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Fun |  Movies |  15.07.21

Space Explorers: Documentary Series Nominated for Primetime Emmy Award

The “Space Explorers” documentary series in virtual reality format by the Canadian company Felix&Paul Studios has been nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award in the “Outstanding Interactive Programmes” category, according to the official website of the Russian state space corporation (Roscosmos).   The series tells about human space exploration and includes both terrestrial episodes about the

Fun |  Movies |  09.07.21

Russian Film Tops Netflix Viewers Rating

The Russian adventure thriller by Oleg Trofim “Major Grom: The Plague Doctor” topped the daily viewership rating of the Netflix streaming service on Thursday, July 8, RIA Novosti reports with reference to the FlixPatrol aggregator of viewing statistics for online platforms.  According to the aggregator, the domestic blockbuster released this week on the Netflix platform

Fun |  Movies |  07.07.21

Free Screenings of Soviet Cinema to Be Held in Kaliningrad Region

Free screening of Soviet films will be organized in the Kaliningrad region, TASS reports. The organizers of the project were the regional Ministry of Culture and Tourism, together with the State Film Fund of the Russian Federation and the regional festival directorate.   It is promised that until the end of the year, once a week

Fun |  Movies |  16.05.21

Russian Film About Loyal Dog Won Film Festival Grand Prix

The film “A Dog Named Palma” (also known in Russian as “Palma”) directed by Alexander Domogarov Jr. was awarded the Grand Prix of the 29th All-Russian festival “Vivat Cinema of Russia!”, TASS reports. The award was presented on 15 May at the closing ceremony of the festival. In the centre of the story is a

Fun |  Movies |  14.05.21

Moscow Cinema to Show Till Lindemann’s Film-Concert

Cinemas of the Moskino network invite Muscovites to a Moscow concert by the leader of the Rammstein music group, Till Lindemann, on May 20, according to the network’s official website.  It is specified that the legendary concert took place on May 15, 2020, and was the last when Till Lindemann and Peter Tägtgren who is a

Videos |  Movies |  08.05.21

Netflix Bought Russian Film “Major Grom: The Plague Doctor” [Video]

On May 5, the Russian film “Major Grom: The Plague Doctor” became available on the Netflix streaming service. The film’s producer, Mikhail Kitaev, said that further cooperation with Netflix will depend on the number of views of the film on the platform, Forbes reports.  It is noted that the film “Major Grom: The Plague Doctor”

Fun |  Culture |  07.05.21

Russians Chose Favourite Films About Great Patriotic War

Among the films about the Great Patriotic War, Russians prefer to watch “Only Old Men Are Going to Battle”, according to the results of a survey conducted by the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (VTsIOM), RIA Novosti reports.   According to the research results, the film “Only Old Men Are Going to Battle” is liked by

Videos |  Culture |  29.04.21

Heart of a Soldier: War Film Released in Yakutia [Video]

The feature film “The Heart of a Soldier” based on the work of the Yakut writer, poet, and front-line soldier Timofey Smetanin, was released today in Yakutia, TASS reports with reference to the film’s director Ruslan Tarakhovsky.    The director said that there are two temporal parallels in the film. In one, Timofey Smetanin writes

Fun |  Movies |  18.04.21

Russian Film Selected for American Festival

The documentary film of the Gorky Film Studio about the Krasnoyarsk microsurgeon “Return My Hands” directed by Konstantin Selin was included in the programme of the independent film festival in Philadelphia which will be held there in May 2021, TASS reports with reference to the studio’s press service. The film is also included in the

Fun |  Movies |  14.04.21

Russians Divide in Opinion: Is There Enough Time for TV Series?

Specialists from the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (VTsIOM) conducted a survey of Russians to find out what the country’s residents watch more often, films or TV series.  According to the survey, 44 per cent of respondents do not have enough time to watch long films or TV series, although 45 per cent think otherwise.

Fun |  Movies |  31.03.21

Russian Cartoon Took Second Place on Netflix

The Russian animated film “Secret Magic Control Agency”, directed by Aleksey Tsitsilin based on the fairy tale of the Brothers Grimm, took second place in the United States and the world in the first weekend after its release on Netflix online platform and even became a leader in some countries, TASS reports with reference to

Videos |  Movies |  19.03.21

Batman Sign Appeared in Moscow Sky [Video]

The Batman sign and the title of the film about all superheroes, “Justice League”, appeared over the building of the Radisson hotel in Moscow and St. Isaac’s Cathedral in St. Petersburg. With this mystical message, they wanted to remind about the release of the director’s version of Zack Snyder’s blockbuster.   According to Moscow24, the “Justice

Fun |  Movies |  05.03.21

Casting for ISS: Moscow Girls to Be Filmed in Space

Almost three thousand Russian girls took part in the casting announced by Channel One for the lead role in the first feature film to be shot in space, TASS reports with reference to the channel’s general director Konstantin Ernst.   It is noted that about three thousand girls have already taken part in the casting.