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Melancholia (Lars von Trier, 2011)

“Bang and whimper all rolled up into one, Lars von Trier’s dolorous Melancholia gets a glorious Blu-ray transfer from Magnolia.” Read my review of Melancholia‘s Blu-ray release, out Tuesday, at Slant Magazine. Advertisements

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Take Shelter (Jeff Nichols, 2011)

“Sony releases one of the best films of 2011, Jeff Nichols’s haunting Take Shelter, in a fantastic Blu-ray transfer, rounded out with some satisfying special features.” Read my review of the recent Blu-ray release of Take Shelter, which hit the … Continue reading

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10 Most Fearsome Films Since 2000

In conjunction with Slant Magazine‘s recent 25 Best Horror Films of the Aughts, to which I contributed three capsule reviews, I hereby submit my original list of the 10 Best, alongside 10 Honorable Mentions. Films under consideration did not by … Continue reading

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Birthing Bad: Lars von Trier’s Antichrist

My contribution to the engrossing new issue of The Acidemic Journal of Film and Media situates Lars von Trier’s divisive Antichrist in its “Nordic horror” genealogy.

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