Tag Archives: Melancholia

Rant – 135 Shots That Will Restore Your Faith in Cinema

Cinema is beautiful.

Movies have the power to transport us to another world, envelop us in it and make us feel at home.

It is all too easy to forget this. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

After his wife unexpectedly leaves him, Dodge (Steve Carell) finds himself alone in the face of impending doom. As the people of Earth wait out their final days – an asteroid is heading straight for the planet – Dodge becomes friends with his neighbour Penny (Keira Knightley) and the two set off on a road trip to find Dodge’s high school sweetheart. 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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