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  • Isadora's Children

    Isadora's Children


    Art used as a vessel for grief and trauma, performance used as a means of expressing it, and the legacy of an act of creation.

    I have no idea why North American film festivals have been sleeping on Damien Manivel's work.

  • Beanpole




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  • Golden Exits

    Golden Exits


    Lily Rabe deserves an award for trying her damndest to make the line "What a delight it must be to function as my sole outlet for a never-ending barrage of introspective blather regarding the choices that I made" sound natural

  • The House That Jack Built

    The House That Jack Built


    There are those who create through destruction, and those who create from scratch. Von Trier acknowledges the ugly truth that great art can come out of great suffering, but he also points out the danger of that mentality by making the 'artist' literally murder people in order to create his works. Von Trier uses Jack to show how this line of thinking has no moral floor. The most risible section in this film - where Jack argues that genocide is…