Tag Archives: Joachim Trier

The Worst Person in the World: Criterion release today, 6/28

Today is Criterion Collection release day for Joachim Trier’s The Worst Person in the World. Special features include interviews with Trier and Eskil Vogt, actors Renate Reinsve, Anders Danielsen Lie, and Herbert Nordrum, as well as cinematographer Kasper Tuxen; and … Continue reading

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Criterion June releases announced

Some fabulous titles: Pink Flamingoes! Shaft! And: I’m thrilled that Criterion is releasing Joachim Trier’s The Worst Person in the World, a movie that’s been sweeping up awards ever since it appeared first on the festival circuit last year. The … Continue reading

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February 2022 Viewing Diary

Working really really hard on a couple of big things right now. This takes up so much brain space. It’s mentally exhausting. Not complaining, just stating facts. During times like this, I lean towards true crime docuseries, or re-watches. Or … Continue reading

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January 2022 Viewing Diary

Crossfire (1947; d. Edward Dmytryk) Went on a little Robert Mitchum kick, thanks to the Criterion Channel. Crossfire came out the same year as Gentleman’s Agreement, and both films deal with anti-Semitism, which was very much on American minds at … Continue reading

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Year in Review: Shooting My Mouth Off in 2017

It’s been a God-awful year in so many unprecedented ways. It’s also been a great year for me professionally (which has brought with it its own set of challenges.) Here are some of the things I’ve written this year. Reviews, … Continue reading

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November 2017 Viewing Diary

This viewing diary may be tough going for those of you who are not Supernatural fans. But there’s a lot more mixed in there that is not that damn show. I was on a viewing tear, in general, to get … Continue reading

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Review: Joachim Trier’s Thelma (2017)

I love Norwegian writer-director Joachim Trier’s films: check out Oslo, August 31st (thoughts here), and the film which had the best movie poster by a LONG shot in 2015, Louder Than Bombs. He covers the anxiety of modern life, its … Continue reading

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Now This Is a Movie Poster

This is the poster for Joachim Trier’s new movie, which will be premiering at Cannes shortly. I met Trier when he came to Ebertfest in 2013 to screen his haunting and beautiful (and sad) film Oslo August 31st. Wrote some … Continue reading

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Ebert Fest 2013: Two Panels, Two Films, and the Glorious Tilda Swinton

The organ pipes in The Virginia Theatre, Urbana, Illinois. Photo by me at Ebert Fest. All throughout Ebert Fest, there were amazing panels, held at the Pine Lounge in the gorgeous student union (which also had the hotel attached to … Continue reading

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