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.
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 [...]
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.