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Charlotte Gainsbourg

Every Thing Will Be Fine (2015)

The highlight in Wim Wenders’ soapy international co-production comes early on. An accident and the chilling realisation that follows sets a standard not matched again. Instead, we get a stale melodrama that spends two hours coming to terms…

Nymphomaniac: Volume II (2013)

THIS is more like the Von Trier I have come to know in recent years. Nymphomaniac: Vol II is awful. I'm not going to be coy about it. It contains all of the worst traits of the writer-director, and proves to be even more disappointing after…

Nymphomaniac: Volume I (2013)

It's hard to think of a more contentious film director in recent times than Lars von Trier. Not only does he do a fine line in movies that mix art with a lot of content that's not often palatable for the audience he seems to be aiming at,…

Melancholia (2011)

Love him or loathe him, Danish auteur Lars von Trier is one of the most interesting filmmakers in the last twenty years. With works such as Breaking the Waves and his 2009 controversial horror Antichrist, we see his usual traits including…

Melancholia (2011)

Okay, let me start the review of this much-anticipated Lars von Trier movie with two statements of intent. 1) Prior to seeing Melancholia, I had seen three Lars von Trier movies – Dancer In The Dark (classic), Dogville (classic) and…

The Tree (2010)

Tree, gather up my thoughts like the clouds in your branches. Draw up my soul like the waters in your root. In the arteries of your trunk bring me together. Through your leaves, breathe out the sky. Breath - Daniel Beaudry Based on the…