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Rafał Oświeciński

A celluloid fetishist who doesn't despise any kind of cinema. He doesn't watch everything because it doesn't make sense, he only watches what might make sense.

BAD LUCK. Hilarious, but a Masterpiece Nonetheless

BAD LUCK. Hilarious, but a Masterpiece Nonetheless

In 1960, Andrzej Munk created his most outstanding work, Bad Luck.

KANAL. Andrzej Wajda's Outstanding Masterpiece

KANAL. Andrzej Wajda's Outstanding Masterpiece

One can only speak in superlatives about Andrzej Wajda’s Kanal – it is not only the best Polish war film but certainly one of the best in...

BLOOD DIAMOND. Superb action thriller with a message

BLOOD DIAMOND. Superb action thriller with a message

I would like to say – another pretentious film measuring up against the conscience of the Western world…

NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN. Hands down masterpiece

NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN. Hands down masterpiece

A masterpiece. It happens once in a long while.

AUSTIN POWERS IN GOLDMEMBER. Brilliantly stupid, vulgar, and hilarious

AUSTIN POWERS IN GOLDMEMBER. Brilliantly stupid, vulgar, and hilarious

It seemed to me that I would sooner choke than say something good about Austin Powers.

NAKED LUNCH. Shocking, disgusting and disturbing masterpiece

NAKED LUNCH. Shocking, disgusting, disturbing masterpiece

On a late September evening in 1951, during a gloomy reception, William Burroughs suggested a game of William Tell to his wife, Joan.

NIGHT WATCH. Excellent science fiction horror from Russia

NIGHT WATCH. Excellent science fiction horror from Russia

“Oh, hell!” – that’s all I managed to blurt out after just a few opening shots of Night Watch.

RED PLANET. It was supposed to be ambitious, genre-deep science fiction

RED PLANET. It was supposed to be ambitious, genre-deep science fiction

Mars is fascinating. Unchanged for several decades now.

eXistenZ. Excellent science fiction nightmare of a game

eXistenZ. Excellent science fiction nightmare of a game

The computer is a fetish. The computer invades our consciousness, redefining it and creating a world often contradicting reality and temporality.

BATTLEFIELD EARTH. WTF of a science fiction

BATTLEFIELD EARTH. WTF of a science fiction

Science fiction cinema follows its own rules.