It's been now a century and a half from the river Sand Creek's massacre and its memory, gradually more and more away, remains in the memory of the generations that follow. It has been widespread and deeply rooted in, unable by nature to lose all its cruel absurdity.
Renowned Russian film director Stanislav Govorukhin paid a visit to Pravda.Ru to speak about the current state of affairs in cinematography, about popcorn films and the dominant influence of Hollywood in Russia. In the Russian parliament, Govorukhin offered to introduce quotas on American films, giving an alternative - Asian films
I recently finished reading Blood's a Rover by James Ellroy. It is the third and final chapter of his American Trilogy and I think the best of the three. Ellroy writes of flesh and blood, heart and feeling and always of human beings. With the old James, the roads that lead us from one point of life to another, are never straight but a convoluted...
It was a dream come true for the talented director, who had previously achieved success as the owner of Oddball Animation, a visual effects company. Few first time feature filmmakers get to play with Hollywood's toy box. But, discussing The Maze Runner in London ahead of its worldwide release, it's clear Wes Ball knows how to play
Ansel Elgort stars alongside Shailene Woodley in The Fault In Our Stars. The life-affirming and very romantic film tells the story of teenagers Hazel and Augustus, who meet at a cancer support group. Sparks fly as they get to know each other and the pair sets off on an incredible and altogether surprising journey to Amsterdam
The world recently lost several bright stars who suffered from drug and alcohol abuse. For those of you who understand the addiction downfall a philosophy, you know there is enormous pain behind every affected soul. They fight, at any cost, to subdue the chronic pain they carry within. Let us go deeper.
Washington dictates to its citizens how to treat Russia. American officials want business and culture figures not to stand out from the political course of the US. The State Department is particularly concerned about actor Steven Seagal, who supported Moscow's policy on the reunification with the Crimea. Another 'thorn in the side' is Mickey Rourke
A more current moment this film could not have: the government of Israel continues bombing the Gaza Strip, while the Palestinian movement Hamas won the media war and the UN mimics Switzerland, both condemning Hamas for using civilians as human shields and Israel causing civilian casualties to destroy the tunnels, protected by human shields, from...
You could be forgiven for not realising that 44-year-old actor Jason Clarke was born and bred in Australia - the product of a rugged and remote part of Queensland, offspring of a professional sheep-shearer. After all, he has only ever played Americans on the big screen, in a series of memorable supporting roles
The International Film Festival of Locarno begins today, August 6, with actress Scarlett Johansson projected with all the splendour of a desirable and sexy woman on the giant 300m2 screen, set up in Piazza Grande, in front of over 8,000 spectators.
the viral outbreak happens at the end of the last film, so there is that assumption that the movie is post-apocalyptic. And from the humans' point of view it would be. But the movie is not from the point of view of the humans. The movie is from Caesar and the apes' point of view. And so it's an ape civilization movie
Children's beauty pageants have long been under the fire of criticism. Yet, the number of fans and, more importantly, small participants of this adult form of entertainment grows steadily. The purpose of each child is to be the best and most beautiful for their parents. A child does not have to walk on stage to prove something
He is demonized since he talked to Playboy. He talked too much, too frankly and the problem is that he had acknowledged that imprudence even during the interview! "We all hide and try to be so politically correct. That's what gets me. It's just the sheer hypocrisy of everyone, that we all stand on this thing going, "Isn't that shocking?"