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Sunday, January 8 2012

The Best DVDs of 2011

With the continuing rise of Blu-ray, this year sees a lot of repeat entries. Just because they're here again, however, doesn't mean they're any less special.


Sunday, August 28 2011

The 100 Essential Directors Part 9: Victor Sjöström to Luchino Visconti

Today we present a glorious spate of international auteurs that range from cinematic innovators from the silent era to those who continue to push the limits of film in their contemporary work.


Reviews

Thursday, March 13 2014

The Strangely Ineffable Power of 'Nostalghia'

Russian transcendental filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky’s expansive tapestries define meditativeness.


Thursday, March 14 2013

Little Boy Machine: 'Ivan's Childhood'

The concept of an infant avenger might seem tongue-in-cheek, but as explored by Andrei Tarkovsky, it resonates with brutal honesty.


Thursday, September 1 2011

Andrei Tarkovsky Achieved Sublimity Through 'The Sacrifice'

Andrei Tarkovsky's last film epitomizes the feeling of earthly divinity that characterized his entire career.


Wednesday, June 8 2011

'Solaris': Moral Hazards on a Soviet Space Station

The 1972 Russian film Solaris, along with its 2003 American remake, is a haunting, disturbing experience.


Monday, April 27 2009

Tarkovsky Rediscovered: The Steamroller and the Violin / Voyage in Time

To enter into Tarkovsky’s world is to shed any sense of life as “reality”; it is to embrace the image of life, to see your reflection in an as-yet-undisturbed pool of water.


Blogs

Wednesday, September 21 2011

ReFramed No.10: Andrei Tarkovsky’s 'Stalker'

Perhaps best known for his sci-fi magnum opus, Solaris, the ReFramed team celebrate another brilliant genre effort from the Soviet movie master.


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