Watch: ‘Jonah’, a New Stop-Motion Film by Manuel Cojocaru

Manuel Cojocaru, Romanian young author and philosopher, has found a new way to express his ideas and disquietudes – stop motion short-films. His first experiment in this area was quite a success. Idol, his first stop-motion video tells a metaphorical story about “absurd, primitive and archetypal realm”. In the meantime, […]

Behold ‘The Pact’, The Polish Pale Version of True Detective

[:en]Poland has its own dark conspiracy thriller show, and it’s called The Pact (or Pakt). Released in 2015, the series has up to this date two seasons of six episodes each. Produced by HBO Europe, Pakt is actually a remake of an older series called Mammon (2014). To be honest, […]

Watch: The First Trailer for ‘Lemonade’. Directed by Ioana Uricaru

The trailer for Lemonade, the first feature independent drama of director Ioana Uricaru (The Witness, short-film, 2012) has just been released. The leading role is played by Malina Manovici (Graduation, 2016). The movie is produced by Cristian Mungiu, winner of Palme d’Or in 2007. About the film: “While working in the […]

(Movie Review) ‘The Ritual’ – A Fable of Sorrow and Redemption

I thought that if I was to start sharing my opinion on movies, at least I should do it with something I’m really into. What about Adam Nevill’s The Ritual? It’s got everything: cowardness, Norse mithology, dick measuring contest and redemption. The article is a huge spoiler, so, you’ve been […]

Watch: ‘Hunter’, by Late Sea. Directed by Andrey Alistratov & Hazuki Aikawa

Hunter, the latest music video of New York-based electronic indie-rock band Late Sea, is the final chapter of The Writer Trilogy, band’s debut EP, released in December 2017. The visual masterpiece follows two other pieces – Ring the Bells and Great White, and it premiered on January 18th (Spill Magazine). […]

Watch: ‘Zenith’, by Golan. Directed by Anton Groves & Damian Groves

Golan’s music video for ‘Zenith’ (from Intro album, 2017) is stunningly put together, an ode to hard-work and the isolation needed to succeed. Starring Anda Butuc, the short-film was directed by Anton Groves and Damian Groves. Tudor Mircea was in charge with the cinematography. Golan is a Bucharest-based electronic band, […]

Watch: ‘Sclipkitsch’ Teaser, by Larrsilove

A teaser for the upcoming photo series Sclipkitsch (Still Life with Low Libido) by Larrsia Danilov (Larrsilove) has just been released. The series is set to be published anytime soon and we’ve gotta wait a bit, but this video would have to do it for the moment. We will keep you […]

Watch ‘VII/VII’ – Cristina Siminiceanu Performing on FKA Twigs’ ‘Video Girl’

Watch “VII/VII”, the latest visual from a 7-episodes video series created and performed by Cristina Siminiceanu. Full series here. Cristina is a Romanian, Timișoara-based dancer, a self-called “human, dancer, visual artist” and the founder of Mynah dance project. Previously featured on Cultartes.  Directed, performed and edited by Cristina Siminiceanu | Video […]

Lady Bird (2017): A Haunting Beautiful Story That Will Make You Homesick

[:en] I’m glad I finally had the chance and time to watch a movie, haven’t done it in a while or so. After some research, I decided to see Lady Bird, a beautifully realistic wanna-be comedy drama. The main character, Christine “Lady Bird” is a high school senior from the […]