Roman Polanski
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Reviews // 18 Articles
Blogs // 6 Articles
News // 1 Articles
//Features

The Best Female Film Performances of 2014
28 Dec 2014 // 8:06 PM

The world of cinema in 2014 is blessed with a host of performances by female actors at the top of their game. From zany sci-fi to lamentations on aging, the performances on these list will follow the viewer long after she leaves the theater.

The Best DVDs and Blu-rays of 2012
31 Jan 2013 // 4:10 PM

From classics to contemporary television, the typical titles and the surprising outsider choices, the year in home video was just as divisive, and delightful, as the rest of our meaningful media.

//Columns

The Demise of Horror Culture?
12 May 2008 // 5:00 PM

While the horror classics of 1968 may have indeed revitalized the genre, few today are aware of these movies' impact on the canon...if they acknowledge them at all.

//Reviews

Roman Polanski's 'Macbeth' Is Sinister Jazz
3 Feb 2015 // 8:10 PM

Like a jazz performer playing a classic tune, Roman Polanski takes Shakespeare's classic text and offers slight but crucial emphases, inspired no doubt by his own personal turmoils.

'Venus in Fur' Blurs the Lines Between Character, Actor, and Director
30 Nov 2014 // 8:10 PM

Roman Polanksi's adaptation of David Ives' play is a layered film where the true identity of its characters, including Polanski himself, is constantly being interrogated.

//Blogs

So Polanski: 'Cul-de-sac'
26 Aug 2011 // 7:30 AM

For the famed filmmaker, this cul-de-sac is no dead end.

Apparently, Polanski's Problems Aren't Just Off Screen: The Ghost Writer
30 Jul 2010 // 8:00 AM

The Ghost Writer limps along when it should really crackle, stumbling over aspects of its story that a bit of better plotting would probably remedy.

//News

Roman Polanski Knows the Ropes in ‘Venus in Fur’
8 Jul 2014 // 7:35 AM

“Venus in Fur,” a whip-smart dissection of gender politics via some teasing S&M, is arch. So arch in fact that it is surprising it

//Blogs

'Herald' Attempts the Troubled Waters of the Colonial Narrative

// Moving Pixels

"The “colonialism” at play is not between nations, rather it seems more interested in how it influences a man recently come of age.

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