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Every Angel Is Terrible, by Susanna Tamaro

Every Angel Is Terrible, by Susanna Tamaro

Martina BALZAROTTI July 1, 2014 0

This novel is about a girl who is born in December of 1957 in Trieste, that in those years it was a gloomy, fearful city and it was full of hostility towards life, Italy,

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Her, by Spike Jonze

Her, by Spike Jonze

Martina BALZAROTTI April 10, 2014 0

Los Angeles. A future not so distant from our present. Theodore Twombly – played by Joaquin Phoenix –, an introverted and unsociable man, tries to survive in the everyday chaos that surrounds him, even

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The power of domestication and the pain of separation

The power of domestication and the pain of separation

Martina BALZAROTTI March 14, 2014 0

It’s February of 2013 when “Life of Pi”, a film directed by Ang Lee, won four deserved awards at the Oscar for directing, photography, special effects and soundtrack. The relationship between Pi (whose real

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A million stairs

A million stairs

Martina BALZAROTTI January 9, 2014 0

Eugenio Montale, famous Italian writer, was born in Genoa in 1896. He worked as editor at Corriere della Sera and he was interested in the contemporary literature. In 1975 he received the Nobel Prize

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New York is a State of Mind

New York is a State of Mind

Martina BALZAROTTI December 5, 2013 0

We live in a world where everything is available to everybody thanks to Internet: people poke around, on websites, among photos and they believe to know the Big Apple. Well, it’s not like this.

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Thoughts of love : From Gatsby to Merini

Thoughts of love : From Gatsby to Merini

Martina BALZAROTTI November 14, 2013 0

The other night I was watching “The Great Gatsby” – a movie based on the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald – and I found myself with a tear that ran down my cheek. Yes,

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Silence KILLS

Silence KILLS

Giulia CARDAMONE October 9, 2013 0

Since 2007, in Ferrara, there is a festival organized by an Italian magazine: “Internazionale”. During the last conference I attended, the topic covered was the power of media to choose and spread some specific

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