Why Moviegoers Everywhere Must Learn to Say “Zvyagintsev”

the return - ivan

If you hear film buffs shouting "Zvyagintsev!" in the coming months, do not say "Gesundheit." The proper response is this: "When do I get to see Leviathan?" … [Read more...]

What’s a Parable?

My friend Ron Reed happened to quote writer C.H. Dodd today in offering the definition of the word "parable." Ron referenced this in summing up the virtues of The Return, my favorite film of 2004. … [Read more...]


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