Opening February 17th, director Agnieszka Holland takes us deep beneath the Lvov ghetto in Oscar-nominated In Darkness

The daughter of two journalists, Agnieszka Holland’s grandparents were killed in the Warsaw ghetto during the Second World War, and her mother was a member of the Polish underground who fought in the Warsaw uprising. The director has been inspired by her background, and her political films have made her one of Poland’s most acclaimed… Read More »

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Oscars 2011: Not talking about my generation

And so it begins: the inevitable Oscar hosting backlash. As predictable as disagreements over best dressed, the bashing of the hosts and laments for Billy Crystal’s bygone days tends to overshadow the winners and losers of the big night. And though we say it every year, 2011 truly was the worst broadcast in recent memory.… Read More »

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