Stalker

Stalker (1979)

Stalker first published by SciFiNow Stalker opens with two shots: a bar opening; and the ‘Stalker’ (Alexander Kaidanovsky) awake besides his wife (Alisa Freindlich) and their crippled daughter ‘Monkey’ (Natasha Abramova). Although his wife begs him to stay with his family in conventional, licit employment, Stalker heads out once more to guide paying clients into a…

Return

The Return (Vozvrashchenie) (2003)

The Return first published by Movie Gazette One Sunday on an isolated stony pier, some boys goad one another on to jump from a tall wooden tower into the water far below. The older of the two remaining boys, Andrej (Vladimir Garin), desperate not to be thought a coward by his peers, takes the leap, but…

Dead Man (1995)

Review first published by EyeForFilm William Blake (Johnny Depp) is taking the long train journey north to a frontier town called Machine at “the end of the line”, where he is to be employed as an accountant at Dickinson’s metalworks – but when he gets there, he discovers that the post is long gone, and…