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Agnieszka Holland's Burning Bush

Francis Levy | Posted 08.23.2014 | Arts
Francis Levy

Political films tend to create a black and white universe and Burning Bush is rescued from being a lives of the saints, employing the Czech penchant for ambivalence and irony, which serve to broaden its moral spectrum

Just In Case It Matters: Agnieszka Holland Ignites Burning Bush

Dan Lybarger | Posted 08.13.2014 | Arts
Dan Lybarger

Sometimes a revolution can be started by a seemingly futile act. That's the premise behind the Czech miniseries Burning Bush, which made its American debut this week. It's playing theatrically in New York and can also be viewed on Fandor.com. Kino Lorber will be distributing the DVD release.

DVD Reviews of Les Vampires and Korczak

Dan Lybarger | Posted 11.07.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Lybarger

The appeal for silent movies comes not from imagining how a moldy piece of nitrate might have entertained our great grandparents more than staring at a blank wall but in catching a unique type of storytelling that's just about impossible to pull off today.

Oscar Nominee In Darkness Illuminates History and Heroism

Annette Insdorf | Posted 04.10.2012 | Entertainment
Annette Insdorf

When In Darkness was announced as one of the five Oscar nominees, many Polish people expressed effusive pride and hope, both in Poland and the U.S.

Agnieszka Holland Revisits the Holocaust: In Darkness

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.09.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

"It's harsh," said Polish director Agnieszka Holland introducing her new movie. In Darkness takes place under ground in the sewers of Lvov, Poland in Holocaust era Europe.

The Ruins Were My Playground: Agneiszka Holland On In Darkness

Dan Lybarger | Posted 04.04.2012 | Arts
Dan Lybarger

Polish-born director Agnieszka Holland's movies and television shows have often changed the way we look at familiar events.

Which Of These 5 Countries Deserves An Oscar?

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 10.24.2011 | Home

Romania, Morocco and Venezuela have thrown in with Greece and Poland to try their hand at our country's most languidly-hosted movie competition, enter...

Full Metal Racket: Consider This Ed Harris' Just Say No-No

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Bialas

During an impressive career in which he's played the good (The Right Stuff), the bad (Pollock) and the hideously ugly (A History of Violence), Ed Harris has no regrets.