Film Review: ‘Hard to Be a God’

★★★★☆ Engaging with a near-three-hour sci-fi set entirely within the bedraggled medieval milieu of a distant planet is a daunting proposition, especially one forged under the singular direction of renowned Russian filmmaker Aleksei German. Hard to Be a God (2013) is a cinematic behemoth, an unshakable monochrome nightmare of squelching Continue Reading