PRIVATE BANKING
Film /

PRIVATE BANKING

The Whiskey Bandit

The Whiskey Bandit turned out to be a professionally orchestrated, dynamic genre piece with convincing acting and splendid music. BY TÍMEA HUNGLER. More

BEST OF ESTERHÁZY
Theatre /

BEST OF ESTERHÁZY

Péter Esterházy: Mercedes Benz / Tesla Teátrum

The new play of Péter Esterházy called Mercedes Benz premiered in Tesla Teátrum in a Reader’s Theater – apparently for a single special occasion. BY PÉTER POGRÁNYI. More

TALKING HEADS
Film /

TALKING HEADS

In Treatment 3. / HBO

The simplest recipe is that of success: write it, direct it, act it. That is the third season of In Treatment to a tee. BY JUDIT CSÁKI. More

GOD’S FIASCO
Books /

GOD’S FIASCO

Péter Esterházy: A Simple Story comma a hundred pages – Mark’s version

It is possible that God does not exist at all, but nevertheless, or for that very reason, one can believe in him, one can pray to him, and, as many will testify from experience, one must fear him. (And according to Voltaire, as we all know, if He didn’t exist, it would be necessary to invent him. More

THE BALLAD OF SZEGED
Books /

THE BALLAD OF SZEGED

László Darvasi: Flower Gobblers

There is tension between the two words of the title. Flowers are associated with beauty, gobbling belongs to ugliness. But is the greed with which one gobbles flowers beautiful or ugly? And can one live on gobbling petals? More

BONUS TRACK
Books /

BONUS TRACK

Péter Nádas: The Salt of Life

The booklet, already remarkable in itself as an object, contains illustrated essays originally published on litera.hu, and is a real bonus for the author.
BY PÉTER POGRÁNYI. More

POLITICAL ANOMALIES
Books /

POLITICAL ANOMALIES

Péter Nádas: On a Fantastic Journey

Jelenkor publishing house presents us with yet another sophisticated looking volume, On a Fantastic Journey, which is a collection of Péter Nádas’s seven essays that were published in journals or read openly in the past years, all of them busying around social-political issues. BY GÖKHAN AYHAN. More