Those who come to my Movie Barf Monday nights (or did when people still had a social life) will already be familiar with the gorgeous Edison Filmhub and cafe, and their quality selection of contemporary European festival films and classics. The current quarantine restrictions were the perfect excuse for the filmhub to launch EdisONLINE – the first Czech-Slovak film festival VoD service for only 155CZK, the price of a single cinema ticket.
The very first biopic on Czech president and playwright Václav Havel hits Czech cinemas today. Written and directed by Slávek Horák (Home Care), Havel covers the early years of the Czech icon’s dissident life up to the Velvet Revolution.
Prague-based filmmaker Gem Deger’s debut feature film Playdurizm recently dropped its first trailer so I sat down with the young filmmaker to talk about making writingk, directing and starring in his own film, watching David Cronenberg as a child and his obsession with neon lighting.
The follow-up to the popular South-Korean zombie horror film finally has a trailer, and it looks like they’ve cranked it up a notch.
After a lengthy pause due to the covid-19 pandemic, The second season of The Witcher has finally been given the go-ahead to start shooting again. This time in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Britain.
The much anticipated Bill and Ted threequel now has a trailer and it’s EXACTLY what you need to watch today to get through these covid blues.
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival has joined We Are One: A Global Film Festival, which will feature over 100 films co-curated by 21 prolific festivals, hailing from 35 countries, in addition to master classes, VR content and musical performances over a 10-day digital event starting May 29.
The recently cancelled Karlovy Vary International Film Festival has organised the quarantine-friendly alternative KVIFF at Your Cinema film event which will see 16 films screen in 96 cinemas across the Czech Republic from July 3 – 11.
The much anticipated Christopher Nolan thriller Tenet has a new trailer and gives us a little more, but in typical Nolan style, a lot of the plot still remains a mystery.
Jiří Mádl’s heartfelt 2019 film On the Roof is now available to stream on Netflix in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
Despite these being strange times, you’ve got to admire the hard work of creative geniuses like David Lynch that are putting their solitude to good use.