Post Tagged with: "Melancholia"

by / on April 10, 2012 at 3:00 am / in Editorials, Everything Else

ON SEEING WHAT SCARES YOU: A COWARD’S CONFESSION

I think we’ve all avoided a movie at one time or another.  Sometimes we don’t see a movie because we’re “not in the mood,” which often means that we don’t want to ruin a good mood by watching a sad […]

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by / on January 21, 2012 at 3:00 am / in Lists, Top 10 Movies

BRIAN’S TOP TEN OF 2011

This is an exciting moment for me. I decided to start doing this whole movie-blogger/critic thing in late 2010, and as such 2011 stands as my first full year of movie-watching from a critical/analytical standpoint. (At least in an official […]

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by / on December 31, 2011 at 2:00 am / in Podcasts, The LAMBcast

LAMBCAST #98: MELANCHOLIA

Stunning visuals. Parent/child dynamics. A controversial director pulling an award-winning performance out of his lead. An end result that received wildly divergent reactions from viewers, from the many claiming “masterpiece” to the perhaps-not-quite-as-many screaming “terrible!” Oh, and Melancholia is probably […]

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by / on December 18, 2011 at 3:00 am / in Cinematic Captions, Games

CINEMATIC CAPTIONS #30

There’s holiday cheer in the air. The sound of cash registers is palpable! What it is MILFers(???). Sebastian here with another edition of Cinematic Captions, the only game in the world whose outcome is fully dependent on your ability to […]

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by / on December 11, 2011 at 9:00 am / in Cinematic Captions, Games

CINEMATIC CAPTIONS #29

So, how bout that new Dark Knight Rises poster, eh? How friggin’ sweet was that? Ok then! What it is MILFers(???). Sebastian here with another edition of Cinematic Captions, the only game in the world whose outcome is fully dependent […]

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by / on November 8, 2011 at 11:04 pm / in Reviews, Theatrical Reviews

NEW RELEASE REVIEW: MELANCHOLIA

MELANCHOLIA – noun – (mel·an·cho·lia) 1. a mental condition and especially a manic-depressive condition characterized by extreme depression, bodily complaints, and often hallucinations and delusion. Lars von Trier does not practice subtlety. His last film, Antichrist, was about a woman driven […]

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by / on October 5, 2011 at 10:36 am / in News

LARS VON TRIER GOES SILENT

Well here is news I never thought I would hear: Lars von Trier, the eccentric Danish filmmaker who created the Dogma 95 movement and never met a controversy he couldn’t love, has decided that he will no longer being doing […]

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by / on May 19, 2011 at 8:42 am / in News

CANNES DECLARES LARS VON TRIER ‘PERSONA NON GRATA’ FOR NAZI JOKES

After his jokes during the Melancholia reception in which he said he understood Hitler and that his next movie should be The Final Solution, Deadline reports that the Cannes Film Festival has officially considered him “persona non grata” at the […]

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