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Ryan Gosling lost his way in “Lost River”

Ryan Gosling’s directorial debut has received a lot of vitriol from critics and bloggers. It’s currently sitting on Rotten Tomatoes with a whopping 29% from critics. When it debuted at Cannes, it was booed. (Also, what is up with Cannes audiences and their predisposition to booing?)

I’ve read review after review lamenting Gosling’s use homage-on-the-verge-of-plagiarism, his lack of distinct style, and his pandering the arthouse crowd. […]

Lars von Trier Explains Dogme 95

Lars von Trier turns 59 today and to honor the legendary auteur, Indiewire shared this short documentary about the Dogme 95 movement. In an effort to take power away from the studios, von Trier founded the movement with Danish director, Thomas Vinterberg, in 1995. The movement “ended” in 2005 and included films from notable filmmakers such […]