What is the dream incubation technique? How can you rewrite what happens in a nightmare? And why might sleeping too much be problematic?
Harlan Coben talks about writing crime during the pandemic, the global reach of Netflix, and the Polish-language adaptation of his novel “The Woods”.
Polish actor Joanna Kulig talks about her love of jazz music, balancing her personal and professional life, and her role in the Netflix miniseries “The Eddy”.
Yiddish cultural consultant and actor Eli Rosen talks about the changing Hasidic community in New York, his role in the making of the Netflix series “Unorthodox”, and fulfilling his childhood dream of playing a rabbi.
Hildur Guðnadóttir talks about how she composed the scores for “Chernobyl” and “Joker”, and what it was like to work with Jóhann Jóhannsson.
In 1989, a then obscure Polish director called Krzysztof Kieślowski made a 10-part series for Polish television. Today, “Dekalog” is still ranked as one of the best non-English television productions by IMDB. Why might this be?
Frank Spotnitz talks about the advent of Netflix, the golden age of television, and why he doesn’t like being called a ‘showrunner’.
The latest miniseries from HBO beautifully captures Soviet aesthetics, but is lacking elsewhere. A Belarusian writer suggests that “Chernobyl” fails to portray the complex nuances of language in a society enslaved by totalitarianism.