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The Coast of Utopia: Andrei Zvyagintsev's "Leviathan"

21 February 2015 10:25 AM, PST | MUBI | See recent MUBI news »

There's a scene near the exact midpoint of Leviathan where the main characters, their legal troubles apparently over, go for an idyll on the Russian coastline.  They tease each other, drink vodka, and create their own makeshift shooting range—first with empty bottles, then with a framed portrait of Brezhnev.  There's a tartness to the scene, not just from the booze and guns, but from the fact that just about everyone in the film has a dark, boorish side; corruption on a small scale instead of a large one. But there's a merry populism mixed in as well. One of the true surprises of Leviathan is how, for such a dour film, so much humor can be found in it.  These people could just as easily be the townsfolk of Bedford Falls or John Ford's Ireland, and the film feels genuinely fond of them, corruption and all.  It's easily Leviathan's funniest, »

- Duncan Gray

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Watch: 'Fire & Bach' Video Essay Explores The Audio And Visual Language Of Andrei Tarkovsky

19 February 2015 4:02 PM, PST | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Andrei Tarkovsky belongs on a very short list with a group of directors that includes Werner Herzog, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Alejandro Jodorowsky and Kenneth Anger: shit-kicking rebels who brought ruthless and transgressive art cinema into the second half of the twentieth century. These men simultaneously destroyed and re-defined the boundaries of what was, at the time, considered to be a traditional cinematic narrative. Their weapon of choice was celluloid. Ingmar Bergman once proclaimed the Soviet-born Tarkovsky as “the greatest [director] of them all… the one who invented a new language” (Bergman’s cinematographer Sven Nykvist lensed Tarkovsky’s last feature “The Sacrifice,” about a man who makes a bargain with God to save the world) and although I’ve only seen three of his seven features – “Ivan’s Childhood,” a tone poem to war and youth; “Andrei Rublev,” a stark and brilliant evocation of 15th-century Moscow; and his epochal “Solaris »

- Nicholas Laskin

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