Cronenberg delves into the Russian mafia.
The latest offering from director David Cronenberg is Eastern Promises – a thriller set in London that delves into the dark world of underage prostitution and the Russian mafia. as lavish as it is menacing
The Eastern Front, as seen through Western eyes.
World War II’s Russian campaign has produced no shortage of films attempting to depict the sheer savagery of the Eastern Front, from Sam Peckinpah’s Cross of Iron in 1977, to Joseph Vilsmaier’s Stalingrad in 1993. Like the latter, Aleksandr...
This story required more deft handling than director Peter Kassovitz was able to supply.
In the Jewish ghetto in an unnamed Polish city in the winter of 1944, Jakob, (Robin Williams), a widowed former cafe owner, is caught out after curfew and, at the German HQ, accidentally hears a radio report that the Russian army is advancing....