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    Watch: Cannes 2015 Entry 'The Tale of Tales' Trailer Will Blow Your Mind and Gross You Out (NSFW)

    Salma Hayek, Vincent Cassel and John C. Reilly play unusual fairy tale characters in Matteo Garrone's entry to the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.

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    Digging Into the Cannes Lineup: More Vet Auteurs and Women, No Netflix

    Clearly trying to step up to an exciting lineup, Cannes has chosen a mix of proven auteurs, women and rookies for the Official Selection, which is still a work in progress. But docs and animation are still on the sidelines. And many big names are missing in action.

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    Matteo Garrone Explains Why 'Reality' Will Help You Comprehend Modern Television

    Italian director Matteo Garrone made waves at American art houses with the unsettling mob drama "Gomorrah," which not only unearthed details about his country's powerful criminal organizations but rendered them in cold, brutal terms that imbued the movie with extreme claustrophobia. His follow-up, t...

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    Q & A: Matteo Garrone Follows 'Gomorra' with Fellini-esque Fable 'Reality,' Starring Imprisoned Actor Arena (TRAILER)

    Italian Matteo Garrone is a filmmaker to watch. He has chops, and range. Italy submitted his last film "Gomorra" for the Oscars, a gritty slice of the uber-violent underworld. His follow-up "Reality" is a much lighter fairy tale fable about a man, well-played by prisoner actor Aniello Arena, obsesse...

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    Review: Matteo Garrone's Lightweight & Lifeless 'Reality' Is A Disappointment

    The relationship between audiences and reality television has shifted to some degree over the past decade (or longer). Where early shows were once positioned as voyeuristic/documentary style looks at Real People, it quickly became clear to those in front of the camera, behind it and at home watching...

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    Contest Giveaway: Win Movie Tickets & Signed Poster For Matteo Garrone's 'Reality'

    "Reality" filmmaker Matteo Garrone's follow-up to the 2008 critically acclaimed crime drama "Gomorrah," hits the Angelika theater in New York City tomorrow, March 15th. Centering on a man who becomes obsessed with starring on "Big Brother," to the point of driving himself into isolation and detachin...

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    Watch: Trailer For 'Gomorrah' Director Matteo Garrone's 'Reality'

    When Matteo Garrone burst onto the international scene with the 2008 critically-acclaimed crime drama “Gomorrah,” few would have guessed that his follow-up would revolve around the reality TV show “Big Brother,” but that’s exactly what the Italian director did with &ldq...

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    Critic's Notebook: Why We Still Love Pasolini

    For Pier Paolo Pasolini, cinema represented a sort of aggregator, gathering together his passions and insecurities alike. In his relatively short life -- he died under mysterious circumstances in 1975 at the age of 53 -- he had been a poet, filmmaker, journalist, playwright, social commentator, film...

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    Matteo Garrone Accused Of Getting Mixed Up In The Mob To Make 'Gomorrah'

    Now this is a strange, strange story. You may remember Matteo Garrone’s 2009 film “Gomorrah.” The title is a play on words which crosses the Biblical city of Gomorrah and the name of the Neopolitan mafia ‘Camorra’, and was a damning indictment of the activities of the Camorra and the often unexpecte...

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