Burden of Dreams

November 19, 2005

Before George Hickenlooper showed the artistic hubris and madness that swirled around the making of Apocalypse Now (1979) in his documentary, Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse (1991), and Keith Fulton and Louis Pepe showed how external forces... 

The Leopard

March 30, 2003

Adapted from a novella by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa, The Leopard (1963) paints a vivid picture of the Italian aristocracy falling from grace and the middle class revolting to form a more democratic Italy on an epic canvas. Caught up in this class revolution...