2.5/4, 2010s, History, Kevin Reynolds, Review

Risen

It is pure coincidence that I watched Kevin Reynolds' Risen right after finishing Andrei Tarkovsky's body of work, but Tarkovsky's thematic focuses and motifs have really colored my reading of the 2016 film. It didn't influence my overall opinion of Risen, but it does provide some interesting context about why I think this film succeeds… Continue reading Risen

Andrei Tarkovsky, Top Ten

Andrei Tarkovsky: The Definitive Ranking

Andrei Tarkovsky is one of the kings of art house cinema. He made only seven films in his unnaturally shortened career, and he was in constant conflict with the authorities of the Soviet Union about the content of his films, particularly the religious aspects. He began his career during the brief period under Nikita Khrushchev… Continue reading Andrei Tarkovsky: The Definitive Ranking