A documentary made with respect, showing more sides of the story than just GG's chaos.
And if you didn't know already:
"Always Was, Is and Always Shall Be" will always be one of the best punk rock albums ever.
Poetry in motion. Natural film making, depicting things the way they really are. It’s hypnotizing to watch a man lose control in such a slow and brooding way.
This film has scenes that might not add much to the story, but they add tons of style, and that’s what makes Hlynur Pálmason's stuff so interesting to me.
”Seven Boats” was a nice idea for a short. ”Winter Brothers” had me hooked with its amazing actors, camera work, odd soundtrack and…
I wonder how this film is perceived if you run into it totally blank. I almost wish I didn’t know the story beforehand, but for me ”The Outsider” is one of many favourite texts by H.P. Lovecraft.
I was a bit sceptical about placing Lovecraft in the modern world, both in style (it looks too good) and in context, but somehow it works. The film makers have captured the heart and soul of the story. Details, like how The Outsider…
A dirty social realism indie drama with an abstract, arty touch that takes place in a run down limestone mine inhabited by run down people. The story is simple, but the style is complex. I think of Ken Loach, Gummo, Koyaanisqatsi, Nikolaus Geyrhalter, isolationism, and the slow burning of the human mind.
Winter Brothers has got some amazing actors, great editing and camera work by Maria von Hausswolff, and a weird soundtrack that fits perfectly.