Tag Archives: Siberia

Siberia (2020) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): A cold, baffling journey of dreams and reflections

I admire how Abel Ferrara still keeps going even at present. Although his filmmaking career already passed its peek mainly represented by a number of acclaimed works including “King of New York” (1990), “Bad Lieutenant” (1992), and “The Funeral” (1996), … Continue reading

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Happy People: A Year in the Taiga (2010) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Life in the Siberian Taiga

In January 2013, I came to learn about Werner Herzog and Dmitry Vasyukov’s documentary film “Happy People: A Year in the Taiga” via Steven Boone’s review and late Roger Ebert’s blog post. While I became quite curious about the documentary … Continue reading

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Transsiberian (2008) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : A wintry thriller on the Transsiberian Express

  “Transsiberian” is a Hitchcockian thriller decorated with icy wintry landscapes, and it is a good example. It sets its tone right at the beginning, and then it carefully develops its unstable feeling as loading the story and the characters on … Continue reading

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