THE TABLES HAVE TURNED
Theatre /

THE TABLES HAVE TURNED

Kornél Mundruczó– Proton Theater: Imitation of Life / Trafó

Imitation of Life is a documentarist gothic tale in the manner of Kornél Mundruczó. BY TAMÁS JÁSZAY. More

CHAPLIN'S JOKES NEVER GET OLD
Film /

CHAPLIN'S JOKES NEVER GET OLD

Modern Times

Why is it worth our time to watch Chaplin’s 80 year old silent movie? REVIEW BY TAMÁS SOÓS. More

HOME GROWN LOSERS
Film /

HOME GROWN LOSERS

It's Not the Time of My Life

No matter how I look at it, being broke becomes Szabolcs Hajdu. It dresses him. With creativity, tightness and intensity. And he knows everything about the miseries embittering the life of Hungarian families today, about the rainbow of unhappiness and longing. More

CLICK TO CONTINUE
Theatre /

CLICK TO CONTINUE

The Day of Fury – Krétakör / Trafó

A drop in the ocean, pars pro toto, a lot of ordinary people, a clichéd story, reality, Shaw – or what you will, and what you won’t. The theatre of Árpád Schilling is a mirror into which even those who feel to be innocent in creating the world we live in look with a sense of dread. More

A MIRACLE OF NO CONSEQUENCE
Film /

A MIRACLE OF NO CONSEQUENCE

Kornél Mundruczó: Jupiter’s Moon / Cannes Film Festival 2017

A refugee hovering as a superhero-angel is the symbolic centre of Kornél Mundruczó’s film competing in Cannes, a grand opus stating the naivety and superfluity of miracles. REVIEW BY ZSOLT GYENGE. More

SILVER LINING
Books /

SILVER LINING

Péter Esterházy: Pancreas Diary

I browse through the reviews, „the difficulty of the enterprise is indicated by the agony at the outset”, I see now and again, yes, this method works too, criticism replaced by ample quotes, what’s more, quoting a quote quoted by Esterházy. REVIEW BY GÁBOR NÉMETH. More

FEELING THEATRE
Theatre /

FEELING THEATRE

Radu Afrim: Retro bird hits the block and falls on the hot asphalt / National Theatre Târgu-Mureş Tompa Miklós Company

In the past everything was better, everything was better in the past. This is at least is certainly revealed in the gigantic venture of Radu Afrim in Marosvásárhely (Târgu Mureș). REVIEW BY TAMÁS JÁSZAY. More