Andrey Zvyagintsev
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Conquering the Leviathan: An Interview with Andrey Zvyaginstev
14 Jan 2015 // 10:59 PM

Fresh off his Golden Globe win for Best Foreign Film, director Andrey Zvyaginstev clears up a lot confusion about the political and sometimes religious undertones of his sweeping, grand new film Leviathan.

PopMatters Film Preview: December 2014
5 Dec 2014 // 7:44 AM

This is it, the final push for the 2014 Awards Season, which includes some big names, some Academy almosts, and subjects as diverse as snipers, orphans, civil rights, and paintings of children with big, sad eyes.


'Leviathan' Is a Kafkaesque Nightmare in Russia
26 May 2015 // 9:10 PM

Combine Orson Welles’ The Trial with Stanley Kubrick’s Dr. Strangelove, throw in some nods to Job and Thomas Hobbes, and you get Leviathan.


Ten Great Criterion Titles: What to Watch and Why
29 Jun 2015 // 7:35 AM

As the Criterion Collection's ever-growing roster shows, there are simply too many great pictures out on home video to know what to do with.

Cleaning House in the New Russia with 'Elena'
11 Nov 2012 // 10:00 PM

Cleaning house in the new Russia.

//Mixed media

Considering Twitter: An Interview with App Artist Nora Reed

// Moving Pixels

"Twitter is a place where bots prevail. And where they don't rule, people, acting like bots, rule. This uneasy person-bot rapprochement offers a fertile space for artistic exploration.

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