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1. What Will Russians Want Next on TV?

“I think that, first of all, viewers will want to watch something easy. Comedy, melodramas about love, and, of course, blockbusters, but they won’t start to be released right away, because the pandemic should not only end for us, but all over the world.”

– Kirill Razlogov, president of the Guild of Film Critics and Film Critics of the Russian Federation

Tags: movies, coronavirus
2. Visions of War

On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II this May, we look back at how Soviet and Russian cinema has depicted the war.

Tags: cinema, movies, wwii
3. Happy New Year! Enjoy Your Bath!

Russian Life wishes you a happy new year, complete with movies and marriages.

Tags: movies, irony of fate, family, ded moroz, marriage, New Year
4. Russians on Oscar Shortlists

Three Russian films have been shortlisted for the Oscars this year, in three different categories. Some critics say it is unprecedented and a sign the country's creative industry is on the upturn.

Tags: wwii, animation, St. Petersburg, cinematography, film, Oscars, movies
5. Chernobyl and the Soviet Legacy

Chernobyl, the HBO miniseries, is many things: a disaster movie, a meditation on power, a warning against secrecy, a thriller – a race against time.

Tags: disaster, nuclear, film, movies, television, Chernobyl
6. Prison, Ford, and A Great Director

Other assorted items from around the Russian world.

Tags: movies, film, skating, prison
7. Love and Separation

In this issue’s Uchites, we look at a popular song by the poet Bulat Okudzhava and the composer Isaac Schwartz. It is about love and separation.

Tags: bulat okudzhava, okudzhava, eidelman, movies, love
8. What's Not to Love

On Andrei Zvyagintsev's new film, Loveless, that is sure to be seen as a sign of the times and a touchstone for current interpretations of Russia.

Tags: family, movies, film
9. Socialist Realism and Potatoes: The Dmitry Furmanov Story

Writer and commissar Dmitry Furmanov died 90 years ago. If you don’t recognize his name, it may be because he’s better known for his character Vasily Ivanovich Chapayev, a Red Army commander who achieved victory via potatoes. 

Tags: 1934, russia, civil war, russian civil war, film, movies, stalin, chapaev, furmanov, 1923, potatoes, history, military
By Alice E.M. Underwood
10. The Force is Strong There

There are some fascinating hidden connections between Star Wars (the movie) and Russia. Let's explore them, shall we?

 

Tags: Star Wars, movies, film
By Mariana Noble

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