Posts by Eternality Tan

For more than 15 years, ET has been intensely passionate about everything that encompasses cinema. He is an adjunct lecturer of film studies, a professional curator, sometimes producing shorts, and always writing reviews. He's also an incredibly devoted fan of The Criterion Collection, plays the piano/keyboards and guitar, and absolutely adores Snoopies.

Event, The (2015)

Loznitsa expertly puts footage together from Leningrad in August 1991 as tens of thousands of nervous Russians filled the streets, with the political fate of their country hanging in the balance after communist hardliners staged what would become a failed coup d’état to revive the collapsing Soviet Union. 

Rating: 3.5 out of 5.

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