Tag Archives: Polish

DVD/Stream of the Week: IDA – something to compare with this year’s best

The big Prestige Movies are arriving in theaters and Oscar campaigns are being launched, so this week I’m giving you a movie that you can compare to 2017’s Oscar Bait – the recent Polish drama Ida. The title character is … Continue reading

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DVD/Stream of the Week: It’s still the Must See IDA

I’m repeating last week’s recommendation of the Polish drama Ida. It’s a Must See. Ida is available on DVD from Netflix and streaming from Amazon Instant, YouTube, Google Play and Xbox Video.

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DVD/Stream of the Week: IDA

The Polish drama Ida, which I first saw at this year’s Cinequest, is now available on video.  I currently rate it as (next to Boyhood) the best movie I’ve seen this year. The title character is a novice nun who … Continue reading

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Ida: best movie of the year so far

Opening more widely tomorrow, the Polish drama Ida, which I saw at this year’s Cinequest, is the best movie I’ve seen this year. The title character is a novice nun who has been raised in a convent orphanage. Just before … Continue reading

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Cinequest: Ida

The Polish drama Ida is a gem – one of the best movies at this year’s Cinequest.  The title character is a novice nun who has been raised in a convent orphanage. Just before she is to take her vows … Continue reading

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Cinequest’s Charlie Cockey: The Man Who Goes to Film Festivals

Charlie Cockey is at a film festival.  (Actually, right now he’s probably traveling between the Berlin International Film Festival and Cinequest.)   But, whenever you read this, the odds are that he’s sampling cinema at a film fest somewhere. Cockey, the … Continue reading

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