Articles tagged soviet russia

‘Child 44’ Is a Suspenseless Soviet-Era Misstep

By adding too many subplots and political asides to the true story of Soviet serial killer Andrei Chikatilo, Child 44 becomes a deadly bore.

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Violent Dreams of Peace from a Passionate Pair: ‘Sasha and Emma’

On trial in 1917, Alexander Berkman challenged the court: "Are you going to suppress free speech and liberty in this country, and still pretend that you love liberty so much that you will fight for it five thousand miles away?"

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'Staircase' Is Gay in a Melancholy Way

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"Unfairly cast aside as tasteless during its time for its depiction of homosexuality, Staircase is a serious film in need of a second critical appraisal.

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