Monthly Archives: April 2011

Dogville (2003, Lars Von Trier)

Review by Chris R I have not seen enough Lars Von Trier – only Antichrist and Boss of It All – because I never feel like I am quite ready to re-enter an environment under his complete control. Certain films … Continue reading

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The Big Bang (2011, Tony Krantz)

Review by Chris R A psychedelic neo-noir with a charming male lead and a plot made up of a missing stripper, a giant Russian boxer, a substantial amount of diamonds, and an acid-head physicist creating the ‘god particle’ in a … Continue reading

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Boarding Gate (2007, Olivier Assayas)

Review by Chris R When I finished watching Olivier Assayas’ Boarding Gate I did not quite know what to make of it. At first glance, the film seems to have all the trappings of a basic erotic thriller (sex, murder, … Continue reading

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Source Code (2011, Duncan Jones)

Review by Chris R Moon was a small affair –  a $5 million dollar sci-fi film with one(-ish) living character – that grossed double it’s budget and promised something we have not had in a while: a sci-fi director more … Continue reading

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Attenberg (2010, Athina Rachel Tsangari)

Review by Chris R When people ask about Dogtooth I often cite the cinematography of the film as ‘clinical’, but after seeing Attenberg – a film that works more effectively in the same stylistic space as Dogtooth – I realized … Continue reading

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