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Stuck in the Middle: UPSIDE DOWN Film / DVD Review

By at January 7, 2014 | 10:32 pm | 1 Comments

Stuck in the Middle: UPSIDE DOWN Film / DVD Review

2 / 5 stars If you have even a casual interest in high-concept science fiction, Upside Down seems too tempting to ignore — but that curiosity gets stomped on with unfortunate speed. The idea is intriguing: Two diametrically opposed worlds are controlled by inverse powers of gravity, with the destitute denizens of “down below” looking up at the beautifully lit more...

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Prozac Planet: MELANCHOLIA Film Review

By at November 10, 2011 | 12:05 pm | 2 Comments

Prozac Planet: MELANCHOLIA Film Review

4 / 5 stars To watch the latest cuckoo curiosity from Lars von Trier, Melancholia, you'd never guess he's the guy that once co-created a list of rules to make filmmaking as painfully "natural" as possible. von Trier's dogme 95 movement shunned tripods, artificial light and artificial plot points, yet here we are, the controversial Danish director plunging into sci-fi more...

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Movie Preview: Six New Posters for Lars von Trier’s MELANCHOLIA

By at September 27, 2011 | 10:48 pm | 1 Comments

Movie Preview: Six New Posters for Lars von Trier’s MELANCHOLIA

Lars von Trier has always infused his films with an overwhelming sense of the overdramatic, for better or worse -- luckily for us, usually for better. His challenging, often controversial approach to emotion mashes the artificial and the manipulative into a strange, unique style that forces his actors to find balance in a brutally shaky handheld world and find humanity on more...

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