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    Every Movie Rule Ever

    All movies have rules, even parodies… especially parodies. Ranging from the virgin being saved in a horror film to the black person usually being killed first in the same genre, movies have limitations and constructs that they all must abide by. Accordingly, film enthusiasts around the world have seen enough movies to create lists of […] More

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    7 Filmmakers that should give TV a try

    In this new golden age of television that we are currently living in, the television industry is poaching some of cinema’s greatest minds more than ever to create their own long form stories after being restricted to the hour and a half to maximum four hours that film allows. The gap is getting increasingly small […] More

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    The Definitive ‘What the F**k?’ Movies: 30-21

    30. Conspirators of Pleasure (1996) Directed by: Jan Švankmajer We’ve already seen two films from Jan Švankmajeron the list, but this elaborate movie about a number of separate, but connected people takes the cake. Conspirators of Pleasure follows six people, each with their own incredibly unsettling fetish. A letter carrier ingests dough balls every night before […] More

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    Lars Von Trier Returns to TV

    Lars Von Trier is returning to television for the first time in two decades with The House That Jack Built.  The Hollywood Reporter details the announcement from Von Trier’s producer Louise Vesth from the Venice Film Festival. Other than the title, there are no other details at this time other than the show will be […] More

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    Video of the Day: Lars von Trier made an animated short film at 11 years old

    Lars von Trier, the Danish director of Melancholia, Antichrist and this year’s Nymphomaniac, made a stop-motion, animated short film called Turen til Squashland… En Super Pølse Film, in 1967 when he was just 11 years old. The short was shared online Wednesday and features a sausage rescuing three dancing bunnies while riding a giant whale. The film […] More

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    Recommended Reading: Louie Against the Common Core, NFB’s 75th Anniversary, the Vanished Film Print and more

    Nymphomaniac and the infinite loneliness of Lars von Trier by David Ehrlich “Early in Lars von Trier’s Nymphomaniac, Young Joe (Stacy Martin) coos these words to one of the countless men she has sex with during the two part, 241-minute opus of depravity. While what she’s saying carries a clear erotic charge, her bluntly literal […] More

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    The Definitive Movie Musicals: 50-41

    50. Dancer in the Dark (2000) Directed by Lars von Trier Signature Song: “I’ve Seen It All” (http://youtu.be/d9zFt6M_GLo) Who says people in a musical have to be able to sing? The list starts with a film directed by the director of Melancholia, Antichrist, and the recent Nymphomaniac films. Starring Björk, Dancer in the Dark takes […] More

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    New on Video: ‘Breaking the Waves’

    “This remarkably affecting film is a powerful work that delves deeply into often unspoken and unconventional recesses of faith and love. Its themes are profound, its performances staggering throughout, and its visual palette and filmic technique are replete with saturated hues, vigorous camera work, and an unabashed intimacy.” More

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    The Televerse #138- Steve Prokopy’s Horror Picks 4

    It’s Simon’s last week on the podcast, for the immediate future, and TV did not disappoint this week, giving us plenty of fantastic comedy and drama to discuss in this extra-long episode. First we take a look at the comedies, including the Community finale, the Adventure Time premiere, the Archer Vice finale, and excellent episodes […] More

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    The Televerse #138- Steve Prokopy’s Horror Picks 4- Riget

    It’s Simon’s last week on the podcast, for the immediate future, and TV did not disappoint this week, giving us plenty of fantastic comedy and drama to discuss in this extra-long episode. First we take a look at the comedies, including the Community finale, the Adventure Time premiere, the Archer Vice finale, and excellent episodes […] More

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