Ghost story, murder mystery or psychological breakdown? Mihai Kolcsar reviews ROKKUR/RIFT at the Cambridge Film Festival.
The director of DANCE IRANIAN STYLE claims he wanted to avoid a sob story, but was there no way to anchor a fiction film in realism while avoiding sentimentalism?
Tudor Giurgiu is one of the very few directors who make genre films which are not only not horrible, but actually good, pleasing audiences and critics alike.
Janis Klimanovs’ short documentary is an exploration of the nature and endurance of love.
Mihai Kolcsar has a Hallowe’en flashback to the fearsome forests of Transylvania, triggered by the underrated classic DEAD END, starring Ray Wise and Lin Shaye.
Matthew Akers’ and Jeff Dupre’s documentary offers an elegant guide to the history performance art, and a rare insight into the emotionally intense world of Marina Abramovic.
Mihai Kolcsar caught up with actor/director Tommy Wiseau, the legend behind the THE ROOM.
Mihai Kolcsar spoke to Shooting Stars Award winner Dragoş Bucur, some of whose films featured at CFF2011, about Romanian cinema and his personal experience with stereotyping.
Mihai Kolcsar attended Cigarette Burns’ screening of the Christmas slasher YOU BETTER WATCH OUT, at the Prince Charles Cinema in Leicester Square.
After an argument, one ten year old boy hits another in the face with a stick. The next day, the parents meet to sort out things in a polite and civilized fashion. Let the politically correct mayhem commence! Mihai Kolcsar reviews Polanski’s latest.