What makes Lars von Trier one of cinema’s most fascinating directors? It is his willingness to pull out the stops in a riotous search to understand his own mind and ask questions about human nature. His films are a quest to find himself.
By Justin Marble October 1 through 3: Classic Cinema at Museum of Fine Arts: This weekend, the Museum of Fine Arts is showing two classic pieces of cinema. First up is Akira Kurosawa’s “Throne of Blood,” his reworking of Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” in feudal Japan. Then it’s Sam Peckinpah’s “The Wild Bunch,” a 1969 Western that […]
Two new films explore the provocative premise that slavery in America didn’t end after the Civil War.