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Review: THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT Reveals Shoddy Construction Methods

Much has been made of the cruelty, gore, and misogyny on display in The House That Jack Built, Lars von Trier's latest cinematic provocation. As an avid horror fan with a fairly strong stomach, I was not deterred by this....

Vancouver 2018 Review: THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT, Lars von Trier's True "Kanye Moment"

Matt Dillon commits fully to the role of serial killer Jack, who works as an engineer and suffers from crippling OCD, among other psychological issues. Like a square version of American Psycho's Patrick Bateman, Jack gleefully embraces his dark nature and never tries to thwart his heinous impulses.

Review: DOWN A DARK HALL, Deceptive Gloom at a Boarding School

Set in the present day, Down a Dark Hall liberally borrows elements from gothic horror to style its gloomy atmosphere. Teenage Kit (AnnaSophia Robb) is sent to the Blackwood Boarding School as a last resort. She has no aptitude for...

10+ Years Later: KILL BILL Represents Peak Tarantino

All of Tarantino’s work has an air of overt respect for filmmaking. I think that’s why we let him get away with such cinematic bombasity (and cruelty) - because everything he does seems to so sincerely honor the legacy of...

Udo Has An Orgasm In The New Poster Campaign For Lars Von Trier's NYMPHOMANIAC

Ever wondered what Udo Kier looks like when having an orgasm? Stellan Skarsgard? Uma Thurman? Willem Dafoe? Charlotte Gainsbourg? Jamie Bell? Christian Slater? Connie Nielsen? Well, wonder no more because a new poster campaign has arrived for Lars Von Trier's...

Pay A Visit To The Whoring Bed In New Clip From Von Trier's NYMPHOMANIAC

Uma Thurman leads a tour of the 'whoring bed' in the latest clip released from Lars Von Trier's upcoming Nymphomaniac, Thurman clearly playing a character whose husband has dallied with the titular character and fully embraced the concept of public...