Between Art and Commerce
One day after its release, Timur Bekmambetov's "Wanted" becomes the world's most lucrative film
The Golden Nika, the oldest film award in post-Soviet Russia, had its 21st annual awards ceremony in Moscow this March. Three movies held the top spots this year, and experts were unsure of the winner until the last minute. The results were sensation
During the Cold War, Russia was regarded by the West with a mixture of curiosity and fear. This attitude consistently found its way into Hollywood blockbusters, only to disappear following the collapse of the Soviet Union. Today, it seems the fears have returned.
School’s out forever, now what?