Andrei Kartashov

Andrei Kartashov is a film critic and scholar based in the U.S. and Russia. He has contributed to various publications in Russian and English, including Kommersant, Bumaga, Colta, MUBI and Senses of Cinema, and worked as an editor for Seance magazine in Saint Petersburg for two years.

Kantemir Balagov: the twenty-something from the North Caucasus who wowed Cannes

Kantemir Balagov: the twenty-something from the North Caucasus who wowed Cannes

Sons of anarchy: disaffected youth as you’ve never seen it before in new Russian comedy Rag Union

Sons of anarchy: disaffected youth as you’ve never seen it before in new Russian comedy Rag Union

Meet cute: Dostoevsky goes to the movies in The Double

Meet cute: Dostoevsky goes to the movies in The Double

Hard to be a god: will Alexei German’s long-awaited final film secure his place among the greats?

Hard to be a god: will Alexei German’s long-awaited final film secure his place among the greats?

Ghostbusters: Russian cinema comes to terms with the Soviet Union

Ghostbusters: Russian cinema comes to terms with the Soviet Union