“The close proximity of sudden, shocking violence to the humor challenges viewer expectations, and despite a few notable exceptions in the movie’s later sections, Stearns successfully pulls off his tricks.”
Sean Patrick Interviews Norwegian Director Joachim Trier
“The lucidity and frankness with which this new wave of filmmakers can dissect their own lives speaks volumes to their talents, boding well for their efforts to come.”
“Louder Than Bombs may be the first foray into (fully) English-language features for Norwegian director Joachim Trier and his regular screenwriting partner Eskil Vogt, but it absolutely feels like a logical progression of their impressive prior collaboration, the sombre Oslo, August 31st.”
A Series by Dylan Moses Griffin
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A Column by Max Bledstein
It’s a mad, mad world and sometimes an excursion amongst the late Hollywood greats opens up the mind (and the heart).