With an uptick in the trend these last few years, Hollywood has been working furiously on creating the perfect set of character posters for their latest releases — but, over in Denmark, Lars von Trier has topped them all. While our first four clips introduced some of the ensemble of his erotic two-part journey, Nymphomaniac, we now to get to know them all, intimately, thanks to a set of character one-sheets.
Kicking things off with our main character Charlotte Gainsbourg‘s Joe and going through Shia LaBeouf, Christian Slater, Stellan Skarsgard and many more, the evocative posters feature each player in a state of climax. While I can’t imagine anyone will be rushing out to buy the set to plaster on their walls, it’s a seemingly perfect tie-in with the themes of the film. Also featuring Jamie Bell, Stacy Martin, Uma Thurman, Willem Dafoe, Connie Nielsen, Udo Kier, Jean-Marc Barr and more, check them all out below.
Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not […]
In the case of evaluating David Cronenberg, — or at least forming the sort of career narrative seemingly essential to auteurist analysis — it’s inevitable to propose something of a rupture within his oeuvre: the very evident graduation from grindhouse to arthouse, and, with it, an ascension from body to mind. What dictated these labels […]
Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. If we were provided screener copies, we’ll have our own write-up, but if that’s not the case, one can find official descriptions from the distributors. Check out […]
Writing about the films of Robert Bresson usually begins by informing reader that his films must be discussed through a trance of hushed tones and quiet veneration. There is no room for rushed judgement or quick-witted observations; Bresson makes Serious Art, as opposed to Hollywood directors who do not. There are the key phrases to […]
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