We Think Alone: a new weekly email from Miranda July

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By Ryan Leitner in New Trends on Wednesday 28 August 2013

We are fans of Miranda July. She always has a fascinating point of view. Her latest project, We Think Alone, is weekly emails sent out to a participating audience, us, covering topics such as love, family, art, gifts and even dreams. But it’s not just July emailing us her thoughts and ideas. It’s private emails from […]

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Melancholia: a film by Lars von Trier

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By Xavier Toby in New Film on Wednesday 4 January 2012

I wish there were a lot more of the types of films made by Lars von Trier. Each is very different but still distinctly von Trier, and each is superb. Melancholia is the follow up to the wonderfully confronting Antichrist. This is all about the end of the world, and told with an honesty and pacing that is probably much closer to the actual end of the world than all the Hollywood crap would have you believe.

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Lars Von Trier’s new film: Melancholia

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By Irina Makarova in New Film on Friday 28 October 2011

Keeping up with the trend of the Apocalypse, Lars Von Trier premiered his latest mind scramble, Melancholia, at Cannes this year. The film is typical Von Trier, with its paced and dry psychological unraveling, complete internal disrobing of the characters, and high strung tension. But it also excels with its breathtaking cinematography, cosmic soundtrack, and […]

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Kirsten Dunst singing Turning Japanese by The Vapors

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By Garry Cook in New Music on Tuesday 16 August 2011

Rarely has pop art met music which such stunning affect. Produced by Japanese pop art king, Takashi Murakami, actress Kirsten Dunst was directed by Hollywood big-wig McG in a video for the song Turning Japanese by The Vapors. It’s a joyful four-minute riot of cartoon-esque colour.

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