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Cinema Review – Nymphomaniac Parts I and II

When Seligman (Stellan Skarsgard) finds a woman passed out in a lane near his home, he takes her in and offers her shelter. It’s not long before Joe (Charlotte Gainsbourg) tells him the tale of her life as a self-diagnosed and confessed nymphomaniac. Joe’s tale starts from childhood and continues right until the moment Seligman found her. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Melancholia

Melancholia focuses on Justine (Kirsten Dunst) and Claire (Charlotte Gainsbourg) as they navigate the pitfalls of the planet Melancholia’s proximity to Earth as well as Justine’s doomed wedding reception, her marriage and her depression. Maybe this disaster was foretold, however, as the planet Melancholia is headed toward Earth on a collision course that sparks very different reactions from our cast. Continue reading

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