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Cosmos (Andrzej Żuławski, 2015)

About five percent of the observable universe comprises matter and energy that we can know and measure and be comfortable with. The rest is dark energy – the silent engine behind the universe’s constant expansion – and dark matter, which is invisible but gaugeable by its otherwise baffling effects. 1,883 more words

21st-century Films

The Wondrous yet Frustrating "On the Silver Globe"

The Film Society of Lincoln Center recently premiered Andrzej Zulawski’s 1988 science-fiction epic, On the Silver Globe, and as I was walking out the theater, I had understood that grasping the film would be rather difficult; not necessarily because… 1,404 more words


Review: 'Cosmos'

Watching an Andrzej Zulawski film can be quite an adventure. Before his sudden death earlier this year on the eve of the New York Film Festival premier of Cosmos, Zulawski’s career spanned five decades…. 747 more words


La posesión, body horror de desamor

El primer plano de La posesión (1981), de Andrzej Zulawski, muestra al muro de Berlín, división política que funciona como la imagen de la fragmentación. En su primera película en inglés, Zulawski (1940-2016) abordó la separación de una pareja a través del cine de horror, específicamente del… 869 more words


Moving pictures, #40

This is the second Moving pictures post in which I’ve not watched a film from the 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die list. Oh well. 1,780 more words


Review: The Third Part of the Night (1971)

As a fan of Zulawski’s Possession, I’d wanted to see this, his first film, for a long time. The cover image is startling—a close-up of a beautiful woman’s face gorged with blood; her eyes seem to say she might even understand the violence done to her, accepting her inevitable fate. 639 more words


Moving pictures, #38

Wa-hey, I did it! An entire Moving pictures post without a single US film. Which is not say I watched zero US films during the period, just that they were so shit they weren’t worth documenting (and, to be honest, there were only one or two of them). 2,611 more words