Melancholia (Making Of)

This insanely awesome video came to my attention today. It’s the VFX reel for Lars von Trier’s upcoming Melancholia. I can not wait. Trier’s wild embracing of digital effects stings my dogme 95 sensibilities. But I’ll get over it. Update: The owner of the video made it private and I can’t find another copy anywhere. Enjoy these stills instead. Melancholia (making of)  Read More

Good Valentine’s Day

This is old news, and only two thirds movie related, but I’m throwing caution to the wind and talking about it anyway. Yesterday was a very, very good Valentine’s.  First, I wake up to Pitchfork telling me Radiohead announced a new album being released.  This Saturday.  It’s like Thom Yorke was asking me to be his Valentine.  Yes, Thom, yes!  A thousand times yes.  Best of all, you can download it for nine-ish bucks.  Or... Read More