La Dolce Vita


Dir. Federico Fellini (1960).
The sensation of 1960 and most notorious of Fellini films—evocation of jet-set decadence, source of the term “paparazzi”—collapses beneath its “exposé,” but the sequence where journalist Marcello Mastroianni frolics in the wake of superstar Anita Ekberg is an E! channel landmark—forever in our sense of mondo gossip.

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This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on May 25, 2011

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