At the 75th festival—with new works by the Coen brothers, Julian Schnabel, Errol Morris, Orson Welles, and ‘Son of Saul’ director László Nemes, and period dramas starring Rachel Weisz and Jeff Goldblum, as well as Israeli films—‘the horror of the world lies behind infinitely pretty things’
Seventy-four years to the day after Nazi Germany’s occupation of Hungary, we are not done defending the truth of what happened in Budapest, of how Otto Komoly carried himself in the war, and whether Rudolf Kasztner’s ‘Blood for Goods’ rescue train was a noble or morally abhorrent act
Three sports pioneers, three tragic fates
In our new political landscape, radicals on all sides find something to like in the German philosopher
Depictions of Jews in Lewis’s 1936 novel ‘It Can’t Happen Here’ are central to the book’s fascist premise. But these parallels extend well beyond one partiular group of people.
Dispatch from Vienna, where a closely contested presidential election may be a bellwether for an increasingly xenophobic Europe
‘The Age of the Crisis of Man’ traces the fall and rise of individualist pragmatism in America