Cold Snap (Part II): Russian Film after Leviathan



An auteurist orientation, therefore, is neither good nor bad, but it is certainly mismatched to an industry—especially during periods of robust growth—in which so-called “spectators’ cinema” [zritel’skoe kino] is in higher demand by producers.

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Spies in the House of Rock



We end up with a CIA whose power and effectiveness would bring joy to Dick Cheney’s latest heart and prompt him to shoot another friend in the face in celebration.

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