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Nikita Mikhalkov

Russia Oscar Entry 'Burnt By The Sun 2: Citadel' Asked To Be Removed

The Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 11.21.2011 | Home

Russia's choice for the foreign film Oscar was met with a "thanks, but no thanks" from the head of the Russian national Oscar committee. Vladimir Mens...

From Russia, With Love

Richard C. Morais | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Richard C. Morais

In real life, actor-director Nikita Mikhalkov is associated with nationalistic politics, but in his films at least he conveys a great deal of humanity and sympathy for individuals of all stripes victimized by Russia's bloody history.

Russia Is a Cruel Place: A Conversation with Directors Nikita Mikhalkov and Sergei Loznitsa

Karin Badt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Sergei Loznitsa offers a bleak depiction of a truck driver lost on a road trip across a hostile Russia, who encounters one brutal individual after another as he attempts to make a delivery.

Benicio Del Toro Looks to Cannes, Getting Behind the Camera

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ashley Wren Collins

Cannes is set to kick-off this evening with the premiere of Ridley Scott's Robin Hood, starring Russell Crowe and Cate Blanchett. Ridley's movie is not in competition, but the premiere is destined to bring the stars out in droves.