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Daily Archives: November 15, 2016

Many people didn’t see Trump’s election coming. It was even laughed about up until people walked into the voting booths, regardless of the fact that Clinton’s numbers had been dwindling steadily for the past few weeks. Now this is the world we live in whether we like it or not, and as we have seen over the past few days,… Read more »

15 November 2016 | Features, Film Lists

There are lots of questions and answers about the present and the future of American filmmaking. Independent movies became exciting again after a decade of rom-com indies that were as boring as their fake folk soundtracks, and mainstream cinema put some of its dirty money once again on great actors and actresses in search of meaningful characters. New directors acknowledged… Read more »

15 November 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Lars Von Trier, the Danish director and screenwriter behind such films as Melancholia (2011) and Antichrist (2009), is a controversial figure in the world of contemporary cinema. Half of the 14 films he has directed and written from 1977 to his most recent film, Nymphomaniac, in 2013, follow a female protagonist, and feature such contentious themes as sexuality, society and… Read more »

15 November 2016 | Features, Other Lists