…And we’re back! The subject of the first episode of the new series is *ahem* iconic. It’s Andrei Tarkovsky’s drama Andrei Rublev.Joining Ally once again is man who likes interesting ...
For the last episode of this batch, it’s Window to Paris from 1993. It stars Sergey Dreyden, Agnes Soral, and Viktor Mikhaylov, and was directed by Yuri Mamin. Joining Ally ...
This fortnight we’re taking The Hound of the Baskervilles from 1981 for a walk. It stars Vasily Livanov, Viktor Solomin and Nikita Mikhalkov, and was directed by Igor Maslennikov. For ...
This fortnight the film is Eastern Promises from 2007, directed by David Cronenberg. It stars Viggo Mortensen, Naomi Watts, Vincent Cassell and Armin Mueller-Stahl. In case you’ve not seen it ...
After a fairly grim and gritty run of films, it’s time for something a little lighter. The only thing at stake is the fate of an entire planet! That’s right, ...
Following yesterday’s surprise bonus episode, it’s back to the usual fortnightly release. This time it’s last year’s The Death of Stalin, directed by Armando Iannucci. Banned in Russia, but well-reviewed ...
As a special Valentine’s Day treat, we’re watching Andrey Zvyagintsev’s latest film, Loveless from 2017. The film stars Maryana Spivak, Aleksey Rozin, and Matvey Novikov. It has been nominated for ...
This time around we’re watching Stalingrad, from 2013 and directed by Fyodor Bondarchuk. The film stars Mariya Smolyakina, Yanina Studilina, Pyotr Fyodorov, Thomas Kretschmann,
This time around we’re watching British film Lady Macbeth, shot in 2016. This episode has been in the vaults for quite a while; since early last May when the film ...
Happy New Year, druzya! For our first film pick of 2018, we’re watching historical drama Tsar from 2009, directed by Pavel Lungin and starring Pyotr Mamonov and Oleg Yankovskiy. To ...
The film this time around is perennial Russian festive favourite The Irony of Fate, or Enjoy your Bath! from 1975. It was directed by Eldar Ryazanov and stars Andrey Myagkov, ...
The film of choice this time around is Moscow does not Believe in Tears, directed by Vladimir Menshov and starring Vera Alentova, Irina Muravyova, and Raisa Ryazanova. It won Best ...
As the title suggests, this is the first one of these. The plan is that an episode will be going out every fortnight. This episode’s film is Stalker, directed by ...