Aleksei Balabanov obituary

Film-maker known for his dark take on post-Soviet Russia Aleksei Balabanov, who has died aged 54 after suffering a seizure, saw himself as the "anti-establishment rock'n'roller of Russian film" with ...

The Great Gatsby, Beware Of Mr Baker, Fast And Furious 6: this week's new films

The Great Gatsby | Beware Of Mr Baker | Fast And Furious 6 | The Stoker | The Liability | Rangeelay The Great Gatsby (12A) (Baz Luhrmann, 2013, Us) Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, ...

Aleksey Balabanov dies

The acclaimed Russian director Aleksey Balabanov has been found dead at the age of 54 after suffering a seizure at a sanatorium just outside St Petersburg. Despite immediate assistance, he did not ...

Film Review: 'The Stoker'

★★★★☆ A prime example of the complications faced by Russian films attempting to find UK support, Aleksei Balabanov's The Stoker (Kochegar, 2010) is released after three years in distribution limbo. ...

Fantastic Fest 2011, Day Eight: Not With a Bang But a Blowout

The last day of Fantastic Fest is often the most relaxed. Many have left to return home, and the Alamo patio feels like a ghost town compared to the first few days. Instead of five screens, films were ...