OBSESSION AND GOOD WILL IN MANHATTAN
Books /

OBSESSION AND GOOD WILL IN MANHATTAN

László Krasznahorkai: Spadework for a Palace

Krasznahorkai is no stranger to the depiction of seclusion and solitude as the necessary (and sometimes almost sufficient) component of creative work, and to the bitter romanticism of how extremely lonesome everyone is in this world. A REVIEW BY JÓZSEF NAGYGÉCI KOVÁCS. More

IDENTICAL TRACKLISTS
Theatre /

IDENTICAL TRACKLISTS

MDLSX / Motus (IT), Trafó

Silvia Calderoni’s show makes us behave like the voyeurs of a peep show. The only difference is that she shows us not only her body, but the anxiety and pain as well caused by her physical otherness. A REVIEW BY PANNI PUSKÁS. More

„I WON’T SAY YES TO ANYTHING JUST TO WORK IN AMERICA”
Film /

„I WON’T SAY YES TO ANYTHING JUST TO WORK IN AMERICA”

A chat with Mátyás Erdély, the cinematographer of Son of Saul and Sunset

He wasn’t rolling in offers after the Oscar for Saul, but he does not see it as a tragedy.
We contacted Mátyás Erdély in London, where he is shooting the new Jude Law film.
An Interview by TAMÁS SOÓS. More

A DOOR
Theatre /

A DOOR

Svetlana Alexievich: Secondhand / Örkény Theatre

Every episode of the show called Secondhand is about the ingloriously deceased (?) Soviet Union, but the performance as a whole is built from us, non-Soviets, it tells our story. By JUDIT CSÁKI. More

“WHERE THERE IS COWARDICE, WINKING RETURNS”
Theatre /

“WHERE THERE IS COWARDICE, WINKING RETURNS”

A conversation with Róbert Alföldi

Fear Eats the Soul (Átrium), The Crucible (Szombathely) and Richard III (Radnóti Színház) – these are only a few of the shows in which Róbert Alföldi worked in the past season. In 2018 his performances were nominated in five categories for the Theater Critics’ Award. More

REVOLUTION IS A NECESSARY CAUSE, BUT IMPOSSIBLE TODAY
Theatre /

REVOLUTION IS A NECESSARY CAUSE, BUT IMPOSSIBLE TODAY

An interview with director Kokan Mladenović

Kokan Mladenović’s name is well known both within and outside the theatre: he is the director who will not keep quiet, and won’t tolerate it from others either.
AN INTERVIEW BY ZSÓFI SZERDA. More

A FEAST FOR THE EYE
Film /

A FEAST FOR THE EYE

Ruben Brandt, Collector

Who have not wished for their favourite paintings in a museum to come to life and tell the continuation of the story captured in the moment? Ruben Brandt, Collector is an animated feature film built on exactly that desire, while conjuring an intriguing story around the classics set in motion. More