Thursday, September 18 2014
Troubled teens and a chronic alcoholic populate two of the Main Competition films. But James Gray's The Immigrant proves the most impressive.
Wednesday, September 17 2014
Love, war and other crap at the Gdynia Film Festival, Poland's largest and most prestigious showcase for its national cinema.
Monday, September 9 2013
At TIFF, we find Andrzej Wajda's Lech Wałęsa biopic to be a surprisingly lively, cogent take on (part of) the life and times of one of the pivotal figures of the 20th century.
Tuesday, May 21 2013
Suffering Mind, Poland's finest (and most prolific) grindcore export, continue their blastbeat fury with a speed-shifting chunk from their upcoming split 7" with Archagathus.
Friday, August 12 2011
About 20 miles outside of Krakow, amid fields that unfold endlessly beyond Poland's second-largest city, a "Blade Runner"-like complex looms: Fourteen silvery domes, their interiors tricked out like the chambers of a spaceship, connected to one another via glass tunnel.
Thursday, December 9 2010
A man wrestles with his own limitless appetites in this moving, early novel from Isaac Bashevis Singer.
Tuesday, November 16 2010
Wednesday, March 17 2010
Nergal, leader of Polish metal act Behemoth, is charged with offending religious beliefs in his home country. Are metal fans really justified in their outrage?
Thursday, August 27 2009
Legendary Polish director Andrzej Wajda tackles a very personal subject in the harrowing Katyn, the long-denied Soviet massacre of the Polish officer corps in WWII.
Wednesday, April 8 2009
'Powerful' is the Band's default setting.