Articles tagged czechoslovakia

‘My Crazy Century’: A Life of Expression Under Extreme Oppression

Ivan Klíma emphasizes moral dilemmas in spare, simple prose, shorn of philosophical digressions; as his autobiography demonstrates, Klíma avoids cant or cliché.

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‘The Haunting Cinema of Frantisek Vlasil’: a Political Allegory and a Sensitive Study of Childhood

Are you familiar with the films of Frantisek Vlacil? If you care about cinema as an art form, you should be.

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The Greengrocer and His TV Is About the Politics of Television: Czechoslovakia, Circa 1968

Filtered through the TV screens of communist Czechoslovakia, this is an attempt at understanding if there was anything 'normal' about normalization.

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27 Oct 2009 // 10:00 PM

Private Century

Not a single shot in Private Century is original to Sikl or his collaborators. This is a profound illustration of the significance of editing to the nature of film as an art and craft.

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//Mixed media

'Assassin's Creed': The Comic Book

// Moving Pixels

"How does one establish an entry point into a complex mythos developed through the plots of more than a half dozen very popular video games in only about 20 pages? Not very well.

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