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

The Simpsons – “The Falcon and the D’ohman”

The Simpsons – “The Falcon and the D’ohman” So Kiefer Sutherland comes back again for his third guest appearance (as a third different character). I’m glad. The 24-ish intensity he brings to characters works better for comedy than drama, I think (never was a 24 viewer, though I hear some good things). Security guard Wayne … Continue reading