John Keating (amazing Robin Williams) is one of the greatest idealists in the history of cinema. Oh captain, my captain! These words will always be reminding us of both – John and Robin (a comedian that was as sad...
“The Pianist”, directed by Roman Polański, is an adaptation of Wladyslaw Szpilman's memoirs from the times of war. The protagonist (Adrien Brody) is a Jewish musician, composer, and author of well-known songs. During the occupation his family was transferred...
When the most famous of Scott’s Fitzgerald’s books “The Great Gatsby” was published, it was considered the most complete picture of so called “lost generation” that was entering the adulthood in the years of the First Wold War. Its...
What do retired gangsters do? Fisher Stevens, the director of the movie ‘Stand Up Guys’, presents them as a people who are extremely irresponsible. The vision of death that seems to be standing nearby is more grotesque than tragic....
Bob Wilton (Ewan McGregor) is a reporter, who looks for another intriguing topic. Randomly he meets Lyn Cassady (George Clooney) who tells him the unbelievable story of the experimental military unit to which he happily belongs. This elite unit...
Michael Haneke is famous for the subversive jokes that are inscribed in the titles of his movies. “Funny Game” seems to be the best and the most radical example of this strategy, but his new movie “Happy End” also...
The facts-based story of Antonia Żabińska (great Jessica Chastain) – the titled wife the zookeeper (very good Johan Heldenbergh), who in the times of the World War II was managing Warsaw ZOO, is a great material for cinema, but...
As we know – politics is not only a matter of politicians. It regulates the whole common space: determinates relations  between visibility and invisibility, center and periphery, normativity and otherness. Those who have political power are responsible for the...
Life is always more beautiful when you treat it as a series of beginnings, not ends. Age doesn’t make us older, giving up does. Creators of the movie “Beginners” propose a wonderful tale of existence that can remain fascinating...
We are in New York in 1941. Barton Fink (John Turturro) is a socially engaged scriptwriter, who just makes his first steps on Broadway scenes. The Dream Factory did notice his talent – Fink goes to the city of...

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