Gangster movies – The Godfather trilogy, Goodfellas, Scarface, et al. – are often a blend of malevolence and nobility. People act cruelly and violently, but often see themselves (and we may see them) as doing so for a good cause – family, community. Piranhas, directed by Claudio Giovannesi, fits into that narrative thread, but by… [Read More]
Mia Madre was the winner of the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury at Cannes in 2015. Ecumenical Juries often focus on finding stories of the human condition that speak to the spiritual needs that are common to us all. That is certainly the case with Mia Madre.