Tag Archives: Comedy

Jabberwocky (1977)

The nonsense title of Jabberwocky (1977), taken from a Lewis Carroll poem written in nonsense words (in Through the Looking Glass), could not be more appropriate, because it is a proudly nonsense film. It also defies categorization, or even easy … Continue reading

Posted in Theater Fantastique | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Evenings on a Farm Near Dikanka: The Night Before Christmas (1961)

The last Russian fairy tale film we’ll be visiting this year is one of the better (but stranger) films of Aleksandr Rou, the prolific director most closely associated with the genre. Rou’s central achievement in his career was visualizing the … Continue reading

Posted in Theater Fantastique | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Evenings on a Farm Near Dikanka: The Night Before Christmas (1961)