John Carpenter: How it influenced contemporary horror

January 16th is a special day for fans of fantastic cinema, because John Carpenter birthday. Talking about John Carpenter’s cinema means talking about a coherent and heterogeneous, compact but diversified authorial path which has distinguished American cinema from the seventies to today, and which is reflected with great power on today’s works by the new … Read more

Contemporary sacred art, a “culture of encounter”?

Paul VI addressed this message to artists, at the closing of the Second Vatican Ecumenical Council, on December 8, 1965: “Beauty, like truth, is what brings joy to the hearts of men, it is that precious fruit which resists the passage of time, which unites generations and makes them communicate in admiration. And this thanks … Read more

Roberto Bolle dances again: “The revolution will be the avatars: we will bring an ancient art like dance into the contemporary world”

Roberto Bolle dance in the metaverse. The most curious novelty of the sixth edition of Dance with me, the TV show created by the star, now a fixed appointment on Rai 1’s New Year’s Eve prime timeis an avatar with the perfect shape of the dancer who will perform in break-dance acrobatic moves and in … Read more

Contemporary art: William Kentridge, total and unclassifiable artist

Iimpressive: that’s the first word that comes to mind to describe the 40-year retrospective of works by South African artist William Kentridge at the Royal Academy of Art in London. William Kentridge is one of the most productive and internationally recognized artists. Artist pampered by the biennials, multi-awarded, his drawings, his animated films, denouncing political … Read more

Teatro Trianon, Gennaro Cimmino’s contemporary dance brings Viviani’s world to the stage

On Saturday 1st October, at 9 pm, the Trianon Viviani will host “Vivianesque”, the music and dance theater show by Gennaro Cimmino. After the success of the third chapter of Nello Mascia’s project, Viviani on the streetparticularly appreciated by the public, the theater of the Neapolitan Song proposes a second and last preview show of … Read more

Top Gun, the original: the point of origin of the contemporary blockbuster

Reviewing the 1986 film with Tom Cruise, in view of the arrival in theaters of the long-awaited sequel Top Gun: Maverick, reveals that the true ideology at the base was not that of Reagan or warlike, but that of a cinema that was becoming more and more superficial to the detriment of the content. Top … Read more

Student umbrellas, a textbook case of contemporary political pressure

What happened in Geneva last month is not insignificant. We are talking about the censorship of opinions and the spitting in the face of French intellectuals who simply came to present their book to a small audience curious to confront a nuanced opinion on the debates currently shaking up the notion of gender. Psychoanalysts Céline … Read more

Trianon Viviani, tradition is contemporary: the bill for the new season 2022 | 2023

An unleashed young rocker, wearing a chansonnier straw and holding a mandolin. With the claim “Contemporary Tradition”. This is the poster presenting the new season 2022 | 2023 of the Trianon Viviani. Marisa Laurito, artistic director of the Neapolitan Song theater, confirms the line of programming that is virtuously attentive to tradition as much as … Read more