Cineast Movie Previews: 'Elsa and Fred,'
Cineast Movie Previews: 'Elsa and Fred,' 'Interstellar,' 'The Better Angels'Dan's PapersElsa has long dreamt of going to Rome to reenact her favorite scene from La Dolce Vita—the scene where Marcello Mastroiani and Anita Ekberg come together in front of the Fontana di Trevi—and Fred sees to it that she gets to live that dream. Based on ...
Posted on 20 November 2014 | 1:10 pm
La Dolce Vita won the Palme, but a more
La Dolce Vita won the Palme, but a more radical Italian film deserved itA.V. Club Denver/BoulderThe movie contains, for sure, some of his most iconic imagery: the opening scene of the Christ statue being helicoptered around Rome; the famous shot of Anita Ekberg (essentially playing herself, as many of the actors are) splashing around in the ...
Posted on 19 November 2014 | 10:07 pm
Sognando un bagno nella fontana di Trevi
euronewsSognando un bagno nella fontana di Trevi come Anita EkbergeuronewsElsa ha sognato di andare a Roma per fare il bagno nella fontana di Trevi proprio come l'Anita Ekberg della Dolce Vita. Del resto la pellicola originale di Carnevale era proprio un omaggio a Federico Fellini. A 80 anni MacLaine non si è persa niente ...and more »
Posted on 3 November 2014 | 7:48 am
Anita Ekberg, el mito y la conexión
El MundoAnita Ekberg, el mito y la conexión española de 'La dolce vita'El MundoEn el ADN de todos los cinéfilos late la célebre escena de 'La dolce vita' en la que Anita Ekberg y 'Marcello Mastroianni' comparten un chapuzón en la romana Fontana di Trevi, actualmente sometida a unas necesarias obras de restauración bajo el ...
Posted on 5 July 2014 | 8:22 pm
Anita Ekberg: Actress, Model, And Cult Sex
FansShareAnita Ekberg: Actress, Model, And Cult Sex SymbolFansShareIf anyone has a very multi faceted career, it is no other than Anita Ekberg, who was an actress, model, and a cult sex symbol in every way that did matter most. Anita Ekberg began working in the industry as a fashion model, when she was just in her ...
Posted on 30 December 2013 | 12:14 am
Elsa and Fred: Movie Review
Christopher Plummer and Shirley MacLaine star in an OAP romantic drama
Posted on 26 November 2014 | 6:07 pm
Review: Elsa & Fred
ELSA & FRED (PG)
Posted on 26 November 2014 | 2:59 pm
Here Are All the Movies Opening Today,
READ MORE: Terrence Malick Disciple, A.J. Edwards, Discusses His Debut 'The Better Angels' Here are the films opening theatrically in the U.S. the week of Friday, November 7. (Synopses provided by distributor unless noted otherwise.) 9 Full Moons Director: Tomer Almagor Cast: Amy Seimetz, Bret Roberts, Harry Dean Stanton, Donal Logue, Brian McGuire, Foster Timms, James Duval, Dale Dickey, Pamela ...
Posted on 7 November 2014 | 7:18 am
Romance proves ageless in 'Elsa &
Sometimes the freshest face on the big screen is 80 and counting. Certainly that's true of "Elsa & Fred's" brightest star, Shirley MacLaine.
Posted on 6 November 2014 | 2:50 pm
MacLaine and Plummer Can’t Save ‘Elsa
But it's a pleasure to watch them in action.
Posted on 5 November 2014 | 7:55 am
Movie review: Elsa and Fred
(It risks giving away the ending to say that this would have been better implied than shown: MacLaine at 80 ain't Anita Ekberg at 29, especially lit from below). For all the efforts of these two, however, the film has none of the goofball comedy zing that ...
Posted on 27 November 2014 | 3:32 am
The movie certainly has a formidable pedigree. It also has a creepy scene late in the film where Shirley MacLaine reenacts Anita Ekberg's fountain dance from "La Dolce Vita." It's a totally weird. awkward moment amongst many in this hackneyed attempt at a ...
Posted on 26 November 2014 | 3:41 am
Cineast Movie Previews: ‘Elsa and Fred,’
Elsa has long dreamt of going to Rome to reenact her favorite scene from La Dolce Vita—the scene where Marcello Mastroiani and Anita Ekberg come together in front of the Fontana di Trevi—and Fred sees to it that she gets to live that dream. Based on an ...
Posted on 20 November 2014 | 5:33 am
Sweet ‘Elsa & Fred’ a slight romance
So it goes with “Elsa & Fred,” which opens with 74-year-old Elsa (Shirley MacLaine) watching Anita Ekberg spin in the Roman fountain in the 1960 Federico Fellini classic “La Dolce Vita.” Which may as well have been the subtitle of this well ...
Posted on 14 November 2014 | 2:22 am
Roman landmark fountain gets makeover
Giant screens will project images of the fountain, including the famous scene of Anita Ekberg wading into its waters in La Dolce Vita (ALAMY) The facade of the ornate fountain will be covered in scaffolding but transparent screens will allow visitors to ...
Posted on 1 June 2014 | 9:00 am