Serpico (1973)—Bem Mozi, Friday Feb 2nd

Attica! Attica! Attica! Wrong movie? Oh, Ok. It’s easy to get, Serpico (the film I am going to talk about) and Dog Day Afternoon (where the...
beanbags and windowsill

Molnárka—a Hidden Treasure in the City Centre

In Molnár utca—a street lost in the shadow of Váci utca—lives a café called 'Molnárka'. Guess where the name comes from... It's a little hard...

Tipple of the week: Balvenie 21-year-old Portwood Finish Whisky

In honour of Rabbie Burn’s night (every Jan 25th) our tipple of the week this time out understandably has to be whisky. Not just...

Vegan Love

The week before Christmas, my girlfriend attended a traditional Hungarian pig cutting. For those of you who don’t know. In villages & towns throughout...

Mean Streets—Tonight at Bem Mozi

As long as Bem Mozi keeps screening must see movies, we at Budapest Pulse will keep talking about them. Next up tonight for the...

Tipple of the week: Havas & Tímár Franom (2014)

Let’s just start right in the middle. This is not an average red wine. This is not just a regular Cabernet Sauvignon. This is the...

True Romance—20th January 2018, Bem Mozi

I remember seeing this thrill ride of a film when it was originally released on VHS in 1994. Or was it 1995? Doesn't matter. I...

El Rapido

Long term Budapest residents will remember when Kazinczy Utca was a slightly dodgy looking, unpaved and dark street, the negotiation of which required a delicate...
Three men stand performing a Shakespeare play, one dressed as a woman.

SÖR – National Theatre Budapest

I was very happy to see an English speaking theatre play in Budapest: something rare and a cool programme to have with non-Hungarian friends. The...

Sub-city

The metro system in Budapest is a dream. In fact public transport in Budapest in general is a dream. When you find yourself tutting...