One of the architects of Italian neo-realism, the movement that dragged movies out of the studio and into the streets following World War II, Vittorio De Sica is probably best known for his touching Bicycle Thieves (1948). Two years earlier, the.. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

Strip away all of the hype and the show is still pretty entertaining. Quite a bit of the s The Phantom of the Opera ,Theater Read more


Unlike most of their ’60s and ’70s contemporaries, the cult prog band Van der Graaf Generator evolved with integrity intact. Selling out was never in the cards for an idiosyncratic band forever below the radar of pop culture and beyond what... Read more

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