Film Review: “Radiance” (Hikari)

Spoiler alert: I've seen this film and am about to talk about it.  However, I suspect that not many of you will have seen this Japanese film, with subtitles.  It's precisely the sort of quality foreign film you go to a film festival to get a chance to see.  Here's its official trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n7KzQ2Mbq1o I …

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Russian Revolutionary Art

Occasionally, with very good films, you come away stunned.  On Saturday, I saw "Loving Vincent" and was affected - similarly with today's viewing of a memorable documentary on Soviet revolutionary art.  I saw a whole range of arts took on vital new forms - as the film tells us the gripping, memorable and mostly tragic …