Beautiful Tragedy in Paolo Sorrentino’s The Hand of God

Warning: Spoilers Ahead The unlikely arrival of Diego Maradona into Naples on 5 July 1984, following a record transfer fee from Barcelona of £6.9 million, would change the fortunes of the city and those of its inhabitants who believed the footballing talisman to be no less than a God. In just three short years he […]

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The Big Picture Podcast: Me, Myself and I

In this second episode of The Big Picture Podcast, Gabriel and Tom discuss two films that explore the nature of ego and the often fraught journey a person takes from fear and doubt to self realisation. Agnes Varda’s 1962 French new wave masterpiece Cléo from 5 to 7 (Cléo de 5 à 7) and Paolo […]

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Comfort Movies During Self-Isolation: Part 1

During this time of global uncertainty and self-isolation, some of our frequent contributors share their top five “comfort movies” that help them get through troubling times. Peruse our list, revisit an old favorite, and perhaps even discover a new movie that may provide some solace.  Share your favorite comfort movies with us @BigPicFilmMag. Gabriel Solomons […]