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Exclusive film review: The Death of Stalin

Cinema March 15, 2018 10:17 0 comments BR Exclusive

Its title makes it sound more like a grim documentary, but Armando Iannucci’s satire is actually a bitingly funny look at the expiration of the Soviet dictator and the power struggle that followed. By Debbie…more »

Exclusive film review: Let the Sunshine In (Un beau soleil interieur)

Cinema March 07, 2018 20:30 0 comments BR Exclusive

Imagine the Frenchest film possible. It would open with a sex scene. It would be about artists and intellectuals, alternately making love, drinking wine and having high-brow conversations. It would star an impossibly sexy and…more »

Analysis. What to expect from Romania’s filmmakers in 2018

Cinema February 20, 2018 15:04 0 comments BR Exclusive

Some say the Romanian New Wave has finished. Some say it’s transforming into something bigger and better, given the amount of international film festivals that are awarding local movies. Business Review challenged three film critics,…more »

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This weekend in Bucharest: The Nordic Film Festival

Cinema February 15, 2018 11:35 0 comments

From February 15-18, Cinema Elvire Popesco, the chic cinema located in the heart of Bucharest, will host the Nordic Film Festival (NordicFF), celebrating the culture and cinematography of Nordic countries. The Festival will include a…more »

Exclusive film review: The Killing of a Sacred Deer

Cinema February 08, 2018 14:04 0 comments BR Exclusive

Like Liam Neeson, fellow Irishman-in-Hollywood Colin Farrell has carved out a niche for himself, playing twitchy bad boys in crime capers and comedies. So it’s odd to see him cast as a senior surgeon in…more »

Interview. Ivana Chubbuck brings her outstanding acting technique to Romania in a series of classes: “Please yourself, respect yourself, be proud of your accomplishments and take risks”

Cinema February 08, 2018 13:47 0 comments BR Exclusive

What do Charlize Theron, Brad Pitt, Sylvester Stallone, Terence Howard, James Franco, Hally Berry, Jared Leto and many others have in common? Hollywood, you’ll say. But there is more than that: one of the great…more »

Exclusive film review: The Commuter

Cinema February 01, 2018 10:17 0 comments BR Exclusive

In Taken, he had a very particular set of skills, which he used to murderous effect on Albanian pimps in Istanbul. In Non-Stop, he wasn’t a good father, he wasn’t a good man, but he…more »

Romania is back to Berlinale’s Competition

Cinema January 15, 2018 18:02 0 comments

The organizers for the Competition of the 68th edition of the Berlin International Film Festival has just announced that the Romanian director Adina Pintilie has also been selected, together with other 12 productions from Argentina,…more »

Netflix gets playful on the Romanian Culture Day

Cinema January 15, 2018 17:24 0 comments

For the movie lovers, Netflix is probably the place to be. It has a series of original movies that keep you in front of the screen, a bunch of very interesting documentaries and a wide…more »

Exclusive film review: Murder on the Orient Express

Cinema December 13, 2017 12:10 0 comments BR Exclusive

[Warning: potential spoiler in the third paragraph]   DIRECTOR: Kenneth Branagh STARRING: Kenneth Branagh, Penelope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Judi Dench, Johnny Depp, Josh Gad, Derek Jacobi, Leslie Odom Jr., Michelle Pfeiffer, Daisy Ridley ON AT:…more »