February 27, 2017 — On November 30th, Magnus Carlsen defeated Sergey Karjakin in the World Chess Championship to retain his title as the world Champion.Very few who follow the world of chess were surprised. Magnus Carlsen remains one of the most baffling, original and fascinating chess champions of all time.In fact, some maintain that he is the greatest champion of all time, and is often referred to as “the Mozart of Chess,” because of his endlessly inventive play.Magnus, the acclaimed documentary […]
February 24, 2017 — Kristoffer is having a tough time. His girlfriend has left him, his job has no future. But when his video diaries show up on a television talk show, his quirky view of the world becomes a media hit. Suddenly he finds himself an overnight celebrity, with all sorts of possibilities opening up for him.He will soon discover that instant celebrity has its drawbacks, as well. His diaries revealed a number of secrets he had no intention of making public, […]
February 24, 2017 — What pushes a woman to the point where she will commit murder?Of course, there is not one answer to that. And some women push far more easily than others.In this true life series, women who have been convicted of committing murder — and have been incarcerated — tell the stories of their crimes, what drove them to them, and what life has been like for them since they have been in prison.There are women who killed […]
February 23, 2017 — Der Samurai, which had its U.S premiere at the Midnight section of the Tribeca Film Festival, is an award-winning, atmospheric horror-thriller-fantasy film.In a forest along the German/Polish border, Jakob, a young police officer — new at his job and his beat — attempts to deal with a wolf who is scaring the local populace. He tries to woo the creature away from the nearby village by leaving out fresh meat deep in the forest.One day, at the police […]
February 23, 2017 — The Bolshoi Ballet has been an honored institution in the world of ballet for centuries. Founded in 1776, it is one of the world’s oldest ballet companies and has been recognized as one of the greatest ballet institutions in existence throughout the last 100 years.But in Russia, it is more than that. It isn’t honored — it is revered.Its artists, fame and legacy are carefully protected — one might say guarded — which made the company’s 2013 front page scandal, one so […]
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