Bill Cunningham New York

by Victoria “Bill Cunningham New York” is a documentary movie directed by Richard Press. Released in the USA in 2010, it tells the story about Bill Cunningham – a famous photographer who was obsessed with fashion and did the job that he enjoyed and loved – took pictures of the clothes that New Yorkers woreContinue reading “Bill Cunningham New York”

Bill Cunningham New York

by Elizaveta Dergacheva “Find your love, and you won’t need anything more”- this is how a documentary about Bill Cunningham, a unique artist who gave the world the street-style genre, could be briefly described. It’s not that hard to comprehend that the documentary was given such a name for a reason. You can’t separate Bill CuninghamContinue reading “Bill Cunningham New York”

In honour of Bill Cunningham

Last week, June 25, 2021, marked the 5th anniversary of Bill Cunningham’s passing. In case you haven’t heard about him yet, he was an American photographer for the New York Times for almost 40 years. His style of work and philosophy was truly unprecedented and a turning point for the New York Times. Such anContinue reading “In honour of Bill Cunningham”

In honor of Chernobyl

Today marks the 35th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant explosion, an unimaginable disaster that would have been much worse were it not for the bravery of the Soviet people. Even though Chernobyl was the final nail in the Soviet Union’s coffin, it was the Soviet people who saved the world from a completeContinue reading “In honor of Chernobyl”

KnigaWorm Film Review: Thor Ragnarok

I am a massive Marvel Avengers fan (and I have a tattoo to prove it), so there’s never been an MCU movie I didn’t love. I hope that this retelling/review of Thor Ragnarok will be the first in a series, and I’ll get to cover all the MCU movies. Obviously, this retelling/review contains ALL THEContinue reading “KnigaWorm Film Review: Thor Ragnarok”

KnigaWorm Show Review: Schitt’s Creek, Seasons 1&2

I’ve heard a lot of praise for Schitt’s Creek over the past several years, but I never had the chance to watch it cause it wasn’t streaming on Russian Netflix and I have a complicated relationship with VPN services (in that, they never work for me, shutting down my entire Wifi system). And then suddenly,Continue reading “KnigaWorm Show Review: Schitt’s Creek, Seasons 1&2”

Book review: The Last Legion

by Anna Shornikova The Last Legion by Valerio Massimo Manfredi, an amusing historical novel The book is written by an Italian historian, writer, archaeologist and journalist Valerio Manfredi. Though the author is rather unknown, The Last Legion deserves attention as it combines features of a historical novel and a fantastic tale. The book will beContinue reading “Book review: The Last Legion”

KnigaWorm Film Review: The Impossible (2012)

The things I do for my friends…I was putting the finishing touches on my review of “Gone girl” (the movie, not the book) when a friend of mine called me up. After a quick catch-up session, the conversation turned to how bloody scary life is right now. And no, not cause of Covid, we’re kindContinue reading “KnigaWorm Film Review: The Impossible (2012)”

Book review: Wild day at the zoo

A wild day at the zoo, by Victor D. O. Santos I received a complimentary copy of this book from Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA)through NetGalley. Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own. This is a wonderful book to read with children who would like to learn any language!The author gives a great exampleContinue reading “Book review: Wild day at the zoo”

Book review: Just act normal

Just act normal, by John McNamee I received a complimentary copy of this book from Oni Press through NetGalley. Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own. This is a wonderful collection of comic strips that grows on you as you keep reading. John McNamee has his own outlook on life, and many might findContinue reading “Book review: Just act normal”