Review: Lady MacBeth (2016)

Despite its name, William Oldroyd's Lady MacBeth is not the Lady MacBeth, the famous character from Shakespeare's play. The script is based on a novella Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District by a Russian author Nikolai Leskov from 1865. Both female characters embody some common themes but it would be a pity to compare or judge Lady... Continue Reading →


Review: The Entity (1982)

Ghost movies, whether new or old, have a tough time in nowadays's climate saturated with ghost horror films, paranormal youtube videos or TV shows. Especially, if they have to cater to the needs and expectations of someone like me who has always been interested in the paranormal and its representations in pop culture. Sidney J.... Continue Reading →

Phaidros (2018) review

What happens when the LGBTQ night club scene meets the philosophy and theatre? Phaidros. It has taken me a couple of days to recover from this extravagant piece of art that lured me into an exciting and stimulating world of its characters. Phaidros is not just a piece of film, it is an experience. The... Continue Reading →

Death, Hello, We Meet Again

No doubt many people have a difficult relationship with death and dying. Although we might all be intimidated by a thought of dying, some of us are fascinated by death and the relationship of our culture with death. People used to criticize and judge me for my interest in art and its dialogue with death,... Continue Reading →

Internet Saved the Cinema

I was born in 1988 Slovakia which was then a communist country. I remember going to the cinema in the late 1990s in a post communist country; people were eagerly standing in long lines, hoping that they would be able to buy a ticket for their favourite movie that just premiered. It was not unheard... Continue Reading →

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