Melancholia (2011)

Melancholia (2011) – Melancholia is a movie that is every bit as cheery as its title would imply. How can you tell that always-unnerving Danish director Lars von Trier has made a downer? Well professionally disconcerting German actor Udo Kier appears as comic relief (he is actually kind of funny in the part). The title … Continue reading

Antichrist (2009)

Antichrist (2009) – So Lars von Trier of Dancer in the Dark and Dogville fame set out to make a horror movie. From his résumé it should be obvious that a standard jump-out-and-scare-you thriller was not in the cards. Instead von Trier wants to scare you in your soul. Willem Dafoe and Charlotte Gainsbourg play … Continue reading