Film bits and bobs

Punctuation Matters: or, How Lars von Trier Got The Titular Brackets Bandwagon Rolling

First published by Grolsch FilmWorks An early teaser poster for Lars von Trier’s most recent feature(s) comprised nothing more than the writer/director’s name above the film’s title, both written in … Continue reading

August 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Nymphomaniac Volumes 1 and 2 (2013)

Review first published (in slightly shorter version) by Film4. Synopsis: Controversial Danish filmmaker Lars von Trier rounds off his ‘Trilogy of Depression’ with a tale (in two parts) of sexual … Continue reading

February 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Five Obstructions (2003)

My review for Movie Gazette, back in the day – and one of my favourite films. In 1967, Danish director Jørgen Leth made a short black and white film called … Continue reading

March 27, 2013 · 1 Comment


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