Tagged with Polish Films

Review: Cold War, 2018, dir. Pawel Pawlikowski

Review: Cold War, 2018, dir. Pawel Pawlikowski


I did, four years ago, write a review of Pawel Pawlikowski’s post-war masterpiece Ida, but I’m not certain it’s still online or if I ever even shared it on this website; that’s too bad, because it’d be nice to revisit my words for context for Cold War, Pawlikowski’s new film, which I imagine years from now I’ll also … Continue reading

Review: Demon, 2016, dir. Marcin Wrona

Review: Demon, 2016, dir. Marcin Wrona


It’s an immense tragedy that Marcin Wrona, the brilliant filmmaker responsible for creating Demon, committed suicide around this time in 2015 after showing the picture in Gdynia (and also showing at TIFF); it’s a powerful work, the work of a master in the making, and the third contestant in a three-way-tie for “best horror film of … Continue reading

Review: Dekalog, 2016, dir. Krzysztof Kieślowski

Review: Dekalog, 2016, dir. Krzysztof Kieślowski


Have you seen Dekalog, Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieślowski’s groundbreaking 10 hour television film of biblical design? No? Okay, lemme break it down for you: You should see Dekalog, Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieślowski’s groundbreaking 10 hour television film of biblical design. 10 hours is a lot of hours for sure, but the film is really ten one hour films as … Continue reading