Tag: Lars Von Trier

Charlotte Gainsbourg and Kiefer Sutherland in Melancholia

Melancholia

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     10 April   Halley’s comet and earth at closest point, 837 On this day in AD837, Halley’s Comet got as close as it’s ever got to the earth, as far as records and calculations can

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Stacy Martin in Nymphomaniac Vol 1

Nymphomaniac: Vol. I

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     2 April   Serge Gainsbourg born, 1928 On this day in 1928 Lucien Ginsburg was born, to refugees from the Russian revolution who had fled in 1917. Later, he would change his name from Ginsburg

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Björk and Catherine Deneuve in Dancer in the Dark

Dancer in the Dark

      Is it “Unique” (CNN), “Heartbreaking” (The Independent), “Riveting” (Radio Times)? Or, perhaps, “Ludicrous” (Daily Mail), “Numbing” (Salon.com) or “Grim” (TV Guide)? Lars Von Trier’s low-rent, grainy tale of the Czech immigrant in the USA who is losing her sight, made according to the minimalist Dogme manifesto, won

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