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Movie Melancholia...without spoilers...'cause that would suck...

Had to watch this film twice…once to get over the crying, and again to take in all the visually stunning and fascinating leitmotifs along with music to haunt one’s soul.   91 more words

Movies

Movie: The Hunt (2012)

(Danish: Jagten; Country: Denmark; Language: Danish)

‘It is assumed that children tell the truth but it’s common for children to describe non-existing details’ and ‘to have a vivid imagination.’ 233 more words

Alternate Cinema

Only God Forgives (Denmark/France, 2013)

Directed by: Nicolas Winding Refn. The first post for this blog was supposed to be Drive, but instead, I waited another 6 months or so before mustering up the courage. 656 more words

Film and Faith: The Stylistic System of Carl Theodor Dreyer's Ordet

Yeah so I’m about to repurpose some work I did almost a year ago, because I am waaaaaayyyy too sleepy to come up with something entirely new at the moment, but I really want to post something anyway because reasons. 3,787 more words

Film

Dancer in the Dark (Lars von Trier, 2000)

Again, von Trier seems intent on punishing a women, although this is no secret to him or anyone else. But much more than Dogville or  309 more words

Cinema

Dogville (Lars von Trier, 2003)

The diegesis is overtly artificial, with no pretense at realism but does something like “cinemize” the stage. Performance and mise-en-scene are highlighted; lighting, for example, changes when the narration announces that a “change of light” came over the town. 211 more words

Cinema

Read, Reading, to Read

Last week I went to see the movie ‘The Keeper of Lost Causes’ based on the book known as Mercy in the UK, by Danish author Jussi Adler-Olsen. 777 more words

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