Life Is Beautiful

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2011

    What Would You Tell A Child To Make The World Seem Nicer?

    ​Remember that Oscar winning foreign film Life Is Beautiful, in which Roberto Benigni tells his son that the holocaust is a big carnival game, to make it go down a wittle easier? So what would you tell a child today to make them feel better about certain glaring realities in the world?

  • Film

    December 19, 2006

    War Is Beautiful

    Bye-bye, Holocaust; hello Iraq: Baghdad gets the Benigni treatment

  • Film

    May 20, 2003

    Italian Renaissance

    Accenting the Regional

  • Columns

    February 4, 2003
  • Specials

    June 18, 2002
  • Books

    July 11, 2000

    The Light Stuff

    A Rough Guide to the Flash and Trash of Summer Reading

  • News

    November 23, 1999
  • NYC Life

    March 16, 1999
  • Columns

    January 12, 1999

    NY Mirror

    Definitely honor-free will be Joseph Fiennes for Shakespeare (sorry, but the Bard didn't look like Rob Lowe).

  • Film

    October 27, 1998