Posts Tagged ‘film’

Favorite films seen in 2013

Gravity, Philomena, Metropolis, A Room With a View…. These are a few films and TV shows from my list of 2013 films (released in Louisville) or the list of older films that I had never seen before (14 of which are streaming on Netflix). Last year, I summarized my IMDb films of 2012. This year, […]

Zepfanman’s mega spreadsheet of movie ratings

Some people like to write reviews on films. I prefer to crunch movie numbers…. I will update this post from time to time with the latest Google Doc mega spreadsheet of movie ratings. Read on (below the spreadsheet) for an explanation. Bookmark this page: zepfanman.com/mymovies Last Google upload: 2015 July 22 (3,488 entries). Formats: Web-based, […]

Watch and share this new Pirate Bay documentary

TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay Away from Keyboard is a fascinating documentary about the three founders of said Swedish file sharing website. Watch and share the free film on TPBAFK.tv (there’s an interesting annotated version there using LinkLib), or just stream it directly from YouTube.

Collecting Images of Liberation (Befrielsesbilleder, 1982)

It is a challenge* to find commentary online about Lars von Trier’s film school graduation piece, Befrielsesbilleder (translated as Image of Relief / Liberation Pictures/Photos or variants of these words). Without giving away too much of the plot—is there one?—I’ve attempted to collect as much information about the film that I could dig up. Take […]

Kirkeby’s panoramas in von Trier’s *Breaking the Waves*

Per Kirkeby has created unforgettable works of art, some of which were commissioned for three of Lars von Trier’s films. After watching all of von Trier’s theatrical releases over the last three months, I kept returning to Kirkeby’s digitally-altered landscapes in Breaking the Waves (1996) for inspiration. To avoid spoilers, I’m including screenshots only of […]

Summer Movies I Want to See, 2013 Part 2

My fifth annual list of summer movies, the June edition. Monsters U and Man of Steel are the two wide-release films I’m interested in this month. For previews and synopses, go to Rotten Tomatoes Upcoming Movies.