Lars von Trier and Martin Scorsese will be remaking The Five Obstructions

I found The Five Obstructions to be one of the most memorable documentaries I’ve ever seen. If you’ve never seen the film the premise is simple.  Lars von Trier challenges the director of his all-time favorite short (watch it here), Jørgen Leth, to redirect that film five times, each time submitting to an arbitrary set of rules, decided on by von Trier.  For example, remaking the film as a cartoon, or recreating it with shots no longer... Read More

Library Loot

It’s been a long time since I’ve done this feature, largely because my schedule changed in such a manner that I wasn’t going to the library as regularly.  This has changed a bit, so I think I’ll be starting it back up again.  Like before, I’m mostly trying to get through the 100 Movies I’ve Never Seen Project, inspired by Shannon at Movie Moxie.  But there will be other side interests included as well.  I started... Read More