Frame from the documentary "It's So Easy and Other Lies"

“It’s So Easy (and Other Lies)” Becomes a Documentary Film

[Scroll down for the Italian version]Duff McKagan did it again. He wrote another book, accompanied by an EP. But I won’t talk about the new How to Be a Man (and Other Illusions) here, as I’ll focus on the 2011 New York Times bestseller It’s So Easy (and Other Lies) instead, which I have just devoured. Read more about “It’s So Easy (and Other Lies)” Becomes a Documentary Film[…]

Poster for the documentary 'Dior and I' (2014).

Is Style In The Eye of The Beholder? A Look at Fashion in Two Documentaries

Nowadays everyone seems to be a fashion editor, a professional photographer and even a designer. So, just to put things into perspective, I went back to the roots of some iconic roles in the industry thanks to two documentaries. Fashion is a minefield and style even more so, but we live in the age of Read more about Is Style In The Eye of The Beholder? A Look at Fashion in Two Documentaries[…]

American folk singer Sixto Rodriguez as featured in the photo for the cover of "Coming from Reality", his second and final studio album.

How an iPhone App Helped to Save Academy Award Winner “Searching for Sugar Man”

I was admittedly late in catching up with the touching 2012 documentary Searching for Sugar Man, which I watched long after its director, Malik Bendjelloul, committed suicide in May 2014 after a battle with depression. I knew the documentary’s topic – the quest for the elusive American folk musician Sixto Rodriguez who was virtually unknown Read more about How an iPhone App Helped to Save Academy Award Winner “Searching for Sugar Man”[…]

Screenwriter, director and producer John Milius.

The Roar of the Old Lion: John Milius and… “Milius”

When I was much younger I loved watching movies but I did not pay particular attention to the cast and crew. I just enjoyed the stories. It was only later, when I started to study cinema, that I really got into “the who and the what” of filmmaking and began to think about a film Read more about The Roar of the Old Lion: John Milius and… “Milius”[…]

How to introduce an audience to the masterpieces of The National Gallery.

Why Audiences Matter: The National Gallery Told Through Frederick Wiseman’s Documentary

Being a member of The National Gallery I have already seen its amazing permanent collection many times, as well as quite a few exhibitions (recently, “Rembrandt – The Late Works”). However, I had never had the chance to go behind the scenes and discover how the whole museum works. Thanks to Frederick Wiseman’s documentary National Read more about Why Audiences Matter: The National Gallery Told Through Frederick Wiseman’s Documentary[…]

The graphic novel "The Butterfly Attack".

Before “Netwars/Out of CTRL”, Cyberwarfare Never Looked So Stylish

If the recent Heartbleed bug got you worried that someone could take advantage of your online assets, you might now want to know some more about “info threats”. Luckily, you don’t need to hang out with international wanted criminals to have a glimpse of what a cyber attack looks like: projects like Netwars are here Read more about Before “Netwars/Out of CTRL”, Cyberwarfare Never Looked So Stylish[…]