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  • n. Russian filmmaker (1932-1986)

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  • Her visual style brings to mind the lengthy contemplative shots in Tarkovsky's Stalker, Nostalgia and The Sacrifice, and we think of blitzed cities, battlefields, the death camps, the post-industrial world and the impermanence of civilisation.

    Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow – review

  • Chernobyl and Pripyat also remind me a lot of the desolated Zone in Tarkovsky's film Stalker.

    Archive 2004-05-01

  • Bloodaxe Books recently issued a new collection in English, Tarkovsky’s Horses and Other Poems, translated by David McDuff, which is an important addition to translated Danish literature.

    Archive 2010-03-01

  • Mind you, I wouldn’t call Tarkovsky’s Stalker obscure either.

    Top Ten Obscure SF Films « It Doesn't Have To Be Right…

  • But then I did say I don’t consider foreign films such as Tarkovsky’s, or Alphaville, or The Host especially obscure.

    Top Ten Obscure SF Films « It Doesn't Have To Be Right…

  • In the interest of journalistic transparency, I should report that in December 2010, my own Facebook account was suspended for posted nude imagery by artists Marina Abramovic, Matthew Barney, Andrei Tarkovsky, and classical painted and sculpted nudes from ancient Greece and Rome.

    G. Roger Denson: Courbet's Origin of the World Still Too Scandalous for Media-Savvy Facebook!

  • There are thousands of people who are lining up to join art schools, and one of the Chinese curators had this to say “When you can buy a Tarkovsky film for a dollar, you will obviously produce many more artists”.

    Recent reading: piracy as creativity

  • Roadside Picnic (famously filmed by Tarkovsky as Stalker), about the aftereffects of an alien intrusion of a weirdness that could give a Kelly Link story a run for its money, is very different, but even more brilliant; like William Gibson's "Hinterlands" it gives us a universe that in its fundamental and permanent incomprehensibility forces us to come face to face with ourselves.

    MIND MELD: The Forgotten Books of SF/F/H

  • I've always felt that Bronson could have played Andrei Tarkovsky in a biopic, he's always had this unusually high resemblance to Tarkovsky in my mind.

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  • With nods to Andrei Tarkovsky and Chris Marker , "General Orders No. 9" is Robert Person 's deeply personal meditation on the transformation of an Edenic southern landscape into an exurban nowhere of highway junctions and faceless sprawl.

    Documentary Dramas and Communist Comedies

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