Leviathan and Hard to Be A God

 

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Steve Scher Skypes with Robert Horton in Edinburgh to review two Russian Films. “Leviathan” is a  novelistic exploration of the Kafkaesque world of the Russian bureaucracy. “Hard to be a God” is a strange, sometimes gross, sometimes astounding, sometimes unclear, visual slog, based on a Russian science fiction classic.

 

And we discuss Scottish Slang. Turns out there is an abundance and there’s an abundance of YouTube videographers willing to translate.