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Daily Archives: November 15, 2015

Cynicism is arguably one of these personality attributes that can make a film hero genuinely memorable. Cold realists, witty commentators and detached scepticists have been traditionally selected by directors and screenwriters that want to give a spicy sardonic tone to their movies. They are the ones that usually get most of the catchy lines and their harshly uttered proclamations are… Read more »

15 November 2015 | Features, Film Lists

From the Soviet era and after, eastern Europe has provided countless narratives about possible futures, from the political to the comical, to the downright horrifying. While the communist project faltered and ultimately failed, a sense of excitement or fear about change (revolution) has always been intrinsic to the ideological landscape. Below is just a small selection of the futures that… Read more »

15 November 2015 | Features, Film Lists