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Russian films

All You Need

All You Need

Loveless by Hope Madden There is a deep and deeply Russian melancholy to the films of Andrey Zvyagintsev. Loveless opens on a sweet-faced boy meandering playfully through the woods between…read more →

Moving Violations

Moving Violations

The Road Movie by Hope Madden This movie is nuts. Russian documentarian Dmitrii Kalashnikov has gathered dashcam footage and assembled it into something fresh, wild and intriguing. Dashcams are apparently…read more →

Of Whales and Men

Of Whales and Men

Russia‚Äôs contender for the Oscar last week is the devastating everyman struggle Leviathan. The film is so intimate, so generously detailed yet provocatively ambiguous that you can almost overlook the…read more →