À la Tati: Sylvain Chomet, The Illusionist

Iluzionistul (L’illusionniste) (2010)

Regia: Sylvain Chomet

There is a certain scene in Sylvain Chomet’s animation The Illusionist, in which the main character, Tatischeff, a quiet, clumsy illusionist who has a hard time finding places to perform his tricks and earn his living, tries to […]

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Dodin-like new production in Bulandra theatre

Lev Dodin’s disciple, Yuri Kordonski, came for the first time to Romania in 1997, as one of the performers in his teacher’s production Gaudeamus, presented in the frame of the first UTE Festival organized by Bulandra theatre. In 2001 he came back as a director and started a close collaboration with a couple of […]

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Mother’s Clasp

Foto: Cosmin Ardeleanu

Thick branches across the stage. Like in Romantic poetry, nature broadens fate, dimming petty human events through use of macro dimensions. The audience remains prisoner to the harsh world over the theatre hall. Marian Râlea walks in and listens to a recording he knows by heart. It is his […]

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Warning to Revolution Enthusiasts!

“Although liberalism and parliamentarism are dreadful, they represent however the least worst of what may happen to a society”, said historian Neagu Djuvara about one month ago, from the position of a man who lived nearly all through the 20th century, the bloodies in history. If Djuvara was seduced in his […]

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Interview with director Adrian SITARU

“Every year we fight, we sign petitions or try to change what’s already good”

Director Adrian Sitaru, widely known for his short films “Waves” and “The Cage” and for the long feature “Angling”, is about to finish post production of the film “From Love With the Best Intentions”, a project he talks […]

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The New Houellebecq

You may like Houellebecq or be annoyed with him. You may be intrigued by the fact that he chooses the trendiest themes available. That he has no wars to wage and uses literature to forcefully advocate for his ideas. His greatest quality is that it cannot leave you indifferent.

To me, […]

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Movie to see Tuesday, after Christmas

After The Anger, Boogie and The paper will be blue, it is time for Tuesday, after Christmas, the fourth movie directed by Radu Muntean, to get the public’s attention. Just like the previous three movies, the opinions about this movie are shared, the prizes and nominations come one after the other, and the director […]

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Film de văzut marți, după Crăciun

După Furia, Boogie și Hârtia va fi albastră, a venit rândul peliculei Marți, după Crăciun, cea de-a patra producție regizată de Radu Muntean, să atragă atenția publicului.  La fel ca și în cazul celorlalte trei filme, părerile cinefililor sunt împărțite, premiile și nominalizările vin una după alta, dar regizorul și filmul au rămas […]

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Reţeaua de socializare sau Povestea Facebook-ului

Reţeaua de socializare sau Povestea Facebook-ului

„Mă numesc Alexandra, am 21 de ani şi sunt dependentă de Facebook.” Cam aşa ar suna declaraţia mea dacă ar exista întruniri de „Dependenţi de Facebook Anonimi”. Şi dacă nu mi-e ruşine să recunosc acest lucru este doar fiindcă ştiu că în situaţia mea mai […]

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Aviz amatorilor de revoluții

„ Deşi liberalismul şi parlamentarismul sunt nişte lucruri execrabile, ele reprezintă însă cel mai mic rău care se poate întâmpla unei societăţi„, spunea acum vreo lună istoricul Neagu Djuvara de pe poziția unui om care a trăit aproape întreg veacul XX, cel mai sângeros din istorie.  Dacă Djuvara  a fost […]

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