Anton Sazonov

Film critic Anton Sazonov has written for a number of Russian publications including Afisha, GQ, Interview Russia, The Hollywood Reporter, Look at Me, Openspace and Snob. He is a curator of Movement: The National Film Festival of Debuts, a new festival in the Siberian city of Omsk. He lives in Moscow.

In deep: fall wildly in love with Headlong, our bittersweet short of the month

In deep: fall wildly in love with Headlong, our bittersweet short of the month

Life lessons: watch this beautiful, melancholy short film from Azerbaijan

Life lessons: watch this beautiful, melancholy short film from Azerbaijan

Frozen over: watch My Friend’s Friend, our stunning short film of the month

Frozen over: watch My Friend’s Friend, our stunning short film of the month

Fellow travellers: feel the chill of the Moscow winter in the first of our monthly short films

Fellow travellers: feel the chill of the Moscow winter in the first of our monthly short films

Shortlist: films from the new east at Cannes Festival

Shortlist: films from the new east at Cannes Festival

Watch this space: seven Soviet sci-fi films that everyone should see

Watch this space: seven Soviet sci-fi films that everyone should see

Under Electric Clouds wins Berlinale award: an interview with director Alexei German Jr

Under Electric Clouds wins Berlinale award: an interview with director Alexei German Jr

Take five: Russian film releases to watch out for in 2015

Take five: Russian film releases to watch out for in 2015

Long lens: five up-and-coming film directors from Russia’s regions

Long lens: five up-and-coming film directors from Russia’s regions

Outside the box: how Russian TV became watchable again

Outside the box: how Russian TV became watchable again

Strictly hardcore: is Sharlto Copley’s new Russian-made movie the future of action films?

Strictly hardcore: is Sharlto Copley’s new Russian-made movie the future of action films?

Shooting stars: five Russian female directors to watch

Shooting stars: five Russian female directors to watch

Grim up north: The Hope Factory and the changing face of Russian cinema

Grim up north: The Hope Factory and the changing face of Russian cinema

The watch list: the five most anticipated Russian films of 2014

The watch list: the five most anticipated Russian films of 2014

Best in tech: from instant sex to instant messaging, Russia’s hottest new apps

Best in tech: from instant sex to instant messaging, Russia’s hottest new apps

Lights, camera, inaction: is Moscow International Film Festival doomed to mediocrity?

Lights, camera, inaction: is Moscow International Film Festival doomed to mediocrity?

Reflected glory: the spirit of Tarkovsky lives on at the Mirror Film Festival

Reflected glory: the spirit of Tarkovsky lives on at the Mirror Film Festival

Letter from: the highs and the lows of the Cannes Film Festival

Letter from: the highs and the lows of the Cannes Film Festival

Close-up: meet the filmmakers shaping the future of Russian cinema

Close-up: meet the filmmakers shaping the future of Russian cinema