FORREST CARDAMENIS is a film critic and programmer. In addition to The Brooklyn Rail, his work has appeared in the Village Voice, Brooklyn Magazine, and Little White Lies, among others.
NOV 2017 | Film
Russian Sci-fi authors Boris and Arkady Strugatsky owe much of their renown in the United States, to Andrei Tarkovsky’s film Stalker (1979). Despite mixed reviews upon release, the film has cemented itself in the world cinema canon, and brought its source material, the brothers’s Roadside Picnic, along with it.