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  1. WEll, Oscar, as usual you're so tightlipped that...

    WEll, Oscar, as usual you're so tightlipped that there's not much to reply to. My view is that von Trier is not a humane filmmaker in any way shape or form, so comparing him to Kurosawa, even in a...
  2. Thank you for joining in. Certainly von Trier...

    Thank you for joining in. Certainly von Trier isn't to be faulted for raising serious issues -- if he would only do so in a sensible context, without brutalizing the audience and his heroine/victim....
  3. My dislike of Dogville has nothing to do with an...

    My dislike of Dogville has nothing to do with an allergy to the offbeat. I will go the extra mile in that direction and I am by no means a huge devotee of mainstream cinema.

    Greenaway has...
  4. Is that all you want to say? I was hoping for a discussion, here.

    Yes. "How novel." Indeed.

    Of course I've read Denby. Denby gives my position a bad name by being extreme and nasty. Something has gone haywire in Denby's mind. He also trashed Kill Bill 2,...
  5. We clearly differ sharply on Dogville. Earlier...

    We clearly differ sharply on Dogville. Earlier in this thread, I critiqued your summary. You respond to various points, but I don't see a refutation of my critique in what you've written in this...
  6. You present the basic outline of "Dogville" with...

    You present the basic outline of "Dogville" with clarity and one can only admire your positive attitude and openness to so many films of an offbeat and challenging nature, but your presentation is...
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