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Film Review - Melancholia


“Melancholia” is a disaster movie, though it doesn’t resemble the work of Irwin Allen or Roland Emmerich. There are no near misses or romantic melodrama, and the Capitol Records Building remains intact for the duration of the picture. This is Lars Von Trier’s opportunity to stage the end of the world. With the effort comes a flood of misery and doomsday terror, expressed with incredible visuals and a refreshing sense of detachment to monumental planetary chaos. In fact, it would make a corker of a double feature with “2012” -- one movie using widespread death to entertain the popcorn-munching masses, the other examining increasing mental clarity as a dire situation greets a soothing psychological position of utter despair. Read the rest at


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